Logan Memorial Hospital Partners with TriStar Health for Cardiac Telemedicine

May 18, 2021

Logan Memorial Hospital (LMH) is proud to announce a collaboration with TriStar Health and Centennial Heart, to have board-certified cardiologists perform cardiac telemedicine consults at Logan Memorial Hospital in Russellville, KY.

As part of this program, LMH has deployed robotic technology that will allow patients quick access to cardiology specialists in the course of their treatment at LMH.  

 “This collaboration with Logan Memorial Hospital and TriStar Health will allow our patients in this community to have access to additional specialty care without having to drive long distances,” stated David Brash, CEO of LMH. “Programs like this one ensure that rural healthcare in Logan County and the surrounding area is strong and our residents have access to high-quality care. We look forward to providing these additional services to our patients.”

“We at Centennial Heart are happy to provide the patients at Logan Memorial cutting edge telemedicine services to help expand the options of getting cardiology specialty expertise without having to leave their home area,” shared Robert M. Wheatley, MD, cardiologist.

In addition to the cardiac telemedicine services provided by TriStar Health and Centennial Heart, on-site cardiology consults are offered by Western Kentucky Heart and Lung and cardiologists from St. Thomas.  LMH is an accredited Chest Pain Center proving that it has exceptional competency in treating patients with heart attack symptoms.  In addition to being an accredited Chest Pain Center by the ACC, LMH offers cardiac stress tests, EKGs, echocardiograms, nuclear medicine studies and cardiac rehabilitation.

About Logan Memorial Hospital

A part of LifePoint Health, Logan Memorial Hospital is located in Russellville, Kentucky and has a service area of 45,000.  The facility is comprised of 75 inpatient beds, including 6 ICU/CCU and 10 Swing beds.  Services include a Surgery Center with three ORs, plus two separate endoscopy suites, a 24-hour physician staffed Chest Pain Accredited Emergency Department, and state-of-the-art Imaging technology including PACS, digital mammography, spiral 16-slice CT, 3D ultrasound, MRI, echo and nuclear medicine.  Logan Memorial Hospital also offers Cardiac/Pulmonary Rehab, Laboratory Services, a two-bed Sleep Disorder Center, Infusion Center, and Outpatient Rehabilitation.  For more information about Logan Memorial Hospital, visit LoganMemorial.com or call 270-726-4011.