News/Events

  • Five Rivers Medical Center is awarded American College of Radiology Accreditation

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    Five Rivers Medical Center has been awarded accreditation in computed tomography (CT) as the result of a recent review by the American College of Radiology (ACR). We are the only facility from Randolph County to the Mississippi River to have earned this recognition for our CT services. We are seeking accreditation in CT Lung Screening […]

  • FRMC receives AHA/ASA Silver Plus Quality Achievement Award

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                        Five Rivers Medical Center received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke Silver Plus Quality Achievement Award. The award recognizes the hospital’s commitment and success in ensuring stroke patients receive the most appropriate treatment according to nationally recognized, research-based guidelines based on […]

  • New Test for Evaluation of Swallowing Available at FRMC

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                        Five Rivers Medical Center is proud to announce a new service for individuals with swallowing difficulties called Fiberoptic Endoscopic Evaluation of Swallowing (FEES). Until now, individuals have had to drive to Walnut Ridge or Jonesboro for a swallowing evaluation. What is FEES? FEES is a comprehensive […]

  • 1st Community Children’s Christmas Tree Now on Display

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                                    Five Rivers Medical Center would like to thank the area School Children for their donation of homemade Christmas Ornaments for our very 1st Community Children’s Christmas Tree.  The Tree is located in the hospital’s main lobby.  They made some […]

  • FRMC Your Care Community Patient Portal Now Online

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      What Is a Patient Portal? A patient portal is a secure online website that gives you convenient 24-hour access to your personal health information and medical records—called an Electronic Health Record or EHR—from anywhere with an Internet connection. Why Is Using a Patient Portal Important? Accessing your personal medical records through a patient portal […]

  • Flu Season is Coming

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                        Flu viruses are constantly changing so it’s not unusual for new flu viruses to appear each year. The timing of flu is very unpredictable and can vary from season to season. Flu activity most commonly peaks in the U.S. between December and February. In Randolph […]

  • FRMC and Local EMS Join Forces to Provide Life Saving Devices

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                          The Northeast Arkansas Trauma Regional Advisory Council (NEATRAC) is presenting law enforcement agencies in Northeast Arkansas with life saving tourniquets and bandages which will be used to save life and limb when these first responders face situations requiring rapid blood loss control.  Both Five […]

  • What is Medication Reconciliation?

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                      I’m sure we have all been asked “what medications do you take?” so many times, that we get tired of having to answer. Why do we get asked that question and why does it really matter? Well, when you seek medical care, this information is of […]

  • FRMC is one of the Arkansas Hospitals Authorized as an AR Saves Facility

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      Five Rivers Medical Center is one of 44 hospitals in the state that affiliate with UAMS for the AR SAVES (Arkansas Stroke Assistance through Virtual Emergency Support) stroke assistance program. With the partnership in place, FRMC can access on-call neurologists at UAMS 24/7 to evaluate potential stroke patients and order the clot busting drug […]

  • Local Resident Helps bring the Community into FRMC

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      Sarah Thielemier had a vision to try to do something for the local hospital. After brainstorming with others who felt the same way, the idea of hanging artwork along the empty walls to add splashes of color and sprucing up the waiting areas became a project of love. To make it even better and […]