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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Two area physicians received recognition during the West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine (WVSOM) Graduation Awards Ceremony that took place May 29.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Learn about the da Vinci Surgical System on Saturday, April 12 from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. at Grand Central Mall in Vienna.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.