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  • Newsletter-July Edition

    A Message from Our CEO: It is an exciting time at Ashley County Medical Center as we grow to better serve our family, friends, and neighbors of Southeast Arkansas. I would like to welcome our two new OB/GYNS, Dr. James Brown and Dr. Ira Murphy. Dr. Brown and Murphy join Dr. Stewart Rushton at Ashley Women’s Health Services in Crossett. It really is a blessing to have three board certified ...
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  • Ashley County Medical Center, Family Clinic of Ashley County Sign Merger Agreement

    Crossett, AR, June 27, 2017—Ashley County Medical Center and the Family Clinic of Ashley County have announced that the two entities have agreed to merge. The organizational structure of the clinic will now transition to hospital governance so that all physicians and staff will become employees of Ashley County Medical Center. Officials say this is a mutual merging that will not change ...
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  • Ashley County Medical Center ACQUIRES TOSHIBA'S NEW VANTAGE TITAN MR SYSTEM

    The Vantage Titan’s patient-focused features significantly improve patient comfort and increase the range of patients who can be imaged with MR. The open bore provides a greater feeling of openness for the patient, and Toshiba’s patented Pianissimo technology dramatically reduces acoustic noise, the most significant cause of patient discomfort during an MR exam. The Vantage Titan MR ...
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  • Dr. Rodney Dixon named Medical Director of the Year

    Emergency Staffing Solutions is proud to announce the title of Medical Director of the Year to Dr. Rodney Dixon, Medical Director at Ashley County Medical Center. ESS has been providing custom-tailored Management & Staffing for Emergency Department, Hospitalist and Hybrid programs since 2001. We specialize in low and mid-volume facilities in rural and suburban settings across 13 states and ...
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  • MARCH OF DIMES RECOGNIZES ASHLEY COUNTY MEDICAL CENTER FOR ITS WORK TO GIVE MORE BABIES A HEALTHY START IN LIFE

    Crossett, Arkansas, June 20, 2017 –Ashley County Medical Center has reduced the number of elective inductions and cesarean deliveries performed before 39 completed weeks of pregnancy. This will give more babies a healthy start in life, the March of Dimes says. “We’re proud of our expert team of physicians and nurses who recognized the problem of unnecessary early deliveries in ...
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  • Ashley County Medical Center of Crossett Receives Award at the 8th Annual AR SAVES Conference

    May 11, 2017 - Ashley County Medical Center in Crossett, Arkansas, has been awarded the Site Excellence Award at the eighth annual AR SAVES Conference in Hot Springs, Arkansas for being "above the rest" in the care of stroke patients. The medical center is one of four hospitals selected as winners of this year's Site Excellence Award. Sites were chosen based on exceptional ...
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  • Wellness and Weight Loss Program

    Ashley County Medical Center is preparing to launch a new program, the ACMC Ideal Weight and Wellness Program. This Medically Managed Wellness and Weight Loss Program is a four-phase therapy program consisting of a weight loss phase, followed by three phases to help you maintain your new weight and body health. During this course, you will receive the following: Weekly one-on-one coaching and ...
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  • Ashley County Medical Center in Crossett welcomes Dr. James Brown, board certified Obstetrics and Gynecologist to their team

    Crossett, AR, January 27, 2017—Ashley County Medical Center in Crossett welcomes Dr. James Brown, board certified Obstetrics and Gynecologist to their team. A native of California, Brown has been practicing for 25 years. He received his doctorate of medicine from St. Georges University School of Medicine in Grenada, West Indies. His residency training in Obstetrics and Gynecology was ...
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  • Safe Sitter

    Ashley County Medical Center is now a Safe Sitter Site! The Safe Sitter program is a national, non-profit organization that teaches life skills, safety skills, and child care training to build safer communities. Safe Sitter began in 1980 after the accidental death of a nurse’s young child while in the care of an adult babysitter. This incident prompted Indianapolis pediatrician, Patricia ...
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  • Train the Trainer

    Ashley County Medical Center’s Orthopedic Surgeon, Dr. Skip MacDonald hosted “ Train the Trainers” at ACMC. Train the Trainers was a four session course teaching athletic training skills to 14 high school students from both Hamburg and Crossett schools. Dr. MacDonald says both schools have a need for student trainers since they do not have certified athletic trainers. Having ...
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  • Ashley County Medical Center Wins a Studer Group Excellence in Patient Care Award

    Ashley County Medical Center has been selected to receive an Excellence in Patient Care award presented by Studer Group, a Huron Healthcare solution. Ashley County Medical Center is being recognized for exemplary results related to communication with nurses as measured by the HCAHPS (Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems) survey. Organizations receiving this award ...
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  • Ashley County Medical Center Acquires First Carestream Digital Fluoroscopic X-Ray system in the U.S.

    Ashley County Medical Center in Crossett, Arkansas serves one of the largest counties in the state, covering more than 940 square miles. The medical center has recently undergone a complete renovation in their Radiology Department, being the first in the United States to install Carestream’s new DRX-Excel Plus radiography/fluoroscopy system. "The DRX-Excel Plus system is an important ...
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  • Ashley County Medical Center Launches New Logo

    Ashley County Medical Center is proud to announce the launch of a new logo! With all the exciting milestones we have hit over the years, it seemed like the perfect time to evaluate our hospital’s brand. After careful consideration, employees voicing their opinions in a vote, and the Administrative Staff and Executive Board’s approval, our new logo represents our hospital now and where ...
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  • National Safe Sleep Hospital Certification Progam Recognizes Ashley County Medical Center

    Ashley County Medical Center was recently recognized by the National Safe Sleep Hospital Certification Program as a “Silver Safe Sleep Leader,” for their commitment to best practices and education on infant safe sleep. They are one of the first hospitals in Arkansas to receive the title. The National Safe Sleep Hospital Certification Program was created by Cribs for Kids® , a ...
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  • Ashley County Receives AR Saves Award for 2016

    Ashley County Medical was awarded the 2016 Site Excellence Award at the ARSAVES conference on Wednesday May 11, 2016. This award is given by the AR SAVES Awards Committee to the site showing exemplary contribution through the use of modern technology and best practices for standards of stroke care in their community. Criteria to Identify Best Practicesfor the 2015 years data include Completed ...
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  • Ashley County Medical Center Welcomes Dr. Warren "Skip" MacDonald to their team

    Ashley County Medical Center Welcomes Dr. Warren “Skip” MacDonald to their team. A native of Pennsylvania, MacDonald has been practicing for 39-years. He received his medical degree from M.D. Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia. His residency training in Orthopedic surgery was completed at the United States Naval Hospital in Philadelphia. Dr. MacDonald is certified by the ...
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  • MASH & CHAMPS

    Our second day of MASH & CHAMPS is underway! We love having students here who want to learn about the healthcare field. Our second day of MASH & CHAMPS is underway! We love having students here who want to learn about the healthcare field. Our second day of MASH & CHAMPS is underway! We love having students here who want to learn about the healthcare field. M*A*S*H (Medical ...
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