Pikeville Medical Center earns new accolade

Jul 27, 2010 Full story: Williamson Daily News Online 42

PIKEVILLE, Ky. a 'A The Pikeville Medical Center has been racking up award after award within the past few years and hospital officials announced yesterday the facility has won yet another national honor.

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interested

Winchester, KY

#1 Jul 27, 2010
congradulations PMC Well done
citizen

United States

#2 Jul 27, 2010
I heard PMC turned a Lady away and wouldnt even let them plug her oxeygen in.They said there wasnt a thing they could do for her.The only award this hospital deserves is the one for bad treatment.Its really not fit to take your dog to.
just me

Jackson, KY

#3 Jul 27, 2010
Pikeville Medical Center is a joke!
Empolyee fed up of lies

Winchester, KY

#4 Jul 28, 2010
They took part in US New and World reports survey and didn't place in the top 200 in the us and they are doin nothin but bragging for no reason. It would be like losing in the first round of a playoff and sayin we are the best!
StraightShooter

Salyersville, KY

#5 Jul 28, 2010
If I hear We've only just begun again, I am going to run off the road and put myself out of my misery. PMC is a good band aid station. Its not like there finding a cure of cancer or treating rare diseases. but they are better than Mayo Clinic, John Hopkins and the Cleveland Clinic. I'm waiting for them to do a face transplant. Maybe they can start with Juanita and Walter.
voter

Virgie, KY

#6 Jul 28, 2010
i would not take my dog to pmc they not even a first aid place
Empolyee fed up of lies

Winchester, KY

#7 Jul 28, 2010
StraightShooter wrote:
If I hear We've only just begun again, I am going to run off the road and put myself out of my misery. PMC is a good band aid station. Its not like there finding a cure of cancer or treating rare diseases. but they are better than Mayo Clinic, John Hopkins and the Cleveland Clinic. I'm waiting for them to do a face transplant. Maybe they can start with Juanita and Walter.
Lmao right on!!!
Empolyee fed up of lies

Winchester, KY

#8 Jul 28, 2010
Juanita. Do you seriously believe that the people of pike county buy into your shit???
Come on!! And I know you have mike Patrick or someone else in IT reading topix. How do I know?? Because I am actually higher in the food chain than your everyday kitchen worker or housekeeper and I see you and that so called Dr Johnson, Terrance, Walter, Pam and all the other admin staff nearly everyday. I love my job because of my employees and freinds but you all make me sick. Stop worrying about stupid shit and do more for patients. Stop lying to everyone and trying to make us something we aren't. Pikeville is a speck on the map. We will never ever be a Mayo clinic.

Since: Jul 10

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#9 Jul 28, 2010
Empolyee fed up of lies wrote:
They took part in US New and World reports survey and didn't place in the top 200 in the us and they are doin nothin but bragging for no reason. It would be like losing in the first round of a playoff and sayin we are the best!
Yes, but in this rural area just making it to the playoffs is reason to celebrate.

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Employee
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Know Now

Carlisle, KY

#10 Jul 28, 2010
Empolyee fed up of lies wrote:
Juanita. Do you seriously believe that the people of pike county buy into your shit???
Come on!! And I know you have mike Patrick or someone else in IT reading topix. How do I know?? Because I am actually higher in the food chain than your everyday kitchen worker or housekeeper and I see you and that so called Dr Johnson, Terrance, Walter, Pam and all the other admin staff nearly everyday. I love my job because of my employees and freinds but you all make me sick. Stop worrying about stupid shit and do more for patients. Stop lying to everyone and trying to make us something we aren't. Pikeville is a speck on the map. We will never ever be a Mayo clinic.
YOU MUST BE ONE OF THE GOOD LOOKING ONES THERE THAT GIVES THE CEO HIS BATH EVERY MORNING IN THE HOT TUB. WE "ALL ARE NOT STUPID AND NEWS TRAVELS FAST AROUND PIKE, IF THE CEO WANTS IT HE GETS IT" AT PMC.
paperclips

Pikeville, KY

#11 Jul 29, 2010
Here is a List of The top 14 hospitals in the US according to the web site http://health.usnews.com/health-news/best hospitals

1. Johns Hopkins Hospital, Balitmore
2. Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minn
3. Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston
4. Cleveland Clinic
5. Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, Los Angeles
6. New York-Presbyterian University Hospital of Columbia And Cornell
7. University of California, San Francisco Medical Center
8. Barnes-Jewish Hospital/ Washington University, St Louis
9. Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
10. Duke Universty Medical Center, Durham, N.C.
11. Brigham And Women's Hospital, Boston
12. University of Washington Medical Center, Seattle
13.UPMC- University of Pittsburg Medical Center
14. University of Michigian Hospital and Health Centers, Ann Arbor

If everyone is like me they don't see Pikeville Medical Center's name listed at top of this list.. Check the web site out for yourselves..

I am going to print this list and mail it to the hospital. and Let them know we did not find PMC in the above list
Hope everyone else will do the same by mailing to
Walter E. May CEO
Pikeville Medical Center
911 Bypass Road
Pikeville Road Pikeville, Ky 41501
fed up

Island City, KY

#12 Jul 29, 2010
walter seen that the mayo clinic was #2 on the list and since thats where he goes to get dr there he thought it said pikeville medical center he was confused its about time walt that you give your employees a raise instead of all these bounus because once we get maxed on our hourly pay we do receive a bounus right you take care of your nurse's so why dont you drop a dime on your people like in housekeeping or kitchen worker's even maintenance worker's they work just as hard but we dont have the education but we deserve more money since we ONLY JUST BEGUN
Seriously

Hagerhill, KY

#13 Jul 29, 2010
The employees of Pikeville are spoiled, the hospital could be incredible if they had employees that truly cared about their jobs. They are ten deep in each position and need to have a reality check. I would fire 30% and make everyone do their job.
For real

Winchester, KY

#14 Jul 29, 2010
Seriously wrote:
The employees of Pikeville are spoiled, the hospital could be incredible if they had employees that truly cared about their jobs. They are ten deep in each position and need to have a reality check. I would fire 30% and make everyone do their job.
10 deep???? U have NO IDEA what u are talking about. They won't get any help in any dept. I worked over 65 hrs 4 weeks in a row with 10 hrs a week call. Get your facts straight u tard.
mother-uker

United States

#15 Jul 31, 2010
You are just jealous because of all the success that PMC is racking up.This will go on because PMC is the best, so get a life,get over your short comings and move on .PMC is number one and we will reign people. Eat our dust or join us.You all are going down the tubes because we are the only ones.
Misinformation

Salyersville, KY

#17 Sep 17, 2010
Mother-uker that was the funniest shit ever, sounds like you've been listening to DJ May latest single.. WE DA BEST..actually I don't think hospitals should "reign people" and your a fool to think pmc is number one at anything in the NATION, it's a Hillbilly hospital in a little hick town...sh*t.
Girl who knows everything

Georgetown, KY

#18 Sep 28, 2010
Barium Colbolt Nitrogen wrote:
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Yes, but in this rural area just making it to the playoffs is reason to celebrate.
and BTW
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nothing
saying
Just a FYI
I do not understand the logic here. Not even in the top 200 does not sound like making it to the playoffs.

PMC is a deathtrap. They give morphine to anyone who says they are in pain upon entrance, give you some pepto bismol, an aspirin, and a band-aid and send you home, if they do not kill you first with botched routine medical procedure. PMC is just like everything else in this area: shiny on the outside, rotten and broken apart inside.
Girl who knows everything

Georgetown, KY

#19 Sep 28, 2010
In fact PMC is so good there rankings have an averake percentage score of 25%

http://health.usnews.com/best-hospitals/pikev...

If you were sick would you want to be treated by a hospital who cannot get even half-way to being the best? They barely break a quarter of the way. This means 75% of all hospitals in the country are better. That is pretty dismal.

National Hospital of the Year by American Alliance of Healthcare Providers is complete BS. First of all this is an award that is applied for and is not even publicly posted and the only source for this information is the Pikeville Medical Center. From what I have seen in the few articles that can actually be found, several hospitals claimed to be number one, two, or three on this list.

Best places to work in Kentucky? I'll bet it is. A job where you do not even have to be half-way there to anything that could be called excellence.

The local newspapers have been reporting lies based only on what the staff of the hospital in question have been telling them. No one is saying PMC is the best except for PMC.

Ben Dover

Pikeville, KY

#20 Sep 28, 2010
this is what happens when people like Juanita and many others who barely graduated high school lay themselves in positions of authority...ie power dress and remind others everyday how wonderful you are...screw them sick people thats not why were here.
Hello

United States

#21 Sep 28, 2010
Is it about time for our bonuses again?

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