Hospital Adds Neurologist
Mar24

Hospital Adds Neurologist

The long search for a neurologist has ended for Hopkins County Memorial Hospital. Hospital CEO Michael McAndrew told the board Monday night that Dr. Vikas Pandey had signed and sent back an agreement with the hospital. Chief Medical Officer Dr. Chris Gallagher said he expected Dr. Pandey to start work in mid-July or August 1 at the latest. He added the hospital was very lucky to have him. They have been searching for three years. In...

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Hospital Board Gets Good News
Mar06

Hospital Board Gets Good News

CPA Deborah Whitley with BKD CPA’s and Advisers of Waco had lots of praise to present along with a 2014 Financial Audit at a meeting of the Hopkins County Memorial Hospital Board Thursday night. Despite suspicions of an unsuccessful year, the Hopkins County Memorial Hospital netted a clean bill of health by the auditing firm and had a much more successful year than the year before. Ms. Whitley noted hospital cash flow went from...

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Hospital Goes Forward with a Family Practice Residency Program
Feb22

Hospital Goes Forward with a Family Practice Residency Program

During Monday night’s regular meeting of the Hopkins County Memorial Hospital Board, the board is expected to review and approve an affiliation agreement with UT Northeast for a family practice residency program. The board meets at 6 p.m. in the Medical Plaza Conference Room.

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Michael D. Shortt is our Newest Orthopaedic Physician Assistant
Jan30

Michael D. Shortt is our Newest Orthopaedic Physician Assistant

Dr. Michael Shortt is an Orthopaedic PA or Physician Assistant at Memorial Clinic. He works with Orthopaedic Surgeon Dr. Richard Graves. Both come from military backgrounds and they have worked together previously at army bases in El Paso and Fort Hood. Dr. Shortt sees patients who don’t require surgery.  Shortt was a guest on KSST’s Good Morning Show with Enola Gay Friday morning....

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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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