Tag Archive: medical care

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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Nov 12 2013

Lone Star State-Healthcare: There is no place like home

Some health care once done in a hospital or doctor’s office can now be done at home. It’s just as effective, more convenient and usually less expensive. Medicare pays for health care you receive in the comfort and privacy of your home if you meet certain requirements. To qualify, you must be home bound, under …

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Aug 19 2013

Aging population’s medical needs addressed: Good Shepherd Medical Associates physician attends three-day conference

John C. McDonald, DO, FACOI, Good Shepherd Medical Associates internist, recently attended a three-day intensive course on teaching the core principles of providing medical care to geriatric patients. The Donald W. Reynolds Foundation sponsors scholarships to a Geriatrics Fellowship at the David Griffin School of Medicine at the University of California at Los Angeles. The …

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Mar 30 2013

The plan to turn Medicare into 'We Don't Care'

Apparently, Rep. Paul Ryan missed the outcome of last November’s presidential election. Oh, wait — wasn’t he on the ballot in that election as Mitt Romney’s running mate? Well, yes, but less than five months later, the Wisconsin Republican seems to have forgotten that he and the Mittster were soundly rejected. Maybe the trauma of …

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Mar 28 2013

Good Shepherd Health System breaks ground

Breaking ground on Good Shepherd’s new outpatient and emergency center Shepherd Health System officials recently broke ground on Good Shepherd’s new outpatient and emergency center, located in North Longview on Hawkins Parkway adjacent to the Institute for Healthy Living. The 74,000 square-foot outpatient and emergency center will house a variety of specialties including outpatient imaging …

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