Tag Archive: Longview Regional Medical Center

Mar 28 2013

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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Feb 01 2013

City Soars

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LeTourneau University S. E. Belcher Jr. Chapel and Performance Center located in Longview, Texas In its yearly national economic survey the Milken Institute has ranked Longview 6th in a field of 179 of the nation’s small city metro areas for the year 2012. Milken makes and releases this annual survey to recognize economically high-performing large …

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Jan 04 2013

LRMC shows their holiday spirit

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Kelly Bell 1-4-2013 Longview Regional Medical Center employees give back to the Boys and Girls Club of Gregg County this holiday season.   Longview Regional Medical Center (LRMC) spent Wednesday, December 12 hosting a hamburger and hot dog cookout to raise funds for the Boys and Girls Club of Gregg County. Held on the hospital campus, the event collected $1650 for this worthy …

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Nov 28 2012

Run to Benefit Children’s Advocacy Center

Whether you are an avid runner or a casual walker, the 2nd Annual Healthy Woman Wreath Run is something for everyone. Taking place on the Paul Boorman Trail on Saturday, December 1st, at 8:00 a.m., the event celebrates health and fitness, and encourages people to get and stay fit.

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Jun 05 2012

Healthcare upgrades

Multi-million dollar expansion begins this summer at Longview Regional Medical Center     The much anticipated expansion of Longview Regional Medical Center will get underway with a groundbreaking ceremony slated for Thursday, June 21 and construction to begin in July.   Current design supports a 230-bed hospital with all acute care private rooms, and a …

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Apr 24 2012

Sowing seeds

Jim Kendrick, CEO of LRMC presents an award to Lajuana Tackett

“We could not do it without our volunteers,” Jim Kendrick, CEO Longview Regional Medical Center.  Longview Regional Medical Center recently held its annual appreciation luncheon for the hospital’s volunteers. No one looks forward to being admitted to any hospital except as a last resort. When this does happen the first step is admissions.  In this …

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Apr 04 2012

Tackling obesity

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Childhood obesity has become a major problem. Children continue to get increase as the years go by. According to the National Institutes of Health, (NIH) childhood overweight and obesity has reached epidemic proportions tripling between 1970 and 2004.   Children have gotten so overweight or obese that several concerned organizations like NFL PLAY 60 and …

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Mar 07 2012

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 …

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