The Medical Center at Albany is proud to provide healthcare services to Clinton County and surrounding counties in Kentucky and Tennessee. As a 42-bed acute care hospital, we provide the community with first-rate inpatient and outpatient services including emergency services 24/7.
The Medical Center at Albany's Emergency Department is staffed 24 hours a day, 7 days a week by a physician and two nurses. Two trauma rooms and six rooms provide ample space for efficient and effective emergency care whenever it is needed.
Computed Tomography (CT)
The Medical Center at Albany has invested in a Phillips 42-slice CT which uses the least amount of radiation to produce a picture comparable to anything available at a much larger hospital. CT scan uses x-rays combined with a computer to produce multiple cross-sectional images. These images are pictures of slices through the body, much like slices of a loaf of bread.
When breast cancer is discovered early, the chances of survival are much greater. One of the best ways to detect breast cancer in its earliest form is to get an annual mammogram. A mammogram is a simple, non-invasive, x-ray procedure that can distinguish abnormalities in the breast. The digital mammography unit at The Medical Center at Albany offers the latest in imaging technology to provide you and your physician the best mammogram available. Learn more.
If your doctor suspects you have heart disease, gallbladder problems or certain kinds of cancer, you may need a nuclear medicine scan. Painless and non-invasive, nuclear medicine scans can help detect disease in its earliest stage as well as identify response to treatment. They can be used in the following areas: heart, thyroid, gallbladder, kidneys, liver and spleen, lungs and many more.
Sleep studies can help diagnose a variety of conditions. You could benefit from a sleep study: if you are tired, irritable or having difficulty concentrating during the day; if you snore loudly, awaken gasping for air, or kick or jerk while sleeping; or, if you have difficulty staying awake while watching TV. You may be suffering from sleep apnea, narcolepsy, insomnia, or restless leg syndrome. Sleep study results are sent directly to your primary physician who will discuss the findings with you.
Senior Perspectives is an outpatient treatment program for elderly adults that is staffed with physicians and healthcare professionals who specialize in the treatment of depression, anxiety, grief, loneliness and other emotional issues. Learn more.
Respiratory Therapists are licensed professionals, offering services to patients 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. The Respiratory Department at The Medical Center at Albany will work with your physician to evaluate and treat any number of breathing disorders.
The Medical Center at Albany has an Abbott ci4100 chemistry analyzer. This machine provides an accurate and timely test result to assist the physician in diagnosis of many conditions. Tests include PSA, thyroid function, troponin, creatinine, glucose levels, cholesterol levels, and many more.