Tag Archive: health

Aug 10 2014

Patients to access summary of care

Patients who complete an inpatient or observation stay at any ETMC acute care hospital can access an online summary of care for their stay through the MyETMC Web portal, MyETMC.org. The summary of care includes discharge medications, allergies, lab test results, problem lists, vital signs and discharge information. It is available for patients admitted to …

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Jul 31 2014

Olympic and world champion to keynote event

Longview Regional Medical Center (LRMC) has earmarked August 7 as the date it will celebrate six years of its Healthy Women program. Shannon Miller will keynote this event to be held at Longview’s Maude Cobb Convention Center at 100 Grande Boulevard. The event will start with a free, open-to-the-public women’s expo lasting from 3:30 to …

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Jul 12 2014

Marketplace delivers on promises

It’s been six months since millions of American began to benefit from health insurance bought through the new federal marketplace, so it’s fair to ask: How is the coverage working? Though analyzing the health care law remains a work in progress, the U.S.  Department of Health and Human Services has taken a close look at …

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Jun 28 2014

GSMC names new Chief Medical Officer

Good Shepherd Medical Center has named Lawrence T. Verfurth, DO, MBA, FACOI, as its new Chief Medical Officer. Dr. Verfurth, who joined the Good Shepherd staff earlier this month, is a visionary physician executive with a broad base of operation and clinical leadership spanning the spectrum of healthcare. He most recently served as Vice President/Chief …

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Jun 14 2014

Free to eat whatever you want

My neighbor just left to spend the entire summer in Europe. He’s the guy with a highly restrictive diet I recently wrote about, with countless food intolerances that his “nutritionist” detected using dubious testing methods. I haven’t had the heart to tell him she’s a total quack. I think on some level, he wanted to …

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Jun 11 2014

Wellness Ed Program

Finding reliable resources of health and wellness information can be a challenge.  Since 1906, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service has provided Texans with guidance in various health areas and is now training volunteers to provide more communities with the education and tools needed for healthy living. The Master Wellness Volunteer Initiative is an AgriLife Extension …

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Jun 10 2014

Financial advice for new Fathers

Each year when Father’s Day rolls around, I’m reminded that I wouldn’t trade the experience of raising my two kids for the world. But when I think back to how naïve my wife and I once were about the costs of raising children, I can’t help wishing we’d been better prepared. If you’re a new …

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Feb 20 2014

GSMC hosts Heart Fair

Good Shepherd Medical Center (GSMC) recently held its yearly Fair of the Heart celebration to further cardiovascular health throughout East Texas. Those in attendance took advantage of the opportunity to learn how to achieve heart health as well as undergo medical testing for preventive healthcare. Dr. Scott Hunter, MD. is a family medicine doctor affiliated …

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