Category Archives: Recent News

Loar Auxiliary hits million dollar mark

The Garrett Regional Medical Center (GRMC) Loar Auxiliary celebrated the milestone of $1 million dollars raised to benefit GRMC medical services at an event held at the hospital recently.

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GRMC ranks as one of Maryland’s best hospitals

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) … Continue reading

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Technology bolsters care for new mothers, newborns at GRMC

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.

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GRMC ED Team Aims for Opioid Prevention

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 … Continue reading

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GRMC Plans for the Future of Healthcare in Community

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 … Continue reading

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Local GRMC Doctor’s Work to Be Published in Prestigious Medical Journal

A study done by Dr. Barbara L. Leighton, an anesthesiologist with Garrett Regional Medical Center, a proud affiliate of WVU Medicine,  will be published in the November issue of Anesthesia & Analgesia, the official journal of the International Anesthesia Research … Continue reading

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Summer Safety Tips from GRMC Medical Associates of Grantsville

School is out, vacations are booked and warm weather is right around the corner.  Because we care about your health and safety, Dr. Crable, from Medical Associates of Grantsville has put together a list of tips for a safe and … Continue reading

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WVU Heart and Vascular Institute expands offerings at Garrett Regional Medical Center

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – Patients in the Oakland, Md., region who once had to travel out of town or even out of state for heart and vascular services can now be seen close to home by experts from the WVU Heart … Continue reading

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GRMC Celebrates National Survivors Day and Honors Bailey Family

Garrett Regional Medical Center, a proud affiliate of WVU Medicine, will celebrate National Cancer Survivors Day in conjunction with the naming dedication of the James and Shirley Bailey Regional Cancer Center on June 2nd. National Cancer Survivors Day is an … Continue reading

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Broadford 4th grader raises funds for GRMC

  Fourth grade student, Navaeh Fisher, is doing her part to “Be the Change” in her community.  Navaeh is a student at Broadford Elementary and recently completed a yearlong project called “Be the Change”. The project challenged students to invoke … Continue reading

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