• Five Rivers Recognized for Stroke Care

    Five Rivers Medical Center was one of the 15 Arkansas hospitals recently recognized by Arkansas Department of Health (ADH) for excellence in Stroke Care. This recognition is not new to FRMC as we have received this award for the past three years. Care of the stroke patient begins upon presentation to the Emergency Department and carries throughout […]

  • FRMC Home Health Receives Honors

    Five Rivers Medical Center Home Health was recently recognized by Ability Network and Decision Health, for being in the top 25 percent of home health agencies in the country. This was definitely not an easy accomplishment. It is based on being a top performing agency as measured in five categories: quality of care (outcomes), best practice implementation […]

  • FRMC Pharmacist Published With Procalcitonin Study

                    FRMC Pharmacy Director, Mike Broyles PharmD, has worked diligently for the past several years, crossing the country, educating Healthcare Representatives about Antibiotic Usage and improving patient outcomes. He recently completed a study in which he included data from over 2100 patients that had been treated at Five […]

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

    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

                        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

                        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

                                    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

      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

                        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

                          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 […]