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PRMC at the heart of the community

Cookies served to the crowd at today’s announcement ofPRMC’s accreditation as a Chest Pain Center. THE ISSUE: Having a local accredited chest pain center continues attracting patients from the region to receive medical care in Paris. Paris Regional Medical Center attracts patients to the community from southeast Oklahoma and northeast Texas by focusing [...]

2015-08-11T16:53:09+00:00 August 11th, 2015|News|

PRMC earns heart accreditation

Tony Corso adjusts his drone camera before it takes off for flight to snap a group heart-shaped photo at Paris Regional Medical Center Wednesday morning. Officials at Paris Regional Medical Center announced today the hospital has received full Chest Pain Center accreditation and celebrated the announcement with all their hearts. PRMC officials received [...]

2015-08-11T16:41:50+00:00 August 11th, 2015|News|

Paris Regional Medical Center Receives Chest Pain Center with PCI Accreditation

Paris, TX (August 5, 2015)- Officials at Paris Regional Medical Center (PRMC) announced today that they received full Chest Pain Center with Percutaneous Coronary Intervention (PCI) Accreditation from the Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care (SCPC) on July 1, 2015. To become an Accredited Chest Pain Center, the hospital, as well as, City of Paris Dispatchers and [...]

2015-08-06T15:04:39+00:00 August 6th, 2015|News|

Stay Healthy – Have Fun in the Summer Sun

The siren of summer calls to all to get out and enjoy the beautiful, warm weather. And outdoor activities boost our vitamin D intake and provide the exercise we need for physical wellbeing. Did you know that being physically active can provide protection from a variety of diseases including type II diabetes, cardiovascular disease, and [...]

2015-07-15T19:37:05+00:00 July 1st, 2015|News|

Paris Regional Medical Center Promotes Men’s Health Month

Did you know that one-in-three men have some form of cardiovascular disease (CVD), according to the American Heart Association? Did you know that suicide is a leading health risk for men? Did you know that men suffer greater occurrences of hearing loss than women? Did you know that men account for more cases of skin [...]

2015-07-15T19:36:22+00:00 June 1st, 2015|News|

Paris Regional Medical Center Osteoporosis – Is It In Your Future?

More than 40-million Americans already suffer from, or are at high risk for developing osteoporosis – causing bones to become abnormally thin and weak, and to break easily. Are you at risk? Is osteoporosis in your future? The risk factors for developing osteoporosis include: Being female – more common in older women, both sexes are [...]

2015-06-19T18:37:30+00:00 May 1st, 2015|Health Minute|

Paris Regional Medical Center Living the Good Life at Our Age

Don’t you love a good secret? Well, we want to let you in on something wonderful.  Have you heard about the Paris Regional Prime Time Senior Activity Center? This is good news that everyone hear about. The Prime Time Program at Paris Regional Medical Center is designed to promote your well-being and challenge you to [...]

2015-06-19T18:03:52+00:00 April 1st, 2015|Health Minute|

Hospital trains for contagion response

In the minutes before Code Orange was called, the contagion drill team at Paris Regional Medical Center gathered in the newly-remodeled, formerly-closed emergency department of the hospital’s South Campus. When the call came, the members quickly went to work, manning their stations and checking their equipment, making calls to other team members and helping one [...]

2015-03-06T22:47:30+00:00 March 6th, 2015|News|

PRMC plans hazmat drill

Men and women in medical hazmat suits may be seen today around town, but stay calm. It’s just a drill. The Northeast Texas Regional Advisory Council’s Northeast Texas Emergency Management and Healthcare Conference is in town and as part of its activities will hold a contagion drill at Paris Regional Medical Center’s South Campus. In [...]

2015-03-06T22:46:31+00:00 March 6th, 2015|News|

Paris Regional Medical Center Heart Healthy Living in Paris, Texas

One-in-four deaths are caused by heart disease in both men and women every year. This statistic is staggering since heart disease is preventable by making healthy life choices and by managing existing health conditions. Before we discuss ways to prevent heart disease, let’s review the most common types of heart disease: Coronary Artery Disease (CAD): [...]

2015-06-19T18:21:51+00:00 February 1st, 2015|Health Minute|

Paris Regional Medical Center Adding 40,000 SF Medical Pavilion to Campus

Paris, TX (January 8, 2015) – Officials at Paris Regional Medical Center announced today that a new addition is coming soon to the hospital campus. Groundbreaking for the Paris Regional Medical Pavilion – a 40,000 square foot medical office building – is slated to occur this summer. The new facility, which will connect to the [...]

2015-01-17T00:48:29+00:00 January 17th, 2015|News|

Paris Regional Medical Center Cervical Cancer – Prevention is Key

Approximately 11,000 new cases of cervical cancer are diagnosed every year in the United States. Fortunately, that number has been steadily declining over the years. Between the years of 1955-1992, cervical cancer mortality rates dropped 74% due to increased screenings and early prevention with the Pap test. Although cervical cancer is the most preventable form [...]

2015-06-19T18:27:06+00:00 January 1st, 2015|Health Minute|

Paris Regional Medical Center Living with Diabetes

A common misconception of diabetes is that it is not serious because it’s treatable. It is possible that you feel fine while diabetes takes a large toll on your body. It’s even possible you don’t experience symptoms for months or years. Effect of Diabetes on the Body When blood glucose is high, your hearing, vision, [...]

2015-06-19T18:44:42+00:00 November 1st, 2014|Health Minute|

PRMC prepares for Ebola

Paris Regional Medical Center held two Ebola drills recently. One was planned; the other was not. About 18 hours before a scheduled walk-through exercise of the hospital’s Ebola preparation on Friday, the plan was unexpectedly tested when a patient entered the PRMC emergency department Thursday afternoon claiming she had been exposed to Ebola and wasn’t [...]

2014-10-24T20:57:09+00:00 October 24th, 2014|News|

Ebola creates new normal

Things have changed. For a while, a trip to Dallas won’t just be a trip to Dallas. A plane ride won’t be just a plane ride. And, a fever won’t just be a fever. For now, a new normal exists. It’s caution, rather than overreaction. Eventually, like most things that carry worry, it will slowly [...]

2014-10-24T20:55:02+00:00 October 24th, 2014|News|

Local Wound Care Center Joins Healogics, Inc. to Raise Awareness of Diabetic Foot Ulcers

PARIS, TX (OCT 10, 2014) – The Paris Regional Medical Center Wound Care Center, a member of the Healogics network, is participating in the Healogics National Diabetes Campaign from October 27 to October 31.  One of nearly 600 Healogics managed centers; Paris Regional Medical Center Wound Care Center offers advanced therapies to patients suffering from [...]

2014-10-23T22:28:57+00:00 October 23rd, 2014|News|