• HMH outpatient services expanded to include Pain Management Clinic

    Harrison Memorial Hospital opened the HMH Outpatient Services: Pain Management Clinic on Feb. 16. The pain management clinic will diagnose acute and chronic pain and create individualized treatment plans for patients based on a number of considerations, including the cause and level of pain.
    Diagnoses treated at the center include neck and back pain, headaches, fibromyalgia, chronic pelvic pain, Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS) and nerve damage, as well as pain associated with arthritis, muscle spasms and shingles.

  • Harrison Memorial Hospital awarded accreditation from The Joint Commission

    Harrison Memorial Hospital announced that it has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for hospital accreditation by demonstrating continuous compliance with its performance standards. The Gold Seal of Approval® is a symbol of quality that reflects an organization’s commitment to providing safe and effective patient care.  HMH has maintained this tradition of accreditation since 1973.

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  • Taylor named chief nursing officer at HMH

    In November, Traci Taylor was named the new chief nursing officer (CNO) at Harrison Memorial Hospital, following the retirement of Wendy Reeder in October.

  • HMH awarded Best Places to Work in Kentucky for fifth consecutive year

    Harrison Memorial Hospital (HMH) was recently named as one of the Best Places to Work in Kentucky 2015. The awards program was created in 2005 and is a project of the Kentucky Chamber of Commerce, the Kentucky Society for Human Resource Management (KYSHRM) and Best Companies Group.

  • Harrison County Go Red Committee plans heart disease awareness events

    February is American Heart Month, and the Harrison County Go Red for Women Committee is doing its part to raise awareness of heart disease in women. This year marks the 11th anniversary of the national heart disease awareness campaign.
    Eleven years ago, the American Heart Association discovered that heart disease killed more women than men. Based on these findings, the AHA formed Go Red For Women, a campaign to bring awareness of heart disease through education. Accomplishments of the 11-year campaign include:

  • 5K event to benefit four Scott County schools

    On Saturday, April 25, downtown Georgetown will host the second School House Champions 5K Run, an event benefiting four Scott County Schools.
    The parent-teacher/parent-teacher-student associations of Anne Mason Elementary, Lemons Mill Elementary, Northern Elementary and Royal Spring Middle schools are collaborating to organize the 5K event to help students show pride in their schools and to help families get healthy and active together.

  • LBAR announces Harrison County 2014 real estate sales

    Residential real estate sales by members of the Lexington-Bluegrass Association of REALTORS® (LBAR) positively impacted the Harrison County economy in 2014 with 92 reported sales totaling $11,168,995. Sales continued to be a driving force in Harrison County economy in 2014.

  • HMH partners with Comprehend, Inc. to offer behavioral health services

    Harrison Memorial Hospital has become partners with Comprehend, Inc. to bring behavioral health services each Tuesday at the hospital beginning Jan. 20, 2015.
    Comprehend, Inc. is a comprehensive behavioral health service provider which has been serving the Buffalo Trace Region for more than 47 years.
    They are providers to most commercial insurance companies, including Medicare and the providers for all five Medicaid managed care companies.
    Comprehend, Inc will offer the following services:

  • Dr. Matthew Shotwell joins HMH medical staff

    The staff of Harrison Memorial Hospital announces the addition of Matthew Shotwell, M.D., to its medical staff.
    Shotwell is an interventional cardiologist who specializes in pacemakers, defibrillators and in performing cardiac catheterization procedures at HMH.