Tag Archive: Good Shepherd Medical Center

Mar 07

Racing the bulge

Childhood obesity has become a major public health problem. According to the National Institutes of Health, (NIH) childhood overweight and obesity has reached epidemic proportions nationally and globally. Crunching the numbers NIH says between 1970 and 2004, the prevalence of the overweight almost tripled among U.S. preschoolers and adolescents and quadrupled among children aged 6 …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://www.easttexasreview.com/racing-the-bulge/

Feb 28

Dancing for the heart

Youngest Clogger, Connor takes the floor with Mom, Tiffany Hall.

Good Shepherd Medical Center (GSMC) recently hosted one of the biggest health fairs in the region.  It was dubbed “A Fair of the Heart,” and local residents availed themselves of various free health screenings with values up to $100. The screenings included height/weight, complete lipid profile, glucose testing, blood pressure and body fat. Attendees also …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://www.easttexasreview.com/dancing-for-the-heart/

Dec 21

GSMC welcomes new board member

Good Shepherd Medical Center announced today the addition of K. Gayle English to Good Shepherd Medical Center’s Board of Directors. Prior to his retirement in 1999, English served Eastman Chemical Company for his entire 39 year career. During his time at Eastman Chemical’s Texas Operations, English advanced from working as a Chemical Engineer into administration …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://www.easttexasreview.com/gsmc-welcomes-new-board-member/

Nov 30

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 …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://www.easttexasreview.com/new-cio-announced/

Nov 16

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 …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://www.easttexasreview.com/giving-thanks-giving-back/

Oct 19

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, …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://www.easttexasreview.com/boots-buckles-and-bling/

Oct 13

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 …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://www.easttexasreview.com/always-in-%e2%80%9cvogue%e2%80%9d/

Sep 21

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 …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://www.easttexasreview.com/gsmc-balloon-times-beat-national-average/

Older posts «

» Newer posts