Blog Posts in 2020

  • CDC, White House Covid-19 resources

    The federal government is providing the latest and most up-to-date information available about efforts to stop the spread of COVID-19, also known as the Coronavirus. We are providing links to this information on our website for your convenience. Please visit the CDC and governmental links often for the latest information. Visit the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention information on ...
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  • A letter to our community

    Dear Friends of Kings Daughters, We recognize this is a very stressful time for our families, friends, and neighbors who have depended on Our Lady of Bellefonte Hospital for healthcare and employment for many years. And while we want to be sensitive to our friends and colleagues facing major change, we also want you to know what we’ve been doing to provide some answers and a path forward. I ...
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  • Lab and Radiology diagnostic sites available in many locations

    King's Daughters has multiple locations throughout the region for patients to have diagnostic testing such as blood draws, X-rays and more. A chart of our locations and their diagnostic testing capabilities is available by clicking on the PDF icon. You don't have to a patient at any location to have these tests performed. A valid provider order - either electronic or paper - is all that is ...
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  • Scholarship applications now available

    King’s Daughters Health Foundation is now accepting scholarship applications from high school seniors for the 2020-21 academic year. Three scholarship opportunities are available. The Stewart Health Foundation Scholarship, first offered in 2019, is available once again. The scholarship amount has been increased to $2,000 per year, renewable for up to four years, provided eligibility criteria ...
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  • Welcome Kristina Wilburn, APRN

    King’s Daughters is pleased to welcome nurse practitioner Kristina Wilburn, APRN, to its Family Care Center, 8750 Ohio River Road, Wheelersburg, Ohio. Prior to joining King’s Daughters, Wilburn was employed at Southern Ohio Medical Center, Portsmouth, in the case management and utilization review department. Wilburn earned her master of science in nursing, family nurse practitioner, ...
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  • King's Daughters acquires two da Vinci Xi Surgical Systems

    King’s Daughters is pleased to announce the recent acquisition of two da Vinci Xi Surgical Systems, allowing for less invasive procedures, quicker recovery times for patients and better overall results. The da Vinci Xi Surgical System can be used across a spectrum of minimally invasive robotic-assisted surgeries, meaning the surgeon is in complete control, in the areas of gynecology, ...
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  • Welcome Darren Barker, APRN

    King’s Daughters is pleased to welcome nurse practitioner Darren Barker, APRN, to its team. Barker joins general surgeons Kevin Miller, M.D., Roderick Tompkins, M.D., Timothy Wheeler, M.D., and advance practice providers Mathew Maze, APRN, Lindsay Montgomery, PA, and Kim Short, APRN, at KDMS general surgery. Prior to joining King’s Daughters, Barker was employed as a registered nurse ...
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  • Welcome Seth Adams, PA-C

    King’s Daughters is pleased to welcome physician assistant Seth Adams, PA-C, to its Family Care Center, 1279 Old Abbott Mountain Road, Prestonsburg, Ky. Adams earned his master of science in physician assistant studies from the University of Cumberlands, Williamsburg, Ky., and his bachelor of science in biology from Alice Lloyd College, Pippa Passes, Ky. Adams is board certified by the ...
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  • Welcome structural heart specialist

    King’s Daughters is pleased to announce the appointment of Sandeep Krishnan, MD, FACC, as director of the Structural Heart Disease and Heart Failure programs at King’s Daughters Medical Center. Structural heart disease specialists are trained in closing atrial septal defects; performing heart valve repairs and replacements; treating hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy; and ...
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  • Welcome Tracy Ricewick, APRN, and Jesse "Brent" Sergent, APRN

    King’s Daughters welcomes nurse practitioners Tracy Ricewick, APRN, and Jesse “Brent” Sergent, APRN, to KDMS – Nephrology and Hypertension Specialists. Prior to joining King's Daughters, Ricewick was employed as a nurse practitioner at Marshall Health, working in the Nephrology Department. He also provided care to patients at Our Lady of Bellefonte Hospital, working in ...
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  • Healthy hearts screening set for February

    February is heart month – a perfect time to get your heart health checked. King’s Daughters has scheduled several free Healthy Heart with EKG Screenings in the Ashland area during February. The screenings include checks of total cholesterol, blood sugar, blood pressure, oxygen and a screening EKG. A King’s Daughters health professional will review results. All screenings are held ...
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  • King's Daughters hosting several job events

    King’s Daughters has scheduled several opportunities for Our Lady of Bellefonte Hospital employees to explore opportunities at King’s Daughters. A Meet-and-Greet will be held 6 to 8 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 23 at King’s Daughters Russell Walk-In Care, 399 Diederich Blvd. Participants will have the opportunity to meet with department leaders and ask questions about available ...
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  • Nursing boot camp applications now available

    King's Daughters is now accepting applications for its annual Nursing Boot Camp, an opportunity for juniors and seniors in high school to experience nursing first-hand. Space is limited. Applications are due no later than March 14. The boot camp will be held at KDMC on Monday, April 13. Applications can be accessed here. Please email applications to Matt.Greathouse@kdmc.kdhs.us. For more ...
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  • NICU helps couple be prepared for birth

    Ashlee Eichenlaub, APRN, and husband Brian had tried for five years to have a child. Ashlee, a nurse practitioner with the Digestive Health program at King’s Daughters, also has Type I diabetes. However, she and Brian were eager and determined to have a child and sought out the expert care of OB/GYN Tony Dotson, D.O., and the team at Ashland Women’s Health. “We had maternal-fetal ...
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