Tag Archive: hospital

Jun 28

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 19

GSMC keeps raising bar

  Internal medicine is taking its turn to be proffered as a vital service offered by Longview’s Good Shepherd Medical Center (GSMC.) The hospital recently hosted a Welcome Breakfast and White Coat Reception for its Internal Medicine Residents class of 2017. The event included class recognition by the hospital’s officials, the attendance of an official …

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Jun 05

Medical Id Theft

By now, most people know about the perils of identity theft, where someone steals your personal or financial account information and makes fraudulent charges or opens bogus accounts in your name. Lately, a not-so-new twist has been getting a lot of attention – medical identity theft. That’s where someone gains access to your health insurance …

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May 23

EMS appreciated

In appreciation of National Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Appreciation Week, Longview Regional Medical Center (LRMC) on Wednesday hosted its annual “Hamburger Cookout” to say thank you for all of the hard work, dedication and commitment our local EMS provides our community. “Longview Regional Medical Center has been hosting this event for more than 11 years,” …

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Feb 26

Good Shepherd Health System cutting back

Good Shepherd Health System has announced the impending closure of its satellite facilities in Linden, Texas effective April 30th. The Linden Municipal Hospital Authority has also been informed of this development. The clinics are Good Shepherd Medical Associates Family Health Centers located at 404 North Kaufman in Linden and 201 East 2nd Street in Hughes …

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Feb 20

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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Feb 13

Heart Fair slated

It’s an “A Fair of the Heart” this February, when Good Shepherd Medical Center invites area residents to its annual community health fair events located in Longview and Marshall on Saturday, Feb. 15th and in Linden on February 21st (see times and locations below). Physicians from Good Shepherd Medical Associates will be on hand to …

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Dec 10

Behavioral health care needs in Texas are no myth

Holiday blues and a spike in suicides are often assumed to occur during the holidays. But, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the supposed uptick in depression-related issues is just a myth. The challenges facing Texas’ behavioral health care system, however, are not a myth. They include: • An insufficient workforce to …

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