Blog Posts in 2016

  • Nurses invited to "Walk In" for job opportunities

    Registered nurses, licensed practical nurses and advanced practice nurses are invited to walk in Wednesday to interview for open positions at the King’s Daughters Medical Center. Walk-in hours are 7:30 to 11:30 a.m. March 2. King’s Daughters Human Resources department is located in the Administration Building, across the street from medical center, 2201 Lexington Ave., Ashland. Nurse ...
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  • Newly renovated mobile mammography unit serves Kentucky and Ohio

    As the only mobile mammography unit in eastern Kentucky, King’s Daughters newly renovated unit travels throughout eight Kentucky counties and four counties in southern Ohio, providing access to digital mammography at our Family Care Centers, physician offices, workplaces, schools and more locations. Featuring two new dressing rooms and an extended waiting area, women receive quick and ...
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  • Charging stations installed for patient, visitor convenience

    For the convenience of our patients and visitors, King's Daughters recently installed charging stations for laptops and mobile devices. Look for them in areas wherever patients, families and visitors gather!
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  • Vascular screenings offered March 4 at Ironton Family Care Center

    Ironton Family Care center will offer vascular screenings ($80) from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Friday, March 4, located at 912 Park Ave. Make your appointment by calling 1-888-377-KDMC (5362). Carotid and abdominal ultrasounds This low-cost screening can help detect a blockage or narrowing of arteries in your neck and abdomen, which could lead to problems such as stroke or abdominal aortic aneurysms ...
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  • Low cost blood profiles available in March at Ironton Family Care Center

    Every Friday in March, low cost blood profiles ($25) will be available from 7 to 11 a.m. at Ironton Family Care Center. No appointment is needed, but fasting is required. The blood profile includes a battery of common lab tests and health indicators, including: Comprehensive chemistry panel (blood sugar, sodium and potassium levels) Complete blood count (checks for anemia and white cell count) ...
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  • Join us for open house, healthy heart screening Feb. 28

    As part of Heart Month, King’s Daughters extends an invitation to its Open Heart, Open House – 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 28 at the Heart and Vascular Center. Meet our team and join us for free Healthy Heart screenings, tours of the cardiac cath labs, refreshments, speakers and door prizes. This event is an opportunity to raise awareness about heart disease and steps you can take to ...
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  • KDMC and OLBH bring free colorectal cancer awareness event to Ashland Town Center

    March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, and King’s Daughters Medical Center and Our Lady of Bellefonte Hospital are partnering with several area organizations to bring a special, educational event to Ashland Town Center mall from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Friday, March 18. A highlight of the event will include a giant, inflatable colon visitors can walk through (from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.) to learn ...
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  • Family Care Center in Ironton welcomes family physician

    King's Daughters Family Care Center — Ironton welcomes family physician Kathleen F. Murray, D.O., joining Kurt Hoffman, D.O., and nurse practitioners Alisha Faulkner, Ronda Nickoson and Sara Shannon. Murray earned her medical degree from Oklahoma State University Center for Health Sciences, Tulsa, Okla. She completed residency at Oklahoma University/Southwest Oklahoma Family Medicine. ...
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  • UK, King's Daughters collaboration to bring medical students to Ashland

    King’s Daughters Health System announced today it is entering into an agreement with the University of Kentucky College of Medicine to serve as a clinical rotation site for medical students and residents. The collaboration is part of a larger initiative on the part of UK to address the physician shortage in the Commonwealth, including the development of a satellite program in Bowling Green ...
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  • Health Foundation accepting 2016 scholarship applications

    King’s Daughters Health Foundation is accepting applications for scholarships from high school seniors. The scholarship opportunities available are: King’s Daughters Health Foundation Health Career Scholarship One $2,500 King’s Daughters Health Foundation Health Career Scholarship will be awarded to a 2016 graduating senior. The winner must be a resident of Boyd, Carter, Greenup ...
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  • KDMS - Jackson welcomes nurse practitioner

    King’s Daughters Medical Specialties — Jackson welcomes family nurse practitioner Eugenia Peterson to its team of providers, joining family physicians Patrick Ball, D.O., Teresa Tenpenney, M.D., and nurse practitioner Bridget Ehrhart-Bennett. Peterson earned her Master of Science in Nursing at Ohio University, Athens. She is board certified by the American Nurses Credentialing Center. ...
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  • Walk-In Care opens in Ashland Feb. 8

    King’s Daughters will open its second Walk-In Care clinic Monday, Feb. 8, in the Ledford building at 2421 Winchester Ave., Ashland. Patients will see nurse practitioner Tina England. King’s Daughters Walk-In Care offers quick, same-day treatment for minor medical issues without an appointment, including: Common illnesses such as colds, flu, earaches, sore throats, migraines, fever or ...
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  • King's Daughters celebrates Heart Month 2016

    Raising awareness of heart disease, and steps you can take to reduce your risk, is the goal of Heart Month, which is celebrated across the U.S. every February. This month, King’s Daughters is marking the month with educational programs, free screenings, an open house and even an opportunity to participate in a Wine & Design event at the Kyova Mall! FOOD FOR THOUGHT: Atrial Fibrillation ...
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  • King's Daughters celebrates Heart Month 2016

    Raising awareness of heart disease, and steps you can take to reduce your risk, is the goal of Heart Month, which is celebrated across the U.S. every February. This month, King’s Daughters is marking the month with educational programs, free screenings, an open house and even an opportunity to participate in a Wine & Design event at the Kyova Mall! FOOD FOR THOUGHT: Atrial Fibrillation ...
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  • What to know about the Zika virus

    The Ashland-Boyd County Health Department is working with us and other healthcare providers in our community to monitor for potential Zika virus cases in travelers returning from countries with active virus transmission. Zika virus is spread to people through mosquito bites. The most common symptoms of Zika virus disease are fever, rash, joint pain, and conjunctivitis (red eyes). The illness is ...
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  • Welcome to hospitalist Nicholas Kouns, D.O.

    King’s Daughters welcomes Nicholas Kouns, D.O., to its team of hospitalists who treat inpatients at King’s Daughters Medical Center. Kouns earned his medical degree at Southeastern College of Osteopathic Medicine, Davie, Fla. He completed residency at University of Kentucky College of Medicine, Lexington, Ky. Hospitalists are healthcare providers who dedicate most of their career to ...
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  • Nurses invited to "Walk In" for job opportunities

    Registered nurses, licensed practical nurses, advanced practice nurses and patient care technicians are invited to walk in Wednesday to interview for open positions at the King’s Daughters Medical Center. Walk-in hours are 7:30 to 11:30 a.m. Feb. 3. King’s Daughters Human Resources department is located in the Administration Building, across the street from medical center, 2201 ...
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