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  • 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 breastmilk. Operating much like a blood bank, Mothers' Milk Bank of North Texas (MMBNT) collects breastmilk 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, an...

  • National Healthcare Decisions Day

    Posted: 04/16/2018

    No one likes to think about worst-case scenarios. Unfortunately, every day, family members are summoned to emergency departments to make life and death decisions for those who matter most to them. It always seems too early, until it’s too late. Midland Health, along with other national, state and community organizations, are leading a massive effort to highlight the importance of advance healthcare decision-making—an effort that has culminated in the formal designation of April 16 as National Healthcare...

  • 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 ...

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