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Health Compass, Summer 2016

Health Compass, Summer 2016 CMH Health Compass is a quarterly journal of wellness and good healthcare. The Summer 2016 issue of the CMH Health Compass includes: CMH in the community Protect health care for future generations And more Read the Summer 2016 CMH Health Compass.
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CMH Awarded Designation as Patient-Centered Hospital

Planetree Organization Recognizes Columbia Memorial Hospital for Sustained Achievement and Innovation in Delivering Patient-Centered Care Astoria, Ore. – After an extensive review, Planetree Inc. has named Columbia Memorial Hospital (CMH) a “Planetree Designated® Patient-Centered Hospital” for the second time in three years. “The designation signals to healthcare consumers that Columbia[...]
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CMH Supports Breastfeeding Mothers

Columbia Memorial Hospital honored for excellence lactation care ASTORIA, Ore. – Columbia Memorial Hospital (CMH) was recently recognized for excellence in supporting breastfeeding mothers. CMH was honored with the IBCLC Care Award for a third two-year term in recognition of its commitment to providing breastfeeding mothers in the Lower Columbia[...]
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CMH and Ocean Crest Team Up for Healthier Future

Ocean Crest Donates Hybrid Car To Hospital ASTORIA, Ore. – With the help of Ocean Crest Chevrolet Buick GMC Cadillac, Columbia Memorial Hospital (CMH) is reducing its carbon footprint. Ocean Crest donated a 2016 Chevrolet Volt to the hospital. The hybrid passenger car will primarily be used by the hospital[...]
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CMH CEO Among Top 50

CEO Erik Thorsen Recognized for Innovation ASTORIA, Ore. – Columbia Memorial Hospital CEO Erik Thorsen was named on the Becker’s Hospital Review list of “50 Rural Hospital CEOs to Know.” According to Becker’s, “These 50 presidents and CEOs have demonstrated dedication to providing high-quality, accessible care to their communities.” For[...]
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Health Compass, Spring 2016

Health Compass, Spring 2016 CMH Health Compass is a quarterly journal of wellness and good healthcare. The Spring 2016 issue of the CMH Health Compass includes: CMH in the community Protect health care for future generations And more Read the Spring 2016 CMH Health Compass.
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CMH Ends Home Health Service

ASTORIA, Ore. – After nearly 25 years of serving Clatsop County residents, Columbia Memorial Hospital’s (CMH) Home Health program will close. “This has been an extremely difficult decision,” said Erik Thorsen, chief executive officer at CMH. “Over the past few years, CMH has been growing and adding new services. To[...]
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CMH Exceeds Patient Safety Reporting Goals

CMH EXCEEDS PATIENT SAFETY REPORTING GOALS ASTORIA, Ore. – On Feb. 26, at its Fifth Annual Oregon Patient Safety Forum, The Oregon Patient Safety Commission will recognize Columbia Memorial Hospital (CMH) for exceeding its event reporting goals. CMH has participated in the Patient Safety Reporting Program since its inception in[...]
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‘Serenity’ Opens March 3

CMH hosts art show by Pediatrician Dr. Ram ASTORIA, Ore. – Columbia Memorial Hospital (CMH) will unveil a vibrant new art exhibit with photography by pediatrician Dr. “Ram” Madhavarapu. The show, entitled “Serenity,” features Northwest landscapes and Portland nightscapes. It opens with a reception on Thursday, March 3, 4:30-6 p.m.[...]
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Health Compass, Winter 2016

Health Compass, Winter 2016 CMH Health Compass is a quarterly journal of wellness and good healthcare. The Winter 2016 issue of the CMH Health Compass includes: CMH in the community Protect health care for future generations And more Read the Winter 2016 CMH Health Compass.
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