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HMH Board of Trustees approves three-year strategic plan

February 22, 2017

On Tuesday, February 21, the Hardin Memorial Health Board of Trustees approved the healthcare system’s strategic plan, continuing a focus on physicians, facilities and services as well as further implementation of population health, a healthcare model that emphasizes keeping people healthy and out of the hospital. “This has been and remains the vision for HMH’s […]

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HMH Hosts Heart Health 2017

February 18, 2017
On February 16, HMH featured a presentation for Heart Health 2017, an evening of heart healthy education and resources. Various healthcare professionals were on hand to provide health screenings and discuss heart services. The event also included a presentation by Krishnan Challappa, MD, a cardiologist with HMH’s Central Cardiology Associates. Participants enjoyed heart healthy recipes [...]
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HMH participates in local health expo

February 10, 2017

This week, Hardin Memorial Health participated in the Health and Human Services Expo hosted by the Hardin County Chamber of Commerce. HMH had a booth at the expo and featured information on the Multidisciplinary Lung and Breast Cancer programs offered by HMH Cancer Care. Also at the event, South Central Bank, Inc. Vice-President Ronnie Pence […]

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Thyroid disease affects more than 30 million Americans

February 07, 2017

For being so small the thyroid – a butterfly-shaped gland located at the base of the neck – plays a huge role in how a body works. “Just about every tissue in the body is affected or regulated by thyroid hormone,” said Aleksander Smith, M.D., a physician with HMH Medical Group Ear, Nose and Throat […]

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HMH’s E-town Orthopedics growing to meet increased demand

January 25, 2017

Hardin Memorial Health (HMH) Board of Trustees has approved a business plan to expand E-town Orthopedics to accommodate the practice’s patient growth and the addition of a new orthopedic surgeon, who will join Marcis Craig, M.D. and Jeffrey Been, M.D. The practice will relocate this spring into a larger space at the HMH Ring Road […]

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HMH service line to expand due to tremendous patient growth

January 23, 2017

At its January meeting, Hardin Memorial Health (HMH) Board of Trustees approved five business plans to address the tremendous growth across the healthcare system. One such plan details the expansion of Internal Medicine/Pediatrics, which will help meet the demands of increased patient volumes and physician recruitment. HMH’s Internal Medicine/Pediatrics, currently co-located with CareFirst Urgent Care […]

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Cervical cancer is preventable through vaccines, screenings

January 18, 2017

January is Cervical Health Awareness Month, and at Hardin Memorial Health we are dedicated to bringing awareness and educating women on ways to prevent cervical cancer. “Cervical cancer is highly preventable, yet more than 12,000 women are diagnosed with the disease each year,” said Dr. Myra Henderson, obstetrician and gynecologist at HMH. The leading cause […]

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HMH Auxiliary provides cafeteria upgrades

January 17, 2017

The Hardin Memorial Hospital cafeteria is now a more inviting space thanks to the HMH Auxiliary. The Auxiliary, a group of dedicated volunteers, helped fund a $25,000 renovation that included new flooring and a new and improved seating area. Greg Gilliam, retail manager for HMH, said the new furniture already has made an impression. “The […]

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HMH Medical Group Neurosurgery has moved

January 10, 2017

As of January 9, HMH Medical Group Neurosurgery is located at 101 Financial Drive, Suite 200 in Elizabethtown, KY. Neurosurgery is the home to the following providers: Thad Jackson, M.D. Erica Greenwell, PA-C Brooke Prahl, PA-C Please note that the phone number and fax remain the same. HMH Medical Group continues to grow and expand […]

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HMH offers tips for healthier living in the New Year

January 04, 2017

For many people in Hardin Memorial Health’s service area, resolving to live a healthier lifestyle is a common goal for the New Year. Whether choosing to quit smoking, eat better or exercise more – or all three – a healthier you will affect your entire life in a positive way. Here are some resolutions that […]

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