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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+00:00March 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+00:00March 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+00:00February 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+00:00January 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+00:00January 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+00:00November 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+00:00October 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+00:00October 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+00:00October 23rd, 2014|News|


DALLAS, January 6, 2014 – Paris Regional Medical Center and Baylor Scott & White Health, the largest not-for-profit health system in Texas, have signed an affiliation agreement effective immediately. With this five-year affiliation, Baylor Scott & White Health will provide Paris Regional Medical Center advisory expertise, continuing medical education opportunities and enhanced emergency preparedness capabilities. [...]

2014-01-06T20:38:59+00:00January 6th, 2014|News|