The winter season is upon us, which for many means holiday celebrations filled with family, friends. This builds anticipation for those good times; however, for others this time of year can be a reminder of lost loved ones, lack of access to family traditions, or other changes that may bring about stress and anxiety. Harrison County Community Hospital’s Senior Life Solutions program is an intensive outpatient group therapy program designed to meet the unique needs of older adults over the age of 65 struggling with depression and anxiety often related to aging.
Harrison County Community Hospital’s Physical Therapy Department is now offering treatment for lymphedema, abnormal swelling that occurs most often in the arms or legs. Jenny Soriano, a registered physical therapist at the hospital in Bethany since 2015, recently became a certified lymphedema therapist after completing nine days of training.
The diagnostic imaging capabilities at Harrison County Community Hospital took a big step forward with the recent addition of permanent onsite magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). MRIs use a powerful magnet to create high-resolution images of the body’s organs and internal structures.
Harrison County Community Hospital recently presented a $5,800 check to the Harrison County Cancer Transportation Fund. The money was raised during the ninth annual Hospital Hill Fun Run and Walk, which was held October 13.
Harrison County Community Hospital’s speech language pathologist recently attended a workshop on the use of the Expiratory Muscle Strength Trainer (EMST) for the treatment of voice and swallowing disorders.
Women now have access to the latest mammography screenings at Harrison County Community Hospital with the addition of 3-D technology to the hospital’s mammogram machine.
Registration is now open for Harrison County Community Hospital’s ninth annual Hospital Hill Fun Run & Walk, which will be held on Saturday, October 13, 2018. The Fun Run & Walk offers 1-mile and 2.5-mile routes through Bethany, both beginning at the hospital.
Harrison County Community Hospital has purchased a magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) machine that will offer greater access to the test beginning in November.
Nikki Hendren, who directs Harrison County Community Hospital’s rehabilitation therapy department, recently completed a master of science degree in occupational therapy and passed the national certification exam.
Dr. Haroon Khalid, a specialist in allergies, asthma and immunology, will hold monthly clinics at Harrison County Community Hospital on the second Friday of each month beginning August 10.