Jackson Purchase Medical Center is a 100-bed-plus acute care facility that has been accredited by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO). Established in 1993, the hospital specializes in bariatric surgery, cardiopulmonary services, and critical and diabetes care. Its clinical laboratory and pathology department provides inpatient and outpatient diagnostic tests through a staff of medical technologists, histologists, cytotechnologists and phlebotomists. The hospital s New Beginnings birthing center offers labor, delivery, recovery and postpartum services. Jackson Purchase Medical Center also treats patients suffering from arthritis, osteoporosis, fractures, spinal cord injuries and carpal tunnel syndrome. The hospital is located in Mayfield, Ky.