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04/20/2018

Memorial Health System Hosts Their First Community Wellness Fair

Memorial Health System welcomes you to join us for our first annual community health fair!

04/13/2018

Memorial Health System Partners Up for Medication Take Back Day 2018

Medication Take Back Day will be held on Saturday, April 28 from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. This event will help people properly dispose of unwanted, unused or expired medications in a safe manner. Medication Take Back Day is held so people can avoid drugs being stolen and illegally sold, poisoning of children and pets if they find and swallow drugs, and to help reduce contamination of soil and drinking water.

01/05/2018

Marietta Memorial Hospital Receives Echocardiography Accreditation

Marietta Memorial Hospital recently received the echocardiography accreditation by the Intersocietal Accreditation Commission (IAC).

01/02/2018

Selby General Hospital Named America’s 100 Best for Orthopedics

Selby General Hospital is releasing that we’ve been recognized by Healthgrades as one of America’s 100 Best Hospitals™ for Orthopedics. Healthgrades evaluated nearly 4,500 hospitals nationwide for 34 of the most common inpatient procedures and conditions.

12/04/2017

Marietta Memorial Hospital Earns Continuing Medical Education Accreditation with Commendation

Marietta Memorial Hospital’s continuing medical education (CME) program has been surveyed by the Ohio State Medical Association Focused (OSMA) Task Force on Accreditation and as a result, has been awarded Accreditation with Commendation for six years as a provider of continuing medical education for physicians.

11/22/2017

Marietta Memorial Hospital and Lifeline of Ohio Hosts 2017’s Gift of Life

Memorial Health System and LifeLine of Ohio invite you and your family to join us as we honor the heroes of organ, eye, and tissue donation during the holiday season.

11/20/2017

Marietta Memorial Hospital Volunteers and Friends of Selby Annual Christmas Craft Bazaar

Join Marietta Memorial Hospital Volunteers and Friends of Selby on Saturday, December 2 from 7 a.m. – 4 p.m. for their Annual Christmas Craft Bazaar.

11/07/2017

American Association of Critical-Care Nurses recognizes Marietta Memorial Hospital with silver Beacon Award for Excellence

National three-year award with gold, silver, bronze designations marks a significant milestone on the path to exceptional patient care and achieving a healthy work environment.

10/23/2017

Marietta Memorial Hospital Earns Honors As A Top Nurse Employer In Ohio

Nurse.org, the web’s leading career site for nurses, has recognized Marietta Memorial Hospital as one of the top hospitals for nurses to work for in Ohio.

10/19/2017

The Changed Plate Hosts Grand Opening

Memorial Health System hosted the grand opening of the 803 building on our Belpre Medical Campus last night.

09/27/2017

Memorial Health System Hosts Annual Celebration of Age

Expect to live a little, laugh a little and learn a little this fall with the help from Memorial Health System, your community partner.

09/18/2017

Strecker Cancer Center Hosts Skin Cancer Screenings for the Community

We invite you to our two skin cancer screening events for our community! Early detection is key, especially when it comes to cancer. Skin cancers are almost always curable when detected early.

09/15/2017

Selby General Hospital Wins Coveted Studer Group Excellence in Patient Care Award

Hospitals today are tasked with constantly providing higher quality care at a lower cost. Every aspect of the patient experience must be approached with a passion for excellence and an eye toward efficiency and effectiveness. It’s not easy. That’s why receiving an Excellence in Patient Care Award—presented by Studer Group®, a Huron solution—is considered an honor in the industry.

08/28/2017

Selby General Hospital's 18th Annual Golf Outing

Selby General Hospital is having their 18th Annual Golf Outing on Monday, October 2nd at the Marietta Country Club.

08/08/2017

Memorial Health System Hosts Annual Volunteer Recognition Banquet

Memorial Health System hosted their 35th annual Volunteer Recognition Banquet honoring our volunteers that brighten the days of so many. Volunteers with as many as 6,000 hours and over 20 years’ experience were recognized for their service to the community.

08/03/2017

Memorial Health System Hosts Annual Volunteer Recognition Banquet

(August 2, 2017, Marietta, Ohio) – As a not-for-profit provider, Memorial Health System likes to recognize those who purely dedicate their free time to helping others. This is why we are hosting our annual Volunteer Recognition Banquet on August 3 at 5:30 p.m. This event will be held at the Lafayette Hotel, Marietta.

07/25/2017

RQI System Available at Memorial Health System

A new program designed by the American Heart Association has made staying up-to-date with lifesaving information a whole lot easier. In fact, Memorial Health System is the first in this area to offer the program, implementing the RQI program systemwide in October 2016.

07/12/2017

Selby General Hospital Wins Coveted Studer Group Excellence in Patient Care Award

(July 12, 2017, Marietta, Ohio) – Hospitals today are tasked with constantly providing higher quality care at a lower cost. Every aspect of the patient experience must be approached with a passion for excellence and an eye toward efficiency and effectiveness. It’s not easy. That’s why receiving an Excellence in Patient Care Award—presented by Studer Group®, a Huron solution—is considered an honor in the industry.

07/10/2017

Memorial Health System Named 2017 Most Wired: Most Wired Hospitals Use Technology to Partner with Patients on Health

(July 10, 2017, Marietta, Ohio) – Technology is making it easier for patients and providers to interact, thus improving communication, safety and patient-provider relationships. New tools are helping patients become more actively involved in their care and maintaining their health, according to results of the 19th Annual Health Care’s Most Wired® survey, released today by the American Hospital Association’s (AHA) Health Forum.

07/06/2017

Memorial Health System Awarded Emergency Department of the Quarter

(July 6, 2017, Marietta, Ohio) – Memorial Health System has been chosen by Studer Group, a Huron solution, as Emergency Department of the Quarter. This award is an honor that Studer Group presents to outstanding hospitals and health systems in recognition of superior results. The award acknowledges a healthcare organization’s hard work and dedication to achieving clinical, service and operational excellence. In addition to measurable results, the award acknowledges organizations whose healthcare teams display a commitment and passion for making healthcare better for patients and their families and for employees and physicians.

06/30/2017

Memorial Health System Receives HRSA Platinum Level Award

(June 30, 2017, Marietta, Ohio) – Memorial Health System recently received the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) Platinum Level Award. Through the HRSA’s Hospital Organ Donation Campaign, hospitals across the country work with donation organizations and their state hospital associations to conduct donation registration drives, social media campaigns and other events to raise awareness and register donors within their hospital facilities and communities.

06/05/2017

Five Greenmont Elementary Students Spread Kindness to Cancer Patients

When you’re in elementary school, most likely you weren’t thinking about volunteering your spare time to community service. You were probably more worried about how soon recess was or how many days were left in the school year so that you’d have a break from homework. Well, it seems that not every kid feels the same. This rings true for a group of five ambitious young girls from Greenmont Elementary School in Vienna, West Virginia.

05/24/2017

Memorial Health System’s Doctor Ratings

In today’s healthcare environment, we know patients have lots of choices. There is a new era of consumerism in healthcare and in today’s well-connected world, most consumers can use reviews or ratings to help them make decisions about where and what to buy. When patients are choosing a hospital or a provider, they can do the same thing and consult hospital and provider ratings.

05/10/2017

Kroger Opens Pharmacy In Marietta Memorial Hospital

Memorial Health System today announced the opening of a Kroger pharmacy at the Marietta Memorial Campus. The pharmacy is on the first-floor walkway of Marietta Memorial Hospital and is open to the public and hospital employees from 8 a.m. until 6 p.m. weekdays.

05/08/2017

Kroger Pharmacy Opening in Marietta Memorial Hospital

Memorial Health System is pleased to announce the grand opening of the new Kroger Pharmacy at Marietta Memorial Hospital on Wednesday, May 10. The pharmacy is located on the first floor walkway and hours of operation will be 8 a.m. – 6 p.m., Monday through Friday. The phone number is (740) 434-0140. The Kroger Pharmacy at MMH will be able to accept most forms of payment including cash/check and debit/credit cards.

05/05/2017

Marietta Memorial Hospital named recipient of Healthgrades 2017 Patient Safety Excellence Award

(May 5, 2017, Marietta, Ohio) – Marietta Memorial Hospital announced today that it is a recipient of the Healthgrades 2017 Patient Safety Excellence Award™, a designation that recognizes superior performance in hospitals that have prevented the occurrence of serious, potentially avoidable complications for patients during hospital stays. The distinction places Marietta Memorial Hospital among the top 10% of all short-term acute care hospitals reporting patient safety data for its excellent performance as evaluated by Healthgrades, the leading online resource for comprehensive information about physicians and hospitals.

04/14/2017

2017 Dancing with the Docs

McDonald’s of Marietta presents the second annual Dancing with the Docs. Our top medical professionals trade their stethoscopes and scrubs for dancing shoes and sequins! This year, all funds raised will benefit Strecker Cancer Center’s Patient Emergency Fund. The doctors dancing include: Vivek Abhyankar, MD; Kelli Cawley, MD; John Frye, DDS; Todd Myers, MD; Shinoj Pattalli, MD; Devaki Siva, MD; Srini Vasan, MD and Joseph Zacharias, MD. The event is sponsored by Peoples Bank and Memorial Health System.

04/14/2017

Memorial Health Foundation Hosts Fashion Masquerade

The Memorial Health Foundation invites you to attend the Memorial Health Foundation’s 2016 Annual Fashion Show, “Masked Fashion,” benefiting Strecker Cancer Center patients. This will be the 14th year that fashions from local businesses—Teri Ann’s, Schafer Leather Store, CATO, LuLA Roe and Peebles—will be featured. Preston’s Beauty Academy will style the models’ hair and make-up. All of the clothing will be modeled by local cancer patients and survivors.

04/11/2017

Memorial Health System Receives Workplace of the Year Award from The Advisory Board Company

Memorial Health System has been awarded The Advisory Board Company’s 2017 Workplace of the Year Award. The annual award recognizes hospitals and health systems nationwide that have outstanding levels of employee engagement. Memorial Health System is one of twenty organizations nationwide to receive the award.

03/28/2017

Dinner with a Doc: Focusing on Eye Care

Come and join our eye care experts Joseph Cooper, D.O., ophthalmologist and Katy Craft, O.D., optometrist for dinner and discussion on the importance of keeping your eyes healthy and the advanced treatments and disease management available at Memorial Health System.

03/22/2017

LiveMemorialWell Lecture Series Featuring Dr. Christopher Edmands

Dr. Christopher Edmands, our primary care physician, will present a four-part lecture series on our new health initiative, LiveMemorialWell. This series will be focusing on the themes of Learn, Eat, Move and Share. LiveMemorialWell is a valuable extension of the care we provide and the partnership our patients have with their providers.

03/15/2017

One of Marietta Memorial Hospital’s Very Own Awarded “Administrator of the Year” from Lifeline of Ohio

Seventeen individuals and institutions were honored for their roles in saving lives through organ, eye and tissue donation at “An Evening with the Stars” presented by Lifeline of Ohio on Saturday, March 11, 2017.

03/15/2017

Memorial Health System Presents: Memorial’s Got Talent

Memorial Health System invites you to come and watch some of our very own employees and families show off their talents. There will be a full show of singers and musicians and other entertainment to showcase and celebrate talents that our employees don’t get to showcase when their on the floor. Join us for a full evening of entertainment!

03/08/2017

$31,490 granted by Memorial Health Foundation and Sisters Health Foundation for the Purchase of an X-Ray Phantom for Radiologic Technology Program

Memorial Health System’s School of Radiologic Technology is purchasing a “Full Body X-Ray Phantom” for students. Memorial Health Foundation and Sister’s Health Fund generously donated the funds to purchase the Phantom. Memorial Health Foundation and Sisters Health Foundation granted $15,745 each for this education tool.

03/03/2017

2017 Trauma Symposium

Marietta Memorial Hospital Presents the 2017 Trauma Symposium: Trauma Care in the Post - 9/11 world Participants will be taking part in a day filled with the latest education on trauma, leading to the most advanced care for your patients. The event is March 9 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Lafayette Hotel 101 Front Street in Marietta.

02/09/2017

Memorial Health System to Hold Sweetheart Heart Health Lunch Event

Memorial Health System invites you to attend our Cardiac Conversations’ Sweetheart Luncheons. Everyone is invited to join the conversation! Bring your friends, family or sweetheart and let’s talk! Get ready to hear tips and great conversation starters from our physicians and staff. We’re here to discuss a wide range of topics and how they affect your heart health.

01/30/2017

RQI System Available at Memorial Health System

A new program designed by the American Heart Association has made staying up-to-date with lifesaving information a whole lot easier. In fact, Memorial Health System is the first in this area to offer the program, implementing the RQI System systemwide in October 2016.

01/23/2017

Memorial Health System’s Driver Rehab Program Receives Donations

Memorial Health System’s Driver Rehab Program is honored to receive a car from Pioneer Chevrolet/Family Ford along with $10,000 from the People’s Bank Foundation of Marietta to go towards the car. Memorial Health System and the Memorial Health Foundation would like to thank both the People’s Bank Foundation and Pioneer Chevrolet/Family Ford for their heartfelt generosity.

01/09/2017

Memorial Health System to Hold Sweetheart Heart Health Lunch Event

Memorial Health System invites you to attend one of our Cardiac Conversations Luncheons. For the first time, everyone is invited to join the conversation! Bring your friends, family or sweetheart and let’s talk! Get ready to hear tips and great conversation starters from our physicians and staff. Experts will be here to discuss a wide range of topics and how they affect your heart health.

12/05/2016

Memorial Health System’s Annual Love Lights

(December 2, 2016 Marietta, Ohio) – Memorial Health System invites you to honor the loved ones in your life while supporting our community served by hospice and heart.

12/02/2016

Hope for the Holidays Event Celebrates Organ Donors

(December 2, 2016, Marietta, Ohio) – Memorial Health System is partnering with Lifeline of Ohio to celebrate our Hope for the Holidays event on Monday, December 5 from 6 – 8 p.m. in the Strecker Conference Room at Marietta Memorial Hospital.

11/08/2016

“National Diabetes Month – Managing Diabetes is Worth the Work”

(November 8, 2016, Marietta, Ohio) – November is National Diabetes Month, and it is observed every year to bring attention to diabetes and its impact on millions of Americans, including those living in the Mid-Ohio Valley. Memorial Health System has become a vital resource for people with diabetes and pre-diabetes.

11/02/2016

NATIONAL STUDY: MARIETTA MEMORIAL HOSPITAL IS A HEALTHGRADES FIVE-STAR RECIPIENT FOR TREATMENT OF HEART FAILURE FOR TWO YEARS IN A ROW

Marietta Memorial Hospital announced that it has achieved 5-stars for its performance in the treatment of Heart Failure for two years in a row from Healthgrades, the leading online resource helping consumers make informed decisions to find the right doctor, the right hospital for the right care. This achievement is part of new findings and data released today by Healthgrades and is featured in the Healthgrades 2017 Report to the Nation. Every year, Healthgrades evaluates hospital performance at nearly 4,500 hospitals nationwide for 34 of the most common inpatient procedures and conditions.*

10/27/2016

Memorial Health System’s Annual Love Lights

Memorial Health System invites you to honor the loved ones in your life while supporting our community served by hospice and heart.

10/19/2016

Lung Cancer Awareness Event

(October 18, 2016, Marietta, Ohio) – Come honor Lung Cancer Awareness month and learn more about lung health at Memorial Health System’s Lung Awareness Event. This educational event will include refreshments and speakers from Memorial Health System’s oncology team; Dr. Kelli Cawley, Dr. Roman Petrov and Dr. Umar Osman. Throughout the event, attendees will learn about lung health, lung screenings and the services Memorial Health System offers to treat lung cancer and other lung diseases. Memorial Health System sends a special thanks to Veran Medical Technologies for sponsorship of this event.

10/18/2016

Memorial Health System’s 2016 Glow Fund Run

On Saturday, October 15, the Memorial Health Foundation held their annual Fund Run to help raise money for service lines: stroke support, diabetes education and bariatric exercise programs. This year, the Glow Run themed 5k generated revenue of $8,608 through sponsorships and registration fees. There were a total of 367 registrants for the race.

10/14/2016

Medication Take Back Day to be Held October 22

Medication Take Back Day will be held on Saturday, October 22, 2016 from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. This event will help people properly dispose of unwanted, unused or expired medications. Medication Take Back Day is held so people can avoid drugs being stolen and illegally sold, poisoning of children and pets if they find and swallow drugs and to help reduce contamination of soil and drinking water.

09/13/2016

Spokes Fighting Strokes, a Survivors Story

Memorial Health System (MHS) invites you to come recognize National Rehabilitation Week (September 18-24th) and hear stroke survivor and cross country adaptive cyclist Dan Zimmerman who will be at Selby General Hospital.

08/19/2016

Bounty by the River

(August 16, 2016, Marietta, Ohio) – Hunger Solutions and its members invite you to attend a fundraising dinner, Bounty by the River, in Marietta’s beautiful East Muskingum Park on Saturday, September 17 at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are first come, first serve at $100 each. This will includes a gourmet meal created by Master Chef Emad Al-Masri of The Buckley House. There will be a bar accepting credit cards and live music by Vinnie and the Lubricators. All of the proceeds from this event will go directly to supporting local food pantries to eliminate hunger and teach children basic nutrition and cooking skills in Washington County.

08/05/2016

SELBY GENERAL HOSPITAL AWARDED THE HEALTHCARE FACILITIES ACCREDITATION PROGRAM (HFAP) ACCREDITATION

(August 4, 2016, Marietta, Ohio) – Selby General Hospital of Memorial Health System was awarded accreditation from the Healthcare Facilities Accreditation Program (HFAP), an independent accreditation organization recognized by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). After the HFAP team conducted an extensive and objective review of the quality and safety Standards of Selby General Hospital, they earned the accreditation.

07/21/2016

“Memorial Health System Volunteers Celebrate 34th Annual Recognition Dinner”

(July 20, 2016, Marietta, Ohio) - Over 160 volunteers who donate their time to helping patients, visitors and staff at Memorial Health System will be honored at a recognition dinner at the Lafayette Hotel, Thursday, August 4, 2016.

07/20/2016

In Just 3 Months, 25% of Patients at Marietta Memorial Engage Using MEDITECH

Marietta Memorial Hospital (Marietta, Ohio) has had a great start with their MEDITECH Patient and Consumer Portal usage initiative - climbing to a 25 percent usage rate in only three months. The hospital has been having a great deal of success engaging their local community, to inspire long-term wellness.

07/19/2016

Marietta Memorial Hospital Recognized Nationally for Promoting Organ, Eye and Tissue Donation

(July 19, 2016, Marietta, Ohio) – Marietta Memorial Hospital was among a select group of hospitals nationwide recognized for promoting enrollment in state organ donor registries in a national campaign sponsored by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA). The campaign has added 400,000 donor enrollments to state registries nationwide since 2011.

07/13/2016

AT&T Brings Virtual Reality Simulator to Belpre

360° Experience Teaches Medical Campus Employees and Visitors the Dangers of Smartphone Distracted Driving

07/11/2016

Get Ready ‘Fore’ Selby General Hospital’s Annual Golf Outing

Polish your clubs, pack your golf balls and get ready to ace the golf course, Selby General Hospital’s 17th Annual Golf Outing is just around the green.

07/08/2016

Memorial health System’s Belpre Emergency Department Ranked in the Top 10 Percent in the Nation

Ever since they starting seeing patients, Memorial Health System’s emergency department has exceeded their patients’ expectations. Since July of 2014, when their doors first opened, they have been ranked at the top 10 percent or better in the nation by the NRC Picker.

07/07/2016

“Drs. Eric and Kimberly Hunkele and Dr. Steve Howe Nationally Recognized”

(July 6, 2015, Marietta, Ohio) – Memorial Health System has been officially notified that the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) is recognizing the practices of Drs. Eric and Kimberly Hunkele as well as Dr. Steve Howe as Level 3 Patient Centered Medical Homes.

06/30/2016

Going Beyond To Support Our Community

At Memorial Health System we work hard every day and our passion and dedication shows in our countless patient success stories. Beyond their stories, we have many employee stories of the ways they give back to our community. Here’s a quick tale.

06/23/2016

RQI is Coming to Town

A new program designed by the American Heart Association has made staying up-to-date with lifesaving information a whole lot easier, and beginning in July Memorial Health System will be the first in this area to offer the program.

06/08/2016

Memorial Health System Among 2016 Aster Award Winners

Memorial Health System (MHS) prides itself on offering world class care right here at home, and for the second year in a row the Marketing Department has been recognized for providing just that.

05/12/2016

Celebrate Donate Life All Year Long

Memorial Health System recently celebrated Donate Life Month in April, but it’s important to remember the significance of organ, eye and tissue donation all year long.

05/12/2016

Memorial Health System Achieves National Accreditation from the Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program

Patients seeking surgical treatment for severe obesity and its related conditions have a high-quality choice for receiving treatment at a nationally accredited program that meets the highest standards for patient safety and quality of care in the greater Mid-Ohio Valley area.

05/12/2016

Memorial Health System to Offer Sports Physicals

Memorial Health System’s Department of Sports Medicine is partnering with three local high schools to provide sports physicals and ImPACT® baseline concussion testing for student-athletes. The physicals will be for the 2016-17 school year.

04/19/2016

Medication Take Back Day to be Held April 30th

(April 19, 2015, Marietta, Ohio) – Medication Take Back Day will be held on Saturday, April 30th, 2016 from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. This event will help people properly dispose of unwanted, unused or expired medications. Medication Take Back Day is held so people can avoid drugs being stolen and illegally sold, poisoning of children and pets if they find and swallow drugs, and to help reduce contamination of soil and drinking water.

04/13/2016

MEMORIAL HEALTH SYSTEM USES NEW GERM BLASTING TECHNOLOGY

Memorial Health System continues its commitment to quality patient care and safety with the purchase of the Xenex Full-Spectrum UV room disinfection robot.

03/31/2016

Strecker Cancer Center Receives National Accreditation

Strecker Cancer Center has been granted a second consecutive three-year full accreditation designation by the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC), a program administered by the American College of Surgeons.

03/31/2016

Memorial Health System to Hold Esophageal Cancer Awareness Event

In honor of Esophageal Cancer Awareness month, the Memorial Health System invites you to a program on Thursday, April 28, 2016 from 5:30 – 7:00p.m. at The Blennerhassett Hotel

03/09/2016

MARIETTA MEMORIAL HOSPITAL TRAUMA CENTER RECEIVES VERIFICATION FROM THE AMERICAN COLLEGE OF SURGEONS.

(March 9, 2016) - MARIETTA,OH—The trauma center at Marietta Memorial Hospital has been re-verified as a Level 3 Trauma Center by the Verification Review Committee (VRC) of the American College of Surgeons (ACS). This achievement recognizes the trauma center’s dedication to providing optimal care for injured patients.

03/07/2016

Memorial Health Foundation Hosts Fashion Fiesta

The Memorial Health Foundation invites you to attend the Memorial Health Foundation’s 2016 Annual Fashion Show, “Fashion Fiesta,” benefiting Strecker Cancer Center patients.

12/23/2015

Frontier High School Leadership Development Class and FFA Donation

Frontier High School Leadership Development Class and FFA ended their coin drive to benefit the Strecker Cancer Center and Nationwide Children's Hospital. The class raised $1,500 through the coin drive (district-wide) - and an additional $200 came in from business donations.

12/08/2015

“Exhibitors Wanted for 25th Annual Teddy Bear and Doll Show and Sale”

The 25th Annual Teddy Bear and Doll Show and Sale, scheduled for Sunday, January 10th, 2016, at the Lafayette Hotel in Marietta, OH, still has space available for exhibitors. Exhibitors include original artists of bears and dolls, collectors interested in selling their collection and other merchants who specialize in accessories for teddy bears and dolls. Tables are $35 each.

11/12/2015

“Selby General Hospital and Wendy’s Restaurants Clean the Air with the Great American Smokeout”

Selby General Hospital, the Healthy Community Coalition of Wood County and local Wendy's restaurants will be giving coupons for free food during the Great American Smokeout on Thursday, November 19. The Parkersburg Wendy’s (1603 7th St.), the Mineral Wells Wendy’s and the Marietta Pike Street Wendy’s are offering a coupon for a FREE combo meal, a value of $6, for anyone turning in their cigarettes or smokeless tobacco from 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

10/15/2015

“Volley for a Cure Raises $3,600 for Memorial Health Foundation”

On October 5th, Volley for a Cure took place during the volleyball game between Warren High School and Marietta High School. During this game, donations were accepted to benefit the Strecker Patient Emergency Fund held by the Memorial Health Foundation. Over $3,600 was raised from the community. This event was held during Breast Health Awareness Month.

09/25/2015

Medication Take Back Day

(Saturday, September 26, 2015) The community is invited to participate in an event for people to dispose of their unwanted, unused, or expired medications. This event is sponsored by RSVP, Washington County Sheriff’s Office, Area Agency on Aging, The Right Path for Washington County, and Memorial Health System.

09/21/2015

Fund Run 5K Run/Walk Set for October

- The community is invited to participate in the annual Memorial Health System Fund Run 5K race Saturday, October 3, 2015.

05/26/2015

Local Wound Care Center® Participates in Second Annual Wound Care Awareness Week

– The Wound Care Center at Marietta Memorial Hospital, a member of the Healogics network, is helping raise awareness of chronic wounds. The second annual Wound Care Awareness Week, sponsored by Healogics, is being held from June 1 to June 5.

05/20/2015

Marietta Memorial Hospital Volunteers Celebrate 33rd Annual Recognition Dinner

Almost 150 volunteers who donate their time to helping patients, visitors and staff at Marietta Memorial Hospital will be honored at a recognition dinner at the Lafayette Hotel, Wednesday, May 27, 2015.

05/20/2015

The Aster Awards

The Aster Awards, one of the largest national competitions of its kind, is hosted by Marketing Healthcare Today Magazine and Creative Images, Inc. This elite program recognized outstanding healthcare professionals for excellence in their advertising/marketing efforts for the calendar year 2014.

05/15/2015

22nd Annual Teddy Bear Ride To Benefit the Children Patients of Marietta Area Hospitals

The local Chapter A3 of the Goldwing Road Riders will be holding their 22nd Annual Fund Raiser for the Marietta Area Teddy Bear Fund on Saturday, May 30, at Hometown Honda on Rt. 7 North, located between Marietta & Reno, Ohio. Riders will be arriving at 10 a.m. and line up will begin at 12:45.

05/07/2015

Memorial Health Foundation’s ‘Hope in Motion’ Fashion Show

Who: Memorial Health Foundation
When: Thursday, May 14th, 2015. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. Show begins at 6:45 p.m.
Where: Marietta College – Dyson Baudo Recreation Center 215 5th Street Marietta, Ohio, 45750 

04/17/2015

Memorial Health System Partners with Belpre Senior Center for Health Fair

The Memorial Health System and the Belpre Senior Center are offering a free health fair for the community on Thursday, April 22 from 8 – 11 a.m.

04/07/2015

Memorial Health System Wound Care Center Offers Advice on First Aid Products

In the business world, to do something quickly is to put a Band-Aid on the problem. However, anyone who has walked down a drugstore aisle recently knows that choosing among the dozens of bandages available can take time.

03/13/2015

Memorial Health System Visitation Restrictions Lifted

The health of our community is important to us. We’re seeing a decrease in the number of flu cases. Thus, our previous restrictions of those younger than 18 and those with flu-like symptoms not being able to visit the hospital are now lifted.

02/04/2015

Three Health Systems Honored for Successful Care Transformation Initiatives

The Advisory Board Company's Consulting and Management division announced on Tuesday that it has recognized three top-performing health systems with national awards for innovative initiatives that improved care quality and patient experience while lowering cost.

12/29/2014

Memorial Health System Visitation Restrictions to Limit Flu Exposure

The health of our community is important to us. We’re seeing an expected increase in flu cases during this flu season and want to protect our patients and community.

12/29/2014

Marietta Memorial Hospital’s Pulmonary Rehabilitation Program Certified by Industry Leader

The Memorial Health System is proud to announce the certification of its pulmonary rehabilitation program by the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation (AACVPR). Marietta Memorial Hospital was recognized for its commitment to improving the quality of life by enhancing standards of care.

12/11/2014

“Hope for the Holidays” Event Celebrates Organ Donors

Memorial Health System is partnering with Lifeline of Ohio to provide a “Hope for the Holidays” event on Monday, December 15th in the Strecker Cancer Center Conference Room at Marietta Memorial Hospital. Lifeline of Ohio invites your family to join us as we honor the heroes of organ, eye and tissue donation during the holiday season.

12/05/2014

24th Annual Teddy Bear & Doll Show & Sale

Hundreds of teddy bear and doll lovers and collectors of all ages will flock to the Lafayette Hotel in Marietta, Ohio, on January 11, 2015 for door prizes, raffles, book signings and appraisals with thirty artists and dealers from five states being showcased.

12/04/2014

Memorial Health Foundation Recognizes Donations to Strecker Cancer Center

Dr. Lori A. Hawkins, along with her staff and patients, proudly presented Strecker Cancer Center with a check for $826 after a month-long office event recognizing Breast Cancer Awareness Month. During the month of October, donations were accepted from patients at Hawkins Family Dentistry in Belpre and Dr. Hawkins matched that and added another $500. The money donated will go to the Strecker Patient Emergency Fund that provides wigs, gas cards and other necessities to those local patients in need of assistance.

11/19/2014

Memorial Health System Provides Local Diabetes Education

Diabetes effects more than twenty-nine million Americans – or 9.3% of the population - and is one of the most common chronic diseases in the mid-Ohio valley. November is Diabetes Awareness Month and the Memorial Health System wants you to know the facts and learn about the support you can have through Dr. Spencer’s office in Caldwell.

11/06/2014

You're Invited to our Wayne Street Open House!

Take a look at our newest expansion on the Wayne Street Medical Campus. Take tours of the 300 and 310 East 8th Street buildings. Refreshments will be provided at the 310 East 8th Street building.

11/05/2014

You're Invited to our We Love Lungs Educational Program

Come meet our lung team and get information about lung health, learn the latest in advanced surgery options, get a free screening and much more!

11/03/2014

Marietta Shrine Club Funds Memorial Health System Therapy Gym

The Marietta Shrine Club has announced a donation of $39,355 to the Memorial Health Foundation to fund a new sensory gym and pediatric treadmill system for its pediatric therapy patients.

10/24/2014

The Silver Hair Affair is Thursday, October 30th

Want to learn more about what services Memorial Health System has to offer to you or your loved one? Mark your calendars and plan to attend this year’s Silver Hair affair. The event will include personalized health and wellness tips from our experts, several free wellness screenings, continental breakfast and door prizes.

10/08/2014

Calling All Runners and Walkers: Memorial Health System’s 5K Fund Run & Walk

The Memorial Health System is holding its first annual 5K Run & Walk on Saturday, October 11 at 9 a.m., beginning at the Marietta Aquatic Center.

10/03/2014

Marietta Memorial Hospital Recognized at 20th Annual NRC Picker Patient-Centered Symposium

Marietta Memorial Hospital was recently recognized at the 20th Annual NRC Picker Patient-Centered Symposium in San Diego for its performance on the Inpatient Rate Hospital question for April 2013-March 2014 scores.

09/29/2014

Marietta Area Teddy Bear Fund Drive Begins

The Memorial Health System’s “Teddy Bear Fund Week” takes place October 5 – 11, 2014. The week is designed to raise funds to provide a stuffed animal to every child, aged 6 months to 12 years old, when admitted to either Marietta Memorial or Selby General Hospitals.

09/15/2014

Selby General Hospital To Hold 15th Annual Golf Outing On October 6th

Selby General Hospital will be holding its 15th annual golf outing on Monday, October 6th at noon at the Marietta Country Club in Marietta, Ohio.

07/29/2014

Hunger Solutions Mid-Ohio Valley Donates $30,000 to SE Ohio Food Bank and Kitchen to Start Food Purchase Program

Hunger Solutions Mid-Ohio Valleyhas announced a donation of $30,000 to the SE Ohio Food Bank and Kitchen with a goal to make healthier food more available and increase access to food for families in our region.

07/08/2014

Rehabilitation & Extended Care Rated Best Nursing Home by US News

Harmar Place Rehabilitation & Extended Care in Marietta has received a five star overall rating by US News in the category of “Best Nursing Homes” for 2014. Harmar Place is rated five star in Health Inspections, Nurse Staffing and Quality Measures. The Health Inspections are examines how well this home met health and safety standards for food preparation and other nursing-home activities in the latest three state inspections.

07/01/2014

Memorial Health System’s Diabetes Education Center Merits ADA Recognition

The prestigious American Diabetes Association Education Recognition Certificate for a quality diabetes self-management education was recently awarded to the Diabetes Education Center for the period of July 18th, 2014 – July 18th, 2018. ADA believes that this program offers high-quality education that is an essential component of effective diabetes treatment.

06/05/2014

Physicians Honored with Preceptor Award

Two area physicians received recognition during the West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine (WVSOM) Graduation Awards Ceremony that took place May 29.

05/29/2014

Local Wound Care Center® Joins Healogics, Inc. to Raise Awareness of Chronic Wounds

The Wound Care Center at Memorial Health System, a member of the Healogics network, is participating in the first Healogics National Wound Care Awareness Week from June 2 to June 6. One of nearly 600 Healogics managed centers; the Wound Care Center at Marietta Memorial Hospital and Belpre Medical Campus offers advanced therapies to patients suffering from chronic wounds.

05/16/2014

Memorial Health System’s Marketing Department Earns 3 Aster Awards and 3 Healthcare Advertising Awards

The Memorial Health System’s Marketing Department was recently awarded a three gold Aster Awards in the areas of Patient Education, E-Newsletter Series and Social Media Campaigns. The Aster Awards is a medical marketing awards program allowing healthcare organizations and advertising agencies to compete against similarly sized competitors from across the nation and world.

05/14/2014

Marietta Memorial Hospital Volunteers Celebrate 32nd Annual Recognition Dinner

Marietta Memorial Hospital Volunteers will be honored at a recognition dinner at the Lafayette Hotel, Wednesday, May 21, 2014. Each Spring, they are recognized and thanked for their time, energy and devotion to providing quality, compassionate care to our patients with an annual recognition dinner and program.

05/05/2014

The Friends of Selby Plant & Bake Sale is May 9th

The Friends of Selby General Hospital’s annual Plant and Bake Sale is scheduled for Friday, May 9th from 7 a.m. – 3 p.m. in the visitor parking lot of Selby General Hospital at 1106 Colegate Drive, Marietta, OH.

05/02/2014

Memorial Health System’s Blood Bank Community Banking Challenge Contest Winner Announced

Memorial Health System’s Blood Bank would like to congratulate Peoples Bank of Marietta for hosting a recent blood drive and winning the Community Banking Challenge Contest.

04/28/2014

Memorial Health System Offers Tips for People with Diabetes to Take a Step in the Right Direction

An average of 180 amputations a day are performed in the United States on patients with diabetes. As many as six million diabetics will have a foot ulcer that may result in chronic non-healing wounds and in extreme cases, lead to amputation. Tragically, those cases are hardly isolated: on average a staggering 180 amputations a day are performed in the United States on patients with diabetes.

04/22/2014

We're Raising Awareness for Esophageal Cancer Month

April is Esophageal Cancer Awareness Month and we believe that information is power in the battle against cancer. We’re teaming up with Dr. Roman Petrov, surgeon at Memorial Health System, to arm you with the facts you need to know to stay healthy.

04/22/2014

Memorial Health System’s Medication Take Back Day April 26th

The Memorial Health System is partnering with the Washington County Sheriff’s Office to hold another Medication Take Back Day on Saturday, April 26 from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. at various locations throughout the community.

04/07/2014

Memorial Health System to Bring da Vinci Surgical System to Grand Central Mall April 12th

Learn about the da Vinci Surgical System on Saturday, April 12 from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. at Grand Central Mall in Vienna.

03/26/2014

Memorial Health System Receives Million Dollar Gift and Million Dollar Pledge

Two Memorial Health System physicians, along with their families, have each announced a $1,000,000 donation to the Memorial Health Foundation. The gifts were announced March 22 at a special evening celebrating Memorial Moments of philanthropy for the health system.

03/25/2014

It’s Never 2 Late Technology Now at Harmar Place

Harmar Place is excited to bring a new experience to residents called It’s Never 2 Late. It’s Never 2 Late is a system based computer technology that provides dignified, state-of-the-art activities and therapy experiences for the residents of Harmar Place.

03/25/2014

Glenwood Retirement Community Announces New Director of Nursing

Teresa Meyer has been appointed to the position of Director of Nursing for Glenwood Retirement Community. Teresa comes to Glenwood with eighteen years of experience in the areas of home health, wound care, diabetes education, primary care and more.

03/07/2014

Hunger Solutions Taskforce adds new partner, marks one year fighting hunger in Mid-Ohio Valley

Since its formation more than a year ago, the Hunger Solutions Taskforce of the Mid-Ohio Valley has helped educate over 400 Marietta-area school children about the importance of proper nutrition and healthy living.

02/28/2014

Marietta High School Raises Funds with ‘Pink Out’ for Strecker Cancer Center

The Marietta High School Varsity Girls Basketball Team wanted to make a positive difference in their community and take a stand against cancer. They accomplished this by hosting a “Pink Out” during their basketball game against Cambridge High School on January 22nd, 2014.

02/28/2014

Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy Shows that Fresh Air is Sometimes the Best Medicine

The physicians and clinicians at Memorial Health System’s Wound Care Center use leading edge therapies to reintroduce the body's innate ability to heal chronic wounds. One state-of-the-art therapy being used to save limbs from amputation updates the folk wisdom that fresh air cures anything.

02/14/2014

Long-Term Care Ombudsman Partners with Harmar Place on Person-Centered Best Practices

The region’s Long-Term Care Ombudsman program has partnered with Harmar Place Rehabilitation & Extended Care to highlight the importance of care that is person-centered. The opportunity will highlight the importance of listening to residents who live in nursing homes and developing care plans that focus on individuals’ preferences.

01/29/2014

Memorial Health System Blood Drive at Marietta High School a Success

Memorial Health System is proud to have Marietta High School seniors, Justin Warner and Kirsten Godard, as Blood Drive Student Ambassadors. Together they organized an event that featured Brad Bayles, phlebotomist at Marietta Memorial Hospital as the speaker.

01/28/2014

Visitation Restrictions to Limit Flu Exposure

The health of our community is important to us. We’re seeing an expected increase in flu cases during this flu season and want to protect our patients and community.

01/03/2014

23rd Annual Teddy Bear & Doll Show & Sale

Hundreds of teddy bear and doll lovers and collectors of all ages will flock to the Lafayette Hotel in Marietta, Ohio, on January 12, 2014 for door prizes, raffles, book signings and appraisals with thirty artists and dealers from five states being showcased.

12/16/2013

Marietta Memorial Hospital’s Driver Rehabilitation Program to Offer New Classes

The Driver Rehabilitation Program at Marietta Memorial Hospital has expanded to now offering driver education classes for young drivers. This program is the only hospital based driving school in Ohio that is licensed to teach driver education and the only school that offers private classroom instruction for those who may struggle in a traditional classroom setting.

12/13/2013

Memorial Health Foundation Announces New Executive Director

Daneka Hedges has been appointed to the position of Executive Director for the Memorial Health Foundation. She has been with the Foundation since June of 2012 as a data and development specialist and has been serving as interim director for the last nine months.

11/25/2013

Memorial Health System’s Annual Christmas Craft Bazaar

Marietta Memorial Hospital Volunteers and Selby General Hospital’s Friends of Selby will hold their Annual Christmas Craft Bazaar on Saturday, December 7, 2013, from 7 a.m. – 5 p.m. at the Marietta First Church of the Nazarene, 100 Mill Creek Road in Marietta (off Colegate Drive).

11/21/2013

Hospital Volunteers’ Annual Thanksgiving Bake Sale

The Marietta Memorial Hospital Volunteers are planning their Annual Thanksgiving Bake Sale Day on Wednesday, November 27, in the lobby outside of the hospital cafeteria.

11/14/2013

Selby General Hospital and Wendy’s Restaurants Clean the Air with the Great American Smokeout

Selby General Hospital and Wendy's restaurants will be giving coupons for free food during the Great American Smokeout on Thursday, November 21st.

11/11/2013

“Hope for the Holidays” Event Celebrates Organ Donors

Memorial Health System is partnering with Lifeline of Ohio to provide a “Hope for the Holidays” event on Thursday, November 14 at 6:30 p.m. in the Strecker Conference Room at Marietta Memorial Hospital.

11/06/2013

Marietta Memorial Hospital Named Americas 100 Best Hospitals for Coronary Intervention Two Years in a Row

Marietta Memorial Hospital announces today it is a recipient of the following Healthgrades awards: Americas 100 Best Hospitals for Coronary Intervention Two Years in a Row Top, 10% in Nation for Coronary Interventional Procedures 2013-14. Healthgrades Coronary Intervention Excellence Award 2013-14. Five-Star Recipient for Coronary Interventional Procedures 2013-14. Top 10% in Nation for Women’s Health 2013 Healthgrades,Women’s Health Excellence Award 2013, Five-Star Recipient for Women’s Health 2013

10/21/2013

Memorial Health System, The Galley and The Adelphia Collaborate to Fight Breast Cancer

Marietta Memorial Hospital, The Galley and The Adelphia Music Hall have partnered to raise awareness in the community for breast cancer and funds for the Strecker Cancer Center. The Galley restaurant is donating 20 percent of all bar and appetizer proceeds to the Strecker Cancer Center Patient Emergency Fund, Monday, October 21 through Saturday, October 26 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

10/21/2013

TIME FOR SENIORS TO REVIEW THEIR MEDICARE CHOICES

If you are a senior citizen, or caregiver for a senior, right now is a critical time for your health benefit planning. From October 15 – December 7 seniors must review their Medicare Part D prescription drug plan coverage.

10/03/2013

Annual Patient Picnic "Celebrate Life" for Strecker Cancer Center

Memorial Health System’s Strecker Cancer Center will hold its annual Patient Picnic with the theme “Celebrate Life” Saturday, October 12 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Williamstown Women’s Building at Tomlinson Park in Williamstown.

10/03/2013

Marietta Area Teddy Bear Fund Drive Begins

The Memorial Health System’s “Teddy Bear Fund Week” takes place October 6 – 12, 2013. The week is designed to raise funds to provide a stuffed animal to every child, aged 6 months to 12 years old, when admitted to either Marietta Memorial or Selby General Hospitals.

08/27/2013

Go Orange September 5 and Tackle Hunger

Hunger Solutions for the Mid-Ohio Valley is urging people to wear orange on Thursday, September 5, as part of a nationwide effort to increase awareness about hunger in our communities during Hunger Action Month. Hunger affects 1 in 6 people across the United States and 1 in 4 in Ohio. Orange is the color of hunger and a great way to show support.

08/26/2013

Second Phase of Belpre Medical Campus Complete

The construction of the second building developed by the PMC Company on the Belpre Medical Campus is complete. It will house services from Marietta Memorial Hospital, signifying the Memorial Health System’s commitment to providing convenient healthcare services in the Belpre and surrounding communities.

05/31/2013

Marietta Memorial Hospital Belpre Campus Receives Vascular Testing Accreditation

Marietta Memorial Hospital’s Vascular Laboratory at the Belpre, OH medical campus has achieved accreditation in vascular testing by the Intersocietal Accreditation Commission (IAC) after undergoing a thorough review of its operational and technical operations by a panel of experts.

05/21/2013

Marietta Memorial Hospital Volunteers Celebrate 31st Annual Recognition Dinner

Over 200 volunteers who donate their time and energies to helping patients, visitors and staff at Marietta Memorial Hospital will be honored at a recognition dinner at the Lafayette Hotel, Thursday, May 22, 2013. Many of these volunteers have served well over 5,000 volunteer hours!

04/27/2013

Selby Plant & Bake Sale May 10

The Friends of Selby General Hospital’s annual Sprint Plant and Bake Sale is scheduled for Friday, May 10 from 7 a.m. – 4 p.m. in the visitor parking lot at 1106 Colegate Drive, Marietta, OH.

04/27/2013

Memorial Health Foundation, O’Neill Senior Center Increase Access to Medical Services

The need for healthcare services often grows for our senior population, but for many gaining physical access to services poses a serious problem. To assist patients and improve access, the Memorial Health Foundation is providing $10,000 to the medical transportation program operated by O’Neill Center.

04/27/2013

Memorial Health Foundation, O’Neill Senior Center Increase Access to Medical Services

The need for healthcare services often grows for our senior population, but for many gaining physical access to services poses a serious problem. To assist patients and improve access, the Memorial Health Foundation is providing $10,000 to the medical transportation program operated by O’Neill Center.

04/27/2013

Memorial Health System Granted Breast Center Accreditation

The Memorial Health System announces it has been granted three-year full accreditation by the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC). NAPBC accreditation is given only to those centers that have voluntarily committed to provide the highest quality care in breast disease diagnosis and treatment, and have demonstrated they comply with the accreditation program standards.

04/27/2013

Memorial Health System Granted Breast Center Accreditation

The Memorial Health System announces it has been granted three-year full accreditation by the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC). NAPBC accreditation is given only to those centers that have voluntarily committed to provide the highest quality care in breast disease diagnosis and treatment, and have demonstrated they comply with the accreditation program standards.

04/26/2013

Memorial Health System Participating in Swab – A – Thon

The Memorial Health System’s Strecker Cancer Center is partnering local residents to conduct a Swab – a – Thon for local resident Angie Smith Bussey. The event is will take place Monday, April 29 from 11 a.m. – 6 p.m. at the Town Square Building – the Judge Annex Building in downtown Parkersburg, WV.

04/25/2013

Memorial Health System to Open Free-Standing Emergency Department

The Memorial Health System announces today that it will begin construction this month on a new 24- hour emergency department (ED) in Belpre, OH. The facility will be located at the Belpre Medical Campus on Farson Street.

04/09/2013

Organ Donation – Take A Stand by Taking A Seat

The Memorial Health System has partnered with the Ohio Hospital Association along with the Donate Life Ohio's Green Chair campaign to increase awareness of the benefits of organ and tissue donation.

04/05/2013

Think F.A.S.T. 5K Run/Walk Set for April

The community is invited to participate in the Think F.A.S.T. 5 K Run/Walk sponsored by the Memorial Health System’s Rehabilitation Center Saturday, April 27, 2013.

03/26/2013

Memorial Health System Medication Take Back Day

The Memorial Health System is partnering with the Washington County Sheriff’s Office to hold another Medication Take Back Day on Saturday, April 27 from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. at various locations throughout the community.

03/26/2013

Memorial Health System Offers Community Driver Safety Day

The Memorial Health System is sponsoring a Community Driver Safety Day event April 13 from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. in the Strecker Cancer Center Conference Room at Marietta Memorial Hospital. Co-sponsors include Peoples Insurance and East of Chicago Pizza.

03/22/2013

New Practicum Opportunities at WSCC/MHS Physicians’ Clinics

The Office Administrative Services Technology Program (OAST) at Washington State Community College in conjunction with Memorial Health Systems Physicians’ Clinics Offices has worked in partnership to offer students who qualify new practicum opportunities.

03/14/2013

Marietta Memorial Hospital’s Wound Care Center Receives Award

Marietta Memorial Hospital’s Wound Care Center has been named a Center of Distinction from Healogics, Inc., the world’s leading wound care & hyperbaric oxygen therapy management company.

03/14/2013

Marietta Memorial Hospital’s Wound Care Center Receives Award

Marietta Memorial Hospital’s Wound Care Center has been named a Center of Distinction from Healogics, Inc., the world’s leading wound care & hyperbaric oxygen therapy management company.

03/07/2013

March Blood Mobile Schedule

Marietta Memorial Hospital’s Blood Mobile enables the blood bank to visit more sites throughout the community to ensure much needed blood supplies are available locally.

01/24/2013

Marietta Memorial Hospital Recognizes Blood Donors

Marietta Memorial Hospital’s Blood Bank is honoring individuals and businesses who have supported blood donation in the past two years. The dinner will be held Thursday, January 24, 2014 at 6 p.m. at the K of C Hall on Gilman Avenue in Marietta.

01/15/2013

February Blood Mobile Schedule

Marietta Memorial Hospital’s Blood Mobile enables the blood bank to visit more sites throughout the community to ensure much needed blood supplies are available locally.

01/08/2013

Memorial Health System, People’s Bank and Marietta College Collaborate to Impact Hunger

Marietta Memorial Hospital, Peoples Bank and Marietta College have partnered to create a community-based, collaborative plan to raise awareness and help eliminate hunger in our region. The partnership will bring resources and support to our community as we strive to collaborate with agencies and organizations to lessen and end hunger in our county.

12/26/2012

January Blood Mobile Schedule

Marietta Memorial Hospital’s Blood Mobile enables the blood bank to visit more sites throughout the community to ensure much needed blood supplies are available locally.

12/06/2012

Marietta Memorial Hospital Receive Vascular Testing Accreditation

Marietta Memorial Hospital’s Vascular Laboratory has achieved accreditation in vascular testing by the Intersocietal Accrediation Commission (IAC) after undergoing a thorough review of its operational and technical operations by a panel of experts.

11/21/2012

Memorial Health System Named "Business of the Year"

The Belpre Area Chamber of Commerce celebrated the culmination of 2012 with about 200 community leaders, citizens and business owners at the 75th annual dinner Thursday in St. Ambrose Catholic Church.

11/21/2012

Annual Health System Christmas Craft Bazaar

Marietta Memorial Hospital Volunteers and Selby General Hospital Friends of Selby will hold their Annual Christmas Craft Bazaar on Saturday, December 1, 2012, from 7 a.m. – 5 p.m. at the Marietta First Church of the Nazarene, 100 Mill Creek Road in Marietta (off Colegate Drive).

11/17/2012

Bone Marrow Match Event Set for Nov. 30

Several area businesses have joined forces to help those with diseases aided by bone marrow transplants by hosting a match event at three separate locations.

11/17/2012

Bone Marrow Match Event Set for Nov. 30

Several area businesses have joined forces to help those with diseases aided by bone marrow transplants by hosting a match event at three separate locations.

11/17/2012

Bone Marrow Match Event Set for Nov. 30

Several area businesses have joined forces to help those with diseases aided by bone marrow transplants by hosting a match event at three separate locations.

11/09/2012

Selby General Hospital and Wendy’s Restaurants Clean the Air With The Great American Smokeout

Selby General Hospital and Wendy's restaurants will be giving coupons for free food during the Great American Smokeout on Thursday, Nov. 15, 2012.

11/09/2012

“Hope for the Holidays” Event Celebrates Organ Donors

Memorial Health System is partnering with Lifeline of Ohio to provide a “Hope for the Holidays,” event Tuesday, November 13 at 6 p.m. in the South Pavilion Conference Room at Marietta Memorial Hospital.

10/23/2012

NATIONAL STUDY: SELBY GENERAL HOSPITAL RECEIVES 5 STAR FOR HIP REPLACEMENT CARE

Selby General Hospital’s Hip Replacement program today received a 5 Star from Healthgrades, the leading provider of information to help consumers make an informed decision about a physician or hospital.

10/23/2012

Marietta Memorial Hospital Receives Healthgrades Americas 100 Best Hospitals for Coronary Interventions

Marietta Memorial Hospital’s Coronary Interventional program today received Healthgrades Americas 100 Best Hospitals Award for being the leading provider of information to help consumers make an informed decision about a physician or hospital.

10/23/2012

Marietta Memorial Hospital Receives Healthgrades Americas 100 Best Hospitals for Coronary Interventions

Marietta Memorial Hospital’s Coronary Interventional program today received Healthgrades Americas 100 Best Hospitals Award for being the leading provider of information to help consumers make an informed decision about a physician or hospital.

10/23/2012

NATIONAL STUDY: SELBY GENERAL HOSPITAL RECEIVES 5 STAR FOR HIP REPLACEMENT CARE

Selby General Hospital’s Hip Replacement program today received a 5 Star from Healthgrades, the leading provider of information to help consumers make an informed decision about a physician or hospital.

10/01/2012

Memorial Health System Collaborates with new Health Plan in Southeast Ohio

Marietta Memorial and Selby General Hospitals, part of the Memorial Health System, recently joined a collaborative partnership with Mount Carmel Health Plan, Inc. to offer Medicare Advantage plans to Washington County seniors under the brand name MediGold.

10/01/2012

Memorial Health System Collaborates with new Medicare Health Plan in Southeast Ohio

Marietta Memorial and Selby General Hospitals, part of the Memorial Health System, recently joined a collaborative partnership with Mount Carmel Health Plan, Inc. to offer Medicare Advantage plans to Washington County seniors under the brand name MediGold.

10/01/2012

Marietta Area Teddy Bear Fund Drive Begins

The Memorial Health System’s “Teddy Bear Fund Week” takes place October 7 – 13, 2012. The week is designed to raise funds to provide a stuffed animal to every child, aged 6 months to 12 years old, when admitted to either Marietta Memorial or Selby General hospitals.

10/01/2012

Marietta Area Teddy Bear Fund Drive Begins

The Memorial Health System’s “Teddy Bear Fund Week” takes place October 7 – 13, 2012. The week is designed to raise funds to provide a stuffed animal to every child, aged 6 months to 12 years old, when admitted to either Marietta Memorial or Selby General hospitals.

09/20/2012

Marietta Memorial Hospital Announces Belpre Expansion

Marietta Memorial Hospital President and CEO Scott Cantley has announced the groundbreaking of additional healthcare facilities at the Belpre Medical Campus in Belpre, OH. Speaking to the Belpre Chamber of Commerce at their noon meeting today, Cantley shared the need for a greater presence and services to western Washington County.

09/13/2012

Memorial Health System Holds Depression Screening

(Marietta, OH, September 13, 2012) Memorial Health System’s psychiatric services staff will be sponsoring a depression screening day Wednesday, October 24 from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. in the Strecker Center Conference Room at Marietta Memorial Hospital.

09/11/2012

Strecker Bell Donation Rings in New Life

Marietta Memorial Hospital’s Strecker Cancer Center recently received a unique gift from a former cancer patient. After receiving his successful treatment at Strecker, Mark, along with his wife Karen Morris, decided to donate a large bell for cancer patients to ring after they finish their treatments and begin their new lives.

08/16/2012

Hospital Volunteers’ Used Book Sale

The Marietta Memorial Hospital Volunteers are having their Annual Used Book Sale on August 31, Friday, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the First Floor Classroom at Marietta Memorial Hospital.

08/16/2012

Strecker Bell Donation Rings in New Life

When Mark Morris, 45, started to become ill, he went to his family physician to further investigate why the sickness was becoming more aggressive. In December of 2009, Mark was diagnosed with prostate cancer.

07/30/2012

Marietta Memorial Hospital’s Rehab Department Receives CARF Accreditation

Marietta Memorial Hospital’s Inpatient Rehabilitation Department at Marietta Memorial Hospital recently received renewal of their three-year CARF accreditation. This accreditation affirms the high quality care and commitment to excellence of Marietta Memorial and their rehabilitation services.

07/30/2012

MMH Spotlight: Skin Cancer Awareness

Skin cancer is the most common of all cancers, affecting more than two million Americans each year, a number that is rising rapidly. It is also the easiest to cure, if diagnosed and treated early.

07/23/2012

The School of Radiologic Technology Cordially Invites You to Attend the 2012 Graduation Program

The School of Radiologic Technology sponsored by Marietta Memorial Hospital in articulation with Washington State Community College and in affiliation with Camden Clark Medical Center and Selby General Hospital will be holding its 2012 graduation ceremony on Friday, August 10, 2012 at 7 p.m. in the Graham Auditorium on the campus of Washington State Community College.

07/16/2012

Memorial Health Foundation Donates Hand Wrist Phantom to the School of Radiologic Technology

The Marietta Memorial Hospital School of Radiologic Technology received a new hand wrist phantom, thanks to a donation by the Memorial Health Foundation. This new piece of anatomy is giving students at the Radiologic School the hands-on experience that is vital to their training.

07/12/2012

Harmar Place Earns Five-Star Rating

Harmar Place has now earned five stars, based on a five-star nursing home rating system enacted by the Federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. This five-star rating is based upon on-site health inspections, staffing and quality measures focusing on aspects of residents' health, physical functioning, mental status and general well-being.

07/12/2012

Pancake Breakfast Fundraiser at Applebee’s

Selby General is holding a pancake breakfast fundraiser Saturday, July 14, 7:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. at Applebee’s in Marietta, OH.

07/09/2012

Come Meet the Neighbors at the Belpre Medical Campus Open House

Marietta Memorial Hospital invites you, your family and friends to join us in celebrating the opening of the Marietta Memorial Belpre Medical Campus on Sunday, July 29 from 1 – 3 p.m.

07/09/2012

Memorial Health System’s SportsMed to Hold Concussion Symposium

Memorial Health System’s SportsMed will be sponsoring a concussion symposium featuring guest speaker Kevin M. Guskiewiez, Ph.D., ATC, and founding director of the Matthew Gfeller Sport-Related Traumatic Brain Injury Research Center and the Center for the Study of Retired Athletes at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

06/27/2012

Belpre Medical Campus Open House

The Belpre Medical Campus is premiering the opening of its new building Sunday, July 1, 1 - 3 p.m.

06/18/2012

Marietta Home Health and Hospice Moves to Lafayette Shopping Center

Marietta Home Health and Hospice is making the move from Seventh Street to the Lafayette Shopping Center. Their new location on 450 Pike Street will not only provide patients better access to services, but it will also increase the amount of available parking.

06/18/2012

Marietta Home Health and Hospice Moves to Lafayette Shopping Center

Marietta Home Health and Hospice is making the move from Seventh Street to the Lafayette Shopping Center. Their new location on 450 Pike Street will not only provide patients better access to services, but it will also increase the amount of available parking.

05/31/2012

Marietta Memorial Hospital’s Kassandra Shafer Earns CCRN Certification

Kassandra Shafer, BSN, RN, CCRN, recently passed the CCRN exam, making her the tenth CCRN in Marietta Memorial Hospital’s Intensive Care Unit.

05/31/2012

June Blood Mobile Schedule

Marietta Memorial Hospital’s Blood Mobile enables our blood bank to visit more sites throughout the community to ensure much needed blood supplies are available locally.

05/24/2012

Harmar Place to receive a 2012 Bronze AHCA/NCAL National Quality Award

Based on a careful review by examiners, Harmar Place’s facility was recommended for a Bronze – Commitment to Quality award this year. After review of a survey compliance status it was confirmed that the hospital will receive a 2012 Bronze AHCA/NCAL National Quality Award.

05/24/2012

Marietta Memorial Hospital Volunteers Celebrate 30th Annual Recognition Dinner

Volunteers at Marietta Memorial Hospital touch the lives of all employees and patients every day. They give time, energy and expertise to help others. Together, they represent enormous talent and add to the warmth, efficiency and caring shown at our hospital.

05/24/2012

19th Annual Teddy Bear Run a Success

Nearly 70 motorcycle riders hit the scenic roads of Washington County for this year’s Teddy Bear Run. Each year during The Annual Teddy Bear Run, motorcyclists take along new stuffed animals that ride on the back of their bikes.

05/07/2012

MMH Spotlight: Stroke Awareness Month

If you would ever find yourself recovering from a stroke, Marietta Memorial Hospital’s Rehabilitation Center provides comprehensive physical rehabilitation programs of the highest quality to aid you through recovery.

05/07/2012

May Blood Mobile Schedule

Marietta Memorial Hospital’s Blood Mobile enables our blood bank to visit more sites throughout the community to ensure much needed blood supplies are available locally.

05/07/2012

Memorial Health System’s Marketing Department Receives Two Aster Awards

The Memorial Health System’s Marketing Department was recently awarded a gold and silver Aster Award in the Twenty-Ninth Annual Healthcare Advertising Awards, sponsored by Healthcare Marketing Report.

04/30/2012

Marietta Memorial Hospital’s Diabetes Education Center Adds Two New Sites

Marietta Memorial Hospital’s Diabetes Education Center has received approval from the American Diabetes Association (ADA) for two expansion sites to compliment their diabetes education program at 701 Hildreth Lane in Marietta.

03/13/2012

Belpre Students Celebrate “Kick The Habit Week”

Belpre Elementary School students will be partnering with Selby General Hospital to celebrate Kick the Habit Week beginning on Monday, March 19 at Belpre Elementary School.

03/13/2012

Marietta Memorial Hospital Employee Named Liaison of the Year from Lifeline of Ohio

Sue McDonald, registered nurse at Marietta Memorial Hospital, recently received an award from Lifeline of Ohio as the Liaison of the Year. This award recognizes the dedication and innovation of a hospital liaison in promoting the importance of organ and tissue donation.

02/27/2012

Marietta Memorial Hospital Receives Accreditation with Commendation

Marietta Memorial Hospital’s (MMH) Continuing Medical Education (CME) program has been surveyed by the Ohio State Medical Association (OSMA) Focused Task Force on Accreditation.

02/20/2012

Marietta Memorial Hospital Introduces Therapeutic Hypothermia Treatment

Beginning March 1, Marietta Memorial Hospital will be offering therapeutic hypothermia treatment to specific post cardiac arrest patients. If a cardiac arrest patient’s heartbeat is restored, but the patient remains unconscious, the patient may benefit from this therapy.

02/20/2012

Memorial Health Foundation Announces $1.1 Million Donation

The Memorial Health Foundation (MHF) today announced it has received one of the largest donations in its history, a bequest totaling approximately $1.1 million from the estate of Dorothy and Eugene Chidester. Larry Hawn, chairman of the Foundation board, announced the gift January 26 at the Memorial Health System’s annual meeting.

02/06/2012

MMH Spotlight: Go Red For Women, Raising Awareness on Cardiovascular Health

Marietta Memorial Hospital is holding their annual Go Red For Women Heart Luncheon on Tuesday, February 14, 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. at the Marietta Shrine Club. Marietta Memorial Hospital physicians and staff will be speaking, lunch will be provided by Austyn’s and Terri Ann’s as well as Old Town Bakery will be donating door prizes

02/01/2012

February Blood Mobile Schedule

Marietta Memorial Hospital’s Blood Mobile enables our blood bank to visit more sites throughout the community to ensure much needed blood supplies are available locally.

01/30/2012

Memorial Health System Names 2012-2013 Medical Staff Officers and Department Chairs

Memorial Health System is pleased to announce the 2012 medical staff officers and department chairs for Marietta Memorial Hospital and Selby General Hospital.

01/30/2012

AAA8 Partners with Marietta Health System on Care Transitions Pilot

The Area Agency on Aging 8 (AAA8) and the Memorial Health System are piloting a free Care Transitions service to assist patients when they are sent home from the hospital.

01/19/2012

Belpre Elementary School’s Right Choice Club Provides Stress Kits to Quitting Tobacco Users

The Right Choice Club (RCC) is a student-centered group serving sixth graders at Belpre Elementary. The club is directed by Belpre’s Guidance Counselor
Karen Waller.

01/09/2012

Wound Care Center at Marietta Memorial Hospital Adds Certified Wound Specialist to Their Team

Dr. Scott Johnson, MD, certified wound specialist has joined the staff of the Wound Care Center at Marietta Memorial Hospital. Dr. Johnson is a physiatrist who comes to us from New York, NY where he was employed as a wound care physician.

01/04/2012

Memorial Health System Receives Accreditation from College of American Pathologists

Memorial Health System’s Belpre Strecker Cancer Center Laboratory in Belpre, Ohio and Physicians Care Laboratory in Marietta, Ohio, have been awarded accreditation by the Accreditation Committee of the College of American Pathologists (CAP), based on the results of a recent on-site inspection.

12/15/2011

MMH Spotlight: Blood Donations are Vital

Marietta Memorial Hospital’s Blood Bank will be holding a special Night of Giving on Tuesday, December 20 from 1-8 p.m. in the First Floor Conference Room at MMH. Refreshments and door prizes will be provided.

12/15/2011

Marietta Memorial Hospital Employee Receives International Certification

Kelly Gammon, certified registered nurse in obstetrics and unit educator for The Birthing Center at Marietta Memorial Hospital, recently earned the credential of International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC) after successfully completing the rigorous international certification exam, developed and administered by the International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners.

12/15/2011

Memorial Health System Employee Earns Biomedical Certification

Albert Bonar, biomedical technician at Marietta Memorial Hospital, recently passed the certification offered through the Association for the Advancement of Medical Instrumentation (AAMI.) Bonar has been working toward this certification for approximately three years and is now a Certified Biomedical Equipment Technician (CBET.)

12/15/2011

Exhibitors Wanted: 21st Annual Teddy Bear & Doll Show & Sale

The 21st Annual Teddy Bear & Doll Show & Sale, scheduled for Sunday, January 15 at the Hotel Lafayette, still has space available for exhibitors. Exhibitors entail original artists, collectors interested in selling off some of their collection and other merchants who specialize in accessories for teddy bears and dolls, such as clothing, jewelry, etc. Tables are $35 each.

12/06/2011

MMH Blood Bank Celebrates Night of Giving

Marietta Memorial Hospital’s Blood Bank will be holding a special Night of Giving on Tuesday, December 20 from 1 – 8 p.m. in the First Floor Conference Room at Marietta Memorial Hospital. Refreshments and door prizes will be provided.

12/01/2011

December Blood Mobile Schedule

Marietta Memorial Hospital’s Blood Mobile enables our blood bank to visit more sites throughout the community to ensure much needed blood supplies are available locally.

11/21/2011

Memorial Health System to Celebrate “Hope for the Holidays”

Memorial Health System is partnering with Lifeline of Ohio for “Hope for the Holidays,” which will be held on Tuesday, November 29 at 6 p.m. in the Strecker Cancer Center Conference Room.

11/21/2011

Memorial Health System Names New Chief Financial Officer

Memorial Health System is pleased to announce that Eric Young has been selected as the vice president of finance and chief financial officer (CFO) for the Memorial Health System.

11/21/2011

Marietta Memorial Hospital Announces the Opening of Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy at The Wound Care Center

Marietta Memorial Hospital announces the opening of hyperbaric oxygen therapy (HBOT) located at The Wound Care Center. This innovative and comprehensive program specializes in the treatment of chronic and non-healing wounds, a growing problem spurred by the aging of America and the rising rates of diabetes.

11/16/2011

MMH Volunteers New Thanksgiving Bake Sale

Marietta Memorial Hospital Volunteers are planning their first Thanksgiving bake sale day on Wednesday, November 23 from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. at Marietta Memorial Hospital by the hospital cafeteria on the ground level.

11/15/2011

MMH Spotlight: November is Diabetes Awareness Month

Nearly 26 million children and adults in the U.S. are living with diabetes and another 79 million are at high risk for developing type 2 diabetes. Recent numbers by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention paint a desperate situation of where we are at, and where we are headed:

11/09/2011

Annual MHS Christmas Craft Bazaar

Marietta Memorial Hospital Volunteers and Selby General Hospital Friends of Selby are combining their Annual Christmas Craft Bazaar this year.

11/07/2011

MMH Blood Bank Fire Department Challenge Contest Winner Announced

Marietta Memorial Hospital’s Blood Bank would like to congratulate Salem Township Volunteer Fire Department (VFD) for hosting a recent blood drive and winning the Fire Department Challenge Contest.

11/07/2011

November Blood Mobile Schedule

Marietta Memorial Hospital’s Blood Mobile enables our blood bank to visit more sites throughout the community to ensure much needed blood supplies are available locally.

11/07/2011

Marietta Memorial Hospital’s Blood Bank Partners With American Flags & Poles to Honor Veterans During November 10 Blood Drive

American Flags & Poles is teaming up with Marietta Memorial Hospital’s Blood Bank to honor our veterans. Blood donors that come out on November 10 to donate blood will receive a free American flag.

11/07/2011

Selby General Hospital and Wendy’s Restaurants Help Clean the Air

Selby General Hospital is partnering with Wendy's restaurants during the Great American Smokeout on Thursday, Nov. 17, 2011. The Belpre Wendy’s and the Marietta Pike Street Wendy’s are holding a pack exchange from 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

10/25/2011

HealthGrades Names Selby General Hospital a Recipient of the 5-Star Rating for Joint Replacement for Two Consecutive Years (2011-2012)

A report released today by HealthGrades, the nation’s most trusted, independent source of physician information and hospital quality ratings, named Selby General Hospital a recipient of the five star rating for joint replacement for two consecutive years (2011-2012).

10/07/2011

Memorial Health System Depression Screening Day To Be Held October 14

Memorial Health System’s psychiatric services staff will be sponsoring a depression screening day on Friday, October 14 from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. in the First Floor Conference Room at Marietta Memorial Hospital.

09/28/2011

Marietta Memorial Hospital Brings Awareness To Prostate Cancer

September is prostate cancer awareness month. Prostate cancer is one of the most common cancers in American men. One in six American men are diagnosed with prostate cancer. One in seven of those will die from the disease.

09/16/2011

Marietta Memorial Hospital Honors A Walk to Remember

The 11th annual “A Walk to Remember” will take place at the Marietta Middle School track on October 1, 2011 starting at 11 a.m.

09/16/2011

Marietta Memorial Hospital’s Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation Program Certified by Industry Leader

Marietta Memorial Hospital is proud to announce the certification of its cardiopulmonary rehabilitation program by the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation (AACVPR).

09/16/2011

Strecker Cancer Center Kicks Off “1 Week 100 Cheeks” Campaign

Staff from the Strecker Cancer Center will be encouraging the community to take part in the fight against Leukemia. Marietta Memorial Hospital is partnering with DKMS, the world’s largest bone marrow donor center, to encourage as many community members to register as new potential bone marrow donors.

09/08/2011

MMH and Marietta YMCA Team Up for Bridges Forward Program Fundraiser

In conjunction with Rehabilitation Week, September 18 – 23, MMH’s Rehabilitation Department will be holding a basket raffle, quilt raffle and shirt sale with proceeds benefiting The Bridges Forward Program. The program keeps brain injury and stroke survivors active after their continuum of outpatient therapy.

09/08/2011

Marietta Memorial Hospital’s Blood Bank Recognizes Blood Collector’s Week

During the week of September 11 – 17, MMH’s Blood Bank will join other blood centers across the country in celebrating Blood Collector’s Week. This annual recognition week identifies and celebrates the critical role blood collector’s serve in helping to ensure blood is available to patients in need.

08/29/2011

Strecker Cancer Center Receives Three- Year Accreditation

The Commission on Cancer (CoC) of the American College of Surgeons (ACoS) has granted Three-Year Accreditation with Commendation to the Strecker Cancer Center at Marietta Memorial Hospital.

 

08/29/2011

September Blood Mobile Schedule

Marietta Memorial Hospital’s Blood Mobile enables our blood bank to visit more sites throughout the community to ensure much needed blood supplies are available locally.

08/02/2011

The School of Radiologic Technology Cordially Invites You to Attend the 2011 Graduation Program

The School of Radiologic Technology sponsored by Marietta Memorial Hospital in affiliation with Washington State Community College, Camden-Clark Memorial Hospital and St. Joseph’s Hospital will hold its 2011 graduation ceremony on Friday, August 12, 2011 at 7 p.m. in the Graham Auditorium on the campus of Washington State Community College.

08/02/2011

Marietta Memorial Hospital and Selby General Hospital Win National Quality Award

Marietta Memorial Hospital and Selby General Hospital were recently announced as recipients of the SCIP-6 Commitment to Quality Award. The honor was presented by Rita Bowling, MSA, MBA, CPHQ, project director, and Ronal Savrin, MD, MBA, FACS, medical director of Ohio KePRO, on behalf of the Medicare Quality Improvement Organizations (QIOs) leading SCIP-6, an interstate collaborative consisting of hospitals and QIOs from Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio and Wisconsin.

08/02/2011

MMH Blood Bank Will Be Shopping for Donors

Marietta Memorial Hospital’s Blood Bank will be holding a blood drive at the Grand Central Mall near center court on Friday, August 5 from 4 – 8 p.m. WMOA radio will be on hand at the blood drive from 4 – 6 p.m. hosting live remote, encouraging shoppers in our community to stop by and donate blood.

07/18/2011

August Blood Mobile Schedule

Marietta Memorial Hospital’s Blood Mobile enables our blood bank to visit more sites throughout the community to ensure much needed blood supplies are available locally.

The Blood Mobile will be at the following locations in August, giving you the opportunity to become a silent hero and save a life:

07/15/2011

MMH Blood Bank Nursing Home Challenge Contest Winner Announced

Marietta Memorial Hospital’s Blood Bank would like to congratulate Muskingum Valley Nursing and Rehabilitation for hosting a recent blood drive and winning the 2011 Nursing Home Challenge Contest. Several local nursing homes sponsored blood drives with MMH in June and participated in a friendly competition to see which facility could collect the most donations.

07/15/2011

Glenwood Receives Two New Team Members

has welcomed two new team members to their retirement community.

06/28/2011

July Blood Mobile Schedule

Marietta Memorial Hospital’s Blood Mobile enables our blood bank to visit more sites throughout the community to ensure much needed blood supplies are available locally.

06/06/2011

Marietta Memorial Hospital Earns Quality Respiratory Care Recognition in National Program

Memorial Hospital has earned Quality Respiratory Care Recognition (QRCR) under a national program aimed at helping patients and families make informed decisions about the quality of the respiratory care services available in hospitals.

06/06/2011

June Blood Mobile Schedule

Marietta Memorial Hospital’s Blood Mobile enables our blood bank to visit more sites throughout the community to ensure much needed blood supplies are available locally.

06/06/2011

Hospital Volunteers’ Giant Used Book Sale

Get ready to be a book worm as Marietta Memorial Hospital Volunteers prepare for their Annual Used Book Sale on June 22 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Strecker Cancer Center Conference Room.

05/31/2011

Annual Fashion Show Brings in Thousands for Strecker

Memorial Health Foundation hosted the eighth annual Friends & Trends Fashion Show at Marietta College last week, and raised nearly $25,000 for the Strecker Cancer Center Patient Fund.

05/13/2011

Marietta Memorial Hospital Employee Receives Prestigious Certification

Mandy Riess, shift coordinator and registered nurse at Marietta Memorial Hospital, recently earned the credential of Progressive Care Certified Nursing (PCCN) after successfully completing the rigorous national exam, developed and administered by the American Association of Critical Care Nurses (AACN.) The PCCN certification validates the knowledge of the nurse caring for acutely ill adult patients.

05/09/2011

Marietta Memorial Hospital Receives Aster Award

Marietta Memorial Hospital recently received a Silver Aster Award for their employee hand washing campaign.

05/09/2011

29th Annual MMH Volunteers Recognition Dinner to be Held May 20

The many volunteers who donate their time to helping patients, visitors and staff at Marietta Memorial Hospital will be honored at a recognition dinner on Friday, May 20 at the Lafayette Hotel. The dinner serves as a means of thanking the active volunteers who donated almost 28,000 hours in over 30 different areas in the hospital over the past year.

05/09/2011

Diabetes Awareness Day to be Held May 11

Marietta Memorial Hospital's Diabetes Education Center will be celebrating Diabetes Awareness Day on Wednesday, May 11 from 1 - 3p.m., at the Belpre Senior Center. Event is free and open to the public.

04/19/2011

The Friends of Selby to Hold Spring Plant and Bake Sale on May 6

The Friends of Selby are holding a Spring Plant and Bake Sale on Friday, May 6 from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Selby General Hospital in Parking Lot C. The event is open to the public and will feature a vast array of vegetable plants, hanging baskets and baked goods.

04/19/2011

Medication Take Back Day – Saturday, April 30

The Washington County Sheriff’s Office in coordination with the Drug Enforcement Administration and with the following partners: Marietta Memorial Hospital, The Right Path for Washington County, RSVP and the Council on Aging, will be holding a Medication Take Back Day on Saturday, April 30 from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. at various locations throughout the community.

04/14/2011

MMH Blood Donor Spotlight: A First Time Donor’s Story

Jazmine Davis, a senior at Marietta High School, recently became a silent hero during a blood drive held at her school on Wednesday, April 6, 2011. Davis, a first time blood donor with Marietta Memorial Hospital’s Blood Mobile, was among 40 high school donors that came out to donate blood.

04/11/2011

Durable Medical Equipment Collection Day Receives Over Twenty-five Donated Items

Memorial Hospital’s Inpatient Rehabilitation Department held a Durable Medical Equipment Collection Day on Saturday, March 26 at MMH’s Strecker Cancer Center Conference Room. There were 29 items donated during the event and will assist patients in the inpatient rehabilitation department, who have limited or no medical insurance, obtain medical equipment that is pertinent to return home.

04/04/2011

MMH Spotlight: Unlocking the Diabetes and Obesity Link

Diabetes and Obesity = Diabesity
One of the most talked about consequences of obesity today is the development of diabetes. In fact researchers have coined a new term for this association: diabesity. According to the 2011 National Diabetes Fact Sheet, 25.8 million or 8.3 percent of the U.S. population have diabetes with an estimated 79 million people with pre-diabetes.

04/04/2011

Marietta Memorial Hospital Employee Earns National Certification

Debra Kroll, perioperative registered nurse at Marietta Memorial Hospital, recently earned the credential of Certified Nurse Operating Room (CNOR) after successfully completing the rigorous national exam developed and administered by the Competency and Credentialing Institute.

04/04/2011

Annual MMH Volunteers’ Spring Bazaar

The annual Marietta Memorial Hospital Volunteers’ Spring Bazaar, is scheduled for Thursday, April 21 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., at MMH in the Strecker Cancer Center Conference Room. The event is free, open to the public and will feature hundreds of handmade crafts from local artists, jewelry, woodwork, Easter eggs, hand sewn items and a bake sale. Attendees will also have the chance to win Easter baskets filled with crafts and gifts.

04/04/2011

April Blood Mobile Schedule

Marietta Memorial Hospital’s Blood Mobile enables our blood bank to visit more sites throughout the community to ensure much needed blood supplies are available locally.

03/17/2011

Memorial Health Foundation Welcomes New Trustees

The Memorial Health Foundation recently welcomed three new members to its board of trustees. Nicole Coil, Fred Hunter, and Matthew Macatol, M.D. began service with the foundation in February.

03/17/2011

Antiques Roadshow-Style Event to be Held March 30 at Glenwood

Glenwood Retirement Community will be hosting an Antiques Roadshow-Style Event on Wednesday, March 30 from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m., located at 200 Timberline Drive in Marietta.

03/15/2011

Durable Medical Equipment Collection Drive to be Held March 26

Marietta Memorial Hospital’s Inpatient Rehabilitation Department will be holding a Durable Medical Equipment Collection Day on Saturday, March 26 from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. in MMH’s Strecker Cancer Center Conference Room. The donated items will assist patients in the inpatient rehabilitation department, who have limited or no medical insurance, obtain medical equipment that is pertinent to return home.

03/08/2011

Diabetes Alert Day Program to be Held March 22

Marietta Memorial Hospital’s Diabetes Education Center will be celebrating Diabetes Alert Day on Tuesday, March 22 from 6 – 7:30 p.m., at MMH’s Strecker Cancer Center Conference Room. This program is a free education session and open to the public. No registration required.

03/08/2011

Knowledge is Power. Understanding the Importance of Vascular Health.

Vascular disease includes any condition that affects your circulatory system, such as peripheral artery disease. This ranges from diseases of your arteries, veins and lymph vessels to blood disorders that affect circulation.

03/02/2011

March Blood Mobile Schedule

Marietta Memorial Hospital’s Blood Mobile enables the blood bank to visit more sites throughout the community to ensure much needed blood supplies are available locally.

03/02/2011

MMH Cardiac Catheterization Imaging Team Receives Prestigious Certification

Sandra Brightwell, Kim Dailey, Danielle Erb, Dave Johnson and Nikki Logston, radiographers at Marietta Memorial Hospital’s Cardiac Catheterization Lab, recently passed the American Registry of Radiologic Technologist (ARRT) certification in Cardiac-Interventional Radiography. ARRT is the world’s largest credentialing organization that seeks to ensure high quality patient care in radiologic technology.

02/16/2011

Marietta Memorial Hospital Employee Receives Prestigious Certification

Rick Headley, certified driver rehabilitation specialist at Marietta Memorial Hospital, recently received certification to teach the National Safety Council’s (DDC-4) class. This driver improvement course is widely used by businesses and industries, courts and government agencies, municipalities, driving schools and the military.

02/10/2011

Crafters Wanted: Annual MMH Volunteers’ Spring Bazaar

The Annual Marietta Memorial Hospital Volunteers’ Spring Bazaar, is scheduled for Thursday, April 21 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., at MMH in the Strecker Cancer Center Conference Room. There is no registration fee for crafters and artists. A fifteen percent commission is taken on every sold item and a donated item from each crafter is given to the bazaar raffle.

02/10/2011

Memorial Health Foundation, Donors Make a Difference.

Memorial Health System (Marietta Memorial Hospital, Selby General Hospital, Glenwood Retirement Community and Harmar Place Rehabilitation & Extended Care) touches more families at critical times than any other local organization. As you prioritize your charitable giving this year, please put Memorial Health system at the top of your list.

01/31/2011

MMH’s Go Red For Women Heart Luncheon to be Held February 22

Marietta Memorial Hospital will once again be sponsoring the annual Go Red For Women Heart Luncheon on Tuesday, February 22, 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. The cost of the luncheon is $12, which includes lunch catered by Austyn’s Restaurant and valuable heart health information and resources for women.

01/13/2011

MMH Spotlight: January is National Blood Donation Month

While January has been recognized as National Blood Donor Month since 1970, it’s important to educate yourself and others on the facts of donating, who can and cannot, and where to go to be a donor, not just in the month of January but all year, every year.

01/10/2011

20th Annual Teddy Bear & Doll Show to be held January 16th

Hundreds of teddy bear and doll lovers and collectors of all ages will flock to the Lafayette Hotel in Marietta, Ohio on Sunday, January 16. The show, held for one day only, will be open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. to display and sell new and used stuffed bears, dolls and accessories.

01/04/2011

Memorial Health System Offers New Financial Support System

The Memorial Health System announces implementation of a payment process that helps patients know and understand the cost of their medical care before receiving services in non-emergent situations.

01/04/2011

Memorial Health System Offers New Financial Support System

The Memorial Health System announces implementation of a payment process that helps patients know and understand the cost of their medical care before receiving services in non-emergent situations.

01/04/2011

January Blood Mobile Schedule

Marietta Memorial Hospital’s Blood Mobile enables the blood bank to visit more sites throughout the community to ensure much needed blood supplies are available locally.

The Blood Mobile will be at the following locations in January for blood donors to give the gift of life:

01/04/2011

MMH and SGH Names 2011 Medical Staff Officers and Department Chairs

Memorial Health System is pleased to announce the 2011 medical staff officers and department chairs for Marietta Memorial Hospital and Selby General Hospital.

12/30/2010

Memorial Health System Offers New Financial Support System

The Memorial Health System announces implementation of a payment process that helps patients know and understand the cost of their medical care before receiving services in non-emergent situations.

12/21/2010

Exhibitors Wanted: 20th Annual Teddy Bear & Doll Show & Sale

The 20th Annual Teddy Bear & Doll Sale, scheduled for Sunday, January 16, at the Hotel Lafayette, still has space available for exhibitors. Exhibitors entail original artists, collectors interested in selling off some of their collection and other merchants who specialize in accessories for teddy bears and dolls, such as clothing, jewelry, etc. Tables are $35 each.

12/21/2010

Marietta Memorial Hospital Employee Receives Prestigious Certification

Heather Johnson, RN at Marietta Memorial Hospital, recently passed the certification exam for critical care nurses. This certification is given to nurses who successfully pass the critical care registered nurse exam, (CCRN).

12/06/2010

Selby Tobacco Prevention Program and Par Mar Inc. to Provide

Selby General Hospital’s Tobacco Prevention Program is once again partnering with Par Mar Inc., located on State Route 821 in Marietta to provide “Quit Spit Kits.”

12/06/2010

December Blood Mobile Schedule

Marietta Memorial Hospital’s Blood Mobile enables the blood bank to visit more sites throughout the community to ensure much needed blood supplies are available locally.

11/30/2010

SELBY GENERAL HOSPITAL IS AMONG TOP 15% IN THE NATION FOR JOINT REPLACEMENT CARE

HealthGrades’ annual study released October 20, 2010, ranks Joint Replacement care at Selby General Hospital in the top 15% in the nation. HealthGrades, the nation’s leading independent ratings organization, evaluates patient outcomes for 5,000 hospitals. This research is the only comprehensive analysis based solely on patient mortality and Inhospital complication rates.

11/29/2010

Memorial Health System’s Wayne Street Campus Open House

Memorial Health System will be holding an open house on Thursday, December 2 from 4:30 – 6 p.m. at the Wayne Street Medical Campus, 800 Wayne Street, Marietta. The event is open to the public and will feature a tour of the building as well as refreshments.

11/29/2010

Memorial Health System Celebrates Love Lights 20th Anniversary

The Memorial Health System is lighting its holiday trees for the annual Love Lights celebration, now in its 20th year. The Love Lights celebration will be held on Thursday, December 2 from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. in the surgery waiting area on the first floor of Marietta Memorial Hospital.

11/23/2010

Selby Tobacco Prevention Program to Hold Health Fair

Selby General Hospital’s Tobacco Prevention Program will be holding “A Healthy You for the New Year” health fair on Tuesday, December 7 from 4 – 6 p.m. at the Lafayette Hotel in the Ballroom.

11/08/2010

Celebrate the Love Lights Season and Support Hospice

The Memorial Health System is lighting its holiday trees for the annual Love Lights celebration, now in its 20th year. The Love Lights trees will be displayed at Marietta Memorial and Selby General Hospitals, Glenwood Retirement Community and the Wayne Street Medical Campus.

11/08/2010

MMH Spotlight: Caregiver Education and Support

Caregiving can be a tough and emotionally draining task. Usually, caregivers are stuck in a home with their friend or loved one, twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week. This can create a sense of isolation and depression.

11/08/2010

Selby General Hospital and Wendy’s Restaurants Help Clean the Air

Selby General Hospital is partnering with Wendy's restaurants during the Great American Smokeout on Thursday, Nov. 18, 2010. The Belpre Wendy’s and the Marietta Pike Street Wendy’s are conducting a pack exchange from 11 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

11/08/2010

Love Light Trees to be Decorated November 19

The Love Light trees will be assembled and decorated on Friday, November 19 starting at 5 p.m. at Marietta Memorial Hospital. The Love Lights trees will be displayed at Marietta Memorial and Selby General Hospitals, Glenwood Retirement Community and the Wayne Street Medical Campus.

11/05/2010

Marietta Memorial Hospital Announces Belpre Expansion

This time next year Marietta Memorial Hospital and the Memorial Health System will have a larger presence in the Belpre community. Reinforcing its commitment to providing convenient healthcare services, hospital officials announced today plans to open a new medical building as an extension to the current Health Bridge campus.

10/28/2010

November Blood Mobile Schedule

Marietta Memorial Hospital’s Blood Mobile enables the blood bank to visit more sites throughout the community to ensure much needed blood supplies are available locally.

10/21/2010

Annual MMH Volunteer Christmas Bazaar

The annual Marietta Memorial Hospital Volunteers’ Christmas Bazaar, is scheduled for Thursday, November 18 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at MMH in the Strecker Cancer Center Conference Room.

10/21/2010

Belpre Elementary School Celebrates Red Ribbon Week

Belpre Elementary School will be recognizing Red Ribbon Week through a variety of activities during the week of October 25. This event is sponsored by Belpre Elementary School’s Right Choice Club, Right Path for Washington County and the Selby General Hospital Tobacco Prevention Project.

10/04/2010

Wharff Named New Executive Director of Memorial Health Foundation

Wendy Wharff has accepted the position of executive director for the Memorial Health Foundation. She will replace Jacky Miner, current executive director, as she retires at the end of the month.

09/30/2010

Marietta Memorial Hospital Employee Receives Prestigious Certification

Barbie Anderson, RN at Marietta Memorial Hospital, recently passed the certified nurse operating room examination. This certification is given to nurses who show proficiency in support of quality patient care and sets a standard of commitment to the profession of operating room nursing.

09/30/2010

Marietta Area Teddy Bear Fund Drive to Begin October 3

The Marietta Area Teddy Bear Fund Drive will take place from October 3 – 9 as a week of special fundraising to replenish the Teddy Bear Fund. The fund, coordinated by the Marietta Memorial Hospital Volunteers, provides a stuffed animal to every child, ages 6 months to 12 years old, when admitted to either Marietta Memorial or Selby General Hospitals.

09/20/2010

Marietta Memorial Hospital To Hold Annual Strecker Cancer Center Patient and Family Picnic

Marietta Memorial Hospital will hold its annual Strecker Cancer Center Patient and Family Picnic on Saturday, October 9 from Noon-2 p.m. at the Tomlinson Park Building in Williamstown, WV.

09/15/2010

Marietta Memorial Hospital To Hold “Festival of FUNction”

In honor of National Rehabilitation Awareness Week, Marietta Memorial Hospital will be holding a “Festival of FUNction” on September 20 – 24 in the South Pavilion Conference Room at Marietta Memorial Hospital.

09/15/2010

Marietta Memorial Hospital And The Ohio State Patrol Offer Mature Driving Safety Course

Marietta Memorial Hospital in partnership with The Driver Rehabilitation Program at MMH and The Ohio State Patrol will hold a mature driving safety course for seniors on Thursday, September 23 from 1 – 4 p.m. in the Strecker Cancer Conference Room at Marietta Memorial Hospital.

09/13/2010

Medication Take Back Day

Due to Washington County’s high number of prescription drug related crimes, The Washington County Sheriff’s Department in coordination with the Drug Enforcement Administration and with the following partners: Marietta Memorial Hospital, Ohio Hospital Association, RSVP and the Area Agency on Aging’s Council on Aging, will be holding a medication take back day on Saturday, September 25 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m at various locations throughout the community.

09/09/2010

Selby General Hospital To Hold 11th Annual Golf Outing On October 4th

Selby General Hospital will be holding its 11th annual golf outing on Monday, October 4 at noon at the Marietta Country Club in Marietta.

09/09/2010

Marietta Memorial Hospital Employee Receives Prestigious Certification

Judy West, BBA, RN, CCRN at Marietta Memorial Hospital, recently passed the critical care registered nurse exam. This certification is given to nurses who show competency in providing care to acutely or critically ill adult, pediatric and neonatal patients.

08/30/2010

September Blood Mobile Schedule

Marietta Memorial Hospital’s Blood Mobile enables the blood bank to visit more sites throughout the community to ensure much needed blood supplies are available locally.

08/25/2010

Marietta Memorial Hospital Celebrates Prostate Cancer Awareness Month

In celebration of prostate cancer awareness month, Marietta Memorial Hospital will be holding two prostate cancer screenings.

08/23/2010

An Inside Look at Glenwood

Glenwood Retirement Community sure has a lot to offer. When you visit their website - www.glenwoodretirement.org - you will find the three lifestyle options they offer, independent living, assisted living and independent cottage homes.

08/16/2010

MMH Blood Bank Cedar Point Award Recipient Announced

Marge McGill, Parkersburg cardiology employee, was recently awarded a $600 Cedar Point Package from Marietta Memorial Hospital’s Blood Bank. Every blood donor during the month of July had the opportunity to enter the drawing to win the Cedar Point Package.

08/04/2010

August Blood Mobile Schedule

Marietta Memorial Hospital’s Blood Mobile enables the blood bank to visit more sites throughout the community to ensure much needed blood supplies are available locally.

08/04/2010

MMH Volunteers’ Giant Used Book Sale

The annual Marietta Memorial Hospital Volunteers’ Used Book Sale is scheduled for Thursday, September 23 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., in MMH’s Second Floor Conference Room and walkway. The event is open to the public and will feature numerous paperback and hardback books as well as videotapes, musical cassettes, puzzles and computer/video games for sale.

07/29/2010

Marietta Area Teddy Bear Fundraiser to be Held August 4

The Marietta Area Teddy Bear Fund will be holding a fundraiser on Wednesday, August 4 from 5 – 8 p.m. at Cici’s Pizza, in Marietta.

07/29/2010

Selby General Hospital’s Intensive Outpatient Open House to be Held August 4

Selby General Hospital’s Intensive Outpatient Open House is scheduled for Wednesday, August 4 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Selby General Hospital. The event is free and open to the public. Food and refreshments will be provided.

07/26/2010

Marietta Memorial Hospital Offers Colorectal Cancer Educational Session

Marietta Memorial Hospital will hold a colorectal cancer educational session on Thursday, July 29 from 9 – 10 a.m. in the Strecker Cancer Center Conference Room.

07/15/2010

Selby General Hospital Performs It’s First Orthopedic Surgery

Recently, Ms. Doris Guinn became the first orthopedic surgery patient at Selby General Hospital when she had knee replacement surgery. “I choose Selby General Hospital because of its expert staff of physicians and nurses as well as its new minimally invasive surgery techniques,” says Doris.

07/14/2010

Marietta Memorial Hospital Offers “Alive at 25” Program

Marietta Memorial Hospital will hold an “Alive at 25” program on Saturday, August 14 from 8 a.m. to Noon in the First Floor Conference Room at Marietta Memorial Hospital.

07/14/2010

July Blood Mobile Schedule

Marietta Memorial Hospital’s Blood Mobile enables the blood bank to visit more sites throughout the community to ensure much needed blood supplies are available locally.

06/23/2010

Marietta Memorial Hospital’s Volunteers Hold Medical Uniform Sale

Marietta Memorial Hospital’s Volunteer Services will be sponsoring a uniform sale on Tuesday, July 6 from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Strecker Cancer Center Conference Room.

06/16/2010

Marietta Memorial Hospital’s Diabetes Education Center Receives Recognition

Marietta Memorial Hospital’s Diabetes Education Center recently received the American Diabetes Association Certificate of Recognition. This certificate is given to organizations that meet the national standards for diabetes self-management education.

06/16/2010

Marietta Memorial Hospital Offers Scoliosis Screening

Marietta Memorial Hospital will hold a scoliosis screening on Thursday, June 24 from 6:30-7:30 p.m. at the Strecker Cancer Center in Belpre, 809 Farson St., Unit 101.

06/16/2010

Glenwood Retirement Community Holding Open House

The Glenwood Retirement Community Open House is scheduled for Thursday, June 17 from 4 to 6 p.m. at Glenwood Retirement Community, 200 Timberline Drive, Marietta. The event is free, open to the public and will feature apartment tours, wine, light hors d'oeuvres and door prizes.

06/07/2010

Glenwood Retirement Community Welcomes New Chef Eric Toohey

Glenwood Retirement Community recently hired Chef Eric Toohey as the head of their dining services. Chef Toohey comes to Glenwood with over 30 years of culinary experience. He specializes in northern Italian and southern U.S. cuisine.

06/07/2010

Marietta Memorial Hospital Offers Safe Driving for Seniors Educational Session

Marietta Memorial Hospital will hold a safe driving for seniors educational session on Thursday, June 10 from 9 a.m. to Noon in the Second Floor Conference Room at Marietta Memorial Hospital.

06/02/2010

Marietta Memorial Hospital’s Diabetes Education Center Partners with Belpre Senior Center

The Belpre Senior Center and Marietta Memorial Hospital’s Diabetes Education Center are partnering together to offer unique diabetes services to seniors.

06/01/2010

June Blood Mobile Schedule

Marietta Memorial Hospital’s Blood Mobile enables the blood bank to visit more sites throughout the community to ensure much needed blood supplies are available locally.

05/24/2010

Marietta Memorial Hospital Physician Dr. Mona Imam Receives Prestigious Award

Dr. Mona Imam, immunologist at Marietta Memorial Hospital, was recently awarded the Area Health Education Center Award for Cultural Competency by Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine.

05/19/2010

Selby General Hospital Community Open House to be Held May 23

Selby General Hospital Community Open House is scheduled for Sunday, May 23 from 1 to 3 p.m. at Selby General Hospital. The event is free and open to the public.

05/12/2010

2010 Friends & Trends Fashion Show To Be Held May 13

The 2010 Friends & Trends Show will be held on Thursday, May 13, 2010 Fenton Court at Marietta College. Doors open at 5 p.m. with the Style Show starting at 6:45 p.m. The Style Show is the biggest women’s event this year in the Mid-Ohio Valley, with the event sold out to 530 attendees.

05/05/2010

May Blood Mobile Schedule

Marietta Memorial Hospital’s Blood Mobile enables the blood bank to visit more sites throughout the community to ensure much needed blood supplies are available locally.

04/28/2010

The Friends of Selby to Hold Spring Plant and Bake Sale on May 7

The Friends of Selby are holding a Spring Plant and Bake Sale on Friday, May 7 from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Marietta Memorial Hospital on level G between the South Pavilion and cafeteria outdoor entrances. The event is open to the public and will feature a vast array of vegetable plants, hanging baskets and baked goods.

04/22/2010

Marietta Memorial Top 5% in Patient Safety Second Year in Row

For the second year in a row, Marietta Memorial Hospital was identified as a recipient of the HealthGrades Patient Safety Excellence Award™, indicating that its patient safety ratings are in the top 5% of U.S. hospitals, in a new study released this month by HealthGrades, the leading independent healthcare ratings organization.

04/21/2010

SPREAD AWARENESS ABOUT STROKE THIS MAY

About 795,000 Americans will suffer a stroke this year, yet most Americans cannot identify stroke symptoms or risk factors. Many strokes – some studies indicate that up to 80 percent – can be prevented through risk factor management.

04/21/2010

MMH Volunteers’ Giant Used Book Sale

The annual Marietta Memorial Volunteers Used Book Sale, is scheduled for Thursday, April 22 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., on MMH’s second floor classroom and walkway.

04/07/2010

April Blood Mobile Schedule

Marietta Memorial Hospital’s Blood Mobile enables the blood bank to visit more sites throughout the community to ensure much needed blood supplies are available locally.

03/15/2010

Marietta Memorial is a Finalist for Patient Safety Best Practice Award

The Ohio Patient Safety Institute (OPSI) announced today that Marietta Memorial Hospital is a finalist in their second annual Best Practice Award, which honors a health care organization for implementing the most innovative, evidence-based patient safety practice in the state.

03/10/2010

Diabetes Awareness Day to be held March 23

Marietta Memorial Hospital’s Diabetes Education Center will be celebrating Diabetes Awareness Day on Tuesday, March 23 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., at 701 Hildreth Lane, Marietta.

03/03/2010

March Blood Mobile Schedule

Marietta Memorial Hospital’s Blood Mobile enables the blood bank to visit more sites throughout the community to ensure much needed blood supplies are available locally.

02/24/2010

Crafters Wanted: Annual MMH Volunteers Spring Bazaar

The Annual Marietta Memorial Hospital Volunteers Spring Bazaar is scheduled for Thursday, March 25 from 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. at MMH in the Strecker Conference Room.  There is no registration fee for crafters and artists. 

02/17/2010

Belpre Students partner with SGH for Great American Spit Out

Belpre Elementary School students will be partnering with Selby General Hospital to promote the Great American Spit Out on Thursday, Feb. 18, from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Belpre Elementary School. Students will participate in educational activities that will inform them about the dangers of smokeless tobacco.

02/11/2010

Go Red For Women Heart Luncheon February 24

Marietta Memorial Hospital is rescheduling their annual Go Red For Women Heart Luncheon at the Marietta Country Club for Wednesday, Feb. 24, 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. The cost of the luncheon is $10, which includes lunch and valuable heart health information and resources.

02/10/2010

February Blood Mobile Schedule

Marietta Memorial Hospital’s Blood Mobile enables the blood bank to visit more sites throughout the community to ensure much needed supplies are available locally.

02/08/2010

MMH Earns Quality Respiratory Care Recognition in National Program

Marietta Memorial Hospital has earned Quality Respiratory Care Recognition (QRCR) under a national program aimed at helping patients and families make informed decisions about the quality of the respiratory care services available in the hospitals.

02/04/2010

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02/04/2010

February Blood Mobile Schedule

Marietta Memorial Hospital’s Blood Mobile enables the blood bank to visit more sites throughout the community to ensure much needed blood supplies are available locally.

02/04/2010

MMH and SGH names 2010 Medical Staff Officers and Department Chair

Memorial Health System is pleased to announce the 2010 Medical Staff Officers and Department Chairs for Marietta Memorial Hospital and Selby General Hospital.

02/04/2010

Go Red For Women Heart Luncheon to be held at the Marietta Country Club

Marietta Memorial Hospital will once again be sponsoring the annual Go Red For Women Heart Luncheon on Wednesday, Feb. 10, 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. The cost of the luncheon is $10, which includes lunch and valuable heart health information and resources.

01/27/2010

Marietta Students Give Monetary Donation to Strecker

Marietta Middle School students will be making a check presentation to Dea Smith, administrative director of the Strecker Cancer Center, on Wednesday, Jan. 27, at 12:15 p.m. in the mini gymnasium.  The students decided to collect all of their extra change during the holidays so they could give back to a local organization.

01/20/2010

January is National Blood Donation Month

January is National Blood Donation Month. According to the American Association of Blood Banks, 39,000 units of blood are required to care for patients in our hospitals and emergency treatment facilities every day. Blood donations are necessary to help save lives.

01/06/2010

Marietta Area Teddy Bear Fund Pizza Night

Cici’s Pizza in Marietta will be teaming up with the Memorial Health System Volunteer Program to raise money for their Teddy Bear Fund. On January 6, 2010, 10% of the proceeds between 5 - 9 p.m. will be donated to the Fund.

01/06/2010

January Blood Mobile Schedule

Marietta Memorial Hospital is celebrating National Blood Donation Month during the month of January. 

The Blood Mobile will be at the following locations in January for blood donors to give the gift of life:

12/10/2009

MMH Blood Mobile Locations Announced for December

Marietta Memorial Hospital will be setting up their Blood Mobile unit at the following locations for December.

12/09/2009

MMH Blood Mobile Locations Announced for December

Marietta Memorial Hospital will be setting up their Mobile Blood Unit at the following locations in December.

12/09/2009

MMH Blood Mobile Locations Announced for December

Marietta Memorial Hospital will be setting up their Blood Mobile unit at the following locations for December

11/19/2009

'Tis the Holiday Season, Support Love Lights for Hospice

Marietta Memorial Hospital is celebrating its annual Love Lights program now through December 31. Love Lights contributors make charitable gifts to honor those they love with donations represented by glowing white lights on the Love Lights trees.

11/13/2009

Selby General Hospital and Wendy's Restaurants Help Clean the Air

Selby General Hospital is partnering with Wendy's restaurants during the Great American Smokeout on Thursday, Nov. 19, 2009.

11/12/2009

MMH's Inpatient Rehabilitation Program Awarded Three-Year CARF Accreditation

CARF International announced that Marietta Memorial Hospital's Inpatient Rehabilitation Department (IPR) has been accredited for a period of three years for its Inpatient Rehabilitation Program (adults) and its Stroke Specialty Program. In fact, IPR is the first in the Mid-Ohio Valley and the second hospital in Ohio to achieve Stroke Specialty Program accreditation. 

10/13/2009

Diabetes Support Group to Hold Monthly Meeting on Oct. 27th

The Diabetes Support Group, which meets on a monthly basis to provide diabetes education and resources, is holding its October meeting at Giant Eagle at 128 Gross Street in Marietta at 6:30 p.m. for an informational tour.

10/13/2009

MMH Blood Locations Announced for October

Marietta Memorial Hospital will be setting up their Blood Mobile unit at the following locations for October.

10/01/2009

The Marietta Area Teddy Bear Fund Drive Begins October 4

Teddy Bear Week, seven days of special fundraising to replenish the Teddy Bear Fund, takes place October 4 through October 10.  

09/24/2009

Marietta Memorial Hospital and Affiliates' Web Sites Revamped

Marietta Memorial Hospital recently announced the relaunch of its new web site - www.mmhospital.org. The updated site is the first in a series of new sites throughout the Memorial Health System, including Selby General Hospital and Glenwood Retirement Community.

09/23/2009

Selby Expands Outpatient Services. Continuum of Care Options now at SGH and MMH.

Along with the recent installation of the 1.5T MRI system, Selby General will also be adding a PET/CT scanner to its list of growing patient services.

09/23/2009

Radiologists Provide Expertise to both Selby General and Marietta Memorial Hospitals

The following physicians will be providing radiology services to both Selby General Hospital and Marietta Memorial Hospital:

09/21/2009

Rightsizing at Glenwood Retirement Community

There is a reason why Glenwood Retirement Community is the perfect fit ...here is Nancy Wymond’s story.

09/21/2009

Downsizing Survival Tips. Parting with Those “Maybe I’m Going to Use it Someday” Items.

Kitchen downscaling can be very difficult for people who have done a lot of cooking and baking over the years.

09/01/2009

MMH Blood Mobile Locations Announced for September

Marietta Memorial Hospital’s Blood Bank will be setting up their Mobile Blood Unit at the following locations for September.

08/18/2009

MMH Blood Mobile Locations Announced for August

Marietta Memorial Hospital's Blood Bank will be setting up their Mobile Blood Unit at the following locations for the remainder of August.

08/10/2009

School of Radiologic Technology Celebrates 55th Commencement

The School of Radiologic Technology, sponsored by Marietta Memorial Hospital, in affiliation with Washington State Community College, Camden-Clark Memorial Hospital and St. Joseph's Hospital, is holding its 2009 graduation ceremony on Friday, Aug. 14, 2009 at 7 p.m. in the Graham Auditorium on the Washington State Community College campus.

07/30/2009

MMH's Audiology Department Moves to Devola

The Audiology Department at Marietta Memorial Hospital will now be seeing patients at the Devola Medical Campus, 4727 State Route 60 in Devola.

07/15/2009

Donations Needed for MMH Volunteers' Used Book Sale

Marietta Memorial Hospital volunteers are holding their Used Book Sale on July 29, 2009 from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. on the hospital’s second floor classroom and walkway. The volunteers are selling paperback and hardback book, videotapes, musical cassettes, computer, video and box games as well as puzzles.

06/29/2009

MMH Blood Mobile Locations Announced for July

Marietta Memorial Hospital's Blood Bank will be setting up their Blood Mobile at the following locations in July.

06/16/2009

Harmar Place Holds First Annual Reunion for Former Residents

Harmar Place, an affiliate of the Memorial Health System, is holding its first annual Harmar Place Reunion on June 17 from noon – 3 p.m. at the 86-bed skilled nursing facility in Historic Harmar Village.

06/16/2009

Mid-Ohio Valley Safety Council Focuses on Health & Wellness in June

Marietta Occupational Health Partners, an affiliate of the Memorial Health System, will be sponsoring the June Safety Council meeting. The Safety Council hosts monthly meetings on topics related to occupational safety, accident prevention, risk management and workers' compensation issues.

06/09/2009

Glenwood Retirement Community Offers Free Seminar

Glenwood Retirement Community is offering a free seminar and lunch on Wednesday, June 10 from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.

06/09/2009

MMH's Rehabilitation Center Recognizes National Stroke Awareness Month

The Rehabilitation Center Stroke Specialty Unit at Marietta Memorial Hospital recently celebrated National Stroke Awareness Month in May and is commitment to reducing the incidence and impact of stroke through awareness and education.

05/19/2009

MMH Sponsors Washington County's Relay for Life and Holds Strecker Cancer Center Open House

Marietta Memorial Hospital is taking a stand against cancer - MMH is the platinum sponsor for Washington County's Relay for Life and is holding an open house for the newly expanded Strecker Cancer Center for patients, physicians and the community on May 21 from 5-7 p.m. 

05/19/2009

MMH Volunteers Honored at Annual Recognition Dinner

Over 160 volunteers who donate their time to helping patients, visitors and staff at Marietta Memorial Hospital will be honored at a recognition dinner at the Marietta Shrine Club on Wednesday, May 20.

05/19/2009

MMH Blood Mobile Locations Announced for May & June

Marietta Memorial Hospital's Blood Bank will be setting up their Blood Mobile at the following locations in May and June.

05/12/2009

MMH Sponsors Free Golf Injury Prevention Seminar

Marietta Memorial Hospital will be sponsoring a free golf injury prevention seminar at Marietta Country Club on May 12 at 6:30 p.m.

05/06/2009

Annual Teddy Bear Ride Set for May 9

The 16th Annual Teddy Bear Ride, organized by the Marietta Area Teddy Bear Fund in partnership with the local chapter of the Gold Wings Road Riders and Marietta Memorial Hospital will be held on May 9.

04/22/2009

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04/02/2009

Marietta Memorial Hospital Holds Spring Bazaar

Marietta Memorial Hospital’s Volunteer Services will be sponsoring the annual Spring Bazaar on Tuesday, April 7

03/20/2009

MMH's Diabetes Education Center Holds Diabetes Awareness Day

Marietta Memorial Hospital’s Diabetes Education Center will be holding a Diabetes Awareness Day on March 24

03/12/2009

MMH Hospitalist Receives Young Doctor Award

Dr. Jonathan Roylance, MMH Hospitalist, recently won the Young Doctor Award for the 2008 Doctor's Writing Contest of Medical Economics magazine

03/04/2009

From MMH Blood Donor to Recipient: The Wally Yocum Story

Blood donor learns about the importance of giving and receiving.

02/16/2009

Marietta Memorial Hospital's Learning Resource Center Now Open

MMH's Learning Resource Center (formally known as the Library) will be holding an open house for employees, physicians and the community on January 29.

01/29/2009

MMH Love Lights Contributions Reach $400,000

The 2008 MMH Love Lights program reached contributions of $26,000. To date, Love Lights donors have given more than $400,000 since Marietta Memorial Hospital hospice services were introduced. 

01/27/2009

Marietta Memorial Hospital Learning Resource Center Open House

MMH's Learning Resource Center (formally known as the Library) will be holding an open house for employees, physicians and the community on January 29.

01/20/2009

Marietta Memorial, Thirty-One Establishments: Work to Make Superbowl Sunday Safe

Marietta Memorial Hospital's Addiction & Pain Services is working with 31 Washington and Wood county restaurant and bar owners to keep roads safe on Superbowl Sunday.

01/06/2009

18th Annual Teddy Bear & Doll Show to be Held

Marietta Memorial Hospital volunteers are holding their annual Teddy Bear & Doll Show Sale on January 18 at the Lafayette Hotel. All sales will benefit the Guardian Fund, a program that benefits Home Nursing & Hospice serving terminally ill family members, friends and neighbors and their families.

12/19/2008

Marietta Memorial, Thirty-One Establishments: Work to Make New Year's Eve Safe

Marietta Memorial Hospital's Addiction & Pain Services is working with Washington and Wood county restaurant and bar owners to help keep roads safe New Year's Eve.

12/18/2008

Marietta Memorial Hospital Holds Books Are Fun Book Fair

MMH's volunteer services will be holding a Books Are Fun book fair on December 22 in the First Floor Conference Room. Quality books and unique gifts at a great savings will be available for all ages.

12/02/2008

Support Love Lights for Hospice

Marietta Memorial Hospital is celebrating its annual Love Lights program through December 31. Love Lights contributors make charitable gifts to honor those they love with donations benefiting MMH's hospice services.  

12/01/2008

MMH Bloodmobile Locations Announced

Marietta Memorial Hospital’s Blood Bank will be setting up their Blood Mobile at the following locations in December:

11/04/2008

MMH Christmas Bazaar to be Held Nov. 11

Marietta Memorial Hospital's Christmas Bazaar will be held on November 11. All proceeds from this event will benefit the various projects throughout MMH and the community.

11/03/2008

MMH Sponsors Emergency Nurse Review Course

Marietta Memorial Hospital will be sponsoring a Certified Emergency Nurse (CEN) review course on Dec. 15 and 16. The review course, presented by MMH’s Staff Development and Emergency Department, will award a total of 15.6 nursing contact hours for participants who attend the presentation.

10/29/2008

MMH Bloodmobile Locations Announced

Marietta Memorial Hospital's Blood Bank will be setting up their Blood Mobile at the following locations in November.

10/13/2008

Memorial Health System President, CEO Announces Retirement

Larry J. Unroe, president & CEO of the Memorial Health System, announces his retirement after 24 years of true leadership and service.

10/10/2008

Harmar Place Sells Cookbooks for Alzheimer's Disease

Harmar Place, an affiliate of the Memorial Health System, is holding a cookbook sale to raise money for the annual Alzheimer’s Association Memory Walk.

10/02/2008

Donations Needed for Marietta Memorial Hospital Volunteers’ Used Book Sale

MMH volunteers are having holding their bi-annual used book sale on October 2, they are accepting donations of paperback and hardback books, videotapes, musical cassettes, computer, video and box games and puzzles.

10/01/2008

The Marietta Area Teddy Bear Fund Drive Begins Oct. 5

Teddy Bear Week, seven days of special fundraising to replenish the Teddy Bear Fund, takes place Oct. 5 through Oct. 11

09/25/2008

Marietta Memorial Hospital Sponsors Free Running Seminar

Marietta Memorial Hospital is offering a free informal running seminar for all skill levels. This informational seminar will be held on Sept. 24 from 6-8:30 p.m. in the South Pavilion Conference Room at MMH.

09/08/2008

Bloodmobile Locations Announced

Marietta Memorial Hospital's Blood Bank will be setting up their Blood Mobile at the following locations in September.

08/23/2008

Teddy Bear Run Set for August 23

The 15th annual Teddy Bear Run, organized by the Marietta Area Teddy Bear Fund in partnership with the local chapter of the Gold Wing Road Riders and Marietta Memorial Hospital, will be held this Saturday, August 23.

08/15/2008

School of Radiologic Technology Celebrates 54th Commencement

The School of Radiologic Technology, sponsored by Marietta Memorial Hospital, in articulation with Washington State Community College (WSCC), and affiliated with Camden-Clark Memorial Hospital and St. Joseph's Hospital, held its 2008 graduation ceremony on August 15.

08/07/2008

Bloodmobile Locations Announced

Marietta Memorial Hospital’s Blood Bank will be setting up their Blood Mobile at the following locations in August.

07/16/2008

WSCC Articulated and MMH Sponsored School Receives National Accreditation

The School of Radiologic Technology, sponsored by Marietta Memorial Hospital, articulated with Washington State Community College and affiliated with Camden-Clark Memorial Hospital and St. Joseph's Hospital, was awarded accreditation by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (J.R.C.E.R.T.) for a period of eights years, the maximum accreditation duration.

07/16/2008

Marietta Memorial Offering New Orthopedic Procedure

Marietta Memorial Hospital recently became the first health care facility in the area to offer a surgical procedure that uses a patient's own cultured cells to repair damaged knee cartilage.

07/02/2008

MMH Rehab Department Offering “Alive at 25” Program

The Driver Rehabilitation Program at Marietta Memorial Hospital is offering "Alive at 25," a four hour interactive program designed by the National Safety Council to help drivers ages 16-24 years old.  

06/30/2008

Bloodmobile Locations Announced

Marietta Memorial Hospital's Blood Bank will be setting up their Blood Mobile at the following locations in July.

05/22/2008

MMH Honors Volunteers at 26th Annual Recognition Dinner

Nearly 200 volunteers who donate their time to helping patients, visitors and staff at Marietta Memorial Hospital will be honored at a recognition dinner on Thursday, May 22 at 5:30 p.m. at the Marietta Shrine Club.

05/13/2008

Selby General Hospital Affiliates with Memorial Health System

Marietta Memorial Hospital and Selby General Hospital announce a formal affiliation that adds Selby General to the Memorial Health System.

05/07/2008

Marietta Memorial Hospital Orthopedic Campaign Wins Award

Marietta Memorial Hospital's marketing efforts were recently recognized when honored with a gold Aster Award for an orthopedic care direct mailing piece in conjunction with Offenberger & White, Inc. 

05/07/2008

Celebrate Better Hearing and Speech Month with Marietta Memorial Hospital

Each May, the American-Speech-Language-Hearing Association celebrates Better Hearing and Speech Month. This is a good time to analyze your own hearing and determine if you are one of the estimated 28 million Americans who have a hearing loss that can be treated.

05/07/2008

Marietta Memorial Hospital Hospice Holds Fashion Show This Week

Marietta Memorial Hospital's Home Nursing Service & Hospice is hosting a "Friends and Trends Fashion Show" on Thursday, May 8, beginning at 5:30 p.m..

04/24/2008

MMH Rehab Center Sponsoring Events for Stroke Awareness Month

May is National Stroke Awareness Month and Marietta Memorial Hospital, in conjunction with the National Stroke Association, is urging people to take charge of their health by knowing the signs and symptoms of a stroke, asking their doctors about stroke prevention and adopting healthy lifestyle habits.

04/14/2008

Marietta Physician Appointed To Commission on Cancer Position

Dr. Srini Vasan, of Marietta, Ohio, recently received a three-year appointment as Cancer Liaison Physician for the cancer program at Marietta Memorial Hospital.  

04/14/2008

Bloodmobile Locations Announced

Marietta Memorial Hospital's Blood Bank will be setting up their Blood Mobile at the following locations in May.

04/10/2008

MMH Volunteers Host Used Book Sale

Marietta Memorial Hospital Volunteer Services' are holding their annual used book sale on April 10, from 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. on the second floor walkway.

04/03/2008

MMH Rehab Department Offering “Alive at 25” Program

The Driver Rehabilitation program at Marietta Memorial Hospital is pleased to offer "Alive at 25," a four-hour interactive defensive driving program designed by the National Safety Council to help drivers age 16 to 24 years old.

03/27/2008

Marietta Memorial Named to 2008 Best Employers in Ohio

Marietta Memorial Hospital was recently named as one of the Best Employers of Ohio. This survey and awards program was designed to identify, recognize and honor the best employers in Ohio, benefiting the state's economy its workforce and businesses.

03/27/2008

Marietta Memorial Adds Geriatric Psychiatric Unit

Marietta Memorial Hospital recently expanded its behaviorial health services with the renovation of its psychiatric unit. The renovation provides an area focused on the particular needs of the patients, including increased staffing for individualized patient care.

03/17/2008

Marietta Memorial Hospital Earns Quality Respiratory Care Recognition in National Program

Marietta Memorial Hospital has earned Quality Respiratory Care Recognition (QRCR) under a national program aimed at helping patients and families make informed decisions about the quality of respiratory care services available in hospitals.

03/03/2008

MMH Names New Director of Wound Center, Diabetes Education

Cherrie Cowan has been appointed the new director for the Center for Wound Healing and Diabetes Education Program at Marietta Memorial Hospital.

02/25/2008

Bloodmobile Locations Announced

Marietta Memorial Hospital's Blood Bank will be setting up their Blood Mobile at the following locations in March.

02/20/2008

MMH Volunteers Planning Spring Bazaar

Marietta Memorial Hospital volunteers are holding their annual Spring Bazaar on March 20, from 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. in the South Pavilion Conference Room. This event is open to the public and features hundreds of handmade crafts by local artists.

01/30/2008

Marietta Memorial Offering Lifesaving Angioplasty

Marietta Memorial Hospital announces the availability of both emergent and elective heart angioplasty services.

01/30/2008

Marietta Memorial Encourages Safe Driving Superbowl Sunday

Marietta Memorial Hospital's Addiction and Pain Services is working with 27 Washington and Wood county restaurants and bar owners to keep roads safe this Superbowl Sunday.

01/21/2008

Marietta Resident Makes Blood Donation a Part of His Life

Everyday in our country, approximately 39,000 units of blood are required in hospitals and emergency treatment facilities for patients with cancer and other diseases. For blood donor Jay Warren, giving blood is the simplest thing that someone can do to save a life.

01/21/2008

Local Physicians Utilize Electronic Medical Records

Marietta Health Care Physicians, Inc. (MHCPI), a 64-provider physician corporation and affiliate of Marietta Memorial Hospital, will integrate Electronic Medical Records to maintain critical patient medical information.

01/09/2008

17th Annual Teddy Bear & Doll Show to be Held

Marietta Memorial Hospital volunteers are holding their annual Teddy Bear & Doll Show and Sale on January 20, at the Lafayette Hotel from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. to display and sell new and used stuffed bears, dolls and accessories.

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