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  • Disaster Drill Planned for May 2nd at MMH

    Posted: 04/19/2019

    On Thursday, May 2nd, Midland Memorial Hospital and several local partners will conduct a disaster drill outside the hospital. Multiple people will role-play as injured victims and may be visible to local eye-witnesses. Please do not be alarmed. The majority of this event will take place outside the hospital, near the parking garage and Emergency Department. The 5th floor of the parking garage and the far Northeast parking lot will be CLOSED beginning on May 1st, in preparation for the disaster drill. T...

  • 2019 First Baby of the New Year

    Posted: 01/01/2019

    Midland Memorial Hospital would like to congratulate the Grey family of Odessa on the birth of their new baby girl, the first child born in Midland in 2019. Quinn Avery Grey was born at 3:05 AM to Mariah Grey and Elias Grey, weighing 5 lbs 8 oz. The family was presented with a wonderful gift basket full of items for the new baby and mom. Gift basket items included: Activity scarf and muslin swaddle blankets from The Ivy Cottage Books and toys from Barnes & Noble Beauty and hair products from Glow Sa...

  • 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...

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