News Archive

News Archive

  • Healthy Living – Diabetes: Are you At Risk?

    Nearly 26 million children and adults in America are living with diabetes and another 79 million are at high risk for developing Type 2 diabetes.

  • Healthy Living – Hospital Trends: Mother-Baby Care

    Mother-baby care, also known as “couplet care” or “dyad care,” is a standard of care used at the nation’s leading hospitals.

  • Healthy Living – Key Facts About Seasonal Flu Vaccine

    The flu shot is a seasonal that vaccine protects against three influenza viruses that research indicates will be most common during the upcoming season.

  • Healthy Living – Hand Hygiene is a Simple Way to Prevent Infection

    Of all the measures used to reduce the transmission of disease, hand hygiene has been shown to be one of the most effective, convenient, and easiest to perform. Unfortunately, it is also the most often neglected.

  • Healthy Living – Early Detection is the Key

    Breast cancer is the leading type of cancer in women of all ages. If diagnosed early, the rate for survival and effective treatment is high. The best way to detect breast cancer is through mammography.

  • Healthy Living – Living With Foot Pain? A Podiatrist Can Help

    Each of your feet has 26 bones, 33 joints, and more than 100 tendons, muscles, and ligaments. No wonder a lot of things can go wrong.

  • GSMC – Marshall to Celebrate National Rehabilitation Awareness Week

    Good Shepherd Medical Center – Marshall has announced that it will celebrate National Rehabilitation Awareness Week September 16 – 22. The week focuses on the benefits and impact of rehab.

  • Camo Expo ’12 Slated for Saturday, September 8

    In preparation for the upcoming hunting season, Good Shepherd Medical Center - Marshall’s Trauma Center, in partnership with Green’s Guns & Range, will host “CAMO EXPO ’12: Hunting and Outdoor Safety.” 

  • Foundation Kick Off Event for Marshall to an Evening in Memphis

    September 2012

    Please join us as we kick off Race to Wellness 2012 by celebrating the conclusion of The Race Is On! competition at the LifeCenter.

  • Healthy Living – High Risk Pregnancy? Good Shepherd Offers Perinatology Services Close to Home

    For the majority of women, pregnancy follows a routine course. Some women, however, have medical difficulties related to their health or the health of their baby. These women experience what is called a high-risk pregnancy.

  • Healthy Living – Prenatal Care Helps Keep You and Your Baby Healthy

    Once you find out you are pregnant it is important to take very good care of yourself so that you and your baby are healthy.

  • Race to Wellness 2012: Marshall to an Evening in Memphis

    The Marshall Hospital Foundation announces Race to Wellness 2012 as Good Shepherd Medical Center-Marshall’s second century of providing community healthcare continues.

  • Good Shepherd Medical Center Implements Nurse‐Family Partnership Thanks to Federal Grant

    First-time mothers at Good Shepherd have the opportunity for an added benefit during their pregnancy thanks to the new Nurse-Family Partnership (NFP) program being implemented this summer.

  • Healthy Living – Equip Your Children for the New School Year with Back to School Immunizations

    Get ready, parents. The end of your kids’ summer vacations is just around the corner, and the myriad of tasks looming in the background is going to become increasingly visible in the next few weeks, if it hasn’t become so already.

  • Healthy Living – Good Shepherd Prepares to Welcome Medical Residency Students

    While much of the nation is facing a shortage of primary care physicians, Good Shepherd Medical Center is working to ensure that Northeast Texans can find a doctor when they need one.

  • Healthy Living – Get Back to Your Active Lifestyle with Joint Replacement

    Joint replacement surgery is an orthopedic surgery in which an arthritic and worn out joint surface is replaced with metal or high strength plastic components.

  • Good Shepherd Emergency Center in Kilgore Slated to Open May 14

    May 2012

    Officials at Good Shepherd Medical Center announced today Good Shepherd Emergency Center in Kilgore will open on Monday, May 14, 2012.

  • Healthy Living – Good Shepherd Cardiologist Performs Longview’s First Atrial Septal Defect Repair

    Good Shepherd Medical Center continues to offer new and advanced procedures throughout the hospital’s many healthcare services.

  • Healthy Living – Inpatient Rehabilitation Enhances and Speeds Recovery

    Rehabilitation is defined as a combination of methods that are focused in restoring the patient's normal life.

  • Healthy Living – Good Shepherd Gives Babies a Fighting Chance

    Most pregnancies last around 40 weeks and babies born between 37 and 42 completed weeks of pregnancy are considered full term. On the other hand, babies born earlier than 37 weeks are called premature babies.

  • Healthy Living – Good Shepherd Committed to Improving Health, Educating the Next Generation of Physicians

    While much of the nation is facing a growing shortage of primary care doctors, Good Shepherd Medical Center is working to ensure that Northeast Texans can find a physician when they need one.

  • Healthy Living – The Importance of a Primary Care Physician

    In the past, people relied on family doctors for everything from broken bones and the common cold to the delivery of babies.

  • Healthy Living – March is Colon Care Awareness Month, How Can You Be Proactive?

    According to the American Cancer Society, colon cancer is one of the leading causes of cancer-related deaths in the United States.

  • Free MAKOplasty and Joint Replacement Seminar by Orthopedic Surgeons

    February 2012

    Living with knee pain from osteoarthritis?
    Free MAKOplasty® and Joint Replacement Seminar by Orthopedic Surgeons

  • Healthy Living – Cardiovascular Rehabilitation, Building a Stronger Heart

    ACCORDING TO THE AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION, cardiac rehabilitation (cardiac rehab) is a professionally supervised program to help people recover from heart attacks, heart surgery and percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) procedures such as balloon angioplasty and stenting.

  • Healthy Living – Leg Pain? Claudication May Be the Cause

    Do you experience leg pain or constant cramping in your calf muscles after even a short walk? As many people get older, their legs don’t get an adequate blood supply because hardened or blocked blood vessels can restrict the flow of blood. You may have a condition called claudication.

  • Healthy Living – Learn How to Manage Your Back Pain Successfully

    Everyone experiences pain at one point or another. Pain is a natural body response and can often be an indication that something is wrong and should not be ignored.

  • Good Shepherd’s Progressive Care Unit Earns National Patient Satisfaction Award

    January 2012

    Officials at Good Shepherd Medical Center announced today the recent recognition of their A600 Progressive Care Unit by HealthStream, Inc.

  • Good Shepherd Medical Center Welcomes K. Gayle English as the Newest Member of the Board of Directors

    December 2011

    Good Shepherd Medical Center announced today the addition of K. Gayle English to Good Shepherd Medical Center’s Board of Directors.

  • Good Shepherd Welcomes Dr. KiAnne Hardee

    December 2011

    Good Shepherd is pleased to welcome Dr. Ki Anne Hardee, Fellowship Trained Breast Radiologist, to the Good Shepherd Radiology Team.

  • Healthy Living – Has Your Heart Skipped A Beat?

    An arrhythmia is an abnormal rhythm of the heart. Arryhtmias may feel like a temporary pause, like your heart is skipping a beat, or be so brief it does not change your overall heart rate.

  • Healthy Living – Preterm Birth: Warning Signs, Risk Factors, & Prevention

    What is a Premature Birth?
    A pregnancy normally lasts about 40 weeks. A baby born before 37 weeks is considered premature. Babies who are born closer to their due dates tend to have fewer problems than babies born earlier. But even those who are born late preterm (closer to 37 weeks) are at risk for problems.

  • Good Shepherd Medical Center Nurses Recognized by March of Dimes

    November 2011

    Good Shepherd Medical Center is pleased to announce that two of their registered nurses have been selected as 2011 recipients of the Region 4 March of Dimes Excellence in Perinatal Nursing awards.

  • Good Shepherd to Donate Medical Equipment to Texas State Technical College and Beyond

    November 2011

    Good Shepherd Medical Center announced today the donation of retired medical equipment to Texas State Technical College in Marshall.

  • Neurological Institute at GoodShepherd Gives Thanks to theTroops Again

    November 2011

    The Neurological Institute at Good Shepherd announced today that due to the overwhelming support and success of their previous effort collecting carepackage item donations for troops stationed overseas, they will again be collecting care package donations to send to Afghanistan in honor of Thanksgiving.

  • Third National Prescription Drug Take Back Day to Have Longview Drop off Available on 10/29/2011

    October 2011

    The Third National Prescription Drug Take Back Day will be held on Saturday, October 29, 2011 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The biannual event promoted nationally by the Drug Enforcement Agency provides local venues for the proper disposal of unused prescriptions.

  • Healthy Living – Proper Posture, Finding the Missing Link in Spinal Care

    October is National Chiropractic Awareness Month and while most people are aware that chiropractors treat injuries of the back and neck, many are not aware of the small everyday lifestyle changes they can make to improve their spinal health.

  • Healthy Living – Healthcare-Associated Infections: Facts & Prevention

    Healthcare-associated infections, or HAIs, are infections that can be acquired while receiving treatment in a healthcare setting.

  • Good Shepherd Medical Center Announces Continuing Education Course Success

    October 2011

    Good Shepherd Medical Center announced today the success of their recent continuing education course, “Facilitating Movement & Improving Function in Adult Hemiplegia.”

  • Healthy Living – Key Facts about Seasonal Flu Vaccine

    What is the flu shot? The flu shot is a seasonal that vaccine protects against three influenza viruses that research indicates will be most common during the upcoming season.

  • Good Shepherd Medical Center Ranked Nationally for Quality Clinical Excellence

    October 2011

    Officials at Good Shepherd Medical Center announced today their notification of receiving the 2012 quality award rankings from CareChex, a division of The Delta Group.

  • GSMC Auxiliary Hosts Style Show

    October 2011

    The Good Shepherd Medical Center Auxiliary is hosting its 49th Annual Style Show on Thursday, October 6 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Pinecrest Country Club.

  • GSMC Inpatient Rehab Awarded Three-Year CARF Accreditation

    October 2011

    Officials at Good Shepherd Medical Center today announced that their 26‐bed inpatient rehabilitation unit has once again received a three‐year accreditation from CARF International (Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities).

  • Healthy Living – On Pump or Off Pump heart Surgery: Whick is Better?

    What is coronary artery disease? Coronary artery disease is defined as narrowing or hardening of the arteries which supply blood to the heart.

  • Good Shepherd First in East Texas to Receive Heart Failure Accreditation

    September 2011

    Officials at Good Shepherd Medical Center announced today that it has received full Heart Failure Accreditation status from the Society of Chest Pain Centers.

  • Good Shepherd Balloon Times Beat Newly Set National Average

    September 2011

    A recent study by the American Heart Association has significantly lowered the national average on “door‐to‐balloon” times for angioplasty patients.

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