Stone County Hospital

2015 - Stone County Hospital

  • 10 Steps to a Happier & Healthier 2016

    10 Steps to a Happier & Healthier 2016 with Grace Ford, FNP-BC Following through on New Year’s resolutions is usually easier said than done, but we’re here to help you see them through. Here are 10 tips to becoming healthier and happier in 2016. GET A PHYSICAL Most people do not take the time to...

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  • What You Need to Know About P.A.D. & New Treatments to Avoid Amputations

    What You Need to Know About P.A.D. & New Treatments to Avoid Amputations With Raghotham Patlola, MD, Cardiology & Stepheny Summrall, MSN, AGACNP-CD, FNP-BC Stone County Hospital has expanded their services to open the region’s first center dedicated solely to preventing lower extremity amputations in patients with peripheral artery disease (PAD) or ischemia, commonly known as...

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  • New Radiology & Speech Therapy Service Modified Barium Swallows Test

    New Radiology & Speech Therapy Service Modified Barium Swallows Test With John Wells, PTA -Director of Rehabilitation Stone County Hospital’s radiology and therapy departments now have a new tool to assess and help patients who are having difficulty swallowing or other condition impacting your ability to eat and drink. A modified barium swallow study, or...

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  • Season’s Eatings: Holiday Eating Tips for Diabetics

    Season’s Eatings: Holiday Eating Tips for Diabetics with Grace Ford, FNP-BC For diabetics, the holiday season can be fraught with temptations. The good news is that you don’t have to give up your favorite seasonal foods. With a little preparation, you’ll still be able to enjoy the season’s bounty of food and stay in control...

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  • HAVE HARD TO HEAL WOUNDS?

    HAVE HARD TO HEAL WOUNDS? Try SCH Wound Care Specialists For two years, Stone County has partnered with Wound Care Specialists to help heal chronic wounds. Since problem wounds are rarely the result from a single cause, their staff treats the whole person and not just the wound. Some of the wounds that they treat...

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  • Tis the Season for Tree Stand Safety

    Tis the Season for Tree Stand Safety A Message from Stone County Hospital Each year when hunting season rolls around, hunters fall victim to tree stand accidents. Falls commonly occur when people are putting up, sitting in or taking down their stands. The good news is that by taking a few extra steps, you can...

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  • Protect Yourself Against Cold & Flu Season

    Protect Yourself Against Cold & Flu Season with Rebecca Harris, FNP-C The timing of the start of flu season can be very unpredictable and can differ from year to year. While most cases start in October, peak flu season is usually between December and February. Thanks to the Affordable Care Act, most private health plans...

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  • DIABETES AWARENESS MONTH

    DIABETES AWARENESS MONTH 2,000 Calories a Day Can be Your Key to Preventing Diabetes Experts predict that if current trends continue, over five million people will have diabetes in the next ten years. Diabetes can be a killer and is a major cause of significant heath problems such as kidney failure, stroke, heart attack, blindness,...

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  • SCH SALUTES: Nurse Practitioners

    SCH SALUTES: Nurse Practitioners National Nurse Practitioner Week is held annually in November to celebrate these exceptional health care providers and the valuable services they provide in our hospital and clinics. Now in its 50th year, this week celebrates the more than 200,000 nurse practitioners licensed to practice in the United States. WHAT IS A...

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  • SCH Celebrates Radiology Tech Week

    SCH Celebrates Radiology Tech Week Our hospital is blessed to have a fantastic team of professionals in our Radiology Department, and each November, we take the opportunity to recognize our staff. This week-long celebration calls attention to the important role medical imaging and radiation therapy professionals play in patient care and detecting disease and abnormalities...

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