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 By Jessica Dooley    News    May 20, 2020

Words from the Wise at BSMC

Congratulations, Class of 2020! This is a great accomplishment; and although the year has not ended how you'd hoped, nothing can ever take away your education. You've earned it! We are so proud of...

 
 By Jessica Dooley    News    May 13, 2020

BSMC; Here to Serve You: The Rest of the Story

Happy Hospital Week! May 10-16 is National Hospital Week 2020. This is a chance to recognize each hospital for the service they provide to the community. You know about the clinic; you know about the...

 
 By Jessica Dooley    News    May 6, 2020

BSMC; Here to serve you: The Patient Ones

HAPPY NURSE'S DAY! Today marks the beginning of National Nurse's Week; it ends on May 12, in honor of Florence Nightingale's birthday. She is said to be the founder of nursing. National Nursing...

 
 By Jessica Dooley    News    April 29, 2020

BSMC; Here to Serve You: Behind the Scenes

Every business is successful because of how they operate behind the scenes. Here at Big Sandy Medical Center, we have some of the best working hard to make sure that your experience here is the best...

 
 By Jessica Dooley    News    April 22, 2020

BSMC; We're Here to Serve You

Big Sandy Medical Center has been in the community since 1965. Over that time the staff, the services, and the look of the facility have changed greatly. Today, BSMC is a 22-bed Critical Access...

 
 By Jessica Dooley    News    April 15, 2020

National Lab Professionals Week

National Lab Professionals Week is April 19-25. Our lab professionals are a vital part of your care here at Big Sandy Medical Center. We are so lucky to have Maricel Bachoco and Carla Gilman on our...

 
 By Jessica Dooley    News    April 8, 2020

National Healthcare Decisions Day, April 16

Did you know that National Healthcare Decisions Day (NHDD) is April 16? NHDD was first designated in 2008 with the goal of educating and empowering the public, as well as healthcare providers about how important advance care planning is. If you have...

 
 By Jessica Dooley    News    April 1, 2020

hat's Happening at the BSMC?

As you know, we have not been allowing visitors into the facility for weeks. First, it was to protect our residents from influenza, now to protect them from Covid-19. We are happy to report that at...

 

Influenza on the Rise

Influenza seems to be at its best this last couple of weeks, which means many of us are feeling at our worst. Influenza A and B have both been prevalent in our community for several weeks now, but we have seen a steep increase recently. Reportedly ab...

 

What's happening at the BSMC?

Another year is coming to an end and with it the start of a whole new decade. It has been a whirlwind of a year here at BSMC; and we are so grateful you have allowed us to be a part of your...

 

What's Happening at BSMC?

A big CONGRATULATIONS to the Nursing Staff for winning the third Annual BSMC Staff Costume Contest! Halloween is a big deal around here, and the 2019 holiday did not disappoint. The nursing staff...

 

Halloween Happenings at BSMC

We are batty for Halloween here at the Medical Center! This is such a fun event for our staff and our residents. We encourage everyone to join us in the festivities. It all started in early October...

 

What's Happening at BSMC?

The last couple of months at the Medical Center have been filled with productivity! We spent countless hours preparing for the conversion, hired new staff, prepared for the Guild Rummage Sale and even...

 
 By Jessica Dooley    News    October 2, 2019

Big Sandy Medical Center makes the Conversion to Critical Access Hospital

For the last eight weeks we have been working diligently to get everything ready for this conversion. Most of this work is done "behind the scenes," as a majority of what is changing has to do with li...

 

A Time of Transition at BSMC

Big Sandy Medical Center was built in 1965 by the great community we all live in today. It was a fully functioning clinic and hospital at that time and babies were even born in the facility until...

 
 By Jessica Dooley    News    August 7, 2019

What's Happening at the BSMC?

Surveys... surveys...and more surveys! The facility State Survey was completed at the end of June. This survey is conducted by the Department of Health and Human Services and is designed to monitor our Long-Term Care facility. The goal is to assure...

 
 By Jessica Dooley    News    July 17, 2019

Medical Center Cornhole Tournament was a huge success

The tournament was a huge success! We had 22 teams register and it took about 4 hours to play through the bracket. It came down to an intense and close game with the team "The Hole Enchilada" Mica...

 
 By Jessica Dooley    News    June 26, 2019

What's Happening at the BSMC

A lot of exciting things are happening around the medical center this spring! New faces and new equipment can be seen around the facility, as well as some new events coming soon! We are so excited that Zane Bendig, NP has joined our team! He is...

 

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