<TLRMC GIVEN HIGHEST HONOR FOR VALUE
Twin Lakes Regional Medical Center has been recognized as a Community Value Five-Star Hospital.
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RECEPTION HELD FOR NEW PHYSICIANS
TLRMC introduced Dr. Robert Knox, Dr. Ian Nunnally and Dr. Rhoda Akafuah at a reception on August 12.
PUT YOUR BEST FOOT FORWARD!
The rehab department at Twin Lakes Regional Medical Center can help you put your best foot foward with custom orthotics made while you wait.
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CHOOSE MY PLATE - HELP FOR HEALTHIER EATING
MyPlate is a new generation icon with the intent to prompt consumers to think about building a healthy plate at meal times. The new MyPlate icon emphasizes the fruit, vegetable, grains, protein and dairy food groups.
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FIND A PROVIDER
Use Select Specialty on the right for a complete list of medical providers in Grayson County and their contact information. Click on the headline to find out how to call for the information.
TLRMC WELCOMES NEW SURGEON
Twin Lakes Regional Medical Center would like to welcome Ian Nunnally, MD to our community. Dr. Nunnally joins Dr. Joseph Petrocelli, Dr. Steven Thomas and Dr. Eduardo Gonzales at Twin Lakes Surgical Associates.
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CELEBRATING HOSPITAL WEEK!
Join us during National Hospital Week in thanking our almost 400 employees for all they do to serve our community.
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RIBBON CUTTING FOR HOSPITAL EXPANSION
A ribbon cutting and open house let the community and the TLRMC family celebrate the hospital expansion.
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April 10 - 16 is National Volunteers in Healthcare week!
DOCTOR'S DAY IS MARCH 30
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We would like to thank our doctors for their hard work and commitment to providing the highest qualilty health care possible.
FREE HEALTHY HEART EXPO
There are two opportunities for you to take advantage of the 2011 Healthy Heart Expo!
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PARKING CHANGES TAKE EFFECT
Parking at Twin Lakes Regional Medical Center has changed to make room for the Expansion Project. Click on the headline for more information and a new map showing parking options on the TLRMC campus.
CONSTRUCTION UPDATE - DECEMBER 14, 2010
Finishing work in the new lobby is bringing the completion of the Twin Lakes Regional Medical Center expansion closer to a reality.
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KANGAROO CARE BENEFITS MOMS AND THEIR BABIES
The OB staff at Twin Lakes Regional Medical Center is promoting "Kangaroo Care" as a special way for a mother to bond with her baby. There are also several health benefits for babies from the procedure.
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5 HEALTHY WAYS TO POST-HOLIDAY DETOX
Read these 5 tips from DietsInReview on how to post-holiday detox in a healthy way!
FIRST BABY OF 2011
Rayna Joell Rye is the first baby born at TLRMC in 2011!
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2010-2011 FLU SEASON SET TO BEGIN
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DAISY TROOP DONATION MAKES A DIFFERENCE
Daisy Girl Scout Troop #33 makes a donation which will make a difference for young patients.
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NURSE PRACTIONERS HONORED
November 7 - 13 is Nurse Practitioner Week.
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HEALTH FAIR AND DRIVE THROUGH FLU SHOTS
October 23 was the third annual TLRMC Drive Through Flu Shot event and Make A Difference Day health fair.
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JUDGE EXECUTIVE DECLARES OCTOBER "PHYSICAL THERAPY MONTH"
Grayson County Judge-Executive Gary Logsdon signed a proclamation declaring October as "Physical Therapy Month" in Grayson County.
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TLRMC EMPLOYEES SUPPORT PROGRAM FOR MAKE A DIFFERENCE DAY
As a Make a Difference Day project, several TLRMC raised money and gave their time to help the Wings on a Prayer Therapeutic Riding Center operate year-round.
EMPLOYEE OF THE MONTH
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Rita Logsdon, RN from Surgery has been named the October Employee of the Month.
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FREE HEALTH SCREENINGS OFFERED THIS SATURDAY!
As a part of Make A Difference Day activities, Twin Lakes Regional Medical Center and Quick Care are providing free health screenings for men and women 18 and older. Click on the headline to learn more. SEASONAL ALLERGY INFORMATION
It's the start of "Sneezin' Season" in Kentucky!
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CHANGES TO ER AND REGISTRATION AREAS
Twin Lakes Regional Medical Center construction affects Emergency Department and Registration area.
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SURGERY STAFF HELPS LOCAL ANIMAL SHELTER
TLRMC surgery staff recycle supplies destined for the landfill and help support local animal shelter.
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TLRMC GENERATED ALMOST $17 MILLION TO LOCAL ECONOMY
Twin Lakes Regional Medical Center was responsible for generating almost $17 million for the local economy. Click on the headline to read highlights from the report and to see the entire report.
VOLUNTEERS RECEIVE STATE-WIDE RECOGNITION FOR 2ND TIME
Laree Van Meter, Auxiliary Past-President, and Patty Bratcher accepted the KY Hospital Association HANDS Award for the Auxiliary's "Patty’s Pillow" project.
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RAYE MONTGOMERY HONORED BY KENTUCKY HOSPITAL ASSOCIATION
Raye Montgomery has been chosen as the recipient of the 2010 Health Care Governance Award by the Kentucky Hospital Association. Mrs. Montgomery is a member of the TLRMC Board of Directors and has almost 50 years association with the hospital.
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ART CONTEST WINNERS ANNOUNCED
Jarrett Crawford was chosen as the winner of the TLRMC art contest. Second place went to Ashley McKinney and third place went to Laura Hinton. All the winning artists are students of Mrs. Joan Butterworth at St. Paul Catholic School.
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TEDDY BEAR CLINIC
Over 300 kindergarten students from Grayson County learned about procedures they may one day face during a future hospital visit by an unlikely source – teddy bears!
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CONTESTS FOR GRAYSON COUNTY STUDENTS.
TLRMC is sponsoring two contests for students in Grayson County. Click on the headline for information and entry forms for the Art Poster and Video competitions.
BAKE SALE BENEFITS FOOD PANTRY
Laree VanMeter (right), president of the TLRMC Volunteer Auxiliary, presents a check for $620 to Donna Wilson, Chairperson of the Grayson County Alliance. The money was raised by the Volunteers at their bake sale on Friday, April 2 and is to help support the Food Pantry operated by the Alliance.
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EASTER EGG HUNT
FIGHTING COLON CANCER IN KENTUCKY
March 27 was the annual Easter Egg Hunt for children related to hospital employees and physicians
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Colon cancer is the second most common cause of cancer death in Kentucky among cancers affecting both men and women. This is all the more tragic because colon cancer is one of the most preventable and treatable cancers when detected early.
HEALTHY HEART EXPO HUGE SUCCESS
Click on the headline to read more including prevention tips, risk factors, and how to find a local doctor who can talk to you about colon cancer screenings.
The 2010 Healthy Heart Expo at Twin Lakes Regional Medical Center provided free screenings and healthy living information. The annual event was sponsored by the Cardiac Rehabilitation Department at Twin Lakes Regional Medical Center.
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PHARMACY TECHS EARN NATIONAL CERTIFICATION
All of the pharmacy technicians at Twin Lakes Regional Medical Center have received their national certifications.
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THIRD ANNUAL HEALTHY HEART EXPO
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FIRST BABY OF NEW DECADE
Gracelynn Bree was the first baby born at Twin Lakes Regional Medical Center in 2010!
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JANUARY 2010 EMPLOYEE OF THE MONTH
Connie Cahoe has been named Employee of the Month for January, 2010! Click on the headline for more.
TEAM LEADER OF THE YEAR
Jerrod Davis, RT(R), RDMS, RVT was recently named Team Leader of the Year at Twin Lakes Regional Medical Center. Davis is Director of the Diagnostic Imaging Department at the hospital.
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HOSPITAL WELCOMES NEW PULMONOLOGIST
Twin Lakes Regional Medical Center is pleased to welcome a new full-time doctor available for the diagnosis and treatment of lung conditions and other breathing problems.
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HOSPITAL EMPLOYEES HONORED BY ABEL CONSTRUCTION
The company in charge of the $15 million expansion at TLRMC had a special gift for two hospital employees.
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COLON CANCER STORIES
Click the headline to listen to a two-part series of reports on the widespread impact of colon cancer by Dan Modlin of WKYU-FM.
Click here to find helpful information on preventing or managing diabetes.2009 EMPLOYEE OF THE YEAR
Angie Priest, RN has been named the2009 Employee of the Year at Twin Lakes Regional Medical Center. Click the headline to read Angie's story.
MAMMOGRAPHY BASKET WINNER
Lida Lindsey (second from the left) was the winner of a basket made by the Mammography Department at Twin Lakes Regional Medical Center. Click on the headline to learn more.
GROUNDBREAKING HELD FOR $15 MILLION EXPANSION
A groundbreaking ceremony was held to start the $15 million expansion!
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EMPLOYEE AWARDS DINNER
46 employees were honored for 715 years of service at the 2009 TLRMC Employee Awards Dinner. Jerry Mattingly and Rosetta Fulkerson (left) were recognized for 40 years of service! Click on the headline to see all the employees honored.
TLRMC IMPOSES VOLUNTARY VISITOR RESTRICTIONS DUE TO FLU
Updated! Twin Lakes Regional Medical Center has implemented voluntary visitor restrictions in all patient care areas to protect visitors, patients and employees during the influenza season. Click the headline to read more. H1N1 FLU INFORMATION
Click the headline to get information on the H1N1 Flu and the Seasonal Flu from the CDC. Includes information on what to do if you or a family member gets sick and the phone number for KY H1N1 flu information.
TLRMC ANNOUNCES HOSPITALIST PROGRAM
The year 2009 will be remembered as a time when the nation hotly debated the future course of healthcare. Twin Lakes Regional Medical Center is implementing a program designed to improve the quality of care offered patients and help area physicians see more patients in their offices while also holding down costs.
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Twin Lakes Regional Medical Center is hosting a very special photography display honoring local cancer survivors. Click on the headline to read more.
DRIVE THROUGH FLU SHOTS
Click the headline to read about the Twin Lakes Regional Medical Center "Drive Through Flu Shot Clinic" and to see more photos from the event.
LEE, BUCK & LEE OPEN OB/GYN PRACTICE
Dr. Sam Buck has joined Dr. Wendy Lee and Dr. Mark Lee in providing comprehensive women's care.
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DR. KIM BAKER WELCOMES LORIE MEREDITH, ARNP TO BIG CLIFTY
Dr. Kim Baker (right) is pleased to welcome Lorie Meredith, ARNP to the Big Clifty Medical Complex. Click on the headline to read more about Lorie.
10 THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT THE FLU
Click the headline to read the 10 things you need to know about the H1N1 flu (Swine Flu).
HOSPITAL FIXING ELECTRICAL PROBLEMS
A water pipe leak shorted out electrical power at TLRMC early Thursday morning. The problem has been largely corrected; however, the electrical power may occasionally need to be shut off while further repairs are made. The hospital will operate on generator power during those periods. Every effort is being made to keep disruptions to a minimum.
Physician offices in the Kelley Medical Center and the Cave Bland facilities are open. Patients may want to call before coming to an appointment.
Updated 9/10/09 1:30 p.m.ADDITION AND RENOVATION INVITATION TO BIDDERS
Click on the headline to see complete information on the Invitation to Bidders for the TLRMC Addition and Renovation project.CONGRESSMAN GUTHRIE VISITS TLRMC
Congressman Brett Guthrie visited TLRMC during his visit to Grayson County on August 17. Click on the headline to see more photos from his visit.
TLRMC EMPLOYEE PARTICIPATES IN FEMA TRAINING
Bill Oldham, Director of Planning and Marketing at Twin Lakes Regional Medical Center, recently completed Advanced Public Information Officer (PIO) training offered by the Center for Domestic Preparedness (CDP). Click headline to read more.
TLRMC WELCOMES NEW PEDIATRICIANS!
TLRMC RELAY FOR LIFE TEAM HONORED
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the three new pediatricians
joining the TLRMC staff.
HAZARDOUS MATERIAL TRAINING
The TLRMC Relay for Life team has been recognized again for their 2009 fundraising efforts. Click the headline to read more.
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RELAY FOR LIFE
For the second year in a row, the TLRMC team won the award for Top Fundraiser at the Grayson County Relay for Life. Click on the headline for more information and to see photos from the event.
TLRMC PREPARES FOR H1N1 FLU
On June 11, 2009, the World Health Organization (WHO) raised the worldwide pandemic alert level to Phase 6 in response to the ongoing global spread of the novel influenza A (H1N1) virus. CLICK THE HEADLINE to read more about the situation including how TLRMC prepares to treat a large number of patients arriving at the hospital within a short amount of time. TLRMC CELEBRATES HOSPITAL WEEK
Click headline to see photos from National Hospital Week activities.WHAT TO DO IF YOU THINK YOU HAVE THE FLU
Don't panic. It's still flu season in Kentucky, so flu symptoms don't automatically mean it's swine flu (H1N1 influenza). Click the headline to find out what to do if you suspect you or someone you know has the flu.RELAY FOR LIFE EVENTS
Click the headline for upcoming Relay for Life events in Grayson County.
TLRMC volunteers honored for over 28,500 hours of service. Click on the headline to read more.
TLRMC EASTER EGG HUNT
Over 75 children and grandchildren of TLRMC employees hunted for Easter eggs on Saturday, April 4 at City Park. The Easter Bunny took time out of his busy schedule to make an appearance! CLICK ON HEADLINE TO SEE MORE PHOTOS.
HEALTHY HEART EXPO A SUCCESS.
75 area residents took advantage of heart health information and screenings at the third annual Healthy Heart Expo. Click headline to read story and view photos.
HEALTHY HEART EXPO
Healthy Heart Expo Provides Free Cardiac Screenings, Information. Click headline to read more.TLRMC ADDS DIGITAL MAMMOGRAPHY
For more information on our new digital mammography or to schedule an appointment, please call 259-9490. TLRMC IN THE NEWS: HOSPITAL REPORTS NO FATALITIES FROM STORM
CLICK ON HEADLINE TO READ STORY...HOME HEALTH RESPONDS TO STORM
The staff of the TLRMC Home Health Agency was able to provide needed services to their patients in spite of the devastating ice storm. CLICK HEADLINE TO READ STORYICE STORM RESULTS IN INCREASED PATIENT LOAD
TLRMC treated many patients with injuries or illnesses attributed to the recent ice storm. CLICK HEADLINE TO READ THE COMPLETE STORY.PACKAGES SENT TO OVERSEAS TROOPS
Several TLRMC employees have found another outlet for their caring spirit by donating enough items to fill six boxes sent to soldiers in Iraq, Kuwait and Afghanistan. CLICK ON HEADLINE TO READ MORE….
Y-CLUB HELPS MOMS, BABIES GET A WARM START
Students from the Grayson County Middle School Y-Club are helping moms and babies get off to a good start. Candy Corley, RN, of the Twin Lakes Regional Medical Center OB Department, accepts “Warm Welcome” gift bags from Y-Club members Jessica Johnson, Alisha Manion and Spencer Byrd. CLICK ON HEADLINE TO READ MORE... TLRMC IN THE NEWS: EDUCATING WOMEN ON CERVICAL CANCER AND HPV
Dr. Mark Lee and Dr. Gary Yochim recently sat down with a newspaper reporter to talk about cervical cancer. CLICK ON HEADLINE TO READ THE STORY...WEBSITE REDESIGN LAUNCH
Twin Lakes Regional Medical Center launches new and improved TLRMC.com website. “We made the website changes to provide a better experience for the users. However, we are never going to be done with the site. We will continue to add features to the website,”. Read more ...CCU AND SURGERY CENTER RIBBON CUTTINGS
Rose Mary Goins, Director of Critical Care Services at TLRMC, and Dr. Joseph Petrocelli prepare to cut the ribbon opening the new critical care area at the hospital. Over 200 people attended the Tuesday evening ceremonies. The area is part of a $2 million expansion project.BIG CLIFTY MEDICAL COMPLEX RIBBON CUTTING
Dr. Kim Baker prepares to cut the ribbon during the Big Clifty Medical Complex open house Saturday, August 2. A crowd estimated at between 700 and 800 people visited the new facility.NEW $2 MILLION CCU AND SURGERY CENTER TO OPEN
Hospital to showcase $2 million CCU/Surgery expansion on Tuesday, August 5. Twin Lakes Regional Medical Center is putting the finishing touches on nearly 8,000 square feet of space used for surgical procedures and critical care patients.BIG CLIFTY MEDICAL COMPLEX, MIDWAY PHARMACY SCHEDULE OPEN HOUSE AND RIBBON CUTTING FOR SATURDAY, AUGUST 2
Residents of Grayson, Hardin and Breckinridge counties are invited to the Grand Opening of the Big Clifty Medical Complex on Saturday, August 2nd. The activities will be from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. (Central time) with a Grayson County Chamber of Commerce Ribbon Cutting at 12 noon.TLRMC VOLUNTEERS RECEIVE STATE-WIDE RECOGNITION
The Volunteer Auxiliary at Twin Lakes Regional Medical Center in Leitchfield was recently honored as only one of two recipients for an award given by the Kentucky Hospital Association (KHA). The auxiliary was presented a HANDS (Helping Accomplish Noteworthy Duties Successfully) Award for an In-Service Hospital Project.