News Archive

News Archive

  • Good Shepherd Welcomes New Chief Information Officer

    Good Shepherd Medical Center names Chris Blakemore as its new Chief Information Officer. 

  • Good Shepherd Welcomes New Chief Medical Officer

    Good Shepherd Medical Center names Lawrence T. Verfurth, DO, MBA, FACOI, as its new Chief Medical Officer. 

  • Good Shepherd Welcomes New Chief Nursing Officer

    Good Shepherd Health System proudly welcomes Patti Bennett, RN, BSN, MS, as its new Chief Nursing Officer, serving the Medical Centers in Longview and Marshall. 

  • Good Shepherd Offers Free Prostate Screenings

    Good Shepherd Medical Center will provide free prostate screenings on Tuesday, June 17 and Wednesday, June 18 from 3 to 6 p.m. at Medical Plaza III and on Thursday, June 19 from 8 to 10 a.m. at the Institute for Healthy Living.

  • Good Shepherd Medical Associates Welcomes Premier Pediatrics

    Premier Pediatrics announced they have officially joined Good Shepherd Medical Associates, a division of Good Shepherd Health System.

  • Good Shepherd – Marshall Raises Awareness of Chronic Wounds

    The Wound Healing Center at Good Shepherd – Marshall, a member of the Healogics network, is participating in the first Healogics National Wound Care Awareness Week from June 2 to June 6.

  • Good Shepherd - Marshall Celebrates Level III Support Stroke Facility Designation

    May 2014 Good Shepehrd - Marshall celebrates earning the designation from the State of Texas as a Level III Support Stroke Facility,

  • Marshall Hospital Foundation Announces 2014 Polly Cargill Nursing Scholarships

    Good Shepherd Medical Center - Marshall Foundation is proud to announce eligibility guidelines for the 2014 Polly Cargill Nursing Scholarships. Each scholarship recipient will be awarded $1,000 per semester for the 2014-2015 school year.

  • Good Shepherd Health System Announces Closure of Hospital in Linden and Two Health Clinics in Cass County

    Good Shepherd Health System has announced that it has notified the Linden Municipal Hospital Authority of its intent to close Good Shepherd Medical Center - Linden effective April 30, 2014.

  • Rekha Reddy, MD Joins GSHS Board of Directors

    Good Shepherd Health System announces the appointment of Rekha S. Reddy, MD, as the newest member of the Good Shepherd Health System Board of Directors.

  • Dr. WD Northcutt, III Named Foundation Board Life Director

    Dr. WD Northcutt, III was named the first Life Director of the Good Shepherd Foundation Board on Friday, January 24.

  • Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Celebrates A Decade of Caring for Good Shepherd Medical Center’s Tiniest Patients

    This year, Good Shepherd Medical Center’s Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) proudly marks its tenth anniversary of providing advanced life-saving and compassionate care to over 4,000 of the NICU’s tiniest patients in just a decade. 

  • Craig Meek, MD, Med Dir of Emergency Center in Kilgore on East Texas

    August 2013

  • Marshall Employee of the Year & Excellence in Practice Award Winner Sean Barron, Emergency Department

    Good Shepherd Medical Center – Marshall is proud to recognize Sean Barron, EMT Intermediate, as the 2013 Employee of the Year and the 2013 Excellence in Practice award recipient.

  • Red Dress Luncheon Celebrates Tenth Anniversary of Support for Women’s Heart Health Awareness

    The Marshall Hospital Foundation will celebrate its tenth year of focusing on women’s heart health awareness with Red Thursdays.

  • New MRI Provides More Comfortable Experience for Patients

    Good Shepherd Medical Center – Marshall is proud to announce it has added a new Wide-Bore MRI machine to its imaging services.

  • Healthy Living – Stay Healthy and Beat the Heat

    Summer is the time for fun in the sun, but we have to be careful in hot and humid weather.

  • Mystery Revealed Extra Steppers Participate in Mystery Trip

    What’s it like to step on a bus and not know where you are going? 

  • Healthy Living – Managing Joint Pain

    Achy knees, stiff hips, pain in the wrists, elbows and ankles—there is a variety of joint pain and it affects people differently.

  • 2013 Polly Cargill Nursing Scholarship Winners Honored

    The eleventh anniversary of the Polly Cargill Nursing Scholarship Program will be celebrated when Jerry Cargill and Jack Cargill award the 2013 Polly Cargill Nursing Scholarships on June 13th at Good Shepherd Medical Center – Marshall.

  • Healthy Living – Early Detection Saves

    One in eight women will have to deal with breast cancer during their lifetime, according to the American Cancer Society.

  • Good Shepherd Medical Associates Welcomes Longview Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgeons to Group

    May 2013

    Today, Longview Thoracic & Cardiovascular Associates announced they have officially joined Good Shepherd Medical Associates, a division of Good Shepherd Health System.

  • Safety Spokes Bicycle Roundup Saturday, May 11

    In anticipation of area children being out of school for the summer and spending time on their bicycles, Good Shepherd Medical Center - Marshall’s Level III Trauma Center will host “Hard Hats for Little Heads” -- a bicycle safety event -- Saturday, May 11, from 9 a.m. until 11 a.m. in downtown Marshall at Telegraph Park.

  • Good Shepherd – Marshall Auxiliary Donates $40,000

    In celebration of National Volunteer Week, Good Shepherd – Marshall hosted the annual Auxiliary Awards Luncheon Wednesday, April 24.

  • A Solutions to Leg Pain and Varicose Veins to Restore Your Confidence

    Varicose veins are swollen, twisted, painful veins that have filled with blood and usually develop in the legs.

  • Join us for Girlfriend Getaway on May 2

    April 2013

    Grab your girlfriend, mother, daughter and sister and join us for an evening just for the ladies, where you can relax, shop, focus on your health and spend an evening of fun with family and friends.

  • Healthy Living – 5 Myths About Childhood Obesity

    Childhood obesity is now the number one health concern among parents in the United States, topping drug abuse and smoking. This is well placed concern given that about one in three American kids and teens today is overweight or obese – nearly triple the rate in 1963.

  • Good Shepherd Breaks Ground on Outpatient and Emergency Center in North Longview

    March 2013

    Today, Good Shepherd Health System officials formally broke ground on Good Shepherd’s new outpatient and emergency center, located in North Longview on Hawkins Parkway adjacent to the Institute for Healthy Living.

  • Healthy Living – Why Chiropractic Care is Right for You

    Good Shepherd Medical Associates Chiropractic strives to help patients get well and to help healthy patients function more efficiently in the absence of drugs or surgery.

  • Healthy Living – The Importance of a Primary Care Physician

    In the past, people relied on family doctors for everything from broken bones and the common cold to the delivery of babies.

  • Healthy Living – The Importance of a Primary Care Physician

    In the past, people relied on family doctors for everything from broken bones and the common cold to the delivery of babies.

  • Healthy Living – Headaches – What’s Causing Your Pain?

    Migraines and headaches are a common problem for many people and one that for most people does not require treatment beyond over the counter pain remedies.

  • Healthy Living – Know the Signs for Heart Disease in Women

    Heart disease is the number one killer of women, according to the American Heart Association, and presents differently in women than in men.

  • Good Shepherd Medical Center – Marshall to Host “A Fair of the Heart”

    Good Shepherd Medical Center - Marshall would like to cordially extend an invitation to all area residents to join us for our 2nd annual “A Fair of the Heart” community health fair.

  • Healthy Living – Know the Warning Signs. Know the Risk. Know Stroke.

    Tme is of the essence when it comes to stroke.According to the American Stroke Association, stroke is the fourth leading cause of death in America and a leading cause of adult disability.

  • Healthy Living – Inpatient Rehabilitation Benefits – Post Stroke Care

    According to the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, in the United States more than 700,000 people suffer a stroke each year.

  • Healthy Living – Suffering from Knee Osteoarthritis? MAKOplasty® May be the Solution

    If you have been suffering with chronic knee pain that isn’t responding to rest or anti-inflammatory medication, you may be experiencing the onset of osteoarthritis (OA).

  • Healthy Living – Key Facts about Influenza and the Flu Vaccine

    Influenza, also known as the flu, is a contagious respiratory illness caused by influenza viruses that infect the nose, throat, and lungs.

  • Area Physicians Establish New Multi-Specialty Group Associated with Good Shepherd Health System

    January 2013

    Officials of Good Shepherd Health System announced today the formation of Good Shepherd Medical Associates, a new multi‐specialty group of physicians and mid‐level providers with offices located in communities throughout East Texas.

  • Healthy Living – Cardio: It’s Good For Your Heart

    Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States and a major cause of disability.

  • Healthy Living – The Importance of Annual Wellness Checks

    Parents take time to get their children into the pediatrician for annual physicals, vaccinations and screenings, however, they often forget to take time to protect their own health and visit a physician for their own annual wellness checks.

  • Healthy Living – Diabetes: Are you At Risk?

    Nearly 26 million children and adults in America are living with diabetes and another 79 million are at high risk for developing Type 2 diabetes.

  • Healthy Living – Hospital Trends: Mother-Baby Care

    Mother-baby care, also known as “couplet care” or “dyad care,” is a standard of care used at the nation’s leading hospitals.

  • Healthy Living – Key Facts About Seasonal Flu Vaccine

    The flu shot is a seasonal that vaccine protects against three influenza viruses that research indicates will be most common during the upcoming season.

  • Healthy Living – Hand Hygiene is a Simple Way to Prevent Infection

    Of all the measures used to reduce the transmission of disease, hand hygiene has been shown to be one of the most effective, convenient, and easiest to perform. Unfortunately, it is also the most often neglected.

  • Healthy Living – Early Detection is the Key

    Breast cancer is the leading type of cancer in women of all ages. If diagnosed early, the rate for survival and effective treatment is high. The best way to detect breast cancer is through mammography.

  • Healthy Living – Living With Foot Pain? A Podiatrist Can Help

    Each of your feet has 26 bones, 33 joints, and more than 100 tendons, muscles, and ligaments. No wonder a lot of things can go wrong.

  • GSMC – Marshall to Celebrate National Rehabilitation Awareness Week

    Good Shepherd Medical Center – Marshall has announced that it will celebrate National Rehabilitation Awareness Week September 16 – 22. The week focuses on the benefits and impact of rehab.

  • Camo Expo ’12 Slated for Saturday, September 8

    In preparation for the upcoming hunting season, Good Shepherd Medical Center - Marshall’s Trauma Center, in partnership with Green’s Guns & Range, will host “CAMO EXPO ’12: Hunting and Outdoor Safety.” 

  • Foundation Kick Off Event for Marshall to an Evening in Memphis

    September 2012

    Please join us as we kick off Race to Wellness 2012 by celebrating the conclusion of The Race Is On! competition at the LifeCenter.

  • Healthy Living – High Risk Pregnancy? Good Shepherd Offers Perinatology Services Close to Home

    For the majority of women, pregnancy follows a routine course. Some women, however, have medical difficulties related to their health or the health of their baby. These women experience what is called a high-risk pregnancy.

  • Healthy Living – Prenatal Care Helps Keep You and Your Baby Healthy

    Once you find out you are pregnant it is important to take very good care of yourself so that you and your baby are healthy.

  • Race to Wellness 2012: Marshall to an Evening in Memphis

    The Marshall Hospital Foundation announces Race to Wellness 2012 as Good Shepherd Medical Center-Marshall’s second century of providing community healthcare continues.

  • Good Shepherd Medical Center Implements Nurse‐Family Partnership Thanks to Federal Grant

    First-time mothers at Good Shepherd have the opportunity for an added benefit during their pregnancy thanks to the new Nurse-Family Partnership (NFP) program being implemented this summer.

  • Healthy Living – Equip Your Children for the New School Year with Back to School Immunizations

    Get ready, parents. The end of your kids’ summer vacations is just around the corner, and the myriad of tasks looming in the background is going to become increasingly visible in the next few weeks, if it hasn’t become so already.

  • Healthy Living – Good Shepherd Prepares to Welcome Medical Residency Students

    While much of the nation is facing a shortage of primary care physicians, Good Shepherd Medical Center is working to ensure that Northeast Texans can find a doctor when they need one.

  • Healthy Living – Get Back to Your Active Lifestyle with Joint Replacement

    Joint replacement surgery is an orthopedic surgery in which an arthritic and worn out joint surface is replaced with metal or high strength plastic components.

  • Good Shepherd Emergency Center in Kilgore Slated to Open May 14

    May 2012

    Officials at Good Shepherd Medical Center announced today Good Shepherd Emergency Center in Kilgore will open on Monday, May 14, 2012.

  • Healthy Living – Good Shepherd Cardiologist Performs Longview’s First Atrial Septal Defect Repair

    Good Shepherd Medical Center continues to offer new and advanced procedures throughout the hospital’s many healthcare services.

  • Healthy Living – Inpatient Rehabilitation Enhances and Speeds Recovery

    Rehabilitation is defined as a combination of methods that are focused in restoring the patient's normal life.

  • Healthy Living – Good Shepherd Gives Babies a Fighting Chance

    Most pregnancies last around 40 weeks and babies born between 37 and 42 completed weeks of pregnancy are considered full term. On the other hand, babies born earlier than 37 weeks are called premature babies.

  • Healthy Living – Good Shepherd Committed to Improving Health, Educating the Next Generation of Physicians

    While much of the nation is facing a growing shortage of primary care doctors, Good Shepherd Medical Center is working to ensure that Northeast Texans can find a physician when they need one.

  • Healthy Living – The Importance of a Primary Care Physician

    In the past, people relied on family doctors for everything from broken bones and the common cold to the delivery of babies.

  • Healthy Living – March is Colon Care Awareness Month, How Can You Be Proactive?

    According to the American Cancer Society, colon cancer is one of the leading causes of cancer-related deaths in the United States.

  • Healthy Living – Cardiovascular Rehabilitation, Building a Stronger Heart

    ACCORDING TO THE AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION, cardiac rehabilitation (cardiac rehab) is a professionally supervised program to help people recover from heart attacks, heart surgery and percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) procedures such as balloon angioplasty and stenting.

  • Healthy Living – Leg Pain? Claudication May Be the Cause

    Do you experience leg pain or constant cramping in your calf muscles after even a short walk? As many people get older, their legs don’t get an adequate blood supply because hardened or blocked blood vessels can restrict the flow of blood. You may have a condition called claudication.

  • Healthy Living – Learn How to Manage Your Back Pain Successfully

    Everyone experiences pain at one point or another. Pain is a natural body response and can often be an indication that something is wrong and should not be ignored.

  • Healthy Living – Has Your Heart Skipped A Beat?

    An arrhythmia is an abnormal rhythm of the heart. Arryhtmias may feel like a temporary pause, like your heart is skipping a beat, or be so brief it does not change your overall heart rate.

  • Healthy Living – Preterm Birth: Warning Signs, Risk Factors, & Prevention

    What is a Premature Birth?
    A pregnancy normally lasts about 40 weeks. A baby born before 37 weeks is considered premature. Babies who are born closer to their due dates tend to have fewer problems than babies born earlier. But even those who are born late preterm (closer to 37 weeks) are at risk for problems.

  • Healthy Living – Proper Posture, Finding the Missing Link in Spinal Care

    October is National Chiropractic Awareness Month and while most people are aware that chiropractors treat injuries of the back and neck, many are not aware of the small everyday lifestyle changes they can make to improve their spinal health.

  • Third National Prescription Drug Take Back Day to Have Longview Drop off Available on 10/29/2011

    October 2011

    The Third National Prescription Drug Take Back Day will be held on Saturday, October 29, 2011 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The biannual event promoted nationally by the Drug Enforcement Agency provides local venues for the proper disposal of unused prescriptions.

  • Healthy Living – Healthcare-Associated Infections: Facts & Prevention

    Healthcare-associated infections, or HAIs, are infections that can be acquired while receiving treatment in a healthcare setting.

  • Healthy Living – Key Facts about Seasonal Flu Vaccine

    What is the flu shot? The flu shot is a seasonal that vaccine protects against three influenza viruses that research indicates will be most common during the upcoming season.

  • Healthy Living – On Pump or Off Pump heart Surgery: Whick is Better?

    What is coronary artery disease? Coronary artery disease is defined as narrowing or hardening of the arteries which supply blood to the heart.

Leaving Goodshepherd Health System site

You are leaving the website. GSHS provided this link for your convenience and is not responsible for the content, links, privacy or security of information on non-GSHS sites.

I want to GO BACK
I want to CONTINUE