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  • 2017 Annual Report

    Posted: 03/20/2018

    In 2017, we continued to further our vision to make Midland the healthiest community in Texas by opening a new Lifestyle Medicine Center at our West Campus. This center offers a holistic approach to managing sickness, as well as offering preventative care. The center also offers The Ornish Program - a noninvasive and scientifically-proven program shown to reverse heart disease through diet and lifestyle. We are one of only 4 medical facilities in Texas to offer it. Stay tuned as we continue to expand ou...

  • MMH is Taking Extra Steps to Prevent the Spread of the Flu

    Posted: 01/08/2018

    The cold and flu season has peaked in recent weeks and Midland Memorial Hospital wants to ensure everyone is informed about how to detect and mange the flu virus. Midland Memorial Hospital’s Emergency Department has seen a steady increase of cases that involve flu-like symptoms, and several steps are being taken to prevent the spread of illness in our facility, including: more frequent disinfection of Emergency Department areas and furniture, as well as distribution of face masks to all ER patients who ...

  • 2018 First Baby of the New Year

    Posted: 01/01/2018

    Midland Memorial Hospital would like to congratulate the Chvarria family of Midland on the birth of their new baby girl, the first child born in Midland in 2018. Baby Chloe was born at 12:03 AM to Meagan and Richard Chvarria, weighing 7 lbs 7 oz and measuring 18.75 inches long. The couple's first child, Tori, is excited to be a big sister. The family was presented with a wonderful gift basket full of items for the new baby and mom. Gift basket items included: Hooded towel and lotion from La Bebe Boutiqu...

  • Hospitals Experiencing Shortage of IV Fluids Nationwide

    Posted: 11/14/2017

    Midland Memorial Hospital, Odessa Regional Medical Center, and Medical Center Hospital are currently experiencing a shortage of IV fluids. One of the major IV fluid suppliers, Baxter, has three manufacturing sites that have been devastated by Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico and shut down. Other suppliers like B. Braun Medical and Pfizer are now experiencing the same shortage due to manufacturing interruptions and demand increase. This shortage is affecting hospitals nationwide, not just here in Midland/O...

  • Applications Now Open for Youth Health Service Corp.

    Posted: 09/01/2017

    Midland Memorial Hospital in collaboration with the Permian Basin Area Health Education Center and Midland College would like to extend an invitation to Midland County high school students to join the Youth Health Service Corp. (YHSC) volunteer program. The purpose of this program is to provide shadowing/observation experiences in the medical career field and to acquire knowledge about the aspects of working in a medically related field in a supportive, caring, and fun environment. Students are placed a...

  • Catastrophic Assistance Fund Pledges $5,000 to Assist Hurricane Victims

    Posted: 08/30/2017

    In 2004, Midland Memorial Hospital established a Catastrophic Assistance Fund (CAF). Since its inception, it has provided over $250,000 in assistance to employees who have experienced difficult circumstances. Although MMH provided the initial start-up gift, it is fully supported by donations from employees, fundraising events and generous community members. The CAF has pledged a $5,000 donation to the THA Hospital Employee Assistance Fund, a fund set up by the Texas Hospital Association to assist hospit...

  • Third Annual Wellness Tour This Week August 16-19th

    Posted: 08/14/2017

    Join us for the third annual Wellness Tour, taking place Wednesday, August 16th through Saturday, August 19th. This cross-city health and wellness weekend is produced in part by Midland Health, the City of Midland and Midland College.  Here is a brief overview of events: Burn calories with free workouts at local gyms and studios Free health screenings and health education at Midland Memorial Hospital and Coleman Clinic Back-to-school immunizations at the Midland Health Department Mom and Kiddos str...

  • Midland Memorial Hospital Introduces New Baby Box Program

    Posted: 07/25/2017

    Midland Memorial Hospital is proud to become one of the first hospitals in West Texas to be a designated Baby Box Co. distribution center. Baby Everly of Odessa, TX was the first baby at MMH to receive a Baby Box. The purpose of these boxes is to educate new parents on safe sleep practices and to provide infants with a safe sleep space in an effort to reduce SIDS (Sudden Infant Death Syndrome). Baby Boxes can be used for the baby's first five to six months of life and are to be placed either on the floo...

  • 2016 Annual Report

    Posted: 06/30/2017

    In 2015, we debuted the new Midland Health brand and logo, as well as our new mission, vision and core values. Since then, a few changes have been made and we are already seeing a positive impact on our county health ranking as a result. In 2016, we built a community garden to provide the community with an affordable way to grow fresh produce and promote healthy eating. Our garden was created as a template for other organizations to use and build more gardens across Midland. Plant-based meals are now av...

  • MCHD Police to Launch Teddy Bear Program

    Posted: 06/26/2017

    On July 1, the Midland County Hospital District Police Department (MCHD PD) will unveil their new teddy program. The program was created by Chief Kenny Taylor and Officer Johnny Valderaz when they saw a need for children who visit Midland Memorial Hospital as a patient or as a child who has witnessed a traumatic event. The bears are meant to comfort the children during their time of distress. The teddy bears will also be carried in the hospital police vehicles of the officers for situations that may ari...