What is a Nurse Practitioner & What Do They Do?

Nurse practitioners play a vital role in helping to diagnose and treat patients. Learn about the difference between nurse practitioner and doctor.

The Importance of Family Medicine in Madisonville

Family medicine is important because it helps treat a number of conditions affecting your whole family. Learn more about the family medicine team at Baptist Health Madisonville.

Flu Symptoms & Prevention

As winter nears, be sure to recognize the symptoms and signs of the flu. Find out how Baptist Health can help you prevent the flu and keep your family healthy.

Advantages & Benefits of Home Care in Madisonville

Baptist Health Madisonville's home care team provides unmatched care and compassion to patients and their families. Learn about the home care advantage and why home care may be better for you and your family.

The Importance of Blood Donation in Madisonville

Baptist Health relies on the generosity of blood donors to provide the resources to save lives. It is easy to become a blood donor through making an appointment or visiting the hospital during the walk-in hours at Baptist Health Madisonville.

The Role of Primary Care Doctors in Madisonville

Baptist Health's primary care doctors play an important role in the lives of their patients, helping them with everything from everyday aches and pains to chronic illnesses. Learn more about when to go to urgent care vs. primary care doctors for health issues.

Important Steps to Increase Chances of Surviving a Heart Attack

Steps can be taken to reduce the risk of having a heart attack. Checking for high blood pressure or high cholesterol, eating a healthy diet, and exercising daily will help prevent heart disease. Learn how to take a proactive role in your health.

Blocked Artery Treatment in Madisonville

A few different procedures can be performed to treat a blocked artery. Baptist Health has an advanced team able to diagnose blockages and provide you with the necessary medical help. Learn more about our cardiac testing and heart catheterization procedures.

Urgent Care Treatment for Minor Illnesses

Urgent care doctor William McClure, MD discusses the services available in the Madisonville, KY urgent care clinic, which provides convenient care for minor illnesses and injuries.

Family-Centered Care in the NICU

Neonatologist Arvin Bundhoo, MD, describes how the neonatal unit's specially trained staff provides comprehensive, multi-specialty care to newborns, around the clock and in a family integrated care in the NICU environment.

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