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.
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
Marshall Medical Centers brings SmartStart to Asbury fifth-grade girls
Some fifth grade girls at Asbury Elementary learned more than reading and writing during a special event Friday sponsored by Marshall Medical Centers.
Nurse Julie Waldrep, who specializes in women’s health, taught the girls about menstrual cycles and body changes, as well as healthy eating, the risks of smoking, drug ...Read More
Pink Pumpkin Run a huge success
Saturday’s Pink Pumpkin Run may have been the largest event ever held at Guntersville’s Civitan Park. Perfect fall weather with temperatures in the 70s drew more than 1,000 racers to a course lined by supporters who turned Sunset Drive pink in the name of eradicating breast cancer.
Early reports show ...Read More
Hope In Bloom garden planted in honor of cancer sufferers
Around 100 volunteers dug in Thursday to plant bulbs, pansies, camellias, roses and hydrangeas in a flower garden dedicated to cancer victims and their families, called “Hope in Bloom.” The garden grew from a $5,000 Keep America Beautiful grant awarded to the city of Guntersville, as well as corporate sponsors ...Read More
Fine Tuning Infection Control Procedures Already in Place
Guntersville, Alabama – October 6, 2014 – Marshall Medical Centers are carefully monitoring patients who present with flu-like symptoms and who may have traveled outside the country within the last 21 days while also ensuring internal protocols for treating patients with infectious diseases are updated with emerging information.
In the ...Read More