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PMH boasts all board certified emergency physicians

Dr. Hanibal Mahdi, MD, recently accepted the position of Director of the Emergency Department at Pocahontas Memorial Hospital.  Dr. Mahdi first began working in the Emergency Department in July 2017.  He and his staff...

Leadership Development ~ a Key Component for Success

The administration, board and staff of Pocahontas Memorial Hospital take leadership training seriously.  Each month, a host of training and leadership opportunities are available both online and through the hospital’s Training Center.  In addition,...

New Occupational Therapist Assistant joins PMH Team

Pocahontas Memorial Hospital is pleased to welcome Kristy Riffe to the rehabilitation team to provide a full range of occupational therapy services to the community. Riffe just recently received her degree as a...

PMH HealthBeat

Antibiotics: Not always the best medicine It’s that time of year again. It seems like everyone we know is coming down with an illness. Whether it is influenza, pneumonia, an upper respiratory infection, the...

PMH kitchen gets a makeover

An important area of the hospital got a huge makeover this spring, thanks to generous help from the Pocahontas Memorial Hospital Auxiliary. The kitchen, often overlooked, got new cabinets and a more streamlined...

PMH HealthBeat

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...

PMH HealthBeat

PMH Lab welcomes “Big Boy” Pocahontas Memorial Hospital’s Clinical Laboratory celebrated Tuesday, April 5, as its new chemistry analyzer officially went “live,” bringing 12 new tests in-house. This new addition, affectionately named “Big Boy,”...

PMH HealthBeat

Pocahontas Memorial Hospital’s Health Fairs began April 25 and will conclude in just one week on June 1.  During the six weeks of health fairs, staff travels to 16 different locations throughout the county,...