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HMH Board of Trustees Authorizes $4.7 million Hospital Re-covering, Helipad Updates

May 16, 2018

The Hardin Memorial Health (HMH) Board of Trustees approved a plan to re-cover a portion of the hospital constructed in 1993. The $4.7 million project also includes a new roof system and the helipad repairs in order to prevent further water damage to the facility and to patient treatment areas. HMH Assistant Vice President of […]

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Commuting for Cutting Edge Cancer Care

May 14, 2018

Lexington resident and horse breeder Nancy Mazzoni regularly drove three hours roundtrip so that she could utilize the cutting-edge technology available at the HMH Cancer Care Center. The HMH Foundation and the generous donors at HMH’s 2017 Purses, Pumps, & Prevention Cancer Awareness Social made the Paxman Scalp Cooling System technology possible here in our […]

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Much to Celebrate at Purses, Pumps & Prevention 2018

May 01, 2018

Members of the community turned out for fun and fashion at the 3rd annual Purses, Pumps & Prevention on April 26. Hardin Memorial Health and the HMH Foundation celebrated cancer survivors, their journey, their families and caregivers at the cancer awareness social at the Historic State Theater in Elizabethtown. Read more here.

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Hardin Memorial Health and Baptist Health are entering into $361.4 million Asset Purchase Agreement

Hardin Memorial Hospital (HMH) and Baptist Health announced today they are entering into a $361.4 million asset purchase agreement through which Baptist Health would acquire HMH, subject to a vote of the HMH Board of Trustees and appropriate regulatory approvals. The HMH Board will vote on the asset purchase agreement at its May 22 Fiscal […]

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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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