King’s Daughters Oncology Services has earned a full three-year accreditation with commendation in the category of Community Hospital Comprehensive Cancer Program from the American College of Surgeons’ Commission on Cancer. KDMC’s oncology program has earned accreditation continuously since 1994.
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In response to numerous requests from teachers and students, the King’s Daughters Health Connections Department has developed a new education program for middle school students focusing on alcohol and drug abuse. The program, called “The Truth About Drugs: Get the Real Facts,” is highly interactive, with videotaped testimonials, visual aids, handouts and lots of interesting facts and figures. Schools that may be interested in scheduling the program may call the KDMC Health Connections Department at (606) 408-4151.
King’s Daughters Medical Center, in collaboration with the Prematurity Prevention Partnership, which includes the March of Dimes, the Johnson & Johnson Pediatric Institute, LLC, and the Kentucky Department of Public Health, is hosting a program Friday, Nov. 20, in observance of Prematurity Awareness Month. The program, which takes place 2 to 4 p.m. in the KDMC Health Education Center, will discuss the relationship between quality measures and efforts to reduce “before 39 weeks deliveries.” There is no cost to attend. To register or for more information about the program, please call the KDMC Department of Learning and Organizational Development, at (606) 408-4619.