Tag Archive: Good Shepherd Medical Center

Aug 19

Aging population’s medical needs addressed: Good Shepherd Medical Associates physician attends three-day conference

John C. McDonald, DO, FACOI, Good Shepherd Medical Associates internist, recently attended a three-day intensive course on teaching the core principles of providing medical care to geriatric patients. The Donald W. Reynolds Foundation sponsors scholarships to a Geriatrics Fellowship at the David Griffin School of Medicine at the University of California at Los Angeles. The …

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Jun 20

HIPPY celebrates first year: Sixty children graduate from the program

Home Instruction for Parents of Pre-school Youngsters (HIPPY), celebrated its first celebration with over sixty Gregg county children receiving a certificate for successful completion of their prescribed study on June 7, 2013. The three and four year olds, along with their parents, spent the last thirty weeks meeting with a home visitor that provided a …

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Apr 13

McCall to keynote

Dr. Miles McCall will be the keynote speaker at the Longview Chamber of Commerce Small Business Awards Luncheon and Leadership Longview graduation April 30 at the Maude Cobb Convention and Activity Center. McCall is an innovative professional consultant and speaker and is founder of Generational Leadership.com, which works with businesses and organizations in an attempt …

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Mar 28

Longview talks Medicaid: Forum to discuss expansion, improved healthcare, economic benefit for Texas

Local members of Organizing for Action have scheduled an April 2 public forum in Longview to discuss the benefits of the Medicaid expansion that is part of the Affordable Care Act. The meeting begins at 6:30 p.m. at St. Andrew Presbyterian Church, 2500 McCann. Carl Walters II, CEO of WellnessPointe; Kim Nesvig, Interim Executive Director …

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Jul 30

Blood needed

Good Shepherd Medical Center to host blood drive with Carter BloodCare Summer is not yet over in Texas.  August is a time to take a few extra moments to enjoy the outdoors with friends and family, attend sporting events, and cool off with a Jr. Frosty™ from Wendy’s. To help patients across our region in …

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Jul 03

GSMC welcomes new residents

On July 2 Good Shepherd Medical Center (GSMC) introduced its first-ever class of 18 internal medicine residency program participants. These will be the inaugural group of a three-year program that will bring 18 residents per year to the hospital, giving Longview 54 more medical residents. In March 2010 GSMC and the University of Texas Health Science …

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Jun 28

GSMC ClassiCare holds Medicare Fair

Good Shepherd Medical Center ClassiCare recently held a Medicare Fair for senior citizens in Longview and the surrounding areas. According to Mary Retallack, coordinator of senior program at GSMC, the Fair which was put on by ClassiCare had several components including education. For example, the doctor discussed topics that are important to Seniors like shoulder …

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Jun 19

Cardiac fitness

Good Shepherd Medical Center recently launched a Cardiac Fit Camp that is offering a fun way to learn about the heart and most important of all, how to keep it in tip-top shape. Cardiac Fit Camp is a new eight week heart health program where Dr. Terry Gerber, cardiologist, is leading the program, which works …

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