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Trauma Center Benefits All

Columbia Memorial Hospital Emergency Excellence ASTORIA, Ore. – On June 21, the Oregon Health Authority reaffirmed the high quality of emergency services at Columbia Memorial Hospital (CMH) and re-designated the hospital as a Level IV trauma center. As a Level IV trauma center, CMH is a vital link that a[...]
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Jacques Named Nurse of the Year

Columbia Memorial Nurse Awarded Regional Honors ASTORIA, Ore. – For the third year in a row, the March of Dimes has awarded a Columbia Memorial Hospital (CMH) nurse its Nurse of the Year Award. Jenny Jacques, RN, was named the 2017 Ambulatory Care Nurse of the Year for Oregon and[...]
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Athletic Trainer Honored by Astoria School District

Rankin Awarded for Service to Schools ASTORIA, Ore. – The Astoria School District presented Certified Athletic Trainer Chad Rankin with the “Tradition of Excellence Award” at a ceremony in May. Each year one community member or organization is selected to receive the award for their contributions to the school district.[...]
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Tour the Cancer Center Under Construction

Inside the Cancer Collaboration Get an inside look into the new CMH-OHSU Knight Cancer Collaborative at Columbia Memorial Hospital. Tom Freel of KAST AM 1370 took this video during a tour Chris Laman, director of pharmacy and cancer care, gave in early June. Check it out! Learn more about: Collaborations[...]
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Cancer Center Update

Construction of the CMH-OHSU Knight Cancer Collaborative is rolling along. For an update on the project, read this article from the June 2, 2017, issue of the Daily Astorian.
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Wireless heart monitoring enhances patient safety at CMH

Wireless heart monitoring enhances patient safety at CMH One of the truly special things about Columbia Memorial Hospital (CMH) is its ongoing commitment to ensuring that we can meet our community’s future healthcare needs. Although not as visible as new buildings and clinics, CMH’s new telemetry system is a prime[...]
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How Radiation Therapy Works

Radiation Machine Targets Cancer ASTORIA, Ore. – Hope is on the move for improved cancer treatment in Astoria. The CMH-OHSU Knight Cancer Collaboration’s new linear particle accelerator (LINAC) machine started its round-the-world journey on March 10. It will travel from England; through the Panama Canal; to Long Beach, Calif.; and then[...]
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Meet Our General Surgeons

ASTORIA, Ore. – Join our general surgeons on Wednesday, April 5, 2017, at Fort George’s Lovell Showroom (1483 Duane St., Astoria) for a conversation about common health problems and what you can do about them. Doors open at 6:30pm, presentations begin at 7pm.
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One Nurse’s Experience with Heart Disease

When It’s More Than Being Winded WARRENTON, Ore. – Nurse Jenny Jacques recently chatted with news radio reporter Tom Freel of KAST 1370 about her experience with heart disease, and WomenHeart support network for women living with heart disease. Listen in:
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Becker’s Recognizes CEO Erik Thorsen

A CEO to Know ASTORIA, Ore. – In its March 2017 issue, Becker’s Hospital Review named Columbia Memorial Hospital CEO Erik Thorsen on its annual list of “CEOs to Know.” According to Becker’s, “The 60 CEOs on this year’s list possess extensive experience in healthcare management, demonstrating their commitment to offering high-quality,[...]
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