Medical Services at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Carroll County
The Emergency Room for Huntingdon, Tennessee
Baptist Carroll County is here for you when seconds count. Our 24-hour emergency department is staffed by expert physicians and a team of experienced nurses. From our recent Chest Pain Center accreditation to our array of telemedicine services, we are here to help you get better.
Senior Behavioral Care
Baptist Senior Care provides a safe and compassionate environment where seniors can receive quality care for severe depression, bipolar disorder, and schizophrenia. Our multidisciplinary team includes psychiatrists, social workers, activity therapists, registered nurses, psychiatric technicians, and dietetic consultants. Primary care physicians are an active part of the medical management team.
Admissions criteria: Patients 65 and older who could benefit from short-term inpatient mental health care, including those with severe depression; sudden hallucinations, delusions or illusions; noncompliance with prescribed mental health regimen; potential hazard to the person's health or life; sudden inability to cope with stressful situations or inability to perform daily activities; or modification of psychotropic drugs. For more information, please call 731-986-7080.
Diabetic Education Program
Funded under an agreement with the State of Tennessee, this program provides classes to Tennessee residents that give newly diagnosed diabetes patients the tools they need to manage the disease. Your individualized plan of care may include nutritional counseling, exercise plans, physical therapy, glucose monitoring, group classes on healthy eating and other lifestyle modifications, diabetes medications and insulin, and ways to prevent complications. For more information, please call 731-986-7096.
Baptist Memorial Hospital-Carroll County’s cardiac rehab program is designed to help people with cardiovascular illnesses, including coronary artery disease and heart attack, as well as people who have had coronary artery bypass surgery, angioplasties, stents, heart valve surgery or repair, and heart transplants.
Learn more about Cardiac Rehabilitation at Baptist or call 731-986-7380.
Sleep Disorders Center
Baptist Carroll County's Sleep Disorders Center provides diagnostic services and treatment to patients who show symptoms of a sleep disorder. More than 80 sleep disorders can affect sleep, and some studies indicate that chronic sleep loss also may contribute to diabetes, heart disease, obesity and other age-related chronic disorders. The Sleep Disorders Center uses advanced digital technology and offers all-night polysomnographic monitoring and daytime nap testing by highly trained technicians. Each treatment is individualized based on the patient's needs.
Baptist Carroll County offers a full range of physical, occupational and speech therapy services. In-patient services are offered at Baptist Carroll County at 631 R.B. Wilson Drive in Huntingdon, Tennessee; outpatient services are provided by Baptist Rehabilitation and Sports Medicine at 485 R.B. Wilson Drive (across the street from the hospital) and 22700 Highway 22 in McKenzie, Tennessee.
Inpatient Physical Therapy Services
Baptist Carroll County offers comprehensive cardiac and pulmonary rehabilitation services and support. Our staff of certified therapists takes a personal and direct approach to help you heal faster. We also offer specialized therapy to help you transition from the hospital to home.
Pulmonary Rehabilitation Program
We treat patients who are living with chronic lung conditions or diseases, including:
- Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)
- Lung cancer or lung cancer surgery
- Pulmonary fibrosis and more
Our pulmonary team includes physicians, therapists and nurses who work together to create customized treatment options for each patient. We focus on providing education to our patients to help them understand their disease and achieve the highest quality of life.
Our treatment plans may include:
- Reducing and controlling breathing difficulties and symptoms
- Reconditioning and strength building
- Regaining independence
- Developing coping strategies
- Disease and medication education
- Smoking cessation education
These services require a doctor’s referral and are covered by Medicare and most private insurance plans.
Our team may be contacted at 731-986-7380 to learn more or to schedule an appointment.
Baptist Carroll County’s short-term rehab program, also known as a swing-bed program, helps patients transition from the hospital to home. After surgery or a hospital stay, patients often need help or time to regain their strength. Baptist Carroll County’s swing-bed team includes physicians and nurses, therapists, dietitians, social workers and case managers. They work together to develop a discharge plan for each patient and monitor patients’ progress during treatment.
Contact your health care provider or call 731-986-7154 to determine if you qualify for Baptist Carroll County’s swing-bed program.
Specialized Treatment Program for Parkinson’s Disease and Neurological Conditions
Lee Silverman Voice Treatment (LSVT) BIG therapy is a research-based exercise approach that focuses on bigger, broader movements to treat physical deficits caused by Parkinson’s disease. Treatment is adjusted to patients’ functional levels and adaptable for all stages of Parkinson’s disease.
LSVT BIG is a standardized treatment protocol that consists of:
- 16 sessions, four consecutive days a week for four weeks
- Individual one-hour sessions
- Daily homework practice
- Daily carryover exercises
Our clinic also offers LSVT LOUD therapy, a voice treatment program for adults with neurological disorders associated with Parkinson’s disease. This therapy helps patients speak louder and more clearly.
Baptist Home Care and Hospice: Home nursing and therapy care that’s consistently ranked among the top home care agencies in the nation in the HomeCare Elite rankings based on quality of care, quality improvement, and financial performance.
Daily Hospital Services: Medical and surgical acute care, pediatric acute care, geriatric acute care, intensive care, swing bed, and GIP (General Inpatient Hospice).
Radiology: Our radiology department offers a wide range of services including diagnostic X-rays, computed tomography (CT) scans, magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), mammography and ultrasound.
Orthopedics: Orthopedic services at Baptist Memorial Hospitals are closely associated with some of the most respected orthopedic clinics in the world.
Outpatient behavioral health clinic: Our clinic provides counseling and treatment services to adolescents and adults and their families within their own community, so patients don’t have to leave their hometown to receive care.
Ophthalmology: Specialized care for many common eye disorders, trauma and diseases.
Dental: Innovative surgical services and treatment of oral diseases.