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Paris Regional Medical Center Announces New Medical Executive Committee Members

Paris Regional Medical Center announced the newly elected Medical Executive Committee for the 2017 year during their first official meeting on 1/24/17. This 13-member committee serves as the governing body for the hospital’s 258-member medical staff. Amanda Green, MD, Internal Medicine; has been newly elected to serve as Chief of the Medical Staff and Chair [...]

2017-03-20T15:22:08+00:00March 4th, 2017|News|

PRMC names Steve Hyde as new CEO

Steve Hyde, CEO Officials at RCCH HealthCare Partners announced today that Steve Hyde has been named Chief Executive Officer at Paris Regional Medical Center. Mr. Hyde is coming to Paris Regional from Southwestern Medical Center, a RCCH HealthCare Partners facility located in Lawton, Oklahoma. Mr. Hyde will be in Paris to meet with [...]

2017-03-20T15:00:19+00:00February 7th, 2017|News|

Paris Regional Medical Center Celebrates its 1000th DaVinci Robot Case

On Friday April 8th, 2016 Paris Regional Medical Center celebrated performing its 1000th da Vinci® Robot surgical case. This momentous event was led by Dr. Mark Campbell, general surgeon, and First Asst. Bethany Sloan and Jasz Blake. Dr. Campbell is one of 10 physicians at Paris Regional Medical Center that utilize the minimally invasive da [...]

2017-03-20T15:23:48+00:00December 5th, 2016|News|

Lynnette M. Watkins Named as PRMC’s New CMO/COO

Paris Regional Medical Center announced this week that Lynette M Watkins, M.D., has been appointed Chief Medical Officer and Chief Operating Officer effective May 9, 2016. She brings more than 17 years of relevant business leadership and medical experience to the hospital setting, according to CEO Patti Monczewski. “Dr. Watkins’ unique background in hospital administration, as [...]

2017-01-31T14:12:00+00:00October 6th, 2016|News|

PRMC Achieves Texas Ten Step Designation

Paris Regional Medical Center Women’s and Children’s Hospital has received designation as a Texas Ten Step Facility by the Texas Department of State Health Services. The program encourages breastfeeding as the preferred feeding method for newborns and infants. The Texas Ten Step program aims to assist birth facility’s support of breastfeeding mothers before, during, and after delivery; encourages [...]

2017-01-31T14:09:31+00:00October 3rd, 2016|News|

Emergency personnel train on response, techniques

Local emergency responders recently gathered to hone their skills in working together in preparation of a large-scale active shooter drill planned for this spring at Paris Regional Medical Center. Nine Paris SWAT officers and eight Paris EMS paramedics, as well as PRMC security staff and other hospital personnel, met Wednesday on the unused top floor [...]

2016-03-04T20:48:45+00:00February 25th, 2016|News|

What you need to know about Zika virus

Zika is a mosquito-borne virus that is currently causing a large outbreak primarily in Central and South America. While no locally transmitted cases of Zika have been reported in the continental U.S., cases have been found in returning travelers and these cases could lead to the local spread of the virus in some areas of [...]

2016-02-18T20:41:59+00:00February 18th, 2016|News|

Hospital names CEO

Patti Monczewski, CEO Patti Monczewski has been named Chief Executive Officer at Paris Regional Medical Center. The announcement was made Wednesday by RegionalCare Hospital Partners. Monczewski has been at Paris Regional since the summer of 2014, previously serving as chief operating officer and, most recently, as interim chief executive officer. “We are very [...]

2015-12-18T18:26:09+00:00December 18th, 2015|News|

Back to School Safety Tips

It’s that time of year again. Summer is ending and the kiddos are preparing for school to be back in session. This is the time when parents are going over school supply lists and double checking that you have everything your student will need when the first day arrives. Paris Regional Medical Center wants to [...]

2015-08-14T17:34:52+00:00August 14th, 2015|News|

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+00:00August 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+00:00August 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+00:00August 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+00:00July 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+00:00June 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+00:00May 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+00:00April 1st, 2015|Health Minute|