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St. Joseph Mt. Sterling

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Saint Joseph Mount Sterling will hold a memorial dedication in honor of two physicians who contributed greatly to health care advancements in the local community.

Mary Lee “Cookie” Eastham, MD, and Lonnie William “Bill” Roberts, MD, will be honored posthumously at the event that will be held Tuesday, March 10, at noon in the upstairs lobby at Saint Joseph Mount Sterling.

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Saint Joseph Mount Sterling’s most fragile patients – infants born with special needs like Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome, and those affected by premature birth, fetal anomaly and respiratory disease – will benefit from new equipment at the hospital, unveiled during a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Tuesday.

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CHI Saint Joseph Health CEO Bruce Tassin announced today that Jennifer Nolan has been named president of Saint Joseph Mount Sterling. Nolan is also the president of Flaget Memorial Hospital, which she has led since September 2017.

Nolan will work with the leadership team led by Cinda Fluke, M.Ed., BSN, RN, NEA-bc, vice president, Hospital Operations, Saint Joseph Mount Sterling.

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Saint Joseph Mount Sterling has earned Sleep Center Accreditation from The Joint Commission by demonstrating continuous compliance with its nationally recognized standards and a commitment to providing safe and effective patient care.

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Saint Joseph Mount Sterling opened a new progressive care unit (PCU) on Monday, March 11. This intermediate care unit will better serve patients that are transitioning between the intensive care unit (ICU) and medical-surgical care.   

“With the opening of the new PCU, we’re making efforts to meet the needs of our community,” said Jennifer Chism MSN, RN, director of nursing, Saint Joseph Mount Sterling. “This new unit will help us grow and better serve our patients.”

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The Saint Joseph Mount Sterling Foundation, part of KentuckyOne Health, has received a $10,327 grant from the Lexington Cancer Foundation to establish a new program that will help cancer patients who are receiving treatment at Saint Joseph Mount Sterling.

Through this grant, the Joyful Comfort & Healing Program will be created at Saint Joseph Mount Sterling, and the foundation will be able to purchase four reclining chairs to use in the infusion center that will improve patient comfort as patients fighting cancer are receiving treatment.