Category Archives: HEALTH

Hospital to Transition Management, Operations Back to Ambulance District

Written on December 14, 2018 at 11:42 am, by

The Scotland County Memorial Hospital (dba Scotland County Hospital) Board of Directors met in regular session on Thursday, November 29, 2018.   Board members present: Joe Doubet-Vice Chairman, Bob Neese-treasurer and Members Dwight DeRosear and Lori Fulk.  Vice Chairman Doubet called the meeting to order at 5:38 pm.  Heather Ayer Heather Ayer, RN, Quality Improvement & Safety, […]

Red Cross Announces Urgent Need for Blood Donations

Written on November 29, 2018 at 9:43 am, by

The American Red Cross has an urgent need for blood donors to give now to ensure blood is available for medical treatments and emergencies during the holiday season. Blood donations often decline during the holidays. Regular donors are busy with holiday activities, and travel and severe winter weather may cause blood drive cancellations. Yet donations remain […]

Missouri Department of Insurance Reminds Seniors  Medicare Open Enrollment Ends December 7th

Written on November 26, 2018 at 11:03 am, by

The Missouri Department of Insurance is reminding seniors that MEDICARE open enrollment ends on Wednesday, Dec. 7. Seniors who have not yet made their plan selections for 2019 are encouraged to contact CLAIM. CLAIM provides seniors and their care givers free and unbiased help from certified counselors. Seniors can ask questions by phone or arrange […]

Preferred Family Healthcare Receives Federal Grant to Provide Mental Health Awareness Training

Written on November 20, 2018 at 11:16 am, by

Preferred Family Healthcare has received a grant from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) to implement a Mental Health Awareness Training (MHAT) project within twenty-seven northern Missouri counties. MHAT will offer mental health trainings targeting individuals working with the youth and young adult populations 4-25 years of age. The trainings will follow […]

Hospital Board Approves Changes to Employee Retirement Plan at October Meeting

Written on November 19, 2018 at 11:06 am, by

The Scotland County Memorial Hospital (dba Scotland County Hospital) Board of Directors met in regular session on Thursday, October 25, 2018.   Present: Curtis Ebeling- Chairman, Joe Doubet-Vice Chairman, Judy Wilson-secretary, Bob Neese-treasurer and Members  Dwight DeRosear and Lori Fulk.  Others present: Dr. Randy Tobler; CEO, Michael Brandon, Controller, Elizabeth Guffey, RN, CNO, Heather Ayer, RN, […]

Affordable Health Screenings Coming to Memphis

Written on November 13, 2018 at 6:06 pm, by

Residents living in and around the Memphis, Missouri can learn about their risk for cardiovascular disease, osteoporosis, diabetes, and other chronic, serious conditions with affordable screenings by Life Line Screening. Scotland County Fitness Center will host this community event on November 27, 2018. The site is located at 541 E Grand Ave in Memphis. Screenings […]

Scotland County Hospital’s Senior Life Solutions Passes Unannounced Audit With 98.6% Score  

Written on November 13, 2018 at 11:40 am, by

On October 11, 2018, two senior officers from the PMC (Psychiatric Medical Care) corporate office in Nashville, TN, arrived onsite at Scotland County Hospital Senior Life Solutions to complete an unannounced internal audit.  Douglas Craddock, LMHC (Licensed Mental Health Counselor) – Director of Therapeutic Services, and Erika Nail, LPC (Licensed Professional Counselor) – Regional Clinical […]

Scotland County Hospital Observes National Radiologic Technology Week     

Written on November 6, 2018 at 4:23 pm, by

Scotland County Hospital has been around for nearly fifty years and the Radiology Department has been there since the beginning.  The department has evolved from one room with an x-ray machine to a multitude of radiologic services.  We now offer not only x-ray but cat scan (CT), ultrasound, mammography, mobile fluoroscopy, mobile MRI, mobile nuclear medicine and […]

Scotland County Health Department WIC Contract Approved for Fiscal Year 2018-19

Written on October 30, 2018 at 5:23 pm, by

The Scotland County Health Department has announced that a contract to provide WIC (Women, Infants and Children) services for the fiscal year 2018-19 has been signed with the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services. Under the terms of the contract, Scotland County Health Department will be able to serve 100 eligible pregnant or postpartum […]

Fall Blood Drive Collects 63 Units

Written on October 23, 2018 at 4:52 pm, by

The community fall blood drive for the American Red Cross was held on October 16th at the Memphis First Baptist Church. The drive drew in 60 willing donors, and because a number of people were able to donate double units that collect platelets and other important blood products, a total of 63 units were collected. […]