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|

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 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|

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|