Member Login | Contact Us | Call Us Today! 1-606-528-9767 | info@thenewsjournal.net
default-logo
Disability Professionals, LLC

Baptist Health Corbin stepping up enforcement of tobacco ban on campus

Baptist Health Corbin instituted a ban on the use of tobacco products in 2011, but hospital officials say it will be more strictly enforced. Hospital officials said smoking and the use of all tobacco products, including vaping, is prohibited everywhere on the campus, and the...

Baptist Health Corbin laying off 15 medical coding workers

Fifteen medical coding employees at Baptist Health Corbin are among 37 Baptist Health employees being laid off by the network of eight hospitals across Kentucky and southern Indiana. The positions are being eliminated as the hospital has reached an agreement with AGS Health, who...

Baptist Health Corbin’s Paint the Town Pink kicks off Tuesday

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and Baptist Health Corbin will began its annual effort to Paint the Town Pink Tuesday night with a kickoff event at NIBROC Park. The event, which is open to the public, will begin at 5:30 p.m. when Corbin Mayor Suzie Razmus signs a...

Corbin Fire Department selling breast cancer awareness t-shirts

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and after a three-year break, the Corbin Fire Department is, once again, selling t-shirts promoting the fight against breast cancer. “We kind of took a break because sales had slowed down,” said Corbin Fire Captain James Smith. The 2019...

Corbin man charged with raping girl

A Corbin man was arrested Monday morning for allegedly raping a female juvenile at a residence near Cumberland Falls Road. Kentucky State Police arrested Tyler D. Ellis, 20, on one count of first-degree rape. The investigation began Monday morning after the female arrived at the...

‘Chalk the Walk’ suicide awareness event to be held next Tuesday in Corbin

The week of September 8-14 is National Suicide Prevention Awareness Week, and Baptist Health Corbin is working to raise awareness for the people in the community who are considering taking their lives with the “Chalk The Walk” event. Scheduled to coincide with the weekly Farmers...

Baptist Health Corbin’s annual Cancer Survivors Dinner to focus on prostate cancer

While October is now synonymous with the fight against breast cancer, Baptist Health Corbin is holding its annual Cancer Survivors Dinner with the goal of getting more men to focus on prostate cancer and what they may do to reduce their chances of contracting it. “It is known as...

Baptist Health Corbin, Lexington and Richmond earn national recognition for promoting organ, eye and tissue donation

Baptist Health Corbin, Lexington and Richmond have earned platinum level recognition for their efforts to increase organ, eye, and tissue donor registrations across the state, through the Workplace Partnership for Life (WPFL) Hospital Organ Donation Campaign. The WPFL is a...
Posted On 01 Aug 2019
, By

Meds to Beds Program presented at Premier Breakthroughs Conference

Premier held their annual Breakthroughs Conference in Nashville this year. Breakthroughs is Premier’s annual knowledge sharing and collaboration event designed to bring people, ideas and innovations together to transform healthcare. Cliff Niemeier, RPh, Executive Director of...
Posted On 25 Jul 2019
, By

Case of Corbin woman accused of biting security guard going to grand jury

The felony assault case against a Corbin woman, who is accused of biting a security guard at Baptist Health Corbin, will be presented to the grand jury. Following a preliminary hearing Tuesday in Whitley District Court, Judge Cathy Prewitt found probable cause to present the case...