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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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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