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  • CHRISTUS Good Shepherd Emergency Center – Kilgore Team Saves Baby

    Just two weeks ago Mrs. Candace Miller brought eleven-month old son Silas Miller to the CHRISTUS Good Shepherd Emergency Center - Kilgore because of respiratory concerns. Fortunately, she did because within minutes of arrival the ER team had to perform life-saving measures on young Silas. Silas was life-flighted to Children’s Medical Center of Dallas and has now made a full recovery.

  • CHRISTUS Good Shepherd to Host FREE Child Car Seat Safety Inspections

    CHRISTUS Good Shepherd Medical Center – Longview’s
    Nurse-Family Partnership Program, in partnership with the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT), will host free child car seat safety inspections Saturday, April 29.

  • CHRISTUS Good Shepherd Medical Center – Longview Wound Healing Center Recognized with National Award for Clinical Excellence

    The Byron Cook, MD, Center for Advanced Wound Healing and
    Hyperbaric Medicine at CHRISTUS Good Shepherd Medical Center - Longview has been recognized with a national award for clinical excellence.

  • Get Behind Early Detection: Colonoscopies Save Lives

    According to the American Cancer Society (ACS), colon cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death among men and women in the United States. As with many types of cancer, screenings available to determine if signs of cancer exist, and early detection is often the single most effective means of treating cancer.

  • Good Shepherd Health System Joins CHRISTUS Health to Become CHRISTUS Good Shepherd Health System

    Good Shepherd Health System (GSHS) has announced the finalization of an agreement to become a part of CHRISTUS Health. This agreement brings together two prestigious health systems to create CHRISTUS Good Shepherd Health System. This joining will allow the two health systems to work together to improve access to care for patients and expand health care services throughout East Texas. Most importantly, it will increase the capacity for health care, ensuring that the ever-growing health care needs of East Texans are met through increased resources and innovative services.

  • Good Shepherd Medical Center Introduces an Online Childbirth Class

    Good Shepherd Medical Center is offering a new online childbirth class for expectant families. The internet-based program is a convenient alternative for those who are unable to attend an on-site class.

  • January is Cervical Health Awareness Month

    Good Shepherd Medical Center has joined a national campaign to urge every woman to make her health a New Year’s resolution.
     
    Each year nearly 13,000 U.S. women are diagnosed with cervical cancer, and more than 4,000 die as a result. Screening tests (Pap tests and, when appropriate, HPV tests) and vaccines exist that could essentially eliminate the disease, but are not always used despite provisions of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) that require insurance plans to cover cervical cancer screening tests to women and HPV vaccines.

  • Use S.M.A.R.T. Goals When Planning for 2017

    A new year means new beginnings, and proper planning can make the difference between finding yourself eating quinoa or cookies come day 30 for even the most well intentioned New Year’s resolutions.
    When considering ways to make 2017 your healthiest year yet, remember to set S.M.A.R.T. goals: specific, measurable, attainable, realistic and timely.

  • Good Shepherd NorthPark Emergency Center to Give Away Bicycle Helmets to Children

    Good Shepherd NorthPark Emergency Center wants to help ensure the safety of local children by giving away free bicycle helmets. Kids are also invited to enter for a chance to win a new bicycle and have their picture made with Santa – at no cost. 

  • Good Shepherd Medical Center Ranked Nationally for Quality Clinical Excellence

    Good Shepherd Medical Center has received the 2017 quality award rankings from CareChex® - an information service of Quantros, Inc. These rankings listed Good Shepherd Medical Center as #1 in the Market for Medical Excellence in Overall Hospital Care, Overall Medical Care and Overall Surgical Care.

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