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HMH welcomes full-time general pediatrician, Lauren Blackwell, D.O.

Harrison Memorial Hospital is pleased to welcome Lauren Blackwell, D.O., as a full-time pediatrician on its medical staff. Dr. Blackwell will join Stephen Besson, M.D., and Andrew Usery, M.D., at Licking Valley Internal Medicine & Pediatrics.  A native of Jackson, Tennessee, Dr. Blackwell earned her Bachelor of Science degree in biochemistry from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, where she graduated Magna Cum Laude.

DeBusk College of Osteopathic Medicine, Harrogate, Tennessee. She completed her pediatric internship and residency at University of Kentucky Chandler Medical Center in Lexington, Kentucky. read more

Join us for another Dinner with a Doc

Harrison Memorial Hospital will host another of their Dinner with a Doc series on Tuesday, July 29th. Join HMH Orthopaedic Surgeon and Sports Medicine Physician James Pettey, M.D., in the HMH Executive Dining Room as he discusses “Joint Health:  When Do You Need Joint Replacement Surgery?” This FREE event begins at 6:30 p.m., and dinner will be provided by the HMH Dietary Department. Please call 859.235.3510 to RSVP.

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Make HMHmyhealth! your online go-to tool

Join others in registering for HMHmyhealth!, your online tool for managing your health care. Hospital personnel launched this interactive tool in April, and we encourage all our patients to use this convenient resource.

HMHmyhealth! is an online tool that not only gives you access to all your health information, but also allows you to request hospital-based appointments, view laboratory and x-ray results and handle your healthcare financial matters electronically. Patients who use HMHmyhealth! also can view a list of discharge medications prescribed to them, patient allergies, demographic information, discharge instructions for when they leave the hospital, and even a history of all their medical visits. read more

Upcoming events

Aug. 7 & 8   

HMH Auxiliary Linen Sale

This HMH Auxiliary fundraiser will be held from 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. in the HMH front lobby. Join us to purchase a variety of sheets, blankets and throws.

Sept. 6            

Born To Run 5K Run/Walk

Come out for the annual Born to Run 5K Run/Walk on Saturday, September 6 at 8:00 a.m. at Bridge Street Plaza. More than 500 participants are expected to compete in this 3.1-mile course known to be the flattest 5K race in Kentucky. read more

HMH receives “A” Hospital Safety Score

Making patient safety a top priority has earned Harrison Memorial Hospital an “A” Hospital Safety Score by The Leapfrog Group, an independent industry watchdog. For the second consecutive year, HMH has participated in this hospital safety rating program, which assigns an A, B, C, D or F score to U.S. hospitals. More than 2,500 U.S. general hospitals were assigned scores in Spring 2014, with roughly 32 percent of them receiving an “A” grade. read more