Blog Posts in 2015

  • King's Daughters physicians move into leadership roles

    King’s Daughters is pleased to announce four physicians are moving into leadership roles as chief medical officers at the medical center. “I believe King’s Daughters’ future is dependent on increased physician participation in all levels of leadership,” said King’s Daughters president/CEO Kristie Whitlatch. “As King’s Daughters takes its journey to ...
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  • King's Daughters achieves Comprehensive Center accreditation for Surgical Weight Loss Program

    King’s Daughters Medical Center’s Surgical Weight Loss Program has achieved Comprehensive Center accreditation from the American College of Surgeons Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program, in partnership with the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery. “The Surgical Weight Loss team of surgeons and clinicians at King’s ...
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  • KDMC's Pregnancy and Infant Loss Support Group sponsors Butterfly Release and Prayer Ceremony

    King’s Daughters Pregnancy and Infant Loss Support Group invites families who have experienced the loss of an infant during pregnancy or following birth to participate in a butterfly release and prayer ceremony at 2 p.m. Saturday, May 9, at the Ashland Central Park fountain. Each participant receives a butterfly to release in memory of the child. There is no charge to participate. ...
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  • $5 jewelry sale to be hosted by King's Daughters Auxiliary

    Just in time for Mother’s Day — King’s Daughters Auxiliary will host a $5 Masquerade Jewelry and Accessories sale from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday, May 4, and Tuesday May 5, and 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday May 6, in the medical center’s Health Education Center Auditorium (lower level Lexington Avenue parking garage). The $5 Masquerade Jewelry and Accessories sale proceeds ...
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  • King's Daughters hosts blood drive Monday, April 27

    King’s Daughters will host a blood drive for the American Red Cross from 11:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday, April 27, 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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  • King's Daughters Nephrology and Hypertension Specialists offices relocate

    King’s Daughters Medical Specialties — Nephrology & Hypertension Specialists recently moved their offices to Suite 130 of Medical Plaza B, 613 23rd St., Ashland, on the campus of King’s Daughters Medical Center. Plenty of free parking is available in the 24th Street parking garage and the adjoining surface lot directly across from Medical Plaza B. Physicians included in this ...
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  • King's Daughters receives mammography grants

    King’s Daughters Medical Center recently received $59,700 in grant funding to provide screening mammograms and follow-up diagnostic testing to eligible women in eight eastern Kentucky and three southern Ohio counties. The grants, which include $19,850 each from the Columbus, Ohio, and Lexington, Ky., affiliates of Susan G. Komen, and $20,000 from the Breast Cancer Research and Education ...
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  • King's Daughters Home Medical Equipment offers Lifeline medical alert system

    King’s Daughters Home Medical Equipment now is offering the Philips Lifeline medical alert system that allows users to notify emergency services instantly 24/7 in the event of a fall or other medical crisis such as heart attack or stroke. “Every second counts in getting treatment for medical emergencies,” said Jaime Martinez, King’s Daughters Home Medical Equipment ...
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  • Fit for the Cure event scheduled for April 16

    Susan G. Komen Lexington will host a Fit for The Cure event at the Belk store at Ashland Town Center mall from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday, April 16. Fit for the Cure stages bra fitting events in more than 1,200 store locations in the U.S. every year. While no purchase is necessary, Wacoal donates $2 to Susan G. Komen for every woman who participates in a fitting. Wacoal also donates $2 for every ...
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  • Free Colon Cancer Awareness event scheduled for Friday, April 10

    King’s Daughters Medical Center, Our Lady of Bellefonte Hospital, the American Cancer Society, the Kentucky Cancer Program, Community Hospice and the Greenup and Lawrence County health departments have teamed up to host a Colon Cancer Awareness event from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, April 10, at Ashland Town Center. The free event was originally scheduled for March 6 but was postponed due to ...
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  • King's Daughters program helps prevent diabetes

    You can prevent type 2 diabetes, and King’s Daughters can show you how! "One out of three adults is prediabetic and doesn't know it," said Kim Bayes, R.N., a lifestyle change coach at King’s Daughters. The KDMC program is designed to help people who are at risk make lifestyle changes research has shown to be effective in preventing the development of type 2 diabetes, ...
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