Fayette Medical Center

FMC welcomes new surgeon


Dr. Mark Randall

On Sunday, July 24, DCH’s Fayette Medical Center hosted a welcome reception for Dr. Mark Randall. Dr. Randall is trained in general and laparoscopic surgery and will begin offering services at Fayette Medical Center starting Aug. 1.

 

FMC ranked among ‘World’s Best Hospitals’


Pictured is Fayette Medical Center, named one of the “World’s Best Hospitals” by Newsweek for the third consecutive year.

Fayette Medical Center has agan made Newsweek Magazine’s list of the “World’s Best Hospitals.” This is the third year in a row that the medical facility has been awarded this prestigious honor. Fayette Medical Center has been part of the DCH Health System since 1984, and includes 61 licensed hospital beds and 122 long-term care beds.

 

Fayette City Council presents check to hospital board


Shown receiving the check, from left: FMC Board Members Dr. Martha Jo Christian, Rhonda Hicks (back), Sandy Nolen, Bill Rickman, Steve Butler (back), Board Chairman Charles Brandon, Fayette Mayor Rod Northam, Board Member Owen Sweatt (back), Council members Eddy Campbell, Virettia Whiteside and Tommy Williams, FMC Administrator Donald Jones, Board Member Roger Handley, and Board Member Jackie Waldon.

The Fayette City Council presented the proceeds for the one-half cent sales tax that is earmarked for capital projects at the Fayette County Hospital and Fayette Long -Term Care facility to the Fayette Medical Center Board on Tuesday, Nov. 16.

 

FMC officials address City Council


FMC Administrator Donald Jones is shown addressing the Fayette City Council concerning the hospital tax.

Members of the Fayette Medical Center Board and administration addressed the Fayette City Council during its June 22 meeting. All council members were present for the meeting. Prior to the start of the meeting, Floyd Rogers led the prayer and JaShanti Enis led the council in the Pledge of Allegiance.

Long-Term Care facility hosts parade


Pictured are a few of the FMC's Long-Term Care residents during the facility's May 26 "parade."

The Fayette Medical Center’s Long-Term Care facility held a “drive-through” parade for its residents on May 26. The residents enjoyed going outside to greet the many friends and family members who participated in the event.

Commission to apply for clinic, transportation grants


Charles Brandon, chairman of the Fayette Medical Center Board, is shown addressing the Fayette County Commission.

The Fayette County Commission agreed to apply for two grants during its March 22 meeting. All commission members were present for the meeting. Charles Brandon, chairman of the Fayette Medical Center Board, attended the meeting, along with Owen Sweatt and Sandy Nolen, who also represented the board.

 

FMC again listed among ‘World’s Best Hospitals’



For the second year in a row, Fayette Medical Center has been included in Newsweek Magazine’s list of the “World’s Best Hospitals.” Newsweek, in partnership with Statista Inc., released its 2021 list of the World’s Best Hospitals recently, and only four Alabama hospitals made the list.
Like last year, Fayette Medical Center received the second highest rating in the state after UAB.
Fayette Medical Center, has been part of the DCH Health System since 1984, and includes 61 licensed hospital beds and 122 long-term care beds.

 

City Council presents check to FMC


The Fayette City Council presented the proceeds from the one-half cent sales tax to Fayette Medical Center at its Dec. 8 meeting. Shown from left, front: Fayette Mayor Rod Northam, FMC Administrator Donald Jones, and FMC Board of Directors: Sandy Nolen Jackie Waldon, Steve Butler and Charles Brandon. Back: Fayette City Councilman Tommy Williams, Councilwoman Aliska Hughes-Monroe, Councilman Jerry Nichols and Councilman Eddy Campbell.

The Fayette City Council made its annual appropriation to the Fayette Medical Center (FMC) Board from the one-half cent hospital sales tax during its Dec. 8 meeting. Councilwoman Virettia Whiteside was absent, with all other council members present. Prior to the beginning of the meeting, Caleb Hall led the attendees in prayer, followed by Macy Hall leading the Pledge of Allegiance. Fayette Medical Center Administrator Donald Jones was present at the meeting, along with several members of the local hospital board, to accept the check from the city council.

Ribbon-Cutting held for FMC walking trail


Shown at the ribbon-cutting, from left: Kelli Foster, Fayette Area Chamber of Commerce President; Zack Freeman, Chamber member; Fayette Police Chief Danny Jenkins; Fayette County Sheriff Byron Yerby; FMC Administrator Donald Jones; Bryan Kindred, DCH Health System President and CEO; Sandy Nolen, FMC board chairman; Dr. Martha Jo Christian, FMC board member; Fayette County Probate Judge Mike Freeman; Paul Betz, DCH Chief Financial Officer; and Daniel White, Chamber director.

Fayette Medical Center (FMC) recently updated and renovated its community walking trail, located near the FMC Long-Term Care facility. The trail was originally built in the 1980s thanks to a $10,000 donation from the Georgia Pacific Foundation. The renovation was made possible through a $60,000 grant from OptumRX, and included widening the track and sidewalks, repairing the fence, and renovating the pavilion at the track.