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Dr. Bruce Purdy Announces Retirement

Muleshoe, Texas – December 15th, 2021 We are sad to announce the retirement of Dr. Bruce Purdy, who has served the health care needs of our community for decades.  Below, please read the attached letter from Dr. Purdy. This letter is to inform you that I, Dr. Bruce Purdy, have made the decision to retire as of December 31, 2021 from Family Medical Clinic of Muleshoe and Muleshoe Area Medical Center. It has been my sincere pleasure and honor to serve this community for 44 years. This decision was very difficult. Your records will continue to be maintained at Family

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MAMC Welcomes New CNO

Muleshoe, Texas (June 14th, 2021) – Morris Sharp is settling in as the new Chief Nursing Officer at Muleshoe Area Medical Center.  Morris comes to Muleshoe from Clovis, New Mexico where he graduated from the Clovis Community College nursing program in 2014.  Continuing his education, Morris earned his master’s degree in Nurse Administration and Leadership from Chamberlain University. Morris started his career in Clovis, helping patients with disabilities in a home setting, then moved to a hospital setting in 2014, working his way into a Nursing Supervisor role at PRMC in Clovis.   “I have always known I wanted to

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Muleshoe Family Medicine Welcomes New Medical Provider

Muleshoe, Texas (May 4th, 2021) – Muleshoe Area Medical Center is proud to announce Callie Castle, FNP as a new addition to our staff of medical providers. Callie grew up in in Tahoka, just south of Lubbock and remembers being interested in medicine early in life. Callie says, “I was 6 years old when my brother was born, I remember going to the hospital and being fascinated with everything that went on there, I knew right then I was going into the medical field.” Starting her nursing career in 2006, Callie has worked in hospitals around Lubbock in various nursing

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MAMC Holiday Party Celebrates Employees

Muleshoe, Texas (December 12, 2019) The employees of Muleshoe Area Medical Center (MAMC) gathered December 12 to celebrate the holidays and recognize staff members who achieved employment milestones in 2019. The festivities started at 6:00 p.m. in the Bailey County Electric meeting room and featured a feast of brisket, sausage and all the fixings prepared by J & D Barbeque. Honored during the event were Senaida Buenrostro, phlebotomist and laboratory assistant, who has worked for the hospital for 30 years.  She received a pin, gift card and trophy.  Also recognized were long-time employees Maria Barron, housekeeper, with 25 years of

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Volunteer Auxiliary Gift to MAMC Benefits Patients and Home Bound Residents

 Muleshoe, Texas (April 8, 2019) A generous gift by the Volunteer Auxiliary of Muleshoe Area Medical Center (MAMC) resulted in the recent purchase of a new steam table for the hospital’s dietary department. MAMC cooks meals for the acute care and swing bed patients who stay in the hospital for one or more nights.  The hospital’s dietary team also prepares over 400 meals a week that are delivered by volunteers to homebound seniors in the community as part of the “Muleshoe Meals on Wheels” program. “This gift could not have come at a better time,” said Roy Anzaldua, dietary manager.

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MAMC Touches Lives of Many Bailey County Residents

Muleshoe, Texas (April 8, 2019) – Almost 12,000 clinic visits, and hospital and emergency department admissions are recorded by Muleshoe Area Medical Center (MAMC), Muleshoe Family Medicine (MFM) and Medical Clinic of Muleshoe (MCM) every year according to Dennis Fleenor, hospital administrator. “Although we treat some patients more than once a year, it is easy to see that the hospital and clinics provide care to a large number of the 7,000 residents of Bailey County,” said Fleenor. “And these numbers do not include the 25,000 physical therapy treatments, lab tests and x-rays, ultrasounds, CT scans and MRI scans ordered for

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