Blog Posts in 2019

  • 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 ...
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  • Welcome Dr. Kenneth Prather

    Ashley County Medical Center welcomes Dr. Kenneth Prather to their team. A native of El Dorado, Arkansas, Prather received his medical degree from the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in 1981. At the start of his career, Dr. Prather worked in El Dorado and other small surrounding towns’ Emergency Departments, and has been Medical Director for the Wound Care and Hyperbaric Center ...
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  • New Furniture for Patient Rooms

    On Saturday, August 10 th, Ashley County Medical Center rolled out 153 pieces of new patient furniture to add comfort, quality, and modernization to your hospital experience. This was the first major new bed and furniture purchase in more than 20 years. The project began several years ago with research and trials of various vendors and furniture. Most importantly with attention of the patient as ...
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  • ASHLEY COUNTY MEDICAL CENTER INSTALLS ARKANSAS' FIRST FUJIFILM ASPIRE CRISTALLE WITH DIGITAL BREAST TOMOSYNTHESIS

    Ashley County Medical Center upgrades digital mammography solution designed to improve visibility to enable diagnostic confidence, increase patient comfort and improve the patient experience FUJIFILM Medical Systems U.S.A., Inc., a leading provider of diagnostic imaging and medical informatics solutions, announced today that Ashley County Medical Center has recently invested in new upgrades to its ...
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  • ACMC Welcome Dr. Sarahrose Webster

    Crossett, AR, June 10, 2019- Ashley County Medical Center welcomes Dr. Sarahrose Webster to their team. A native of Seattle, Washington, Webster received her medical degree from the University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine. Her residency training in General Surgery was completed at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in Little Rock. Dr. Webster is certified by the American Board ...
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  • ACMC Welcomes New Provider Cyndi Bryan and New Clinic

    Ashley County Medical Center Welcomes Cyndi Bryan, FNP-BC as their newest provider at their new clinic, Ashley Family Clinic. Cyndi received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the University of Louisiana at Monroe. She went on to receive her Master of Science in Nursing-Family Practitioner from Mississippi University for Women. Ashley County Medical Center’s Chief Executive Officer, ...
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  • Ashley County Medical Center, ANGELS Improve Care for Mothers with High-Risk Pregnancies

    Ashley County Medical Center and the UAMS-led ANGELS program recently upgraded networking technology at the medical center so mothers from the region with high-risk pregnancies can get the care they need closer to home. Founded in 2003 at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS), the Antenatal and Neonatal Guidelines, Education and Learning System (ANGELS) is an innovative ...
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  • Community Connection: A Message from our CEO

    Dear staff and friends of Ashley County Medical Center, What an exciting last quarter we have had at Ashley County Medical Center! ACMC was named a stroke ready site, joined a movement to reduce specimen errors, and awarded the Betty A. Lowe MD Award. Ashley County Medical Center was named as an Arkansas Stroke Ready Hospital (ArSRH) by the Arkansas Department of Health. Hospitals designated as ...
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  • After 37 Years, Dr. Gresham is Moving!

    Dr Gresham will be leaving the group after June 30 of this year with plans to move out of the area and closer to family. Dr Gresham has served in Crossett as a family doctor for the past 37 years. While his dedication will be missed in the practice and in the community, we certainly wish him all the best in his next adventure. Meanwhile, it is important to us that you have all the facts and know ...
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  • Ashley County Medical Center Recognized by the Arkansas Department of Health with Stroke Designation

    Ashley County Medical Center has been recognized by the Arkansas Department of Health (ADH) as an Arkansas Stroke Ready Hospital (ArSRH). “With stroke, every second counts. Each hour of delay in stroke treatment ages the brain close to 4 years and increases the chances of permanent disability,” said Appathurai Balamurugan, MD, DrPH, State Chronic Disease Director and Medical Director ...
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  • Ashley County Medical Center Joins Arkansas Movement to Reduce Specimen Errors

    Crossett, Ark. – Ashley County Medical Center is partnering with American Data Network PSO (ADNPSO) in an initiative aimed at collecting and analyzing Specimen events which are prevalent, costly and can lead to serious medical mistakes including diagnostic errors and inappropriate treatments. “Laboratory testing is essential to medical decision-making. Unfortunately, mix-ups and ...
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  • Congratulations to ACMC's 2019 New Year Baby

    Congratulations to ACMC's 2019 New Year Baby, Korey Kay’Ceon Atkins! Korey arrived on January 1, 2019, at 3:45 PM, weighing 6lbs 5 oz. and is welcomed by mom, LaSonya Taylor, and dad, Keoddrick Atkins. Pictured with the family are Dr. Gomez, Pediatrician, and Dr. Rushton, OB/GYN. Korey was presented a basket of baby essentials from ACMC! Congratulations on your new bundle of joy!!
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