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  • Refill your prescriptions from a computer or smartphone

    King’s Daughters Family Pharmacy customers now can request refills on existing prescriptions through a smartphone app or website link. Existing customers can begin using the service after obtaining a code in person at the Family Pharmacy. The app is available on iPhone and Android. To find it: Search and download “Fusion-RX.” After installation, search for King’s Daughters ...
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  • Online scheduling now available for patients of King's Daughters primary care providers

    Patients of nearly all primary care providers (family medicine, internal medicine and pediatrics) at King’s Daughters now can schedule their appointments online through MyChart, the Health System’s electronic medical record system. The new self-scheduling feature means existing patients can see available slots and make an appointment from their computers or smartphones. There are more ...
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  • King's Daughters and KBC partnership keeps blood donations local

    King’s Daughters’ ongoing partnership with the Kentucky Blood Center is keeping blood donations local. KBC has been the sole provider of blood products for King’s Daughters for more than a year. The blood center is the largest FDA-licensed nonprofit blood bank headquartered in Kentucky, operating out of Lexington. King’s Daughters Executive Director of Diagnostic Services ...
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  • Seizure specialty clinic opens at King's Daughters Ohio

    King’s Daughters is pleased to announce the opening of a Seizure Specialty Clinic and Epilepsy Monitoring Unit at King's Daughters Medical Center Ohio in Portsmouth. The clinic and EMU are under the direction of epilepsy specialist Omar Elghawanmeh, M.D., who also directs the EMU at KDMC in Ashland. Patients with seizure conditions are seen in the clinic and evaluated to determine the ...
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  • Walk-In Care for Schools program ready for 2019-2020 school year

    School is right around the corner, and the Walk-In Care for Schools program from King’s Daughters is ready to help. The program puts nurse practitioners in partner schools, providing high quality, convenient medical care for teachers, staff and students. The result? Healthier schools! Walk-In Care for Schools helps parents, kids and schools with fewer missed educational days, fewer missed ...
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  • King's Daughters donates 25 AEDs to first responders, schools

    On Friday, King’s Daughters Health System and King’s Daughters Health Foundation presented 25 automated external defibrillators (AEDs) to 14 community agencies throughout its service area. AEDs are medical devices that can deliver an electrical shock to an individual suffering from sudden cardiac arrest (SCA), a condition that affects more than 350,000 Americans each year. Only about ...
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  • Healthy Heart screenings set for June in Ashland, Portsmouth & Vanceburg

    King’s Daughters is providing free healthy heart with EKG screenings during June at locations in Ashland, Ky., Portsmouth, Ohio, and Vanceburg, Ky. Participants will receive checks of their total cholesterol, blood pressure, blood sugar and blood oxygen levels and a screening EKG. Results will be reviewed by a King’s Daughters health professional. specialist. THE ASHLAND SCREENING will ...
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  • Weight loss surgery price reduced for self-pay patients

    The self-pay (when insurance does not cover the procedure) price for bariatric surgery at King’s Daughters has dropped by more 30 percent to $11,000. This includes pre-surgery visits, as well as standard hospital, surgeon and anesthesia fees. The previous self-pay price was $16,100. The new cost does not include costs associated with complications, extended hospital stays, or pathology ...
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  • Farmers Market on Ashland campus begins Thursday, June 6

    Join us every Thursday afternoon throughout the summer for the Boyd County Farmers Market on our campus. We hope to see you under the tent for fresh, locally grown food! The market begins Thursday, June 6, and is slated to end Thursday, Oct. 17.
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  • National Day of Prayer Observance is Thursday

    ASHLAND, Ky. – The 23 rd Annual National Day of Prayer Breakfast and Service will be held 8 a.m. Thursday, May 2 at the Highlands Museum and Discovery Center, fourth floor, 1620 Winchester Ave. The theme for this year’s event is Love One Another, echoing the command of Jesus in John 13:34 to “Love one another. Just as I have loved you.” The National Day of Prayer event is ...
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  • Heart disease in women is a bigger deal than most think

    A recent study showed that women are beginning to recognize that heart disease is a major threat to them on the whole (54 percent knew it was the No. 1 killer of women in the U.S.). But only 13 percent said they were personally worried about their risk. “I think a lot of women are shocked when they find out they are at risk,” said King’s Daughters cardiologist Jennifer Listerman, ...
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  • Procedure reduces stroke risk during carotid artery surgery

    Stroke is the leading cause of disability, and the No. 5 cause of death, in the U.S. A stroke occurs when a blood vessel that carries oxygen and nutrients to the brain is either blocked (ischemic stroke) or ruptures (hemorrhagic stroke). Carotid artery disease causes more than half of all strokes in the U.S., according to the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute. Carotid artery disease is ...
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  • Free Healthy Heart with EKG Screening

    King’s Daughters is providing free healthy heart with EKG screenings beginning at 2 p.m. Friday, March 8 at King’s Daughters Cardiology, 613 23 rd St., Suite 230, Ashland. Appointments are required and may be made by calling 1-888-377-KDMC (5362). Participants will receive checks of their total cholesterol, blood pressure, blood sugar and blood oxygen levels and a screening EKG. ...
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  • Free Carpal Tunnel Screening

    Pain, numbness or tingling in one or both hands may be a sign of carpal tunnel syndrome, a condition that is estimated will affect as many as 6 percent of adults in the U.S. at some point in their lives. King’s Daughters is offering a free carpal tunnel screening, beginning at 10 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 28, onboard King’s Daughters blue mobile health unit, parked on the KDMC campus at ...
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  • Health Foundation now accepting scholarship applications

    King’s Daughters Health Foundation is now accepting scholarship applications from high school seniors for the 2019-2020 academic year. Three scholarship opportunities are available through the Foundation. The Stewart Health Foundation Scholarship is a new scholarship for 2019. This scholarship, in the amount of $1,000 per year, is renewable for up to four years, provided eligibility criteria ...
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  • Cancer program celebrates 25 years of CoC accreditation

    The Commission on Cancer (CoC), a quality program of the American College of Surgeons (ACS), has granted three-year accreditation to the cancer program at King’s Daughters Medical Center in Ashland, Ky. King’s Daughters cancer program has been continuously accredited by the CoC for 25 years, first earning accreditation in 1993. Established in 1922 by the American College of Surgeons, ...
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  • Get answers to your Medicare questions

    Are you 65 or get close? If so, you likely have questions about your Medicare benefits. Our Welcome to Medicare program returns, 10 a.m. to noon, Wednesday, Oct. 31. A Medicare representative will familiarize you with benefits available to you and answer general questions about the program. RSVPs are required and may be made by calling (606) 408-0399. (If no answer, please leave your name, phone ...
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  • Medical conference focused on needs of African countries takes place October 20 in Arlington, Va.

    King’s Daughters neurologist Enawgaw Mehari, M.D., has practiced in the U.S. for several years, but he’s never forgotten his home country of Ethiopia. Since 1999, Dr. Mehari has spearheaded an organization called People to People (P2P) to, in his words, “facilitate the transfer of knowledge and technology to Africa with special emphasis in Ethiopia.” Dr. Mehari has taken ...
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  • Welcome vascular surgeon David Dockray, M.D.

    King’s Daughters is pleased to welcome vascular surgeon David Dockray, M.D., to its medical staff. Dr. Dockray joins KDMS Tri-State Vascular Specialists, the practice of vascular/endovascular surgeon Omran Abul-Khoudoud, M.D., physician assistants Lauren Ison, Josh Logan, and Holly Knuckles, and nurse practitioner Vada Stanley. Dr. Dockray earned his medical degree from the University of New ...
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  • KDMC participates in national research study on heart failure outcomes

    King’s Daughters has been selected to participate in a large-scale, pragmatic clinical trial to evaluate the effect of health system-level quality improvement compared with usual care on heart failure outcomes and heart failure quality-of-care metrics. The CONNECT – HF C are O ptimizatio N Through Patie N t and Hospital E ngagement C linical T rial for Heart Failure (CONNECT – ...
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  • Physician assistant joins Tri-State Vascular Specialists

    King’s Daughters welcomes physician assistant Robert “Josh” Logan, PA-C, to KDMS-Tri-State Vascular Specialists, joining vascular/endovascular surgeon Omran Abul-Khoudoud, M.D. Logan earned his master of science in physician assistant studies at the University of Kentucky, Lexington; a master’s in occupational therapy from Shawnee State University in Portsmouth, Ohio; and a ...
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  • Nurse practitioner joins SSU Health Clinic

    King’s Daughters is pleased to welcome nurse practitioner Bindyaben Patel, APRN, to its Shawnee State University Health Clinic. Patel will be providing primary care services to Shawnee State students, faculty and staff. Patel earned her master of science in nursing from Kentucky Christian University, Grayson, Ky., and her bachelor of science in nursing at Shawnee State University, where she ...
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  • Nurse practitioner joins team at Catlettsburg Family Care Center

    King’s Daughters is pleased to welcome nurse practitioner Ryan Faulkner, APRN, to its Family Care Center, 4004 Louisa Road, Catlettsburg. Faulkner earned his master of science in nursing from Marshall University in Huntington, W.Va., and is a board-certified family nurse practitioner through the American Nurses Credentialing Center. His bachelor of science in nursing was completed at ...
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  • Keep it Local: Whiskey Tango Creative Group

    Our commitment to buy local is a proud choice we make to source many of the goods and services KDMC utilizes through local businesses. As we all know, locally owned businesses are often the backbone of a strong, healthy community. The local vendor of this week is Whiskey Tango Creative Group. Honored to be included in this campaign, WTCG provided the following: "At the Whiskey Tango Creative ...
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  • Joint pain screening is Aug. 16 in Ashland

    King’s Daughters orthopedics and sports medicine staff will be conducting free screenings for joint pain beginning at 4 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 16 in the Outpatient Services Center, 480 23 rd St., Ashland. The noninvasive screening includes knees, hips, backs and other joints. King’s Daughters orthopedic surgeon George Aitken, M.D., and Marshall Health orthopedic surgeon Felix Cheung, ...
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