Good Shepherd’s Lactation Consulting Services provides solutions for mothers and babies experiencing challenges with the breastfeeding process.
Cardiopulmonary rehabilitation is a vital part of comprehensive care for patients with heart or lung concerns. Good Shepherd provides medically supervised exercise and education programs designed to help patients recover and avoid future heart and lung problems. Good Shepherd's state-of-the-art rehabilitation program works closely with your physician to restore an active, healthy lifestyle.
Cardiopulmonary rehabilitation is available for patients who have had any of the following:
- Heart attack • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) • Coronary bypass surgery
- Emphysema • Angioplasty • Persistent asthma • Valve surge•ry • Pulmonary fibrosis
- Stable angina • Interstitial lung disease • Heart transplant or heart-lung transplant
To participate, patients need a referral from a physician.
Safe Patient Handling
We've been selected to serve as a pilot program for Oregon in the use of Safe Patient Handling (SPH) equipment, state-of-the-art gear designed for patient comfort and safety that also reduces the chance of workplace injuries.
Good Shepherd Medical Group adopts single telephone number
You asked for it, and we said “you bet.” A single call to (541) 567-5305 now connects you to our medical group appointments, billing, medicine refills, and our operators
Complimentary Care Van Transportation"€¨8:30 to 4:00, Monday through Friday.
Here at Good Shepherd, we don’t want transportation issues to get in the way of quality healthcare. We offer complimentary transportation for patients of Good Shepherd Medical Center and Hermiston physicians who have privileges here.
The brightly colored CareVan is a Dodge Grand Caravan SE minivan with a Braun ramp conversion to accommodate wheelchair patients. Service operates 8:30am to 4pm Monday through Friday. The CareVan travels to Hermiston, Echo, Stanfield, Umatilla, Irrigon and Boardman to pick up and deliver patients to medical care appointments in Hermiston, and then take those patients home.
A volunteer at the main reception desk makes reservations for the CareVan, and dispatches drivers to patient homes. Reservations can be made by calling 667-3888. Calls should be made no later than the day before; even so, there may be occasions when the times sought by the patient cannot be accommodated because of commitments made to other patients who called earlier. Questions can be directed to the Transportation Coordinator, Tina Cullers, at 667-3691.
Thanks go to Good Shepherd Community Health Foundation and Good Shepherd Medical Foundation for grant monies, and to Paul Parish Limited of Kennewick for a generous donation to contribute to the purchase of the van. Grant applications to support operating costs have been made to various other foundations. We are not charging for the rides; still, donations are most welcome. Donation envelopes will be available in the CareVan for riders who can contribute to this service. Most important, we would welcome any contributions friends of Good Shepherd could make to help get this up and going on a self-sustaining basis. Donations are tax-deductible, and should be made to “Good Shepherd Medical Foundation” at 610 NW 11th St., Hermiston, OR 97838
Can You Volunteer for CareVan?
Good Shepherd’s CareVan program is looking for drivers and dispatchers who are willing to volunteer 1 half day per week on a regular basis. Driving shifts run 8:00-noon and 1:00-5:00 pm; dispatch shifts are 8-11 am. 11-2 pm and 2-5 pm. Call Tina Cullers at 667-3691 for more information.