The Girard Medical Center Board of Trustees is pleased to announce they have formally appointed Michael Payne as the hospital Chief Executive Officer. Payne, who has been serving as the interim CEO since July 2011, is a Pittsburg . . .
Congratulations to Anna Lomshek RN who was honored at the PSU Spring Nursing Banquet on March 10 th for being a recipient of the Outstanding Nurse Preceptor Award! This annual award ceremony honors nurses who have a distinct impact on the . . .
Girard Medical Center is pleased to welcome Board Certified Cardiologist Dr. Douglas Stewart to the GMC clinic in Girard every Tuesday afternoon beginning March 28th! Douglas Stewart MD, FACC, is an interventional cardiologist from . . .
by Alex Battitori, Hometown Girard
The Girard Medical Center Foundation’s annual Valentine’s Dance and Silent Auction was met with rousing success Saturday, Feb. 4, at its new location at Lamplighter Inn. The dance drew more than 150 people, and the silent . . .
Congratulations to Danny Ludwig, GMC's new Director of Nursing! Danny has been with GMC since September of 2013 and accepted the position of Assistant Director of Nursing in January of 2014. He graduated from Northeastern Oklahoma A . . .
Breast cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death among women, exceeded only by lung cancer. Statistics indicate that one in eight women will develop breast cancer sometime in her life. The stage at which breast cancer is detected . . .
The trauma center at Girard Medical Center has again received designation as a Level IV Trauma Center by the Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE). Every three years, designated trauma centers must meet the essential . . .
One of the most important functions of a Senior Behavioral Health program is to provide a safe environment for the patients. That’s exactly what Girard Medical Center’s Director of Senior Behavioral Health (SBH), Beth . . .
Robert Tersinar made his grand entrance to the Girard Medical Center Board of Trustees when he was sworn in as a board member on May 26, 2005. If you know Robert, you know he always makes a “grand” entrance – and he . . .
by Hometown News - Jeanie Erwin
Recently, officials from Girard Medical Center helped us take a look back and recounted some of GMC’s most significant changes, growth, and accomplishments for 2014. From being recognized as a leader in quality indicators to . . .
At Girard Medical Center, dozens of doctors, nurses and staff members work tirelessly to serve the medical needs of their community every day. What you might not realize, though, is who’s at work behind the scenes. That would be the . . .
Article courtesy of Hometown Girard
Girard Medical Center Arma Clinic is proud to welcome family practice physician Doctor Joel Tang to the staff. “The Arma/Frontenac/Mulberry/Franklin area has always been very loyal to Girard Medical Center and we searched for a . . .
Choosing a healthcare provider is one of the most important decisions that a person can make -- and trust is a key factor when making that decision. Patients have been trusting Girard Medical Center for over 100 years! During . . .
October is Breast Cancer Awareness month and Girard Medical Center Foundation is continuing the Campaign for Life Fundraising Drive. The purpose of the campaign is to purchase a digital mammography machine. Breast Cancer Awareness . . .
Have you ever visited an emergency room and were kept waiting for hours? Most likely your answer to that question is a disheartening “yes,” since the average national ER wait time is 4-plus hours! Did you know Girard Medical . . .
At the PSU Spring Nursing Banquet on April 5th, two Girard Medical Center (GMC) nurses received Outstanding Nurse Preceptor Awards for demonstrating clinical expertise and serving as role models, team players, unit leaders and . . .
Nikki Patrick, The Morning Sun
People don’t come to a hospital because they’re happy and healthy, but because they’re ill and suffering. Their loved ones are worried about them, and their doctors, nurses and hospital staff are all working hard to help them get well. . . .
The trauma center at Girard Medical Center has been verified as a Level IV Trauma Center by the Kansas Department of Health and Environment. Dr. Adam Paoni, Director of Emergency Services, commented, “We are pleased to be . . .
Girard Medical Center opened its laboratory to high school students for the first time Friday afternoon. The center brought in about 150 students from Girard USD 248, Northeast USD 246, Frontenac USD 249 and Southeast USD 247 to . . .
Girard Medical Center announces the appointment of Ronda Ison as Executive Director of the Foundation. The Girard Medical Center Foundation serves to encourage ongoing community support in financing the hospital as well as . . .