• NATIONAL CHAMPIONS: Hard work, dedication pays off for small town girls

    Posted:02/17/2017

    PIKEVILLE — There were plenty of smiles when Pikeville High School’s (PHS) varsity cheerleaders returned home earlier this week after competing on the national stage in Orlando, Fla.

     

    The girls captured a second straight national championship and fourth in school history.

     

  • Heart patient praises PMC cardiac team

    Posted:02/17/2017

    Eddie Phillips of Pikeville had a heart attack on Dec. 17, 2016. A completely normal day became a life changer for Phillips. What started as pressure in his chest ended in a surgery suite at Pikeville Medical Center (PMC).

     

  • Pikeville man thanks Wound Care Center for excellent service

    Posted:02/17/2017

    The Wound Care Center at Pikeville Medical Center (PMC) specializes in healing wounds that have resisted other treatments. Types of wounds that are difficult to heal include diabetic ulcers, pressure ulcers or wounds associated with poor circulation just to name a few.

     

  • Ticket giveaway at upcoming PMC blood drive

    Posted:02/17/2017

    Pikeville Medical Center (PMC) is hosting a blood drive on Thursday, March 2, from 7am to 2:30pm at the PMC Clinic – 11th floor. The drive is conducted by Kentucky Blood Center (KBC), PMC’s only source of blood and blood products.

     

  • PMC welcomes Dr. Geertruida Kints

    Posted:02/17/2017

    Pikeville Medical Center (PMC) proudly announces the addition of Geertruida Kints, MD, emergency medicine physician.

     

    Dr. Kints received her Bachelor of Science in biochemistry from Millersville State College in Pennsylvania. She received her medical degree from Thomas Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia, Penn.

     

  • PMC among first in KY to receive new heart mapping technology

    Posted:02/10/2017

    Pikeville Medical Center (PMC) Heart Institute is one of the first hospitals in Kentucky to receive new technology for mapping electrical systems in the heart.

     

    The software, called EnSite Precision, is in its early phase and is available in only 25 centers across the country.

     

  • PMC advises region about elevated flu status

    Posted:02/10/2017

    The Kentucky Department for Public Health (DPH) has raised the influenza (flu) level from regional to widespread.

     

    Widespread is the highest level of flu activity and indicates increased flu outbreaks in at least half of the Commonwealth.

     

  • Distillery’s opening set for late summer

    Posted:02/10/2017

    PIKEVILLE — The construction of Dueling Barrels has made great progress despite weather setbacks.

     

    Workers have completed the foundation and basement, and hope to have the building completed by late summer. This will be followed by four to five months of process engineering to install the brewing and distilling system.

     

  • PMC offers free screenings this month

    Posted:02/03/2017

    Pikeville Medical Center (PMC) Heart and Vascular Institute celebrates February as American Heart Month.

     

  • Legacy of service: Floyd County WWII veteran, hero turns 97

    Posted:02/03/2017

    BETSY LAYNE — Yielding to the inalterable process of aging, the men and women who fought and won the great conflict of World War II are now in their late 80s and 90s. 

     

    Less than 900,000 WWII veterans remain from the more than 16 million that served.