Category Archives: HEALTH

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. […]

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 […]