News Archive

HMH Auxiliary Let Christmas Shine light sales start this month!

November 14, 2018

Proceeds benefit HMH Auxiliary Scholarships Let Christmas Shine is HMH Auxiliary’s Christmas project to raise monies for the Auxiliary Scholarship Fund. For over 25 years, the HMH Auxiliary Scholarship Fund has given scholarships to college students who are current residents or high school graduates of HMH’s 10 county service area (Hardin, LaRue, Meade, Breckenridge, Grayson, […]

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HMH Foundation funds start-up costs for full-fledged HMH Pet Therapy Program

November 08, 2018

The Hardin Memorial Health (HMH) Foundation approved a $32,500 request to establish a pet therapy program at HMH called Providing Unconditional Patient Support or P.U.P.S. The funding will allow HMH to employ a program manager/dog handler and cover the cost of a full-time facility dog who will regularly visit with patients. HMH chaplain Jessica Jasper, […]

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Community supports HMH Foundation’s work for cancer patients

November 05, 2018

Three local community organizations recently gave more than $8,400 to the HMH Foundation (HMHF) in support of HMH Cancer Care Center patients. Representatives from Collier Title Company along with organizers of the Tails and Tatas 5K Walk and the Hardin County Schools ‘Pink Out’ joined Foundation board members at their November meeting to present funds […]

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HMH in the News

October 20, 2018

Every October, we take the opportunity to remind the community of the importance of Breast Cancer Awareness. Thanks to a series in The News-Enterprise, we are able to learn more about the options available to local residents to care for their breast concerns. In this article, HMH radiologists Srikala Ramaswamy, M.D. and Laura Barkley, M.D. […]

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HMH Emergency Department Experiences Record Number of Patients

October 12, 2018

Hardin Memorial Health (HMH) leaders said the hospital emergency department (ED) team cared for 266 patients on one day recently and is on track to care for more than 70,000 patients in 2018 making it one of the busiest in Kentucky. HMH President and CEO Dennis Johnson said what is especially encouraging is that while […]

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Oct. 10 is World Mental Health Day

October 03, 2018

World Mental Health Day is observed on Oct. 10 every year, with the overall objective of raising awareness of mental health issues around the world and mobilizing efforts in support of mental health. Communities have an important role to play in suicide prevention. They can provide support to people who are vulnerable and to those […]

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Breast Cancer Awareness: Annual Screening

Annual screening for breast cancer is one of the most important things women can do for themselves. Each year, nearly 250,000 women are diagnosed with breast cancer, and early detection and treatment offers the best chance for survival. At Hardin Memorial Health (HMH), we recommend that women consider their health history and the advice of […]

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HMHF Approves $28,000 for HMH Cancer Care Resource Center

August 31, 2018

The Hardin Memorial Health Foundation (HMHF) Board of Directors approved a $28,000 request to create a new Cancer Resource Center at the HMH Cancer Care Center on Robinbrooke Boulevard in Elizabethtown. The board, during its August meeting, unanimously approved the request to construct, furnish and equip a location where cancer patients and their families can […]

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HMH Employee Health and Wellness program touted for improving, saving lives

Hardin Memorial Health’s (HMH) Employee Health Team is realizing positive and even life-saving results from its comprehensive health and wellness program. On Tuesday, the HMH Employee “Health Matters Here” Health Team shared the progress and program’s impact with the HMH Board of Trustees during its August meeting. According to HMH Employee Health and Wellness Manager […]

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Meet Marva

August 22, 2018

Marva Francis, PCA, a patient care assistant in the Progressive Care Unit. She is one of many employees that goes above and beyond to care for HMH patients. “I like to go above and beyond to make a patient’s day,” Marva said. “It could be braiding their hair or a nice shave… it’s the little […]

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