Tag Archive: Good Shepherd Medical Center

Nov 30 2011

New CIO announced

Good Shepherd Medical Center announced today the appointment of Ralph Holcomb as their new Chief Information Officer. Holcomb joined the hospital in October with 18 years of information systems administration experience. “Good Shepherd is excited to bring aboard a CIO with such an incredible wealth of knowledge and experience. His skills will be invaluable as …

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Nov 16 2011

Giving thanks, giving back

Dr. Bill Taylor, radiation oncologist at Texas Oncology– Longview Cancer Center and Debbie Henderson, business owner and volunteer at the Clinic

This Thanksgiving, Texas Oncology–Longview and Texas Oncology–Tyler are commemorating Texas Oncology’s 25th anniversary by thanking their patients for trusting them with the most precious gift of all – their health. In doing so, Texas Oncology is rolling out a series of activities during the holiday season to give back to its patients and those that …

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Oct 19 2011

Boots, buckles, and bling

Back in 1984 Good Shepherd Medical Center (GSMC) organized 60 women into the Good Shepherd Guild/Gold Rush.  These volunteers offer up their time, talents and sundry support to assist the hospital in various ways year-round.  The more than $6 million in contributions the Gold Rush has raised through the years have financed the Heart Center, …

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Oct 13 2011

Always in “Vogue”

The Good Shepherd Medical Center (GSMC) Auxiliary recently hosted its 49th Annual Style Show at Pinecrest Country Club.  This year the fund raiser’s theme was “Vogue,” and it featured the latest fashions from LaPromenade.  Since 1956 this non-profit organization has donated more than $3 million to the hospital and its Foundation.  Part of this is …

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Sep 21 2011

GSMC balloon times beat national average

A recent study by the American Heart Association has significantly lowered the national average on “door-to-balloon” times for angioplasty patients. The national study, recently published in the August 2011 release of Circulation:  Journal of the American Heart Association, stated that between 2005 and 2010 average times adjusted down from 96 to 64 minutes. Good Shepherd …

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Jun 29 2011

Good Shepherd earns new acclaim

Good Shepherd Medical Center (GSMC) is at the top of the American Heart Association’s list of fit-friendly companies.  Hospital President and Chief Executive Officer Ed Banos explained what motivated his facility to work hard enough to earn this recognition. “With the nation’s rise in obesity and the escalating cost of health care, one of Good …

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Apr 14 2011

Good Shepherd goes on the road for breast health

Good Shepherd Medical Center (GSMC) is introducing Longview's first-ever mobile breast health clinic.  The hospital's Digital Mobile Breast Center is another long step towards furthering breast health awareness and increasing early detection of breast cancer.  This traveling mammogram center will take its services to patients who might otherwise have trouble getting to stationary clinics.  Businesses, civic groups, regional medical facilities, health fairs and Good Shepherd's outlying clinics will be the venues for screenings that are easily accessible and affordable. The vehicle will utilize screening mammography services to insure area patients receive regular and convenient check-ups. Also intended to further health education and community outreach the unit features the most state-of-the-art equipment and a highly trained, all-female mammography team.   Women are not accepted for screenings if: • She has already been diagnosed with breast cancer. • Has a new breast problem such as a lump, changes in the flesh or discharge. • Is breast-feeding or has breast-fed during the past nine months.  Women with a family history of breast cancer are particularly urged to avail themselves of this new resource, and/or speak to their doctors about the scheduling and frequency of screenings.       Amy Dorsey, Mammography supervisor and Laura Lyon in front of the Mammomobile

Good Shepherd Medical Center (GSMC) is introducing Longview’s first-ever mobile breast health clinic.  The hospital’s Digital Mobile Breast Center is another long step towards furthering breast health awareness and increasing early detection of breast cancer.  This traveling mammogram center will take its services to patients who might otherwise have trouble getting to stationary clinics.  Businesses, …

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