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ASHLAND, Ky. – King’s Daughters Medical Center is offering a free healthy heart and EKG screening from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Friday, April 27 on the KDMC Auxiliary Mobile Health Unit at Primary Plus, 211 State Route 59 and AA Highway, Vanceburg.
A Kentucky Heart Institute heart specialist will read screening results.
The screening, which includes an EKG, total cholesterol, blood pressure, blood sugar and blood oxygen levels, is sponsored by King’s Daughters in cooperation with the Kentucky Heart Foundation. Appointments are required and may be made by calling 1-888-377-KDMC (5362). Fasting is not required.

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ASHLAND, Ky. – King’s Daughters Medical Center is offering a free healthy heart and EKG screening from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Thursday, April 5, at King’s Daughters Family Care Center, State Routes 7 and 32, Sandy Hook.

Edward Ha, M.D. will read screening results.
The screening, which includes an EKG, total cholesterol, blood pressure, blood sugar and blood oxygen levels, is sponsored by King’s Daughters in cooperation with the Kentucky Heart Foundation. Appointments are required and may be made by calling 1-888-377-KDMC (5362). Fasting is not required.

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ASHLAND, Ky. – King’s Daughters Medical Center is offering a free healthy heart and EKG screening from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Monday, April 2, at King’s Daughters Medical Specialties, 191 Wal-Mart Way, Maysville.

Physician assistant J.D. Dalton will read screening results.

The screening, which includes an EKG, total cholesterol, blood pressure, blood sugar and blood oxygen levels, is sponsored by King’s Daughters in cooperation with the Kentucky Heart Foundation. Appointments are required and may be made by calling 1-888-377-KDMC (5362). Fasting is not required.

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Long-time Portsmouth internist George E. Esham, M.D., has joined King's Daughters Medical Center, and will begin seeing patients Monday, April 2, at the King's Daughters facility on Scioto Trail. Dr. Esham and his staff are making the transition, and their office will be located on the building's second floor.

 
"You will see very little change in the way that you are treated as a patient," Dr. Esham said. "As always, the decisions about where you are referred for consultations, testing, or procedures are yours to make."

 
"We believe the public has come to equate high quality patient care with King's Daughters Medical Center," KDMC President/CEO Fred Jackson, said. "Having a physician of Dr. Esham's caliber join our team is a great benefit for his patients and everyone in Scioto County. We believe in teamwork, especially when it comes to our medical staff."

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Ashland, Ky.— King’s Daughters Medical Center is celebrating Certified Nurses Day, Monday, March 19 by honoring its board certified nurses. 

 
“Our board certified nurses exhibit a strong commitment to personal excellence,” said Stacy Patrick, Vice President Patient Services/Chief Nursing Officer. “Today’s nurses care for patients in an increasingly complex healthcare environment. Modern nursing is knowledge intensive and requires extensive education.” 

 
KDMC encourages national board certification for all of its nurses.  Nursing certification specialties include medical/surgical, pediatric, pain management, cardiac vascular, oncology, hospice, case management, emergency nursing, critical care and many others. 

 
Please join King’s Daughters Medical Center and the nation’s national nursing certification organizations in honoring these hardworking, dedicated nurses for their professionalism, leadership and commitment to excellence in patient care:

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Ashland, Ky.— According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, approximately 1.7 million people sustain a traumatic brain injury each year. 

To help brain injury survivors and those who care for them cope with the many day-to-day challenges, King’s Daughters Medical Center sponsors a Brain Injury Support Group, which meets at 4:30 p.m. the first Tuesday each month in the family resource room of the KDMC Rehabilitation Unit. The next meeting will take place Tuesday, March 6.

 

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