Media Contact

Danielle Johnson
Public Relations Specialist
(432) 221-1185



Results 1 - 10 of 74
  • 2018 Annual Report

    Posted: 12/14/2018

    In 2018, we continued on our path to make Midland the healthiest community in Texas. Our Lifestyle Medicine Center expanded their program offerings to include yoga sessions, Community CHIP (Complete Health Improvement Program), weekly educational classes on various lifestyle medicine topics, and a special Eat to Beat Cancer class series. The center is also the only facility in Texas to offer the Ornish Program for Reversing Heart Disease —a noninvasive and scientifically-proven program shown to reverse ...

  • MMH Providing Free Heart Screenings for Teens

    Posted: 12/13/2018

    On December 15th, Midland Memorial Hospital in collaboration with Championship Hearts Foundation, will be providing free heart screenings to students between the ages of 14 and 18. The event will be held from 9 AM to 1:30 PM inside the Aqua Entrance off Illinois. Athletes, cheerleaders, marching band students, drill team members and those who participate in vigorous exercise are encouraged to get their hearts screened for possible deadly genetic heart conditions such as hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM)...

  • Lifestyle Medicine Centering Now Offering Eat to Beat Cancer Class

    Posted: 11/01/2018

    The Lifestyle Medicine Center is offering a new class, Eat to Beat Cancer, taught by Dr. Padmaja Patel. The class will be based on published research and will explain how simple lifestyle changes can have profound health benefits when it comes to cancer, based on our understanding of new scientific discoveries. It is not be used as an alternative therapy, but to complement conventional cancer treatment and using food as a preventative therapy. This class is $5 and online registration is required. WHEN: ...

  • Gift Shop to Host Grand Opening for Expansion

    Posted: 10/15/2018

    The Midland Memorial Hospital Auxiliary will host a Grand Opening of our Expanded Gift Shop on Monday, October 22 from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. President Donna Newsom will present a check to Mr. Russell Meyers, CEO of Midland Health, in the amount of $322,233 for construction expenses of the new area. This is the single largest donation the Auxiliary has ever made to Midland Memorial Hospital. It brings the total amount in equipment and other projects to over $4.5 million since 1950. Following remarks by Mrs. N...

  • Drug Take-Back Receptacle Installed at MMH

    Posted: 10/08/2018

    Midland Memorial Hospital recently installed a consumer drug take-back receptacle for easy and safe disposal of leftover, unused or expired prescription and over-the-counter medications. Did you know that unwanted over-the-counter medications and prescription drugs contaminate waterways and potentially local drinking water when flushed, put down the drain, or placed in the trash? Drugs in the home can be even more dangerous, as they can find their way into the hands of children or potential addicts. Ove...

  • MMH Launches "Born to Read" Initiative

    Posted: 09/21/2018

    Midland Health in collaboration with Midland County Public Library Foundation (MCPL) and the Permian Basin Area Foundation (PBAF) has launched the Born to Read initiative to encourage parents to read to their newborn. This program also encourages parents to use public libraries for storytime and other library programs. “Born to Read” is an initiative to provide a new book to every baby born at Midland Memorial Hospital. That means more than 3,000 books will be provided to newborns each year. On Tuesday,...

  • MMH Becomes Three-Time Designated Pathway to Excellence Hospital

    Posted: 08/15/2018

    On Friday, Midland Memorial Hospital celebrated achieving their three-time Pathway to Excellence designation by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC). The Pathway to Excellence Program recognizes a health care organization’s commitment to creating an innovative, supportive and positive workplace environment. The designation is granted based on organizations that demonstrate the six ANCC Pathway to Excellence Practice Standards: 1. Shared Decision-Making 2. Leadership 3. Safety 4. Quality 5. We...

  • Dr. Bob Dent Earns National Book Award

    Posted: 07/23/2018

    The prestigious American Journal of Nursing has given its Book of the Year Award for Professional Interests to Building a Culture of Ownership in Healthcare by Joe Tye and Dr. Bob Dent. Tye is CEO and Head Coach of Values Coach Inc., a consulting and training firm headquartered in Solon, Iowa. Dent is Chief Operating and Chief Nursing Officer of Midland Memorial Hospital and also the 2018 President of the American Organization of Nurse Executives (AONE). “Back in 2016, Joe and I gave a presentation at t...

  • 4th Annual City-wide Wellness Tour

    Posted: 07/10/2018

    Join us for the fourth annual Wellness Tour, taking place Tuesday, July 31st through Saturday, August 4th. This cross-city health and wellness week is produced in part by Midland Health, the City of Midland, Midland College and MISD. Here is a brief overview of events: Burn calories with free workouts at local gyms and studios Free health screenings, walk-through heart exhibit and education at Midland Memorial Hospital Back-to-school immunizations at the Midland Health Department Mom and Kiddos stroller...

  • MMH Is Now a Milk Depot for Mothers to Donate Breastmilk

    Posted: 06/26/2018

    Midland Memorial Hospital, in partnership with Mothers' Milk Bank of North Texas, is now a milk depot for mothers wanting to donate breast milk. Operating much like a blood bank, Mothers' Milk Bank of North Texas (MMBNT) collects breast milk from healthy, nursing mothers who have a surplus. Every donor is screened through a short phone interview, medical questionnaire and blood testing. Once a mother drops off milk at MMH, it is securely stored and transported to Fort Worth for testing, pasteurization, ...

back to top