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AMMC Holds Annual Meeting

Arkansas Methodist Medical Center hosted its annual meeting on Monday, August 16. The AMMC corporation board, which oversees AMMC, met to review activities and accomplishments over the past fiscal year.

Angelica Owens is the Q2 2022 DAISY Award For Extraordinary Nurses recipient

Angelica Owens is the AMMC recipient of The DAISY Award For Extraordinary Nurses for the 2nd Quarter of 2022. The award is part of The DAISY Foundation’s mission to recognize nurses for the extraordinary care and compassion they provide patients and families every day.

Our Beacon of Hope is Always Shining: 2022 Annual Report

​2022 marked a year of challenges and victories for AMMC, and we’re proud to highlight some of the year’s stories in our 2022 annual report. Click through to see inspiring patient stories, vital stats, employee spotlights and more.

Lighting the Way for Generations to Come

For more than 70 years, our mission has been to serve our community with compassionate care. Arkansas Methodist Medical Center has been proud to be a part of Paragould’s story for generations, and we’re here for all the generations to come. Whether you’ve been here for a month or a lifetime, we’re proud to serve you with high quality care.

Cardiac Rehab Program Open at AMMC

Arkansas Methodist Medical Center’s (AMMC) Cardiac Rehab program is open and currently accepting patients. Cardiac Rehab is a 12-week program that incorporates education and exercise to help improve the patient’s quality of life after a cardiac event such as heart attack, heart surgery, or heart disease.

AMMC Names Employees of the Year

Arkansas Methodist Medical Center (AMMC) has named Carol Staggs as 2021 Employee of the Year, and Amanda Holmes as 2021 Manager of the Year. Jerry Hill received the GEM (Going the Extra Mile) award from the AMMC Foundation.

Arkansas Methodist Medical Center Receives Award during the 2021 UAMS Institute for Digital Health & Innovation Stroke Program Conference

Arkansas Methodist Medical Center nurse, Bridget Jantti, received an award during the 2021 UAMS Institute for Digital Health & Innovation (IDHI) Stroke Program Conference for going above and beyond in the care of stroke patients.

Candy Yancey is the Q1 2022 DAISY Award For Extraordinary Nurses recipient

Candy Yancey is the AMMC recipient of The DAISY Award For Extraordinary Nurses for the 1st Quarter of 2022. The award is part of The DAISY Foundation’s mission to recognize nurses for the extraordinary care and compassion they provide patients and families every day.

McGowan Joins Chateau on the Ridge Board of Directors

​Sue McGowan has joined the Chateau on the Ridge Board of Directors. She will work with the board and Chateau on the Ridge Director Deborah Farrell, in making decisions and policies that will benefit the assisted living facility and its 62 residents.

Stroke and Seniors

Seniors are at an increased risk of having a stroke not only due to their age but also due to other underlying health conditions including high cholesterol, high blood pressure, heart disease, and many other health conditions. You can save a loved one's life by knowing how to quickly recognize a stroke.

National Safe Sleep Hospital Program Recognizes Arkansas Methodist Medical Center

3/3/22 - Arkansas Methodist Medical Center is excited to announce that it has been officially recognized as a Cribs for Kids National Gold Certified Safe Sleep Hospital. The Cribs for Kids National Safe Sleep Hospital Certification program awards recognition to hospitals that demonstrate a commitment to reducing infant, sleep-related deaths by promoting and educating on best safe sleep practices.

December 2021 Newsletter: Learn About Extended ENT Services at AMMC

Arkansas Methodist Medical Center is proud to house the only ENT clinic in Greene County and the surrounding area – and with the recent expansion of our ENT team, we’re able to offer more accessible care than ever.

October 2021 2 Newsletter : Put Your Weight Loss Goals In Reach

Healthy weight loss can change a patient’s life – it can improve mental health, reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease and boost energy levels. However, it can be difficult – especially for an individual trying to lose weight without support. At Paragould Plastic Surgery, we offer medically supervised weight loss customized for each patient’s individual goals.

October 2021 1 Newsletter: COVID-19 Updated Info and Vaccinations

It’s not too late to get the COVID-19 vaccine! The AMMC Family Practice and Urgent Care offer Pfizer vaccines and COVID-19 testing. Call (870) 205-2000 to schedule your appointment!

April 2021 Newsletter: Compassionate and Expert Care for Women of All Ages

Women in every stage of life have unique health needs, and at AMMC we’re proud to provide compassionate care every step of the way. Jessica Nutt, APRN sees patients ranging from teenagers with irregular periods to mothers getting ready to welcome their first babies to women experiencing menopause.

March 2021 Newsletter: Little Health Changes That Make A Big Impact

Dr. Brittany Carmack is passionate about helping patients manage chronic conditions, including diabetes, high blood pressure, cardiac disease and obesity – all of which can be treated or even reversed with diet and weight loss. Last year, she became board-certified in obesity medicine and earned a certificate in nutrition and wellness (ask her about the Mediterranean Diet!). Now? Dr. Carmack is excited to help patients discover their healthiest lives yet.

February 2021 Newsletter: February is National Heart Month

February is National Heart Month – the perfect time to focus on cardiac health, including prevention, impairment and recovery.