Blog Posts in 2016

  • 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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