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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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