Category Archives: Recent News

New Maternity Unit to Open Will Honor Dr. Herbert H. Leighton

Garrett Regional Medical Center president and CEO, Mark Boucot, announced the grand opening and dedication for the new Family Centered Maternity Suite scheduled for Tuesday, August 16 at 12:00 Noon. The public is invited to attend. The new unit will … Continue reading

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GRMC President & CEO Appointed to State and National Hospital Boards

The Maryland Rural Health Association is pleased to announce the addition of its newest member to their Board of Directors: Mark Boucot, Garrett Regional Medical Center.  

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Automotive Machine Company Funds Equipment

If you've ever had difficulty while giving blood or getting an IV started, technology now being used at the WVU Cancer Institute at Garrett Regional Medical Center will be a welcome relief.  

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Upgrade to New Laboratory Analyzers

Garrett Regional Medical Center Laboratory has recently upgraded equipment with the purchase of two new Ortho Clinical Vitros 5600 analyzers. This vital lab equipment does all the chemistry test and immunodiagnostics. That means all of the glucose tests, thyroid, pregnancy … Continue reading

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Celebrating Cancer Survivors Day

The hospital lobby was full with cancer survivors and community supporters who joined with the WVU Cancer Institute at Garrett Regional Medical Center in recognition of National Cancer Survivors Day by attending a breakfast event for cancer survivors. Survivors and … Continue reading

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LOAR AUXILIARY ELECTS OFFICERS

Agenda for the annual spring luncheon held by the Loar Auxiliary of Garrett Regional Medical Center held three primary objectives this year; the election of new officers, recognition for membership and donation  of funds to the Hospital. New officers elected … Continue reading

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VIVA VOLUNTEERS CELEBRATE 25 YEARS

Garrett Regional Medical Center recognized the original volunteers who helped to develop the Volunteers in Various Areas program, known as VIVA, twenty five years ago. Volunteers were invited to a special recognition luncheon and membership meeting.  The charter volunteers in … Continue reading

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TELESTROKE IN ED

Garrett Regional Medical Center has applied for stroke certification from the Joint Commission of hospital accreditation.  The certification was developed by the  Joint Commission’s  new Disease-Specific  Care Advanced Certification Program for Acute Stroke Ready Hospitals. “This distinct certification is not … Continue reading

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ROYER FIRST TO RING HEALING BELL

The WVU Cancer Institute at Garrett Regional Medical Center celebrated the first patient, Paul Royer, to “ring the healing bell” announcing that his cancer is in remission.  Royer happily rang the bell as his wife Flo, and staff from the … Continue reading

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Celebrating 66 Years

The month of May provides multiple opportunities to celebrate at Garrett Regional Medical Center. On May 15, 1950, 66 years ago, the Hospital opened its doors for the first time to provide much needed healthcare in the region. The Hospital … Continue reading

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