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AUGUST 12, 2015

Melissa Hutchinson, PharmD Selected as 'Employee of the Quarter'


Melissa Hutchinson, PharmD, of Pharmacy Department was selected as the Employee of the Quarter of Three Rivers Medical Center. The announcement was made during the recent Employee Recognition Reception by our Chief Executive Officer Greg A. Kiser.

Hutchinson is a Clinical Pharmacist and has been with the hospital since November 14, 2007. She was acknowledged by management and her co-workers for exhibiting outstanding performances in DSCN1536 (2) her role with Pharmacy Services for going the extra mile in exhibiting outstanding care and services for the patients who come to the hospital for their healthcare needs. She is the epitome of what it takes to be a “high performer” with TRMC. She always finds a way to make the most difficult day Hutchinson being congratulated by REMC CEO Greg Kiserenjoyable through her laughter and good wit. Hutchinson will leave no stone unturned until she has the answer that the physician, nurse, therapist or dietitian needs to appropriately care for the patient. She is a team player and serves as the safety coach in looking for ways to make TRMC a safer place to work, expressed Victor Swinney, PharmD, Pharmacy Director.

Hutchinson, who resides in the Louisa area with her husband Duke will receive a complimentary dinner for two recognizing her with the distinction as Employee of the Quarter. She is also a recipient of a monetary award as a token of appreciation for her exemplary service for this deserving recognition.

She along with the other Employee of the Quarter recipients that will be selected during the year will be considered for the honor of Employee of the Year. Congratulations to Melissa Hutchinson for exhibiting outstanding qualities of service as TRMC’s Employee of the Quarter!

August 7, 2015


Three Rivers Medical Center and Paul B. Hall Regional Medical Center is seeking an experienced full-time Physician Liaison.  The Director of Professional Outreach (DPO) is responsible for achieving growth for hospital-specific service lines that are in alignment with the Division and Market Strategy. Under direction of the Hospital CEOs, the DPO will develop and implement plans of action for determining and achieving physician satisfaction with the hospital and its departments through open dialogue and in-person visits with both affiliated and non-affiliated physicians in the assigned service area.  

Please review the additional responsibilities in detail of the position by referring to our web site online at A Bachelor’s degree in business, healthcare administration or marketing from an accredited college or university is required.  We require a minimum of 3 - 5 years progressive experience in healthcare, preferably in marketing or business development.  Clinical and/or sales background desired.

We offer a generous benefits package and a competitive salary.  Interested candidates should apply online at  




JULY 21, 2015

Louisa Drug Store


Louisa Drug Store -  Michaels new pharmacist


Louisa Drug would like to welcome our newest pharmacist to our staff. Dr. Lewis Michael (pictured here with his wife Leah) is a native of Louisa and the son of Cindy and David Michael. He graduated from Lawrence County in 2008 and is a member of their baseball Hall of fame. He graduated from Alice Lloyd with a BS in Biology in 2012. He also played baseball for them. He graduated from Louisville's Sullivan University of Pharmacy cum laude in June of 2015. His wife is currently at Sullivan pursuing a degree in pharmacy also.

Lewis has impressed us with his pharmaceutical knowledge. Please ask for his assistance when you have questions concerning your medications.


JULY 28, 2015


May and June 2015 reports


(a) If the rating score of the establishment is eighty-five (85) or more, all violations of one (1) or two (2) point items shall be corrected prior to the next routine inspection.

(b) If the rating score of the establishment is at least seventy (70) but not more than eighty-four (84), all violations of one (1) or two (2) point items shall be corrected within a period not to exceed thirty (30) days.

(c) Regardless of the rating score of the establishment, all violations of three (3), four (4), or five (5) point items shall be corrected within a time period specified by the cabinet but not to exceed ten (10) days.

(d) If the rating score of the establishment is less than seventy (70), the establishment shall be issued a notice of intent to suspend the permit. 

FRIDAY, JULY 17, 2015

Beshear, Rogers to announce loan-repayment program for new dentists who agree to set up practices in Eastern Kentucky...

Rogers - Beshear Summit

Rogers and Beshear at SOAR Strategy Summit in May

Gov. Steve Beshear and 5th District U.S. Rep. Hal Rogers plan to announce an "initiative promoting sustained oral health and well-being in Eastern Kentucky," a media advisory from their offices announced Friday. The oral health of the region is among the worst in the nation.

The initiative will be a program to help dental students who agree to practice in Eastern Kentucky to repay their student loans at the University of Kentucky and the University of Louisville. UK President Eli Capilouto, U of L School of Dentistry Dean John Sauk, and Dr. Raynor Mullins, project leader of the Appalachian Rural Dental Education Project of the UK Center for Oral Health., will join Rogers, Beshear and state Health and Family Services Secretary Audrey Tayse Haynes at the announcement.

The announcement is scheduled for 1 p.m. Monday, July 20 at the offices of Jackson Energy Cooperative, 103 Mildred Rd. in McKee. The announcement will be followed by a meeting of the executive committee of Shaping Our Appalachian Region, the Rogers-Beshear initiative to help the economy of Eastern Kentucky.

Posted by Al Cross

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