(December 9, 2016) – The heart failure program and clinic within the Heart & Vascular Institute at Memorial University Medical Center (MUMC) earned an Advanced Certification in Heart Failure from The Joint Commission and the American Heart Association. The program, physicians, and caregivers had to undergo a rigorous evaluation and survey process to earn the two-year accreditation.
(November 28, 2016) – Tara Hart will never forget the most valuable piece of advice she got when her premature twin boys were fighting for their lives in the Level III neonatal intensive care nursery (NICN) at the Dwaine & Cynthia Willett Children’s Hospital of Savannah at Memorial Health.
(November 17, 2016) – Medicare beneficiaries in Southeast Georgia and the South Carolina lowcountry have a new Medicare Advantage plan option available during this year’s open enrollment period. Eon Health and Memorial University Medical Center (MUMC) have partnered to provide a plan that includes zero-dollar premiums and pharmacy benefits with reduced co-pays.
(November 9, 2016) – Parker’s Emergency & Trauma Center at Memorial University Medical Center is partnering with Safe Kids Savannah and the Georgia Traffic Injury Prevention Institute at the University of Georgia to offer the “Parents Reducing Injuries and Driver Error (PRIDE)” course. The free, two-hour driver education program will be held from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. on Monday, November 28.
(November 7, 2016) – The Georgia Medical Society presented its 16th Annual Health Care Heroes Awards on Tuesday, November 1.
(October 28, 2016) – Nearly 13 million people enrolled in the Health Insurance Marketplace last year, but about 11 percent of Americans still lack coverage of any kind. That can change when open enrollment in the Health Insurance Marketplace begins November 1 and continues through January 31, 2017.
(October 25, 2016) - Patrick’s Ride has been rescheduled after Hurricane Matthew interfered with the original date, and will now be held Saturday, November 5. The starting location for the race has also been changed to Memorial Health Rincon, 241 Silverwood Commercial Court, Rincon, GA, behind the Sunoco station at Highway 21 North and Silverlake Drive, in order to avoid conflicts with the Rock n Roll Marathon.
(September 16, 2016) – The One Hundred’s 21st Annual Gala to benefit the Dwaine & Cynthia Willett Children’s Hospital of Savannah at Memorial University Medical Center will be held at 6 p.m. on Friday, October 7, at The Plantation Club at The Landings on Skidaway Island. This year’s fundraiser features casino games, gourmet food stations, strolling entertainment, and a live auction.
(September 15, 2016) – Parker’s Emergency & Trauma Center at Memorial University Medical Center is partnering with the Coastal Health District Adolescent Health and Youth Development program and the Georgia Traffic Injury Prevention Institute at the University of Georgia to offer the “Parents Reducing Injuries and Driver Error (PRIDE)” course on September 26.
(September 12, 2016) –The 4th Annual Children's Miracle Network Hospitals Radiothon for the Dwaine & Cynthia Willett Children’s Hospital of Savannah raised $218,416.
(September 7, 2016) – On Saturday, October 15, more than 50 people will pedal from Savannah to Augusta to raise money for cancer. Cyclists from around the region will participate in the 15th annual Patrick’s Ride. Riders will depart from the Curtis and Elizabeth Anderson Cancer Institute (ACI) at Memorial University Medical Center in Savannah at 7 a.m. and arrive at the Marriott in Augusta around 7 p.m. This 140-mile bicycle ride raises money for adults and children with cancer at the ACI and The Children’s Hospital at Memorial University Medical Center.
(August 26, 2016) – Shannon Miller, one of the most decorated Olympic gymnasts in American history and an ovarian cancer survivor, will be the featured speaker at the annual fundraising luncheon for the Curtis and Elizabeth Anderson Cancer Institute at Memorial University Medical Center. “The ACI Luncheon: A Gold Medal Event” will be held Thursday, December 8, 2016, at the Savannah International Trade and Convention Center.
(August 16, 2016) The 4th annual Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals (CMN) Radiothon, which was originally scheduled for Thursday, August 18 and Friday, August 19, will be rescheduled. The new date for the CMN radiothon will be Thursday, September 8 and Friday, September 9.
(August 2, 2016) – Learn to manage stress and achieve a healthy balance between work and personal life at “Vibrant Well-Being: A Workshop for Mindfulness, Stress Reduction, and Work-Life Balance.” Jacqueline Huntly, M.D., MPH, will lead the workshop on Saturday, August 27, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Mercer University School of Medicine’s Savannah campus, 1250 East 66th Street (adjacent to the campus of Memorial University Medical Center).
(July 15, 2016) – Parker’s Emergency & Trauma Center at Memorial Health is partnering with The Coastal Health District Adolescent Health and Youth Development program and the Georgia Traffic Injury Prevention Institute (GTIPI) at the University of Georgia to offer Parents Reducing Injuries and Driver Error (P.R.I.D.E.) course. The free, two-hour driver education program is designed to help teens ages 14, 15, and 16 – along with their parents and guardians – to learn more about driving behaviors and laws.
(July 7, 2016) – Memorial University Medical Center (MUMC) received platinum level recognition, the highest level possible, from the national Hospital Organ Donation Campaign for its organ donation advocacy and education programs. No other hospital in Savannah achieved platinum status.
(May 2, 2016) – One Masterful Evening for Kids with Cancer, a reception and fundraising dinner featuring Master Sommelier Fred Dame, raised $240,000 to fight childhood cancer.
(April 29, 2016) – Mary Chatman, Ph.D., R.N., chief operating officer and chief nursing officer at Memorial University Medical Center, was inducted into the East Carolina University College of Nursing Hall of Fame. The induction was celebrated with a ceremony in Greenville, South Carolina.
(April 25, 2016) – Parker’s Emergency & Trauma Center at Memorial Health is partnering with The Coastal Health District Adolescent Health and Youth Development program and the Georgia Traffic Injury Prevention Institute (GTIPI) at the University of Georgia to offer a safe driving course for teens and parents on Monday, May 23.
(March 18, 2016) – The Memorial Health Foundation Board of Trustees confirmed six new members at its February meeting: Nadine Bothwell, Paul Coggins, Heather Fountain, Jenny Gentry, Chris Kirkpatrick, and Jim Myrick.
(February 25, 2016) – Jessica A. Kobleur, M.D., has been certified by the American Board of Obesity Medicine (ABOM) as an ABOM Diplomate.
(February 11, 2016) – Memorial University Medical Center has been awarded Georgia’s 39 Weeks recognition banner for reducing the number of elective inductions and cesarean deliveries performed before 39 completed weeks of pregnancy.