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Powerful protection: Understanding PPE

Breaking down PPE Health care workers use several types of personal protective equipment (PPE) to keep patients and themselves safe from the coronavirus.
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Keeping you healthy

Maintain your health with CMH By Erik Thorsen, CEO Throughout the past few months, all of us have made changes to our lifestyles. Hand sanitizer, masks, physical distancing, virtual meetings and canceled events have become the norm. This month, we’d usually be gearing up for the Astoria Regatta. As president[...]
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Health Compass Summer 2020

Health Compass Summer 2020 The CMH Health Compass is a quarterly journal of wellness and good health care. The Summer 2020 issue of the CMH Health Compass focuses on how we can be Safer Together when you entrust your care to CMH. Follow the links below to read the Summer 2020 issue:[...]
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New physician joins Emergency team

Dr. Jenna Wiley joins CMH Dr. Jenna Wiley joined the CMH Emergency Department in July 2020. She is currently completing a wilderness fellowship through OHSU.  Dr. Wiley earned her medical degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and completed her residency in emergency medicine at Oregon Health[...]
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New physician joins CMH Emergency Department

Dr. Ramsey Selbak joined CMH July 13 Please join us in welcoming Dr. Ramsey Selbak to our CMH Emergency Department. He is currently completing an ultrasound fellowship through OHSU. Dr. Selbak earned his medical degree from Oregon Health & Science University, where he also completed his emergency medicine residency as[...]
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We Are Safer Together

By Nancee M. Long Director of Communication, Columbia Memorial Hospital Originally published July 7, 2020, on DailyAstorian.com At Columbia Memorial Hospital, your health is our priority. Whether you are coming in for surgery or a medical appointment, rest assured, we are open to care for all your health and wellness[...]
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We can be Safer Together

Let’s all do our part to keep health in check Why We Are Safer Together When concerns about the coronavirus make people feel as though they want to stay socially distant, that’s healthy. When these fears drive people away from the hospital, that could become dangerous. At CMH, we want[...]
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CMH welcomes new emergency medicine physician

Dr. Colin Prather joins Emergency Department Please join us in welcoming Dr. Colin Prather to our Emergency Department. He began working at CMH in July 2020. Dr. Prather earned his medical degree from Vanderbilt University School of Medicine in Nashville, Tennessee. He completed a residency in emergency medicine at OHSU[...]
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Pandemic Guidelines for Patients and Visitors

Be Safe While at CMH Updated 07/29/2020 Welcome! Columbia Memorial Hospital (CMH) and CMH Medical Group caregivers are doing everything they can to keep you safe, but we need your help. Please review these guidelines. Thank you for your cooperation. This is the best way to protect our patients, staff[...]
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Care packages provide joy for cancer patients

Cancer Center supports patients through pandemic By Sarah Bello, Marketing & Communications Coordinator The team at the CMH-OHSU Knight Cancer Collaborative saw their patients growing lonely during the COVID-19 pandemic. Working together, they’ve found new ways to support them and bring them joy. They’re creating an online patient community for[...]
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