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HMH is a leader in sexual assault treatment, awareness

April 05, 2017

Hardin Memorial Health prides itself on providing advanced care in Central Kentucky. Part of HMH’s commitment is to deliver specialized treatment for sexual assault victims in our region. April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month, which is designated to raise awareness of sexual violence and its prevention. Sexual assault statistics are staggering. According to National Sexual […]

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HMH ED team, support staff honored for work during transition

April 03, 2017

It takes a team to move an Emergency Department. It takes a great team to do it without a hitch while caring for nearly 200 patients a day. That’s exactly what the Hardin Memorial Health team did this month and earned the praise and recognition of the HMH Board of Trustees at its monthly meeting. […]

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2nd Annual Purses, Pumps and Prevention is April 20

March 27, 2017

Join Hardin Memorial Health and the HMH Foundation for the 2nd Annual Purses, Pumps and Prevention: A Cancer Awareness Social. Building on the success of last year’s event, the social will include shopping, dinner and a fashion show featuring local boutiques. Most importantly, all proceeds from the event benefit HMH Cancer Care. Purses, Pumps and […]

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HMH Auxiliary $5 Jewelry Sale

March 22, 2017

Proceeds benefit HMH Auxiliary Scholarships   Twice a year Hardin Memorial Health Auxiliary hosts a $5 Jewelry Sale to benefit the HMH Auxiliary Scholarship. The sale, which starts March 22, at 9 p.m. features a variety of $5 items in addition to jewelry, including bags, scarves, shorts, tank tops, capris and collegiate pieces. “It’s one […]

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HMH Cardiovascular Services Grow to Meet Regional Demand for Heart, Stroke Care

At the March Board of Trustees meeting, Hardin Memorial Health officials reported on the healthcare system’s growing cardiovascular services which rank in the 90th percentile nationwide in many key quality indicators. HMH leaders specifically pointed to the success of the STEMI program in treating heart attack patients. STEMI stands for ST-Elevation, Myocardial Infarction – a […]

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Auxiliary Scholarship submissions due April 1

March 21, 2017

Each year, HMH Auxiliary awards $1,000 scholarships to deserving students. Who is eligible? The Hardin Memorial Health Auxiliary Scholarship is open to students who: • Living in and attended high school in HMH’s 10-county region (Hardin, LaRue, Meade, Breckinridge, Grayson, Nelson, Hart, Bullitt, Green and Taylor); • Pursuing a career in a medical field; • […]

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Colonoscopy myths debunked

March 17, 2017

With more than 100,000 new cases of colon cancer diagnosed each year nationwide, Hardin Memorial Health urges regular screenings for those at risk. Colonoscopies can reduce risk of cancer by up to 90 percent as precancerous polyps found during the procedure can be removed before becoming cancer. “Many patients are fearful of colonoscopies and therefore […]

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HMH patient encourages colon cancer screenings

March 10, 2017

The News-Enterprise on Monday, March 6, published a story on Scott Squires’ battle with colon cancer. Squires, a Hardin Memorial Health Cancer Care patient, had a team of people working on his cure, including his wife Mary Ann Squires, a radiation therapist at HMH. (Read the story here.) Squires is quick to encourage people to complete […]

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HMH Urologist offers new treatment for enlarged prostate

March 09, 2017

Benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH), or an enlarged prostate, is a common medical issue for men that can cause urinary incontinence. Hardin Memorial Health recently has expanded its treatment to offer a new form of relief to men suffering urinary incontinence due to BPH. HMH urologist Dr. Mohammed Iqbal now offers the new UroLift® System for […]

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Video Tour of the HMH Therapeutic Playground

March 03, 2017

This new 1,500 square-foot playground, located in the HMH Therapy and Sports Medicine Center on Ring Road, features equipment designed to support physical, occupational and speech therapy. Our many thanks to WesBanco, Honorable Order of Kentucky Colonels (OFFICIAL), and WHAS Crusade for Children for their generous donations to make this a reality for our region’s […]

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