Check here often to find out about the latest news and events at Marshall Medical Centers. Here you'll find links to press releases and upcoming events that will keep you abreast of what's happening at our medical centers and in our community.
Gov. Bentley declares 2015 the Year of the Nurse
We all know a nurse. All of us have been touched by a nurse at some time in our lives. Nurses are part of a team working to protect and promote the health of patients by preventing illness and injury, assessing treatment and advocating for patients and families. Though we ...Read More
The 700 Club films at Marshall Medical for inspirational broadcast
Vanessa Crosson is a big believer in turning a negative into a positive. When her mother died on the night Vanessa should have been going to her senior prom, the tragedy stole her faith along with her mother. In her own words, she chose a life without God.
Her eventual ...Read More
New clinic will help in early detection of lung cancer
The opening of a new medical clinic in Marshall County this week offers faster diagnosis of spots that could be early lung cancer.
Marshall Medical Centers announces the opening of the Marshall Pulmonary Nodule Clinic March 3 to provide early detection and expedited care of lung cancer.
“This clinic will ...Read More
Marshall Medical Centers one of country’s 100 SafeCare hospitals
Marshall Medical Centers has earned a place on the list of “100 SafeCare” hospitals in the country delivering the finest level of care.
MMC was recognized for healthcare quality in the group of hospitals between 100-400 beds for the “best processes of care, best outcomes of care and best efficacy ...Read More
Local nurses get disaster training
Running a hospital emergency department exposes nurses to a lot of urgent situations, but nothing like the dirty bombs, earthquake, smallpox and chemical plant explosions Marshall Medical Center nurses had to handle during a hi-tech training exercise.
“It was very intense,” said Audra Ford, director of the emergency department at ...Read More
What is a blog? At MMC, it’s your friends, neighbors and relatives
You already know that Marshall Medical Centers works hard to offer the very best healthcare to our community. Many requirements come with being responsible for providing medical care to a county’s entire population. One of those is supplying useful information to residents so they have the tools needed to maintain ...Read More
Celebrating the 25th Anniversary of Marshall North
For three days the board room at Marshall North has been turned into a gigantic photo album. Employees have circled the conference table laughing at the hairstyles of their coworkers years ago and sharing about others who are long gone. They supplied names for unmarked photos and many memories were ...Read More
There’s no place like home
Being at home takes on extra significance for most people when they’re sick, especially during the holidays and especially after a stay in the hospital recovering from an illness or injury. That universal desire to be at home in comfortable surroundings when a person is less than healthy gave rise ...Read More
Flu hit county hard this week; could peak in Jan.
Flu season has hit hard in Marshall County this week, sending hundreds to doctors and emergency rooms.
Marshall Medical South reported 53 cases of the flu in the past 90 days with the majority showing up in December. The numbers shot up this week, according to Ann Thorne, infection preventionist ...Read More
Georgia Mountain pumper standing by at hospital while sprinklers off
Emergencies are commonplace for a hospital, but sometimes those emergencies are not medical. A good example of such an urgent situation is one that is facing Marshall Medical Center North this week. The trauma in this case is a worn out fire pump, which takes water from the city and ...Read More
Marshall Medical Centers earn recognition for achievements in electronic medical records
Marshall Medical Centers is in the top 17 percent of national hospitals when it comes to using the latest technology in keeping electronic medical records.
MMC was just awarded Stage 6 Recognition, which ranks it as one of the 930 U.S. hospitals reaching this level of information technology and one ...Read More
Alabama health care personnel advised to be immunized for influenza
The Alabama Department of Public Health, the Medical Association of the State of Alabama and the Alabama Hospital Association have issued a joint statement emphasizing the importance of health care personnel receiving influenza vaccinations.
Influenza is a serious illness that can lead to hospitalization and sometimes death. It is especially ...Read More
MCYL students get crash course in professionalism for Christmas
Marshall County Youth Leadership students were treated to fashion advice for job interviews as well as how to properly set a table during their holiday get-together Wednesday.
Thirty students from Marshall County high schools receive a big dose of leadership training each month after being chosen to participate in the ...Read More
Marshall Medical Centers earns ‘Top Performer on Key Quality Measures' recognition
Marshall Medical Centers has earned the rank of ‘Top Performer’ in quality, according to The Joint Commission’s annual report on America’s hospitals.
MMC is being recognized for quality service in the care of heart failure, pneumonia and surgical care. The Joint Commission is considered the gold standard in accrediting hospitals. ...Read More