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PMH HealthBeat

Stay healthy during Flu Season Although we have been blessed with some unseasonably warm days this year, winter has definitely arrived. And during the cold weather season, it’s common to see many runny noses, coughs,...

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Do you really need an antibiotic for that? Pocahontas Memorial Hospital hosted the first meeting of a county-wide Antibiotic Stewardship Committee September 28.  Organized and facilitated by PMH Pharmacist Kari Cooper, the meeting brought together...

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PMH hosting monthly Cancer Support groups Pocahontas Memorial Hospital takes its mission to serve the community very seriously – not only in providing high quality healthcare for its patients, but also as an educational...

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PMH wins Excellence in Patient Care award Pocahontas Memorial Hospital recently received an Excellence in Patient Care award from outcomes firm Studer Group®. The award was presented for the hospital’s exemplary “Responsiveness to Patients,”...

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PMH Offers Sports Physicals at RHC Pocahontas Memorial Hospital is very pleased to be offering sports physicals at no cost to the student through the Rural Health Clinic any day of the week with an...

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RSV confirmed at PMH Four cases of Respiratory Syncytial Virus, more commonly just known as RSV, were confirmed at Pocahontas Memorial Hospital in the month of December, according to Lori Riggsby, RN and Director of...

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Previously called the “Outpatient Infusion Center,” Pocahontas Memorial Hospital’s newly renamed “Outpatient Nursing Center” is filling a huge need in our county for transfusions, wound care, and other treatments that require nursing assistance, but...

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With the arrival of September, flu season will soon be upon us. While seasonal influenza (flu) viruses can be detected year-round in the United States, flu viruses are most common during the fall...