Category Archives: HEALTH

Caregiver Resource Group Forming at Scotland County Hospital

Written on October 16, 2018 at 3:42 pm, by

Feeling lost, overwhelmed or uncertain?  Scotland County Hospital is offering a free-of-charge Caregiver Resource Group for families and friends with loved ones in their care.  This monthly group will provide an opportunity for families/friends to discuss their current situation, receive guidance and advice from the facilitator, learn about community resources, and help each other with […]

Local Red Cross Blood Drive Will be Part of Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Written on October 9, 2018 at 4:31 pm, by

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month – the perfect time to give blood to support cancer patients and others. Anna Gwinnup, a loving wife, mother, and grandmother, was diagnosed with Stage 1 breast cancer in September 2017. Within weeks, it advanced to stage 2, forcing her to undergo a double mastectomy, chemotherapy and multiple surgeries, […]

Jonathan Holton Earns Spirit of SCH Award 

Written on October 9, 2018 at 1:05 pm, by

  The October winner for the Spirit of SCH award has officially been chosen by the Employee Experience Committee at Scotland County Hospital. Jonathan Holton, IT Specialist, was selected by the committee based off of his willingness to go above and beyond what is asked. The nomination stated, “Jonathan’s demeanor is always kind and he […]

Blood, Platelet Donations Needed in Wake of Hurricane Florence

Written on September 25, 2018 at 1:32 pm, by

As the American Red Cross responds to Hurricane Florence, providing food, shelter and comfort to those affected, individuals outside the affected areas are urged to help by giving blood or platelets to care for patients in the storm’s path and across the country. People can also help by making a financial donation to support relief […]

Why Should I Get A Mammogram?

Written on September 25, 2018 at 1:14 pm, by

Scotland County Hospital’s mammography department is fully accredited by the American College of Radiology. Accreditation assures that staff, equipment, processes, and image quality at Scotland County Hospital meet the ACR’s stringent requirements for patient care. The Hospital has two registered mammography technologists: Jenny Mallett and Deanna Rowland.  Jenny has been a mammography technologist for 16 […]

Air Evac Lifeteam Reaches In-Network Agreement with Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield in Missouri

Written on September 20, 2018 at 1:32 pm, by

(O’FALLON, Mo., September 11 , 2018) — Air Evac Lifeteam officials recently announced the company has reached an agreement as an in-network provider with Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield in Missouri for most commercial plans, effective July 1, 2018. The Anthem-Air Evac agreement assures consumers who receive services in Missouri will only be responsible […]

Hospital Board Approves Money From Equipment Fund to Purchase Patient Power Lift for Ambulance Truck

Written on September 20, 2018 at 1:31 pm, by

The Scotland County Memorial Hospital (dba Scotland County Hospital) Board of Directors met in regular session on Thursday, August 30, 2018. Present: Curtis Ebeling- Chairman, Joe Doubet-Vice Chairman, Judy Wilson-secretary, Members Dwight DeRosear and Lori Fulk. Others present: Dr. Randy Tobler; CEO, Michael Brandon, Controller, Elizabeth Guffey, RN, CNO, Angela Schmitter, RHIT, Heather Ayer, RN, […]

Scotland County Health Department Schedule

Written on August 24, 2018 at 1:32 pm, by

Thursday, August 23 – Walk-in clinic hours from 8-10 a.m. for immunizations. Friday, August 24 – Walk-in clinic hours from 8-3:30 p.m. for fasting blood sugars, cholesterols, blood pressure checks, immunizations, and nail care, etc. and blood draws from 8:00 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday, August 28 – Walk-in clinic hours from 8-9 a.m. for […]

Current, Future Medicare Payments for Hospital Likely Impacted by Failure to Meet All Medical Records Requirements

Written on August 14, 2018 at 12:21 pm, by

The Scotland County Memorial Hospital (dba Scotland County Hospital) Board of Directors met in regular session on Thursday, July 26, 2018. Present were Joe Doubet, Vice Chairman; Robert Neese, Treasurer; and members Dwight DeRosear and Lori Fulk. Others present were Dr. Randy Tobler; CEO, Dr. Jeff Davis, CMO, Dr. Lisa Rollison, COS, Michael Brandon, Controller, […]

Medicare Patients Are Entitled to Free Annual Wellness Visit     

Written on August 7, 2018 at 11:42 am, by

Established patients at Memphis Medical Services, Wyaconda Medical Services or Lancaster Medical Services who are enrolled in Medicare, may be getting a phone call on behalf of Memphis Medical Services to schedule an Annual Wellness Visit at the clinic in Memphis with Libby,  Population Health Coordinator/Registered Nurse, or Faye, LPN.  The purpose of the Medicare Annual Wellness Visit (AWV) […]