BCMC’s Huitt named a finalist for Arkansas Business Hospital CFO of the Year

BCMC’s Huitt named a finalist for Arkansas Business Hospital CFO of the Year

WARREN, Ark. – Arkansas Business recently announced its 2022 CFO of the Year award finalists with Bradley County Medical Center’s CEO Leslie Huitt among the final four for Hospital CFO of the Year.  Huitt was just recently named Chief Executive Officer of the hospital in June after serving as the Interim CEO and Chief Financial Officer. She…

BCMC reports positive income in August, full monthly board meeting report

BCMC reports positive income in August, full monthly board meeting report

Bradley County Medical Center board of directors held its monthly meeting Thursday with Vice Chairman Joe Don Greenwood presiding in lieu of Chairman Freddie Mobley who was absent. Controller Matt Pace said the hospital had positive income of $532,000 in August. He said the fiscal year, which ends on Sept. 30, appeared to be a…

BCMC Earns Four-Star Rating from CMS for Fourth Straight Year 

BCMC Earns Four-Star Rating from CMS for Fourth Straight Year 

WARREN, Ark. – Bradley County Medical Center has earned a four-star rating from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) for a fourth straight year as it was recently announced that BCMC maintained its four-star overall rating along with securing four stars in the patient survey rating.  BCMC was one of only 18 hospitals…

BCMC conducts emergency preparedness drill in conjunction with SEAHDC

BCMC conducts emergency preparedness drill in conjunction with SEAHDC

WARREN, Ark. (8/30/22) – Bradley County Medical Center conducted a no-fault emergency preparedness drill in conjunction with the Southeast Arkansas Human Development Center Tuesday morning in an effort to test the hospital’s plan in the event of a disaster that has mass casualties. The drill began around 9 a.m. Tuesday morning as an active shooter…

BCMC Wound Care Clinic receives Center of Excellence Award

BCMC Wound Care Clinic receives Center of Excellence Award

WARREN, Ark. (8/19/22) – Bradley County Medical Center is honored to announce the BCMC Wound Care Clinic is a recipient of RestorixHealth’s highest achievement, the Wound Center of Excellence Award. Recipients of this prestigious award meet or exceed national wound care quality benchmarks over a set period of time. The Wound Center of Excellence Award…

BCMC to replace chiller machine for HVAC system, plus full board report

BCMC to replace chiller machine for HVAC system, plus full board report

An emergency purchase of a chiller machine at Bradley County Medical Center was approved at the monthly board meeting Thursday at the Brunson Medical Complex. According to CEO Leslie Huitt, “Chillers are the backbone or heart of a complex HVAC system. They remove hot air and return cool air.” Maintenance supervisor Tim Saunders explained that…

COVID cases increasing locally, (full BCMC Board report)

COVID cases increasing locally, (full BCMC Board report)

COVID-19 positive cases as handled by Bradley County Medical Center have increased significantly recently, BCMC board members were told at their monthly meeting Thursday at the Brunson Medical Complex. Chief Nursing Officer Jamie Wolfe said there were 10 positive cases in May but in June, those cases increased to 27. Two cases were treated as…

Hospital Week concludes as Bradley County Medical Center presents annual service awards

Hospital Week concludes as Bradley County Medical Center presents annual service awards

BCMC handed out its annual service awards to conclude Hospital Week. We were not able to get everyone’s picture due to work schedules. Thanks to State Representative Jeff Wardlaw stopping by to help interim CEO Leslie Huitt give out the awards! 5 Years – Nancy Kelly, Leslie Pedigo, Rebecca Miles, Beverly Rauls, Brooke Hatch, Bruce…