Garrett Regional Medical Center (GRMC), an affiliate of WVU Medicine, has had a Surgical Site Infection Rate far below the national average for the last three years, when compared to the Center for Disease Control’s National Healthcare Safety Network (NHSN) database. NHSN is the nation’s most widely used healthcare associated infection tracking system, according to the CDC.
Garrett Regional Medical Center, an affiliate of WVU Medicine, now provides remote access to fetal monitoring of new mothers that enables physicians to remotely monitor their patients in the GRMC Family Centered Maternity Suite during labor and delivery.
The staff in the Emergency Department (ED) of Garrett Regional Medical Center (GRMC), an affiliate of WVU Medicine, is working to address the opioid crisis in Garrett County and the surrounding region using an electronic prescription database in conjunction with a strict limited narcotics prescription policy.
Garrett Regional Medical Center (GRMC), an affiliate of WVU Medicine, has been serving the Garrett County region since 1950, when it opened with small inpatient and emergency services departments. Sixty-seven years and six facility additions later, the hospital plays an even more vital role in the health care of Garrett and western Allegany County as well as surrounding communities in West Virginia and Pennsylvania.
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