Latest News & Updates

Harrison Memorial Hospital’s Laboratory Department Receives Accreditation from College of American Pathologists

Harrison Memorial Hospital Laboratory in Cynthiana, KY, has been awarded accreditation by the Accreditation Committee of the College of American Pathologists (CAP), based on the results of a recent onsite inspection.

The laboratory’s medical director, Patrick C. Crowe, M.D. was advised of this national recognition and congratulated for the excellence of the services being provided.  Harrison Memorial Hospital’s Laboratory Department is one of more than 7,700 CAP-accredited laboratories worldwide.

HMH Sleep Disorder Lab achieves Accreditation with ACHC

Harrison Memorial Hospital (HMH) proudly announces its approval of accreditation status by Accreditation Commission for Health Care (ACHC) for the services of the HMH Sleep Disorder Lab. ACHC’s Sleep Accreditation program offers standards for Sleep Labs/Centers (SLCs) and stand-alone Home Sleep Testing (HST) services. ACHC is a not-for-profit organization that has stood as a symbol of quality and excellence since 1986.

Harrison Memorial Hospital Now Offering Patients a New Heart Failure Monitoring Solution

Harrison Memorial Hospital (HMH) is now offering a new procedure to patients who have congestive heart failure. The procedure involves a miniaturized, wireless monitoring sensor to manage heart failure (HF). The CardioMEMS HF System is the first and only FDA-approved heart failure monitoring device that has been proven to significantly reduce hospital admissions when used by physicians to manage heart failure.

Harrison Memorial Hospital Receives 2017 Press Ganey Pinnacle of Excellence and Guardian of Excellence Award for

Harrison Memorial Hospital (HMH) is pleased to announce that it has been honored with the 2017 Pinnacle of Excellence Award and 2017 Guardian of Excellence Award® by Press Ganey. The Pinnacle of Excellence and Guardian of Excellence are nationally-recognized awards for top-performing healthcare organizations.

Harrison Memorial Hospital was Nationally Recognized for Electronic Clinical Quality Measure Contributions by The Joint Commission

The Joint Commission has recognized Harrison Memorial Hospital as a 2017 Pioneers in Quality™ Data Contributor for its contributions to electronic clinical quality measure (eCQM) data for quality improvement in health care.

Harrison Memorial Hospital Receives 2016 Press Ganey Guardian of Excellence Award

Harrison Memorial Hospital Receives 2016 Press Ganey Guardian of Excellence Award for Outstanding Performance in Clinical Quality

Harrison Memorial Hospital (HMH) is pleased to announce that it has been named a 2016 Guardian of Excellence Award® winner by Press Ganey. The Guardian of Excellence Award recognizes top-performing healthcare organizations that have consistently achieved the 95th percentile or above of performance in clinical quality.    

Harrison Memorial Hospital Announces Opening of New Expansion

Harrison Memorial Hospital is pleased to announce its recent multi-million dollar expansion opened October 31. 

This recent expansion includes:

Hospital earns Trauma IV Center designation

At HMH, we continually evaluate and improve our services to ensure the residents in our service area have access to vital medical services close to home. To add to the list of services continually upgraded to benefit patients, Harrison Memorial Hospital has been officially designated a Level IV Trauma Center by the Kentucky Trauma System. This designation also has been verified by the Commonwealth of Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services.

HMH now offers KidTown Preschool on campus

 Harrison Memorial Hospital is pleased to announce the opening of KidTown Preschool on the Harrison Memorial Hospital campus beginning August 8, 2016. Our preschool will serve children ages 3, 4 and 5. However, currently, we have limited openings available for children ages 4 and 5 only. Our experienced educators will provide a safe, kid-friendly environment, where we’ll teach your little one the joy of learning. 

Low-dose lung cancer screening program now offered

Harrison Memorial Hospital now offers low-dose CT scans that help doctors detect lung cancer before symptoms occur. This low-dose CT scan has been proven to save lives by discovering lung cancer in its earliest stages.

“According to the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force, it is estimated that screening could save 20,000 lives a year,” says Sheila Currans, HMH Chief Executive Officer. “By offering this program, we hope to be able to save more lives in our community.”