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CMH welcomes new provider to Cardiology Clinic

Board-certified family nurse practitioner Heather McLean, FNP-C joined the CMH/OHSU Cardiology Clinic in early June 2020.  Heather earned both her master’s and bachelor’s degrees in nursing from Oregon Health & Science University. She has more than 10 years of experience as a nurse practitioner and has spent seven years working[...]
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CMH adds new medical oncologist to Cancer Center

Dr. Mark Sundermeyer joins medical oncology team Medical oncologist Dr. Mark Sundermeyer joined the CMH-OHSU Knight Cancer Collaborative in early June 2020.  Dr. Sundermeyer spent the last 14 years working in the Division of Hematology and Medical Oncology for Abington Hospital – Jefferson Health in Abington, Pennsylvania. Since 2016, he[...]
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Our continuing commitment to support change

To our patients, caregivers and community: June 5, 2020 CMH is a system of health. Our purpose is to enhance health and save lives while keeping our community strong and vital. As caregivers dedicated to healing those in need, it is intensely difficult to watch the tragic and violent death[...]
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Catch up on preventative care

Don’t neglect important preventative health checks While the COVID-19 pandemic was at its peak, it was important to stay home. For you and your family, that may have meant you avoided some routine doctor’s visits. Now that restrictions are easing up, it’s time to catch up on any preventive health[...]
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Let’s mask to protect each other

By Judy Geiger, RN Originally published May 13, 2020, on DailyAstorian.com It’s good to see that so many people in our community have adopted new behaviors to protect themselves and others from the novel coronavirus. Every time I go to the grocery store, more and more people are wearing cloth[...]
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Celebrating the International Year of the Nurse

Nurses Week is May 6-12, 2020 By Judy Geiger, Vice President of Patient Care Services 2020 is the International Year of the Nurse. It was deemed so by the World Health Organization because it is the 200th anniversary of Florence Nightingale’s birthday (May 12, 1820). I have been looking forward[...]
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CMH reopens to elective procedures

Surgeries to start the week of May 4 ASTORIA, Ore. – Columbia Memorial Hospital (CMH) is pleased that Governor Kate Brown has lifted the restrictions placed on non-emergent and elective procedures for hospitals statewide. The CMH Emergency Operations Center (EOC) and CMH medical providers have ensured that all five criteria[...]
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CMH welcomes new Urgent Care physician

Dr. Cynthia McCoy joins Urgent Care team Please join us in welcoming board-certified physician Dr. Cynthia McCoy to the CMH Urgent Care team, where she will be serving as medical director and seeing patients.  Dr. McCoy has more than 10 years of experience working in urgent care. For the past[...]
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Health Compass Spring 2020

Health Compass Spring 2020 The CMH Health Compass is a quarterly journal of wellness and good healthcare. The Spring 2020 issue of the CMH Health Compass focuses on maternity care at CMH. Follow the links below to read the Spring 2020 issue: “Delivering great care — and babies,” by Jarrod Karnofski,[...]
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Delivering great care — and babies

All about having a baby at CMH By Jarrod Karnofski, Vice President of Ancillary and Support Services From Columbia Memorial Hospital to you: Happy spring! In this issue of the Health Compass, you’ll find a wealth of information about having a baby at CMH. Since our beginnings as St. Mary’s Hospital[...]
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