Fall Prevention Event

A Fall Prevention Event will be held on September 21st in the Gardens at Hedrick Medical Center.  The event is held through a partnership between Hedrick Medical Center and Livingston County Health Center, from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm.  Ann Burchett from the Health Center says this is part of their Aging in Place initiative. Burchett says they will also […]

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HMC Auxiliary Awards Scholarships

Ten $500 scholarships for students pursuing degrees in the health care field were presented by the Hedrick Medical Center Auxiliary.  The recipients include: Emma Burk,   Connor Cotton,   Gracie Ellis,   Mollie Ellis,    Karlin Fairchild,   Claire Hemry,   Elizabeth Leach,    Kyle Ohrenberg, McKenna Poling,    and Claire Chapman Wright The Hedrick Medical Center Auxiliary Scholarship Fund was established in 1998. These scholarships are awarded […]

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Hedrick Medical Center Receives STEMI recognition

Chillicothe’s local hospital, Hedrick Medical Center, has received the American Heart Association’s Mission: Lifeline® STEMI Referring Center recognition.  Director of Nursing Jennifer Dixon says STEMI is a specific type of heart attack. Dixon says the Mission: Lifeline Referring Center award is earned by hospitals that demonstrate a commitment to getting patients the most up-to-date research-based care for STEMI as outlined […]

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Police Handle Threat At Hedrick Medical Center

Hedrick Medical Center was on lock-down Wednesday after receiving a threat against a doctor who works at the hospital.  Police investigated the threat and a warrant was issued for a 52-year-old male of Norborne. With further investigation and working with the Hospital, on Wednesday, the man was located and arrested without incident in Lafayette County.  He was transported to the […]

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Driver Crashes Into Hedrick Clinic

The Chillicothe Police and Fire Departments responded to a vehicle crashing into Hedrick Medical Center Monday morning.  The incident happened at about 9:24 am on the Medical Clinic side, when the driver hit the gas instead of the brake and ran into the building.  The vehicle did not go through the wall.  Minor damage was reported to the vehicle and […]

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Hedrick Medical Center Recognized As Missouri AIM Star

Hedrick Medical Center has been recognized as a Missouri AIM Star by the Missouri Alliance for Innovation on Maternal Health.  Hedrick CEO Steve Schieber says this signifies the hospital’s completion of the Severe Hypertension in Pregnancy Collaborative. Schieber says Preeclampsia is not uncommon, occurring in one of every 25 pregnancies. He says this is another validation of the expertise and […]

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Chicago Woman Injured In Accident

An accident on US 36 east of Chillicothe left a Chicago woman with minor injuries Tuesday evening.  State Troopers report 30-year-old Passion L Lane of Chicago was taken to Hedrick Medical Center for treatment of minor injuries following the accident at about 5:55 pm, 5 miles east of Chillicothe.  According to the report, Lane was westbound and ran off the […]

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HMC Nurses Receive Daisy Award

Two nurses from Hedrick Medical Center were recognized this week with an international nursing award. Jennifer Dixon, Director of Nursing, says two members of her staff received the DAISY Award for extraordinary nurses. The award was established in 1999 by the family of J. Patrick Barnes, who died from complications of an auto-immune disease at age 33. Others nominated for […]

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