Category Archives: HEALTH

SCH Among 25 Hospital Selected for National Grant

Written on June 17, 2019 at 9:39 am, by

The Texas A&M University Center for Optimizing Rural Health (CORH) is pleased to announce that Scotland County Hospital is one of 25 hospitals selected to receive technical assistance from CORH. The Texas A&M University Center for Optimizing Rural Health (CORH) was recently created as a technical advisory center for vulnerable rural hospitals; it is a […]

Missouri Medical Marijuana Sample Application Forms, Instructions Now Available

Written on June 6, 2019 at 2:18 pm, by

The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services (DHSS) announced the release of the Medical Marijuana Registry (MMR) sample forms and instructions as required by Article XIV of the Missouri Constitution and its associated rules. The forms are published at medicalmarijuana.mo.gov as sample forms for educational purposes to prepare the public and interested stakeholders regarding […]

Hospital Board Approves Wage Increase for Nurses in Face of Critical Shortage

Written on May 30, 2019 at 11:52 am, by

The Scotland County Memorial Hospital (dba Scotland County Hospital) Board of Directors met in regular session on Thursday, April 25th.   Board Present: Curtis Ebeling-Chairman, Joe Doubet- Vice Chairman, Judy Wilson-Secretary, Robert Neese-Treasurer, Members Dwight DeRosear and Lori Fulk.  Also present: Dr. Randy Tobler, CEO, Michael Brandon, Controller, Lori Nelson, RN-RHC Supervisor, Terri Schmitt, MHA, CPHQ, […]

Scotland County Health Department Schedule

Written on May 24, 2019 at 8:58 am, by

Thursday, May 23 – Clinic hours from 8-11 a.m. for lab draws.  Friday, May 24 – Clinic hours from 8-11 a.m. for lab draws and from 8 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. for fasting blood sugars and cholesterols, blood pressure checks, immunizations, etc. Monday, May 27 – Office closed. Tuesday, May 28 – Clinic hours from […]

Scotland County Hospital’s Senior Life Solutions Program Joining National Campaign to Raise Awareness During Mental Health Month

Written on May 23, 2019 at 4:14 pm, by

When you or someone you love is dealing with a mental health concern, sometimes it’s a lot to handle. It’s important to remember that mental health is essential to everyone’s overall health and well-being, and mental illnesses are common and treatable. May is Mental Health Month was started 70 years ago by national organization, Mental […]

Addiction Program to Bring Reckless Saints of Nowhere to Memphis

Written on April 23, 2019 at 4:00 pm, by

A local program helping in the fight against addiction will be bringing in some reinforcements. The Reckless Saints of Nowhere will be at the Lighthouse of Faith Church in Memphis on Wednesday, May 8th at 6:30 p.m. The national group will be guests of the Guiding Light R & R program, which has been meeting […]

Hospital Board Receives Update on Purchase of Pharmacy

Written on March 25, 2019 at 8:47 am, by

The Scotland County Memorial Hospital (dba Scotland County Hospital) Board of Directors met in regular session on Thursday, February 28th.   Board members present: Curtis Ebeling-Chairman, Joe Doubet- Vice Chairman, Judy Wilson-Secretary, Robert Neese-Treasurer, Members Dwight DeRosear and Lori Fulk. Others present:  Dr. Randy Tobler; CEO, Dr. Jeff Davis, CMO, Michael Brandon, Controller, Elizabeth Guffey, RN, […]

Scotland County Hospital Mammography Department Earns ACR Accreditation

Written on March 12, 2019 at 4:02 pm, by

Scotland County Hospital has been awarded a three-year term of accreditation in mammography as the result of a recent review by the American College of Radiology (ACR). Mammography is a specific type of imaging test that uses a low-dose X-ray system to examine breasts. A mammography exam, called a mammogram, is used to aid in the early […]

Health Department Asking for Tax Levy Increase on April Ballot

Written on February 26, 2019 at 3:59 pm, by

The Scotland County Health Department has proposed a tax increase to voters of Scotland County on April 2, 2019. The district’s ballot issue proposes to increase the tax levy from $0.15 to $0.30 to help pay for maintenance of the county health center and operations of the facility and staff. The Health Department has continually […]

SCH Board Considers Invitation to Join Crossriver Quality Health Partners

Written on February 7, 2019 at 12:53 pm, by

The Scotland County Memorial Hospital (dba Scotland County Hospital) Board of Directors met in regular session on Monday, January 21, 2019, for the joint Medical Staff/Board of Directors meeting Board members present: Curtis Ebeling, Chairman, Joe Doubet-Vice Chairman, Bob Neese-treasurer and Members  Dwight DeRosear and Lori Fulk.  Absent: Judy Wilson, Secretary Others present:  Dr. Randy […]