Business and healthcare leaders from Carroll County met today at Carroll County Memorial Hospital for a roundtable discussion on Medicaid Reform and Senate Bill 419. SB419 which was debated in committee Thursday morning reforms Medicaid in Missouri by reducing waste, fraud and abuse, focusing on Missouri solutions for Missouri specific issues, promotes personal responsibility and ensures the quality of care.
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CCMH was able to implement a Career Advancement Program for Professional Nurses through a grant with the Missouri Hospital Association. The career ladder was rolled out in April of 2014. After hard work and dedication to the Nursing Profession, CCMH, our patients, and our community, I am pleased to announce that Mikki Sue Ford has successfully challenged the Career Ladder and is an RN 2!
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Carroll County Memorial Hospital honors the outstanding performance of a team member.
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Carroll County Memorial Hospital announced today the addition of wound care clinic. The clinic will be located at CCMH’s Outpatient Clinic and will operate every Thursday, beginning April 23th. The hours of operation for this clinic will be 09:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Appointments are being accepted, to schedule please call CCMH Outpatient Clinic 660-542-1695 x315.
The Wound Care Clinic is designed to treat patients with chronic or slow healing wounds that have shown little or no signs of healing over the course of a month or two. The clinic offers to the community advanced treatments where only traditional methods have been previously available. The staff of medical professionals in the wound clinic has had extensive training in wound care and brings a comprehensive range of services to the community. The goal of the wound clinic is to significantly increase the wound healing rate of patients and help the patients avoid unnecessary amputation. The wound care team has had a tremendous success with an average healing rate of 85% while decreasing the time to heal.
The clinic is managed by Missouri Wound Care Specialists who has been in operation providing wound care services for over five years. Amongst other services, the company provides a Registered Nurse Board Certified in wound care and has over 85 multi-specialty physicians affiliated with various outpatient clinics. Courtney Pitt, FNP and Tara Swan, FNP are the treating physician extenders for the CCMH Wound Care Clinic.
“Patients are our top priority,” said Jeff Tindle, CEO of Carroll County Memorial Hospital. With our motto being, “Our Family…Caring For Yours,” this new clinic will help us continue delivering exceptional care to underserved patients of our community.”
The clinic began operations on April 23rd, 2012, For more information about the Wound Care Clinic services at Carroll County Memorial Hospital or an appointment, visit our website www.carrollcountyhospital.org or call 660-542-1695.