Fifty-eight golfers enjoyed a day of golf at the Bethany Country Club on July 14 while also raising funds to help purchase a new wheelchair-accessible van for Harrison County Community Hospital.
Harrison County Community Hospital Auxiliary volunteers recently donated 19 custom-designed patient communication boards for use in the hospital’s inpatient rooms.
During a special meeting on June 9, the Harrison County Community Hospital District board of directors appointed Christina (Tina) Gillespie as the organization’s chief executive officer, a position she had held on an interim basis since January 31.
Harrison County Community Hospital Foundation will host its ninth benefit golf tournament at the Bethany Country Club on Friday, July 14 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The tournament will award $2,100 in prize money over three flights, and golfers have a chance to win $25,000 and other prizes for a hole-in-one.
Harrison County Community Hospital observed National Hospital Week, May 7-13, by celebrating its employees and giving back to the community. “National Hospital Week is a celebration of people,” said Tina Gillespie, interim CEO of the hospital. “We’re extremely proud of each member of our staff, and we recognize the important role they play in extending a sense of trust to our patients and our communities.”
Harrison County Community Hospital was notified on April 17 that it had been designated a Level III Stroke Center, the culmination of a year’s preparation involving a multidisciplinary team drawn from across the hospital.
Harrison County Community Hospital has announced the addition of a fourth cardiologist to its outpatient specialty clinics. Dr. Dwarak Soundarraj, whose primary practice is with Liberty Cardiovascular Specialists, an affiliated clinic of Liberty Hospital, will see patients in Bethany three Mondays each month beginning on April 17.
Harrison County Community Hospital has announced the addition of Dr. S. Kashan Abidi to its outpatient cardiology clinic. Cardiologists are physicians who specialize in treating disorders of the heart and circulatory system.
Harrison County Community Hospital recently received notification that its Sleep Lab has been accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Health Care (ACHC). An onsite inspection conducted February 8 determined that the hospital complies with all ACHC standards, and accreditation was granted for three years.
Beginning Friday, March 3, Tamula Maxwell, certified physician assistant, will move her full-time practice to Bethany Medical Clinic (3202 Miller Street). The move—just a few blocks up the street—was brought about by staffing and schedule changes in the HCCH Medical Group clinics.