The WVU Heart and Vascular Institute, in an effort to provide patients with high quality specialty care close to home, has opened a clinic in partnership with Garrett Regional Medical Center (GRMC).
Over the last two years, Garrett Regional Medical Center has adopted Lean Six Sigma as the hospital’s performance improvement model. Department leaders at GRMC have been participating in a Lean Six Sigma performance improvement education program through the Juran Institute, where all department leaders are now required to achieve the first level certification, which is a yellow belt. However, three employees, Dale Hair, RN, Amanda Simmons, RN, and Angela Maule have recently completed the next level of certification, which is the achievement of a Green Belt. Read More
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, an annual campaign created to raise the awareness of breast cancer risks. Some of the women in medicine at Garrett Regional Medical Center joined forces in support of Breast Cancer Awareness and empowering women to be proactive about their health. Physicians Abigail Feathers, MD, Marjorie Fridkin, MD, Patricia Gotsch, MD and Rebecca Crowell, DO, are pictured at the 3D Mammography unit at the Oakland MRI Center.
The Deep Creek Knitters, a local group of crafters, have committed to knitting hats, mittens and throw blankets for chemotherapy patients at the WVU Cancer Institute at Garrett Regional Medical Center. “In addition to the hats, mittens and blankets that warm our patients receiving chemotherapy, which are given to patients to keep, the club has also raised more than $400 towards the Cancer Institute expansion project,” explained Steve Bortz, vice president of the GRMC Foundation.
October 16 – 22
October 23 – 29
Friday, October 21
9 a.m. to Noon
Wellness Education Center, Pythian Avenue
Grantsville VFD on November 2
6:00 am – 9:00 am
Oakland, GRMC Wellness Eduction Building on November 16
6:00 am – 9:00 am
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