Media and News

 Click below to read about Lincoln Health System in the media or view our recent blog posts below to stay informed.

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National Hospital Week Puts Spotlight on People

May 8, 2018

A hospital is more than a place where people go to heal, it is a part of the community that fosters health and represents hope. From providing treatment and comfort to the sick, to welcoming new life into the world, hospitals are central to a healthy and optimistic community. That’s the message organizers are touting…

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County Mayor Joins Lincoln Hospice Volunteers

March 7, 2018

Lincoln Hospice’s Volunteer Coordinator, April Otinger proudly accepted Lincoln County Mayor Bill Newman’s application to become a volunteer with Lincoln Hospice last week.  The hospice agency is looking to expand its group of volunteers to serve the community and their patients.  By increasing the volunteer pool, Lincoln Hospice is better equipped to meet the needs…

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Lincoln Hospice Announces Date for 3rd Annual Celebration of Life Butterfly Release

February 13, 2018

Lincoln Health System and Lincoln Hospice have set the date for the 3rd Annual Celebration of Life Butterfly Release. This year’s event will be held on April 22, 2018 at 2:00 pm at Stone Bridge Park. Last year’s event celebrated the lives of more than 200 people with the release of beautiful butterflies signifying each…

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Lincoln Health System and American Heart Association Team Up to Provide Community CPR Anytime Kits

January 25, 2018

On January 24, 2018, Lincoln Health System officials were presented with 20 American Heart Association CPR Anytime kits, which were awarded based on internal fundraising during the year. These kits will be used during health fairs, community workshops and available for any local organization to train staff. During the year, the LHS Business Development/Marketing department…

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Lincoln Health System Encourages Employees to Stay Healthy with the 2nd Annual GET FIT Challenge

January 5, 2018

Monday, January 8th begins the 2nd Annual Lincoln Health System GET FIT Challenge for its employees.  The GET FIT Challenge is designed to encourage Health System employees to stay healthy and active.  Plus a little friendly competition makes reaching those New Year’s weight loss goal a bit more fun! The acronym G.E.T.  F.I.T. stands for “Giving…

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Midwife Delivers the First Baby of 2018 and the Last Baby of 2017 at Lincoln Medical Center

January 2, 2018

Certified Nurse Midwife, Alysha Walker, of Lincoln Medical Group Women’s Center delivered both the first baby of 2018 and the last baby of 2017 just 15 hours apart at Lincoln Medical Center. The hospital’s last baby of 2017 was born at 6:44 in the evening on December 31st.  Leela Mary Hickerson weighed in at 7…

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Lincoln Medical Center Announces New Ultrasound Service For Expectant Parents

December 21, 2017

Lincoln Health System is excited to offer 3D/4D ultrasounds in addition to their other ultrasound services.  Much like standard ultrasounds, 3D/4D ultrasounds use sound waves to produce an image of your baby while it is in your womb. The difference is that 3D ultrasounds create a three-dimensional still image of your baby, while 4D ultrasounds…

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Anderson Named As Administrator for Lincoln and Donalson Care Centers

December 6, 2017

Lincoln Health System proudly announces Don Anderson as the new administrator for Lincoln and Donalson Care Centers. Originally from the New Orleans, LA area, Don Anderson graduated from Southeastern Louisiana University majoring in Cultural Resources Management.  In 1991, Anderson received his first Administrator position at a Nursing Home Facility in Louisiana.  Don has also owned…

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New Location and Open House for Home Health and Hospice

November 15, 2017

Lincoln Health System announces the opening of a new location for Lincoln Medical Home Health and Hospice.  The Home Health and Hospice recently moved its office from 1797 Wilson Parkway to 2250 Thornton Taylor Parkway, Suite B.  The relocation will provide the community easier access to our services and staff. Lincoln Medical Home Health and…

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VitalStim Therapy Now Available at the Patrick

September 26, 2017

The Patrick Rehab-Wellness Center now offers VitalStim therapy for patients who have been diagnosed with dysphasia.  Dysphagia is the medical term for difficulty swallowing.  This difficulty can be caused by a stroke, neuromuscular disease processes such as Parkinson’s and ALS, Head and Neck Surgery or Cancer, and advanced age.  Patients with dysphagia may aspirate food…