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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 . . .
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 . . .
The Girard Medical Center Foundation's 13th Annual Charity Golf Tournament will be held Saturday, July 11th. The 3 person scramble will be held at the Crawford Hills Golf Course with 8am and 1pm tee times. Team . . .
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 . . .
New digital mammography system available at GMC
Girard Medical Center has become one of the first women’s centers in the United States to offer breast cancer screening with a state-of-the-art Selenia Dimensions 2D full field digital mammography system. . . .
Girard Medical Center GMC) is pleased to announce that they are one of 5 hospitals to have made changes under Healthy Kansas Hospitals and one of 66 facilities to have signed the pledge to establishing a healthier workplace. GMC has . . .
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 . . .
Mark your calendars for the Girard Medical Center Foundation Valentine Dance February 7th at Triple S Steakhouse in Girard! Girard Medical Center's volunteer Foundation members dedicate a lot of their time raising money for the . . .
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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 . . .
The Girard Medical Center Foundation is hosting their first annual "Shopping for a Cause" event on Wednesday, October 29th, from 4pm until 8pm. Over 25 local vendors will be set up in the Girard High School Cafeteria for . . .
Girard Medical Center Administration and The Board of Trustees are excited to announce the opening of Girard Medical Center Express Care! The Board of Trustees are a volunteer group of community-minded people who take pride in the . . .
The Centers for Disease Control has announced widespread influenza in Kansas and surrounding states. Flu symptoms include coughing or a sore throat, high fever and body aches. Health care providers encourage . . .
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 . . .
Healthcare is changing and three Kansas critical access hospitals are leading the way in best practices when inpatient quality reporting (IQR) is compared. The IQR program encourages CAH facilities to voluntarily report data for care . . .
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 . . .
Every 69 seconds, another American develops Alzheimer’s disease – and the need for increased research funding grows significantly. For this reason Mike Willis, GMC Community Outreach Coordinator, made it a personal goal of . . .
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 . . .
Recently, officials from Girard Medical Center presented a check to Pittsburg State University’s Department of Nursing both to support the department’s Health Simulation Center and as a way to say “thank you” for helping provide . . .
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 . . .