News Archive

HMH Earns Second ‘A’ Safety Rating from The Leapfrog Group

April 30, 2018

Leaders cite consistent infection control measures to ensure patient safety The Leapfrog Group released its bi-annual hospital safety grades this week, giving Hardin Memorial Health (HMH) an “A” rating for the second consecutive time. The national nonprofit evaluates and reports the safety and quality performance of more than 2,600 hospitals nationwide. Of the 46 hospitals […]

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April Board Meeting – HMH Employee Engagement Ranks Among Best in Country

April 18, 2018

Hardin Memorial Health employees ranked the healthcare system in the top 25 percent in employee engagement among more than 2,200 hospitals and healthcare systems surveyed nationwide, officials reported at the HMH Board of Trustees meeting Tuesday. Press Ganey, the industry leader in healthcare advisors, conducted the annual survey of more than 1 million healthcare employees […]

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Purses, Pumps and Prevention is April 26

April 04, 2018

Join Hardin Memorial Health and the HMH Foundation for the 2018 Purses, Pumps and Prevention: A Cancer Awareness Social on April 26 at the Historic State Theater in Elizabethtown. The third annual event will include food, shopping, and a fashion show featuring local boutiques. Most importantly, all proceeds from the event benefit HMH Cancer Care. Tickets for […]

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April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month

HMH has worked hard to provide important resources like the Sexual Assault Nurse (SANE) Program for this vulnerable patient population. SANE certified nurses are qualified to complete very thorough sexual assault forensic exams. Last year alone, HMH treated more than 50 victims of sexual assault, and those numbers continue to increase. HMH SANE program is […]

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HMH SANE Program receives $125,000 Grant

March 28, 2018

The Hardin Memorial Health Foundation (HMHF) received a $125,000 Victims of Crime Act (VOCA) grant from the state to expand the support and services HMH offers sexual assault victims. The grant will fund training for six additional nurses to become certified Sexual Assault Nurse Examiners (SANE), bringing HMH’s total to 14. HMH Assistant Vice President […]

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A probing question: Have you had your colonoscopy?

March 23, 2018

By Jeff D’Alessio, News Editor, The News-Enterprise You are about to read something, if you keep going, something you probably never thought you would read with my name attached to it. Actually, these are words I never expected to ever write. But then again, life is nothing if not unpredictable. I’m a fan of having […]

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HMH Board of Trustees Authorizes Purchase of New CT Scanner

March 22, 2018

The Hardin Memorial Health (HMH) Board of Trustees approved a plan to purchase a new CT Big Bore Oncology Scanner at today’s board meeting. The $509,000 system will replace the existing equipment with newer state-of-the-art technology housed in the hospital’s Radiation Therapy department. The cylinder or bore size of the new scanner is 85 centimeters […]

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HMH, CHC partner to care for Central Kentucky

March 05, 2018

Hardin Memorial Health (HMH) has entered into a lease agreement with the Community Health Clinic of Hardin and Larue Counties (CHC) for use of the former E-town Orthopedic Building at 1113 Woodland Drive. The building will be CHC’s primary location and is three times the size of the former location. The new facility boasts the […]

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Medicare transitioning to new, more secure cards

March 02, 2018

Medicare patients will soon have a more secure and safe Medicare card. Between April 2018 and April 2019, new cards without Social Security numbers will be mailed to each patient, which provides an added way to protect your identity. Patients will receive a new, unique Medicare number only used for Medicare coverage. No benefits or […]

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HMH Among First in Nation to Provide Latest Breast Biopsy Technology

February 24, 2018

Hardin Memorial Health’s (HMH) new Brevera Breast Biopsy System provides Central Kentuckians with the most advanced diagnostic technology available for patients with breast health concerns. HMH is the fourth healthcare system in the nation to offer this state-of-the-art technology and the first in the region. The Brevera system allows radiologists to view the breast tissue sample in […]

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