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Ground Broken for New Clinic: Rural Medical's new facility to be completed by next year


Rural Medical Services, Inc. broke ground for its newest facility on Monday.
Pictured from left are Dr. Nathan DeWitt, RMS Board Member Bertalee
Quary, RMS Board Chair Bill George, RMS Board Member Gladys Coggins,
RMS Board Member Janella Carr, RMS CFO Frances Shelley, RMS Operations
Director Kelly Melear-Hough, FNP Rachel Mathers, Board Member Mary
Frances Brooks, RMS CEO Larry Stanifer, Board Member Buster Woody, Dr.
Larry Mathers, Congressman Phil Roe, David Collins of MHM Architects, Bruce
Bosse of Merit Construction, and Newport Mayor Connie Ball.
Published: 10:47 AM, 06/11/2013 Last updated: 11:29 AM, 06/11/2013

Source: The Newport Plain Talk

NEWPORT-Rural Medical Services, Inc. (RMS) will open a new clinic in Newport. A ground-breaking ceremony was held at the site, located on Hedrick Drive, Monday morning.

"This is a special day for Rural Medical," said Larry Stanifer, MPH, CEO of Rural Medical Services, Inc. "We will be in the new clinic in 330 days from now."

The newest clinic will be an 18,600 square foot, two-story facility with an elevator.

"This will be our first elevator," laughed Stanifer.

The same medical services provided by RMS will be offered at the new clinic, including:

Family Practice


Adult Acute Chronic Care


Family Planning


Lab Testing

Specialty Referral


Patient Health Education

For more details, please see the Tuesday edition of the Newport Plain Talk.

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