At Med Center Health, Allied Health professionals contribute their technical training and skill set to patient care, and their contributions play an important part of our key services. Where there are patients, there are Allied Health professionals administering and assisting with areas like specialized treatment, physical therapy, diagnostic imaging, laboratory testing, and pharmaceutical support.
Our laboratory professionals include Phlebotomy Technicians, Clinical Lab Assistants, Medical Technologists, and Senior Medical Technologists. Servicing inpatient and outpatient orders, staff is responsible for testing in our clinical laboratories using sophisticated technology and automated equipment. Med Center Health offers Laboratory professionals room for advancement, continued education opportunities, and an experienced staff.
Phlebotomy – Automated Identification System and bedside label printing
Chemistry – Dimension Vista 1000 and Centaur analyzers
Hematology/Coagulation – Sysmex XN Hematology and Stago Compact Coagulation analyzers
Blood Bank – Ortho Gel Card System and working relationship with Nashville Reference Lab
Microbiology – Automated Identification and Sensitivity Analyzer
Our experienced Radiology professionals provide the very best care to patients and their family while bringing the latest diagnostic and treatment technologies to Southcentral Kentucky. You can expect greater speed and enhanced image quality through the newest MRI, Cat Scan, PET/CT, CT-3D Treatment Planning and Angiography, as well as the ability to view images in two and three dimensions. We take diagnostic imaging to the highest level of accuracy and efficiency.
Low-dose CT Scans for Lung Cancer
PET/CT (Cancer Detection)
CT-3D Treatment Planning
Stereotactic Breast Unit
Dual Head Nuclear Cameras (Dedicated Heart Camera)
Professionals at Med Center Health provide comprehensive inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation services dedicated to providing a coordinated continuum of care. Rehabilitation services are provided through several different entities:
The Medical Centers at Bowling Green, Franklin and Scottsville
Commonwealth Regional Specialty Hospital
Cal Turner Rehab and Specialty Care
Bluegrass Outpatient Center
Just For Women Physical Therapy and Wellness
The Medical Center Home Care Program
Speech Language Therapy
Trigger Point Dry Needling
Video Fluoroscopic Swallow Evaluations
Women’s Health: incontinence and pre-partum education for expecting mothers.
Amputee Care: focuses on strengthening and training to prepare for prosthesis.
Parkinson’s Disease: training for patients and family members in methods to reduce rigidity and increased function and comfort.
Lymphedema: specially trained and certified therapists use Vodder and LeDuc methods to teach the patient how to reduce and control lymphedema.
Vital Stem: electrical stimulation used by speech therapists to help patients regain swallowing and speech after surgery or suffering a stroke.
Manual Therapy: specialized area of physical therapy that uses hands-on treatment techniques to treat musculoskeletal disorders—identify problems, treat the tissues and/or joints involved to allow for proper healing, relieve or illuminate pain, and restore normal range of motion or function. Our program includes a Fellowship-trained Manual Therapist and an Orthopaedic Clinical Specialist.
Our hospital pharmacy is state-of-the-art. With McKesson’s ROBOT-Rx™ and MedCarousel, the pharmacy utilizes barcode technology and automation to help prevent human error. With ROBOT-Rx™ involved as an integral part of central pharmacy workflow, pharmacists and technicians can focus on clinical activities and improving the quality of patient care.
Pharmacists are part of our multi-disciplinary team committed to keeping patients healthy and safe. The Medical Center at Bowling Green – Med Center Health’s flagship hospital – is the hub for our health system’s pharmacy activities. The Medical Center Pharmacy supplies medications for our hospitals and works with the system’s retail location, Riverside Pharmacy. As a pharmacist or technician at Med Center Health, you will enjoy: