HAZMAT Training In Chillicothe

The Chillicothe Fire Department and Hedrick Medical Center are teaming up to conduct a HAZMAT mock training event on Monday August 19th at 10:00am and 11:00am. HAZMAT involves training with hazardous materials, or substances in quantities for forms that may post a reasonable risk to health, property or the environment. That includes substances as toxic chemicals, fuels, nuclear waste products […]

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Required updates at Hedrick Pharmacy

Improvements to the Hedrick Medical Center Pharmacy Department were approved by the Chillicothe City Council. A Hospital Spokesman told the council that the improvements are mandated by the U.S. Pharmacopeia. He described the reason for the mandated improvements. The entire cost of the project will be paid for by the St Luke’s Health System. There will be zero cost to […]

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Consumers Left With Little Choice Under The Affordable Care Act

As the deadline for applications for the Affordable Care Act health insurance approaches, many are finding the only choice for insurance in the Chillicothe area is Ambetter, but Hedrick Medical Center and the St. Luke’s Health Systems is not accepting Ambetter.  Hedrick Medical Center and Wright Memorial CEO Steve Schieber explains the decision by St. Luke’s. Schieber offered some advice […]

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Parking Expansion Approved At Hedrick

Hedrick Medical Center requested construction of additional parking at the facility at Monday’s Chillicothe City Council Meeting.  CEO Steve Schieber says this is due to growth. The council approved the request for the additional parking that will be constructed at the hospital’s expense. Schieber also requested additional bollards or parking barriers, for around the propane tank for safety concerns.  That […]

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