Blog Posts in 2016

  • Welcome to new emergency medicine physician

    King’s Daughters Medical Center welcomes emergency medicine physician Jodelle Yount, D.O., who joins the emergency medicine physicians of Ashland Emergency Medical Associates practicing at KDMC, 2201 Lexington, Ave. Yount earned her medical degree from the Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine, Athens and completed residency at Southern Ohio Medical Center, Portsmouth. An emergency ...
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  • Vascular screening and low-cost blood profiles offered in June

    Nearly everyone is trying to live a healthier life. We're eating more nutritious foods, increasing physical activity, visiting our healthcare providers regularly, and monitoring important health indicators. King’s Daughters is pleased to support you in your efforts to achieve better health by offering special screenings during the month of June. The Vascular Disease Screening consists of ...
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  • Hip arthroscopy comes to King's Daughters

    An effective new minimally invasive treatment for hip pain is now available at King’s Daughters – hip arthroscopy. Arthroscopy has been a standard treatment for knee and shoulder issues for years. Now the treatment is available for the hip with orthopaedic surgeon Michael Chambers, M.D. During arthroscopy, Chambers makes very small incisions around the hip and uses a tiny camera, ...
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  • King's Daughters Medical Specialties - Neurology welcomes nurse practitioner

    King’s Daughters Medical Specialties – Neurology welcomes nurse practitioner Katie Bazell, joining neurologist Megan Rudinsky, D.O. Bazell earned her Master of Science in Nursing, Family Nurse Practitioner degree from Ohio University, Athens, Ohio. She is board certified by the American Nurses Credentialing Center. A nurse practitioner is a registered nurse with advanced training in ...
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  • Burlington Family Care Center welcomes nurse practitioner

    King’s Daughters Family Care Center in Burlington, Ohio welcomes family nurse practitioner Tammy Johnson to its team, joining nurse practitioners Dee Freeman and Stephen Perkey. Johnson earned her master of science in nursing, family nurse practitioner degree from Marshall University School of Nursing, Huntington, W.Va. She is board certified by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners. A ...
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  • King's Daughters Medical Specialties in Jackson welcomes nurse practitioner

    King’s Daughters Medical Specialties in Jackson welcomes nurse practitioner Sarah R. Fox to its team, joining family physicians Patrick Ball, D.O., and Teresa Tenpenny, M.D., and nurse practitioners Bridgett Ehrhart and Eugenia Peterson. Fox earned her Master of Science in Nursing degree from Ohio University, Athens, Ohio. She is board certified by the American Academy of Nurse ...
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  • Next blood drive Monday, June 20

    King’s Daughters will host a blood drive for the American Red Cross from 11:30 to 5 p.m. Monday, June 20 in the medical center’s Health Education Center (lower level of the Lexington Avenue parking garage) in Ashland. Blood donations are critical to meeting community needs, both for those with chronic medical conditions and patients who have been injured in accidents. One donation has ...
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  • Free educational luncheon planned for May 25

    King’s Daughters will host a free, educational lunch event, Food for Thought, at noon Wednesday, May 25 in the medical center’s Health Education Center (lower level Lexington Avenue parking garage). The luncheon will feature speaker Polly Hunt, R.N., stroke program coordinator at King’s Daughters, who will discuss stroke signs and the importance of acting fast. The event is free ...
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  • National Cancer Survivors Day is June 5

    King's Daughters will honor strength and courage of cancer survivors during the 29th annual National Cancer Survivors Day on Sunday, June 5 at the Boyd County Community Center, 15605 State Route 180, Cannonsburg, near the 1-64 interchange, across from Flying J. This day provides an opportunity for all people living with a history of cancer including America's more than 14.5 million cancer ...
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  • Prestonsburg Blood Drive date has changed to June 23

    The date for King’s Daughters Medical Specialties – Prestonsburg American Red Cross Blood drive has been changed (from May 26) to 1 to 6 p.m. Thursday, June 23. It’s the first time a drive has been hosted at the location. Appointments to donate blood are required by calling 1-888-377-KDMC. KDMS – Prestonsburg is located at 1279 Old Abbott Mtn. Road. For more information, ...
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  • Blood drive coming Wednesday, May 18

    King’s Daughters will host an American Red Cross blood drive from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday, May 18, in the medical center’s Health Education Center (lower level of the Lexington Avenue parking garage) in Ashland. Appointments to donate blood are not required but are suggested. To schedule your appointment, please call the American Red Cross at 1-800-733-2767. Make a difference! Your ...
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  • Kindergarten immunization clinic set for Oak Hill

    King’s Daughters Medical Specialties Jackson, in conjunction with Oak Hill Schools, will be offering a kindergarten immunization clinic from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday, May 23 through Wednesday, May 25. Ohio law requires that children entering kindergarten in fall 2016 be up-to-date on the following immunizations: Diphtheria Tetanus Pertussis Polio Measles Mumps Rubella Chickenpox Hepatitis B ...
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