Blog Posts in 2015

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  • Want to shed those holiday pounds? Join Choose to Lose in January

    King’s Daughters Center for Healthy Living is offering a clinical weight loss program called Choose to Lose just in time to shed those holiday pounds. The next 12-week session will begin 5 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 7. Weekly sessions will take place at King’s Daughters Outpatient Services Center located at 480 23 rd St., Ashland. The goal of the program is to help participants achieve and ...
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  • Church donates time, gifts to chemo patients

    Patients who are receiving chemotherapy treatments during the holiday season will receive a special treat during their next visit thanks to a local church’s outreach ministry. This morning several church members from First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in Ashland delivered more than 350 Christmas gift bags to KDMS Tri-State Hematology/Oncology. The office was packed with colorful ...
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  • Team member's mission to serve those in Haiti

    King's Daughters team member Tabbetha Loan, RN, Intensive Care Unit, truly goes the extra mile to serve others. In fact, over the past several years, she’s traveled more than 1,500 miles on three separate occasions to lend her heart and her hands to the struggling people of La Digue, Haiti. Tabbetha went on her first mission to La Digue in 2010, just six months after the catastrophic ...
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  • Welcome to general surgeon Adam Martin, M.D.

    King’s Daughters welcomes general surgeon Adam Martin, M.D. to its team of physicians. Martin joins King’s Daughters Medical Specialties — Surgery: Kevin Miller, M.D., Greg Baker, M.D., and W. Bryan Rogers, M.D. Martin will see patients and perform procedures at King’s Daughters Medical Center in Ashland, and King’s Daughters Medical Center Ohio in Portsmouth. Martin ...
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  • KDMC's Pregnancy and Infant Loss Support Group sponsors Memories Tree

    The Pregnancy and Infant Loss Support Group at King’s Daughters Medical Center invites those who have experienced the loss of a child in pregnancy or infancy to place a snowflake with their child’s name on the Memories Tree. The Memories Tree and ornaments will be available through the month of December in the Chapel at King’s Daughters. There is no charge to participate. ...
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  • Welcome to anesthesiologists

    King’s Daughters welcomes five anesthesiologists to its medical staff. Each is certified by the American Board of Anesthesiology and part of Riverside Anesthesia, providing services at King’s Daughters: Kendall Bell, M.D. Bell earned his medical degree from the University of Kentucky School of Medicine, Lexington, and completed residency at Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit. John DeMaio, ...
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  • Don't let eating healthy overwhelm you

    It’s hard to believe the month of November has come to an end. We hope everyone had a blessed Thanksgiving holiday. As we reflect on the holiday season we are thankful for family and friends and the opportunity to share recipes and education from the American Diabetes Association's website. There is so much to learn about healthy living. Don’t let it overwhelm you. Take small ...
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  • Register for a free holiday cooking event Dec. 3

    Begin your holiday cooking on Dec. 3! Join us for a free holiday cooking event with professional chef Robert Granberg of Gordon Food Service, who will teach those who attend to layer on the flavor. Choose a time that fits your schedule: noon or 5 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 3 in King’s Daughters Health Education Center, lower level of Lexington Avenue parking garage. Menu includes: Sweet Potato, ...
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  • King's Daughters hosts blood drive Monday, Dec. 21

    King’s Daughters will host a blood drive for the American Red Cross from 12:30 to 6 p.m. Monday, Dec. 21, in the medical center’s Health Education Center (lower level of the Lexington Avenue parking garage) in Ashland. Appointments to donate blood are suggested. To schedule your appointment, please call the American Red Cross at 1-800-733-2767. Why give blood?* Every two seconds ...
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  • KDMC ranked best for Overall Hospital Care, numerous other categories for 2016

    King’s Daughters Medical Center has been ranked No. 1 in the region for 2016 for medical excellence in several areas by CareChex, a division of Comparion® Medical Analytics. These areas include: • Overall Hospital Care, including Overall Medical Care and Overall Surgical Care • Cancer Care • Cardiac Care, including Major Cardiac Surgery, Coronary Bypass Surgery, Heart ...
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  • Detherage Family Practice opens in Medical Plaza A

    King’s Daughters family physician Mark Detherage, M.D., and nurse practitioner Brooke Vass have moved their practice to 617 23 rd Street, Suite 212, Medical Plaza A, on the medical center’s main campus. The new location for Detherage Family Care features additional exam rooms, more privacy, a larger waiting area and convenient access to outpatient testing. King’s Daughters Family ...
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  • King's Daughters Ohio earns Top Performer on Key Quality Measures

    King’s Daughters Medical Center Ohio announced today that it has been recognized as a 2014 Top Performer on Key Quality Measures ® by The Joint Commission, the leading accreditor of health care organizations in the United States. King’s Daughters Ohio was recognized as part of The Joint Commission’s 2015 annual report “America’s Hospitals: Improving Quality and ...
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  • Registered Nursing Job Fair this week

    Whether you are a new graduate… or an experienced RN … King’s Daughters has a variety of opportunities available in direct patient care and related areas. Find out all we have to offer at a Registered Nursing Job Fair 4 – 9 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 19 in the lobby of the Heart & Vascular Center. Nursing directors and managers will be on hand, talking about nursing at ...
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  • Diabetes Awareness Month continues!

    Diabetes Awareness Month continues! This week enjoy the vibrant flavors of Latin American cuisine in Chef Ingrid Hoffmann's healthy recipes. The star of the Food Network's Simply Delicioso encourages us to feel empowered about healthy eating. Click to continue your journey to healthier eating! Did you know that King’s Daughters has a Diabetes Self Management Education program? Call ...
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  • It's National Nurse Practitioner Week!

    This week is National Nurse Practitioner Week and King's Daughters would like to salute these invaluable providers throughout our health system. Ashland Mayor Chuck Charles issued a proclamation recognizing this special week officially in the local community. This year, National Nurse Practitioner Week marks the 50th anniversary of the first NP program that was started at the University of ...
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  • Next American Red Cross Blood Drive Nov. 18

    King's Daughters will host the next American Red Cross Blood Drive from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 18, in its Health Education Center (located in the lower level of the Lexington Avenue parking garage). During winter months, the Red Cross experiences critical shortages in blood supplies. Giving blood now helps ensure those who need it then will have it. Appointments are not required ...
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  • Free flu shots available at mall Wednesday

    King's Daughters will provide free adult flu shots from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday at Ashland Town Center. Supplies are limited. No appointment is necessary.
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  • Orthopaedic oncologist, surgeon conducts research projects at Marshall University and King's Daughters.

    Orthopaedic oncologist and surgeon Felix H. Cheung, M.D., is conducting two orthopaedic cancer research studies at Marshall University, Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine and at King’s Daughters Medical Center. One study will evaluate a new treatment for bone structure collapse and joint failure that is a result of avascular necrosis (death of bone tissue due to loss of blood supply). The ...
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  • Orthopaedic oncologist, surgeon conducts research projects at Marshall University and King's Daughters.

    Orthopaedic oncologist and surgeon Felix H. Cheung, M.D., is conducting two orthopaedic cancer research studies at Marshall University, Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine and at King’s Daughters Medical Center. One study will evaluate a new treatment for bone structure collapse and joint failure that is a result of avascular necrosis (death of bone tissue due to loss of blood supply). The ...
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  • King's Daughters welcomes nurse practitioner to Flatwoods Family Care Center

    King’s Daughters welcomes nurse practitioner Lisa Davis to its team at Flatwoods Family Care Center, joining family physician Will Williams, D.O. and physician assistant Sonya Caldwell, PA-C. The center is located at 1107 Bellefonte Road, Ashland. Davis earned her Master of Science in Nursing from Ohio University, Athens. She is board certified by the American Nurses Credential Center. Nurse ...
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  • November is American Diabetes Month: Eat well and stop diabetes!

    King’s Daughters presents the American Diabetes Association’s Eat Well, America and Stop Diabetes! This week starts with healthy breakfast ideas. Try Sunny Fried Egg and Avocado Quesadillas or Quinoa Breakfast Bowl with Blueberries and Walnuts. Cookbook author Rondaldo Linares shares his recipes for breakfast and beyond. Don’t forget to check out the sections on Planning, ...
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  • Heart screenings Nov. 6 and 20 in Ashland

    King’s Daughters Cardiology is offering free healthy heart with EKG screenings on Friday, Nov. 6, and Nov. 20, at their offices, Suite 230, Medical Plaza B, 613 23 rd St., Ashland. Appointments begin at 2 p.m. The screening includes a screening EKG, total cholesterol, blood pressure, blood sugar and blood oxygen levels. It is sponsored by King’s Daughters in cooperation with the ...
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  • Medication packs simplify prescription routines

    Unintended medication overdoses hospitalize nearly 100,000 seniors 65 and older each year, according to a U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention study. Nearly half of those are 80 or older. King’s Daughters Family Pharmacy Ironton has an answer — weekly medication packs. Prescriptions and over-the-counter medication, including vitamins and nutritional supplements, can be ...
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  • Lexington Avenue parking garage closes for updates beginning Monday, Nov. 2

    King’s Daughters Lexington Avenue parking garage will be closed for upgrades beginning Monday, Nov. 2. The garage is expected to reopen near the end of the month. For customer convenience, King’s Daughters offers valet parking from its Medical Plaza A/B entrance on 23 rd Street. Shuttle service also is available from the parking lot located on 24 th Street and Bath Avenue. In addition, ...
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  • Next American Red Cross blood drive Nov. 18

    King's Daughters will host the next American Red Cross Blood Drive from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 18, in its Health Education Center (located in the lower level of the Lexington Avenue parking garage). During winter months, the Red Cross experiences critical shortages in blood supplies. Giving blood now helps ensure those who need it then will have it. Appointments are not required ...
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