• Hospice of the Bluegrass has more services, new name

    Hospice of the Bluegrass is now Bluegrass Care Navigators, the company announces.
    “Our organization was founded as Community Hospice of Lexington in 1978,” said Liz Fowler, CEO. “As we expanded our service regions to other parts of the state, we changed our name to Hospice of the Bluegrass in 1986,” Fowler added. “And that name has served us well, until now. Our company has grown to provide a wide range of services in addition to hospice care, including private nursing, case management, palliative care and grief care.”

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

    Harrison Memorial Hospital (HMH) was recently named as one of the Best Places to Work in Kentucky 2017. 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.

  • HMH announces opening of Urgent Treatment Center

    Harrison Memorial Hospital announces the opening of its hospital-based urgent treatment center (UTC) on Monday, Jan. 30, 2017.
    In an effort to provide seamless patient care that makes the most of your healthcare dollar, Harrison Memorial Hospital opened its UTC on the hospital campus. The idea is to provide a more efficient delivery of care, both in terms of patient wait times and cost.

  • LBAR announces $19.9 million in Harrison County real estate sales for 2016

    Residential real estate sales by members of the Lexington-Bluegrass Association of REALTORS® (LBAR) positively impacted the Harrison County economy in 2016 with 159 reported sales totaling $19,868,801. Sales continue to be a driving force in Harrison County economy.
    Residential sales increased 15 percent from 138 sales reported in 2015 to 159 sales reported in 2016. The median sales price increased six percent from $103,950 in 2015 to $110,000 in 2016. The average days on the market decreased 25 percent from 102 days in 2015 to 77 days in 2016.

  • Community Action Council begins the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Crisis Program

    Community Action Council’s Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Crisis Program (LIHEAP) begans Monday, Jan. 9, 2017.

  • Dr. B.K. Srivastava joins HMH medical staff

    The staff of Harrison Memorial Hospital announces the addition of B.K. Srivastava, M.D., (Dr. B.K.) to its medical staff. B.K. specializes in cardiology and is currently accepting new patients.
    He has joined interventionist cardiologist, Dr. Matthew Shotwell, in providing full-service cardiology services at Harrison Memorial Hospital in both the inpatient and outpatient settings.

  • A Greatest Gift - The Gift of Life

    This time of year, the toy stores are crammed with loving parents, aunts and uncles, and grandparents trying to find the perfect gift for their favorite little ones.
    It wasn’t long ago that James’ mom was praying she would have her son long enough make holiday memories. “James was born with a congenital heart defect that was very complex. They didn’t know of he’d even make it to birth,” explains his mom, Brittney Adkins.  “Thankfully, he was born on Aug. 24, 2015 and came out crying!”

  • HMH recognized by Kentucky Hospital Association and March of Dimes

    In 2012, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services launched the Partnership for Patients’ Hospital Engagement Network. Through that program, many Kentucky birthing hospitals joined together to reduce the number of elective inductions and cesarean deliveries performed before 39 weeks of pregnancy. Harrison Memorial Hospital was one of the participating hospitals.

  • HMH recognized for eCQM contributions by The Joint Commission

    Harrison Memorial Hospital (HMH) was recently one of only 39 hospitals to receive national recognition from The Joint Commission, the leading accreditor of health care organizations in the United States, for its contributions to electronical clinical quality measure (eCQM) adoption. The recognition appears in The Joint Commission’s Annual Report, “America’s Hospitals: Improving Quality and Safety,” as part of its Pioneers in Quality™ program to acknowledge hospitals at the forefront of a new era in health care quality reporting.

  • Food pantry donation