Category Archives: Recent News

2018 CPR and 2018 HeartSaver CPR & First Aid Schedules are now available!

View the full 2018 CPR and the 2018 HeartSaver CPR & First Aid Schedules here!

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Garrett Regional Medical Center Sub Acute Unit awarded US News 5 Star Rating 4 Years In A Row

Aimee Lytle, Jessica Salinas, Jim Cuppett, Lori Davis, GRMC Vice President Kendra Thayer, Dr. Margaret Kaiser, Liz Louie, and Cherie Kahl gather to celebrate news of their fourth consecutive award.

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Atwills end volunteer duties after 26 years

Helen and Walter Atwill, Garrett County residents since 1986, celebrated their last day as volunteers at Garrett Regional Medical Center (GRMC) on Thursday, October 26th.

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Garrett Regional Medical Center provides incentives to improve quality care

Staff at Garrett Regional Medical Center, an affiliate of WVU Medicine, have the opportunity to develop evidenced-based practices and strategies that translate to improved patient services through GRMC’s Career Pathway Program, according to Kendra Thayer, Chief Nursing Officer and Vice … Continue reading

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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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