Community Connection - August: Message From Our CEO

What an exciting last quarter we have had at Ashley County Medical Center! ACMC has welcomed two new physicians, Board Certified General Surgeon, Dr. Sarahrose Webster, and Dr. Kenneth Prather who is working in our ER and Wound Clinic. We are blessed to have had them join our ACMC team!

I celebrated my tenth anniversary at ACMC this summer. As I have reflected over the course of the past decade, I am blessed to have been part of such a great healthcare team. We have increased our number of clinics in Hamburg and Crossett, Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon, two Board Certified OB/GYNs, two Board Certified Pediatricians, four Board Certified Family Practice Physicians, one Board Certified Internal Medicine, 6 nurse practitioners, 4 CRNAs, recently acquired all new beds, TVs, and patient furniture, joined the Arkansas Children’s Hospital Nursery Alliance, CARTI Alliance, a number of partnerships with UAMS, state-of-the-art radiology and lab equipment, level 4 trauma center, designated a “Stroke Ready Hospital,” 8 hospital owned clinics - 4 rented clinics to specialist, financially in the black for the last 9 out of 10 years, revitalized revenue cycle program, renovated patient rooms, Wellness Center, and Home Health, hospitalist program, economic impact of $42.3 million in 2015, ¼ cent Sales Tax passed with 83%, modernized lighting to lower energy cost, security provided by off-duty police officers, disaster preparedness, infant security system, Arkansas Rural Health Partnership member, diabetic education, sleep studies, affiliation between 3 medical schools, and more.

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