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HMH hosts first NICU reunion

June 23, 2017

Hardin Memorial Health BirthPlace recently hosted the first Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) Reunion. HMH is proud to be Central Kentucky’s only Level II NICU providing advanced care to our youngest patients when they need it most. During a NICU stay, physicians, nurses and staff become like family to patients and their loved ones. The […]

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HMH provider presents at Markey Cancer Center Conference

June 21, 2017

Chandler Park, M.D., HMH oncologist and hematologist, recently participated in a panel presentation at the Markey Cancer Center Affiliate Network 2017 Cancer Care Conference in Lexington, Ky. Park, a member of the University of Kentucky Markey Cancer Center Molecular Tumor Board, contributed his voice to the presentation “Molecular Tumor Boards: An Evidence-based Approach to Precision […]

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Sharon Wright Receives HMH’s First Ever DAISY Nurse Leader Award

June 09, 2017
In a surprise ceremony Thursday, HMH’s Chief Nursing Office (CNO), Sharon Wright received the DAISY Nurse Leader Award from the patient who nominated her.  Wright, HMH’s CNO since 2013, is the first ever recipient of the award at HMH. Like other nurse leaders, Wright regularly recognizes HMH nurses with the DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses, [...]
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Cancer Care staff member receives service award

June 08, 2017

Yvonne Davis, patient care assistant at Hardin Memorial Health Cancer Care Center, recently was named support staff recipient of the 2017 Marc A. Lehmann Spirit of Service Award. For more than 18 years, Davis has assisted nurses and cared for patients receiving chemotherapy and other infusion treatments. She provides some patients with a pillow or […]

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HMH, ECTC partner to create fully funded nursing program

June 07, 2017

Hardin Memorial Health (HMH) and Elizabethtown Community and Technical College (ECTC) officials today announced a new fully funded associate degree in nursing (ADN) program, removing the financial burden for HMH employees who want to become registered nurses. HMH will cover participants’ tuition and textbooks up front. HMH and ECTC leaders, joined by HMH nursing staff, […]

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HMH partners with WKU to create new Registered Nurse career pathway

May 30, 2017

Hardin Memorial Health (HMH) and Western Kentucky University (WKU) officials today announced a new partnership to remove financial barriers for HMH licensed practical nurses (LPNs) who want to advance their education and careers. HMH will cover participants’ tuition up front, and participants will be able to continue working full-time while earning an Associate’s of Science […]

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HMH Total Hip, Knee Replacement Program Earns Joint Commission’s Highest Certification

May 25, 2017
HMH's Total Hip and Total Knee Replacement Program earned the Joint Commission’s Advanced Total Hip and Total Knee Replacement Certification, the highest distinction from the nationally recognized accrediting body.  The HMH program is the first Kentucky program to receive the distinction. “We know we have a world class Total Hip and Total Knee Replacement Program,” [...]
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Skin Cancer Awareness Month raises awareness, encourages prevention

May 23, 2017

More and more people in the 10-county Hardin Memorial Health service area are being diagnosed with skin cancer. As a way to raise awareness about prevention and risk factors, the month of May has been designated National Melanoma Month and Skin Cancer Awareness Month. Melanoma is the deadliest form of skin cancer, and it’s estimated […]

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Etown Ortho has moved

May 22, 2017

Hardin Memorial Health’s Etown Ortho has moved to the Ring Road Medical Plaza. Patients will now have access to advanced orthopedic services as well as outpatient rehab and therapy services in one single location. Etown Ortho Ring Road Medical Plaza 1111 Ring Road Elizabethtown, KY 42701

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HMH Auxiliary wins HANDS award for two projects from Kentucky Hospital Association

May 18, 2017

Today, Hardin Memorial Health Auxiliary received a Helping Accomplish Noteworthy Duties Successfully (HANDS) award at the 88th Annual Kentucky Hospital Association (KHA) Convention in Lexington, Kentucky. The KHA presents HANDS awards to hospital volunteer and auxiliary groups that conduct outstanding projects and services to further support their healthcare systems and patients. This year, Hardin Memorial […]

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