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Hospital Automates Drug Dispensing

Friday, December 7th, 2007


Safety from Medication Errors: Hospital pharmacist Dorothy Gourley (l) looks on as Megan Yow, R.N., extracts a patient’s drug from the new dispensing system cabinet.
Mercy Health/Love County installed a computerized drug dispensing system in the hospital in November.
The system adds a layer of protection and accountability to dispensing, stocking, and tracking medications.
“Our fundamental concern is patient safety – to keep patients safe from medication errors,”...

Hospital Hosts Regional Trauma Team Training

Friday, September 28th, 2007


Rural Trauma: At the trauma team training in Marietta were (clockwise from lower right) Lee Martin, Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH) Trauma Division; Darin Farrell, administrator of Arbuckle Memorial Hospital in Sulphur; Dale Adkerson, OSDH Trauma Division; Dr. Timothy Cathey, instructor, director of OSDH Trauma Division; Dr. Roxie Albrecht, instructor, director of trauma and surgical critical care of OU Medical School; A. Alex Garcia and Cassie Sallee, physician...

Hospital Recognized for Support of 8th Grade Health Conference

Monday, January 8th, 2007


Mercy Health/Love County Hospital and Clinic received the thanks of the Love County Health Department recently for long-time support of the Love County Teen Conference.
For more than a dozen years, the hospital has been the major financial backer of the annual event in the fall that brings all of the county’s eighth graders together for a day-long series of workshops and presentations on physical and mental health.
The workshops cover topics such as drugs, tobacco, drinking,...