The Lights of Life Gala Success
Jan28

The Lights of Life Gala Success

On Saturday, January 24, the Great Gatsby Gala was held at the Civic Center from  6 p.m. to 12 in the morning. The goal of the Gala was to raise $250,000 to purchase three telemedicine machines and three flex coils for an MRI machine for the Hopkins County Memorial Hospital and to also purchase an EMS first response vehicle. The Gala was hosted by the Hopkins County Health Care Foundation. Special thanks was shown to Brian and Leesa...

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Hopkins County Memorial Hospital Board called a May 9 Board Election
Jan28

Hopkins County Memorial Hospital Board called a May 9 Board Election

The Hopkins County Memorial Hospital Board called a May 9 Board Election at a regular meeting Monday night. Two seats are up this time. Incumbents are Dr. Suzanne Thomas Bankston and Dr. David Black. Both indicated they would be filing for reelection. Filing begins Wednesday and will run through February 27

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Hopkins County Memorial Hospital Board Meeting Notes
Jan27

Hopkins County Memorial Hospital Board Meeting Notes

The Hopkins County Memorial Hospital Board voted at give all current employees of the Hospital District a 2% raise retroactive to October 1, 2014 at a meeting Monday night. The idea came from board member Joe Bob Burgin. http://www.ksstradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/01/Joe-Bob-Salaries.mp3 Financial officer Donna Wallace told the board December was a good month for revenue. She added both the clinic and hospital met budget. The...

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Hopkins County Memorial Hospital Board Will Meet Monday Night
Jan25

Hopkins County Memorial Hospital Board Will Meet Monday Night

At a regular meeting of the Hopkins County Memorial Hospital Board Monday night, Financial Officer Donna Wallace will report on December income and expenses. The board will also consider non-budgeted items for the hospital and clinic and a 2% raise for employees.

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Memorial Hospital Healthcare Foundation Gala is Saturday Night
Jan23

Memorial Hospital Healthcare Foundation Gala is Saturday Night

The Hopkins County Memorial Hospital Health Care Foundation’s Ninth annual Gala fundraiser is coming up Saturday night in the Civic Center.  This year’s sold out Gala features a Great Gatsby theme.  Decorating was going on Friday and I talked with this year’s Lights of Life and Gala Co-Chairs Leesa and Brian Toliver....

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Late Scheduling Available for Mammograms
Jan21

Late Scheduling Available for Mammograms

Mammograms may be scheduled until 6:45pm on the following days: WED.OCTOBER 22ND 2014 WED.NOVEMBER 19TH 2014 WED.DECEMBER 17TH 2014 WED.JANUARY 21ST 2015 WED.FEBRUARY 18TH 2015 WED.MARCH 18TH 2015

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“Updated Video” To The Citizens of Hopkins County and Others Served by the Hopkins County Hospital District
Jan20

“Updated Video” To The Citizens of Hopkins County and Others Served by the Hopkins County Hospital District

As before, I am writing this on behalf of the Board, management, physicians, staff and volunteers of our hospital district. As an organization, we have seen the healthcare industry experience significant and dramatic change. Our industry is moving from a singular focus on sickness to a broader emphasis on health. To use the current catch phrase, we have been moving from “volume to value”. We will always be in the “sickness” business...

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Lights of Life and Gala Funds Benefits the Hospital & Community Early
Jan15

Lights of Life and Gala Funds Benefits the Hospital & Community Early

Plans called for some of this year’s Lights of Life and Gala funds raised by the Hopkins County Memorial Hospital Health Care Foundation to be used to purchase three additional telemedicine machines for hospital use.  The hospital’s original machine, which allows physicians at locations out of town to contact patients and doctors at the hospital for face-to-face visits, has proved to be in great demand by hospital staff.  They asked...

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Health Insurance Marketplace Seminar & Navigator Assistance
Jan06
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Memorial Hospital Restricts/Limits Visitors Under the Age of 12 & Those With Flu-Like Symptoms
Dec17

Memorial Hospital Restricts/Limits Visitors Under the Age of 12 & Those With Flu-Like Symptoms

Memorial Hospital Restricts/Limits Visitors Under the Age of 12 & Those With Flu-Like Symptoms At the request of our chief medical officer and hospital administration we are limiting visitors at our facility.  We are requesting that all children under the age of 12 and anyone with flu-like symptoms to not visit patients in the hospital. Flu like illness and flu are widespread in northeast Texas. According to the Texas Department...

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