Murray-Calloway County Hospital http://wkms.org en Hospital Joins National Effort to Educate Importance of Colorectal Screenings http://wkms.org/post/hospital-joins-national-effort-educate-importance-colorectal-screenings <p>March is National Colorectal Cancer Month and Murray-Calloway County Hospital joins the national effort to educate communities on the importance of colorectal screenings. Murray Calloway County Hospital's Bariatric Solutions Nurse Practitioner Rhonda Boone and cancer survivor Jimmie Sue Mathis visit&nbsp;<em>Sounds Good</em>&nbsp;to talk about colorectal cancer awareness.</p><p> Thu, 20 Mar 2014 19:35:46 +0000 Kate Lochte 39367 at http://wkms.org Hospital Joins National Effort to Educate Importance of Colorectal Screenings Murray-Calloway Wellness Consortium Launches County-wide Health Assessment http://wkms.org/post/murray-calloway-wellness-consortium-launches-county-wide-health-assessment <p>The Murray-Calloway Wellness Consortium has partnered with the&nbsp;Murray-Calloway County Hospital and the Calloway County Public Health Department to start a community-wide health assessment to identify and address the county's healthcare needs.&nbsp;</p><p> Mon, 11 Nov 2013 22:00:37 +0000 Rob Canning 36475 at http://wkms.org Murray-Calloway Wellness Consortium Launches County-wide Health Assessment Beshear: Managed Care Initiative Running Smoothly http://wkms.org/post/beshear-managed-care-initiative-running-smoothly <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Gov. Steve </span>Beshear<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> says the Medicaid managed care system is running smoothly, with payments being processed quickly and fewer complaints.</span></p><p>Beshear said Thursday that managed care, now in its second year statewide, is saving tax dollars while also helping to improve the health of Medicaid recipients by emphasizing prevention and wellness.</p><p> Thu, 24 Oct 2013 21:48:47 +0000 John Null & The Associated Press 36018 at http://wkms.org Beshear: Managed Care Initiative Running Smoothly Penner Wary About Local Affordable Care Act Impact http://wkms.org/post/penner-wary-about-local-affordable-care-act-impact <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Murray-Calloway County Hospital CEO Jerry </span>Penner<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> says a new federal healthcare policy will increase premium costs on rural consumers like those in western Kentucky. </span></p><p>Penner<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> says the Affordable Care Act outlines policies on all Americans despite age or pre-existing conditions.&nbsp;</span></p><p> Mon, 29 Jul 2013 20:19:46 +0000 Austin Ramsey 33506 at http://wkms.org Penner Wary About Local Affordable Care Act Impact Land Donated for Hospice House http://wkms.org/post/land-donated-hospice-house <p>Murray-Calloway Endowment for Healthcare has accepted a land donation for its Residential Hospice House project. Kenneth Owen donated five acres on KY 94 west of Murray. The hospice house will expand Murray-Calloway County Hospital’s end-of-life services. Fri, 28 Sep 2012 19:42:22 +0000 Angela Hatton 22643 at http://wkms.org Land Donated for Hospice House