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COVID-19 Updates

Updated 11/30/2020   This webpage will give you the latest guidelines for seeking medical care from Columbia Memorial Hospital and the CMH Medical Group. You can also get up-to-date news from CMH on Facebook and Twitter. Staying Healthy Viruses are microscopic organisms that vary from simple to highly complex. Each[...]
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Happy retirement, Dr. Holland!

Dr. Robert Holland, OB/GYN, retires after 18 years at CMH 12/2020 By Sarah Bello, Marketing & Communications Coordinator When he entered an exam room, Dr. Robert Holland, CMH OB/GYN, sat wherever he could make eye contact, even if it meant declining the traditional doctor’s seat. As one of his patients,[...]
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Help for Home Caregivers

By Abbie Johnson, RN, BSN, Lower Columbia Hospice If you aren’t already, you have a one-in-six chance of becoming an “informal caregiver” within the next two years. Informal caregivers are people who provide regular care or assistance to a friend or family member with a health problem or disability. November[...]
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Podcast: Take Action to Prevent Diabetes

“When the doctor says, ‘prediabetes,’ that’s the time to take action.” –Melissa Morris Learn what you can do to prevent or manage diabetes. In episode #7 of “Hands on Health,” physician assistant Emma Todd talks with registered dietitian and diabetes educator Melissa Morris. If you have a question or a comment,[...]
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CMH joins observance of National Rural Health Day

Rural Health Day is third Thursday in November 11/17/2020 Columbia Memorial Hospital (CMH) is proud to recognize the innovation, quality of care, and dedication of health professionals and volunteers in our community during National Rural Health Day 2020. National Rural Health Day falls on the third Thursday in November each[...]
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Podcast: Quit smoking without going ‘cold turkey’

You can do one thing right now that will improve your health within 20 minutes–put down the cigarette, vape pen, chew, etc. After 20 minutes your heart rate and blood pressure will drop and in 12 hours, the carbon monoxide in your blood goes back to normal. The health benefits[...]
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High-tech care boosts breast cancer treatment

Cutting-edge care By Felicia Struve, Marketing & Communications Coordinator Across the CMH system, our medical teams have been upgrading their techniques, technologies and processes.  “We’re constantly looking to bring innovative new technology and procedures to our community,” says Jeanette Schacher, director of the CMH Medical Group. “Here at CMH, we’re[...]
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Laparoscopic surgery for faster recoveries

Cutting-edge care By Felicia Struve, Marketing & Communications Coordinator Across the CMH system, our medical teams have been upgrading their techniques, technologies and processes.  “We’re constantly looking to bring innovative new technology and procedures to our community,” says Jeanette Schacher, director of the CMH Medical Group. “Here at CMH, we’re[...]
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Revolutionary relief for prostate problems

Cutting-edge care By Felicia Struve, Marketing & Communications Coordinator Across the CMH system, our medical teams have been upgrading their techniques, technologies and processes.  “We’re constantly looking to bring innovative new technology and procedures to our community,” says Jeanette Schacher, director of the CMH Medical Group. “Here at CMH, we’re[...]
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Bringing specialized vascular surgery close to home

Cutting-edge care By Felicia Struve, Marketing & Communications Coordinator Across the CMH system, our medical teams have been upgrading their techniques, technologies and processes.  “We’re constantly looking to bring innovative new technology and procedures to our community,” says Jeanette Schacher, director of the CMH Medical Group. “Here at CMH, we’re[...]
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Expanding quality care for our community

From a hospital to a system of health By Nicole Williams, COO It’s been a long time since CMH was just a hospital. Becoming the regional leader in rural health care has been a strategic initiative at CMH since 2018. In reality, we’ve been working toward that goal for the[...]
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