Mission 95, We Did It Again!

Posted by on Jun 18, 2018 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Mission 95, We Did It Again!

Mission 95, We Did It Again! On Friday June 15th we challenged the community to donate 95 pints of blood to Carter BloodCare . I’ll tell you we were not disappointed, we passed our goal of 95 with a total of 105 donors, some of those donors were able to donate “double” which brought our count to 113 actual units, meaning we helped put over 300 life saving components of blood on the shelves of our local hospitals.  Carter sees critically low donor numbers during the summer and holidays and this year is no exception. We are so fortunate to have the support of our community, we put the call out and we met our goal.  We would like to thank Brookshires, Sam Richards, Glen Rose Nursing and Rehab, Dairy Max, Somervell County Sheriff Department, Cherokee Rose Nursing & Rehab, Texas Health Cleburne Wound Care & Hyperbaric Medicine Clinic, CareFlite and Sheryl Hulsey with KingFin Entertainment for providing all the music artists for the day, we would also like to thank those artists for donating their time and blood; Brady Hulsey, Shotgun Josephine (Susie & Randal), Steve Schick, Austin Upchurch, Cory Dodd and Jimmy Wright and Ricky Russell.  What a great...

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Welcome Christopher Ripperda, MD

Posted by on Apr 30, 2018 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Welcome Christopher Ripperda, MD

Christopher Ripperda, MD                                                                                                                                                                                                               Gynecology/Urologist Christopher Ripperda MD, completed his fellowship training in Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery (also known as Urogynecology) after his residency in Obstetrics & Gynecology at University Texas Southwestern Medical Center/Parkland Hospital. He attended medical school at Rush Medical College in Chicago. He offers a variety of non-surgical and surgical options and tailors his approach to the wishes and needs of each individual patient. Dr. Ripperda will begin seeing patients in Glen Rose Wednesday May 16, 2018.  Dr. Ripperda will hold clinic the third Wednesday of every month from 1:00 5:00.  To schedule an appointment please call the main office in Ft. Worth at 817-923-5559. Glen Rose Location 1008 N.E. Big Bed Tr. Suite, 400 Glen Rose, Texas...

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Welcome Laura Hatch, NP-C

Posted by on Mar 19, 2018 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Welcome Laura Hatch, NP-C

Laura Hatch is a Family Nurse Practitioner and one of the newest additions to our clinic. She moved to Granbury from Fort Worth, Texas in 2016 to be closer to her family and is a proud aunt of five nephews and one niece. She is married to Carter Hatch of Granbury, Texas who works as a pediatric cardiac ICU nurse in Fort Worth. Originally from Coleman, Texas, she earned her initial bachelor’s degree in Industrial Distribution from Texas A&M University in College Station, Texas. She found herself in Jackson, Mississippi in a professional sales role for 4 years but felt led to pursue a career change into the nursing profession and was soon back in Texas pursuing this endeavor. She completed her BSN from UTA in 2013 and has worked in multiple emergency room settings through Texas Health Resources over the past 5 years. She studied in the Family Nurse Practitioner program at UTA and graduated with her Masters of Science in Nursing in 2017. She is board certified through the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners. She attends StoneWater Church and for fun, loves to spend time on the water, jog outside, travel, and spend time with her family. She is passionate about promoting health and wellness within the Glen Rose community. Working alongside Dr. Michael Davis, she hopes to build relationships and provide individualized care to each patient in her practice in the coming...

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Community Wellness Program

Posted by on Feb 9, 2018 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Community Wellness Program

  Glen Rose Medical Center Outpatient Rehab Is very excited to announce the addition of a Community Wellness Program!! The program is designed for people 50 and over who are interested in working out and living an active and healthy lifestyle.  For $30 a month you will have access to the gym from 8am-5pm Monday thru Friday. If you have questions or need assistance with learning the equipment you can set up a time to meet with an employee for a run through of all the equipment.  Lockers are available!  Contact us at 254-897-3176 or stop by the Glen Rose Medical Center Outpatient Rehab located across the street from the Hospital in the Burger King parking...

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Posted by on Jan 2, 2018 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on 5 STAR RATING

Glen Rose Medical Center received a 5 STAR rating for 2017, an honor less than 10% of hospitals in the nation receive. Texas has 651 hospitals, Glen Rose Medical Center was 1 of the 33 that were awarded the 5 STAR rating. The overall rating summarizes up to 57 Quality measures reflecting common conditions (heart attacks & pneumonia), timely and effective care, complications and deaths, as well as patient satisfaction scores. The overall rating ranges from 1 to 5 stars with the most common rating being 3 stars. GRMC has consistently rated 4 stars until the last comparison update where GRMC received 5 stars. Glen Rose Medical Center is extremely proud of this rating and are even more proud of the entire staff of Glen Rose Medical Center; they are the backbone of our hospital. To compare hospitals visit www.medicare.gov/hospitalcompare, to view Glen Rose Medical Center’s current HCAHPS scores visit www.glenrosemedicalcenter.com, click on the about tab, scroll to Patient Satisfaction (click) and scroldown to HCAHPS...

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September is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month

Posted by on Sep 11, 2017 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on September is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month

September is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month, Glen Rose Medical Center and Glen Rose Healthcare wants all the guys out there 40 and older to have a conversation with their primary healthcare provider about prostate health. Prostate cancer is the second most common cancer in men worldwide. With early detection, it is very a very curable cancer, with a 5 year survival rate of almost 99%. So, what do you do about it? Set up, and keep an appointment with your doctor for a yearly …exam to cover wellness and men’s health issues. Have the conversation about signs and symptoms of prostate trouble, as well as the value pf a PSA blood test. Glen Rose Healthcare would like to help by offering a free PSA blood test for the month of September. Just stop by Glen Rose Healthcare doctor’s clinic, Monday-Thursday 9-4,a nd Friday 9-12 and ask for the PSA lab form, then proceed to the lab at Glen Rose Medical Center, no appointment...

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Glen Rose Medical Center Shows Off

Posted by on Jul 25, 2017 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Glen Rose Medical Center Shows Off

Glen Rose Medical Center is happy to show off two new passenger vans used for patient transport. Some of you may have seen the vans around Glen Rose and surrounding communities. The vans were made possible by a matching grant from the Texas Department of Agriculture, State Office of Rural Health and funds donated by the Dr. Roger E. Marks Healthcare Foundation, United Fund of Somervell County and the Glen Rose Lions Club. To qualify for the grant, funds had to be raised to m…atch the grant amount. The Dr. Roger E. Marks Healthcare Foundation held their first annual golf tournament in November of 2016 with a lofty goal of raising $25,000. With word out to other organizations the Glen Rose Lions Club and United Fund of Somervell County immediately responded with monetary commitments for any shortfall of the $25,000 goal which was necessary to qualify for the matching grant. The golf tournament was successful in raising more than half the needed funds necessary to qualify for the grant. The Glen Rose Lions Club and United Fund of Somervell County were ready to contribute the balance needed to make the vans a reality and benefit area patients. Glen Rose Medical Center is so appreciative of the hard work and generosity of the Dr. Roger E. Marks Healthcare Foundation, Glen Rose Lions Club and United Fund of Somervell County.        ...

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The Results Are In, Somervell County Is Awesome

Posted by on Jun 27, 2017 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on The Results Are In, Somervell County Is Awesome

We don’t like to toot our own horn, but we just can’t help it. As a community we came together on June 16, 2017 and did it again. Glen Rose Medical Center and 95.3 KOME teamed up for Mission 95 for the 3rd year, to help raise the awareness of the shortage of blood donations during the summer months. The community came out and donated more than 80 pints of blood. We are thrilled with the results.  Carter is happy and we are proud of Somervell County! Here’s the letter Carter BloodCare sent to the Glen Rose Reporter. Big thanks to all that supported the blood drive. Carter Letter  ...

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MISSION 95, 2017

Posted by on May 30, 2017 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on MISSION 95, 2017

Glen Rose Medical Center and 95.3 KOME have partnered for the 3rd annual Mission 95 blood drive.  The first year Carter BloodCare told us we were crazy, the second year they told us we couldn’t possibly do it again.  We love a challenge!  The past 2 years the residents of Somervell and surrounding counties have helped us pass our goal, collecting more than 200 pints of blood. Every donation saves 3 lives, this means with your help we have saved over 600 lives! Can you believe 30 minutes of your time and 1 pint of blood can save the lives of 3 people? This year we challenge you again! To sweeten the deal Carter will give each person that donates a free t-shirt, who doesn’t love a shirt that shows the world you saved a life. We will host the blood drive at the Somervell County Expo parking lot on Friday, June 16, 2017 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. If you would like more information about the blood drive tune in to 95.3 KOME or call Lisa Andersen at Glen Rose Medical Center at 254-897-2215 ext....

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May,National Stroke Awareness Month

Posted by on May 15, 2017 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on May,National Stroke Awareness Month

May is National Stroke Awareness Month. Learing how to spot a stroke is just as important as teaching your family CPR or what to do in the event of a fire. With stroke- just like a cardiac arrest or fire seconds count. F-Face Drooping: Does one side of the face droop or is it numb? Ask the person to smile. A-Arm Weakness: is one arm weak or numb? Ask the person to raise both arms. Does on arm drift downward? S-Speech difficulty: Is speech slurred, are they unable to speak, or are they hard to understand? Ask the person to repeat a simple sentence like, “The sky is blue.” Is the sentence repeated correctly? T-Time to call 911: If the person shows any of these symptoms, even if the symptoms go away, call 911 and get them to the hospital immediately. Additional signs include: sudden severe headache with no known cause: sudden trouble walking, dizziness, loss of balance or coordination: sudden trouble seeing in one or both eyes; or sudden confusion or trouble...

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