Category Archives: Recent News

WVU HEART AND VASCULAR INSTITUTE OPENS CLINIC IN PARTNERSHIP WITH GRMC

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).

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LEAN SIX SIGMA CERTIFICATIONS

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, … Continue reading

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SUPPORTING BREAST CANCER AWARENESS

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 … Continue reading

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DEEP CREEK KNITTERS DONATE

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 … Continue reading

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FIRST BABY BORN IN NEW FCMS

The New Family Centered Maternity Suite at Garrett Regional Medical Center celebrated the birth of Easton Knepp, the first baby born in the new unit. Easton was born at 1:51 pm on August 24 and weighed 7 pounds and 4.6 … Continue reading

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ABIGAIL FEATHER, MD WINS AWARD

Abigail T. Feathers, MD, a local physician, was awarded the Endosee SpotLight Award by CooperSurgical for demonstrating innovation and the use of best practices as evidenced in a case submission.  Dr. Feathers case submission has been added to an Endosee … Continue reading

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LOAR AUXILIARY FUNDS CRIBS & ROCKERS

Mark Boucot, president and CEO of Garrett Regional Medical Center recognized the volunteer members of the Hospital’s Loar Auxiliary for their generosity and support in donating $30,000 to fund new rockers and cribs for each of the patient rooms in … Continue reading

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New Maternity Suite Opens

Obstetrical physicians at Garrett Regional Medical Center all joined together to cut the ribbon for the New Maternity Suite and unveiled the new Herbert H. and Dorothy B. Leighton Family Centered Maternity Suite.  The new unit is named in honor … Continue reading

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PET/CT Scanning Available at GRMC

Garrett Regional Medical Center, in association with West Virginia University Medicine (WVU) is now scheduling patients for PET/CT services. PET/CT scan is a combination of two noninvasive imaging tests, positron emission tomography (PET) and computed tomography (CT); and is used … Continue reading

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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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