July 9, 2019
Summer offers plentiful opportunities to gather outdoors with family and friends. Whether it’s the Fourth of July, Labor Day, an afternoon on the lake or one last hurrah before school days beckon again, al fresco celebrations are the order of the day when the sun is out and the temps are warm. And most gatherings have one particular ingredient in common: food. Think grilled burgers and hot dogs, barbecued chicken, homemade potato salad and coleslaw, and overflowing veggie and fruit trays. While you’re enjoying your summer favorites, there’s another ingredient that should be a part of every party: food safety.
June 5, 2019
With summer in full swing, many of us are taking full advantage of this fun time of year, whether it’s hitting the road for a family vacation, getting out on the water, organizing pick-up games in the park or taking an early evening neighborhood stroll. However you choose to enjoy this season, following some key safety tips can help you ensure that this summer is a safe and healthy one.
May 22, 2019
Sovah Health announced that nephrologist Amar Parikh, MD, has joined its medical staff and will be practicing primarily at its Martinsville campus.
May 3, 2019
Sovah Health recently announced that Chenise Blackwell (Sovah Health - Danville) and Brittany Collins (Sovah Health - Martinsville) have been recognized as its 2019 Mercy Award winners. The Mercy Award recognizes one employee from each of LifePoint Health’s hospitals who profoundly touches the lives of others and best represents the spirit and values on which the company was founded.
April 5, 2019
Our team at Sovah Health is committed to delivering high quality, safe and compassionate care, and we are continuously working to ensure that all patients, visitors and employees have positive experiences at our hospitals in Danville and Martinsville.
March 26, 2019
April showers might bring May flowers, but many of us are well aware that they can also bring tree and grass pollen and other allergens that can cause us to wheeze, sneeze and sniffle our way through spring. At Sovah Health, our mission is Making Communities Healthier®, and that includes helping you manage seasonal allergies.
March 1, 2019
Sovah Health announced today the opening of a new inpatient joint and orthopedics unit at Sovah Health – Martinsville. The 10-bed unit, located on the second floor of the hospital, welcomed its first patients on Tuesday, February 19. An official ribbon cutting was held on Monday, February 25 with the joint and orthopedic team.
February 3, 2019
With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, hearts seem to be everywhere you look this time of year. That’s why it is especially fitting that February is American Heart Month, a time to raise awareness of heart disease and how we can help prevent it. It’s also the perfect opportunity to remind ourselves to take good care of our hearts year-round.
January 16, 2019
Sovah Health today announced that nurse practitioner Alicia Thompson-white has joined its staff and will be providing specialty care for orthopedics at Sovah Orthopedics & Sports Medicine - Martinsville.
January 14, 2019
Due to high levels of respiratory viruses in the community, Sovah Health is implementing seasonal influenza precautions. Visitation restrictions will be in place during peak flu season – now and until further notice. Sovah Health kindly asks that the following individuals do not visit during this time:
January 14, 2019
Due to the high numbers of respiratory illness and influenza, Sovah Health has implemented visitor restrictions. The visitor restrictions will remain in effect until further notice.
January 13, 2019
At this time, all physician clinics and hospital departments are opening at their normal time on Monday, January 14, 2019.
January 10, 2019
Advanced technology allows for earlier and more effective breast cancer detection
October 30, 2018
November 1 marked the beginning of open enrollment for 2019 health insurance coverage through the Health Insurance Marketplace. Since debuting in 2013, the Health Insurance Marketplace has provided access to low-cost healthcare coverage for millions who would otherwise be without health insurance or who are interested in taking advantage of more cost-effective alternatives to their current coverage.
September 28, 2018
Need to pay a bill? Just click. Want to purchase a new appliance? Click. Send a party invite to a group? Click. The forward march of online technology continues to make our lives easier and free up more time for other activities. But with increased convenience comes increased risk of identity theft and an online attack on your finances and other confidential information.
September 28, 2018
Fight breast cancer and get peace of mind with an annual mammogram
August 30, 2018
If you’re reading this, chances are you’re no stranger to taking medicine. In fact, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 82 percent of American adults take at least one medication and 29 percent take five or more. Medications are a vital part of healing from illness or injury and managing ongoing conditions so that you can be your healthiest self and get the most out of life.
May 7, 2018
Each year, National Hospital Week provides an opportunity to recognize and thank the more than 5 million healthcare professionals who provide safe, high quality healthcare in their communities. On May 6-12, Sovah Health joins the American Hospital Association in celebrating these “Every Day Heroes” for their dedication, compassion and commitment to excellence.
April 30, 2018
Patients, family members to help enhance patient safety and engagement
April 5, 2018
Sovah Health today announced that its Martinsville campus has joined the Duke Heart Network effective Monday, April 2. The Duke heart affiliation allows hospitals like Sovah Health greater access to the experience and expertise of the Duke Heart Center, which is fifth in the nation for adult cardiology and heart surgery by the US News & World Report in 2016. Sovah Health’s two campuses Danville and Martinsville are the only hospitals in Virginia with this distinction
March 28, 2018
Company recognized for National Quality Program in which Sovah Health participates
March 12, 2018
Women’s health nurse practitioner joins Sovah Healthcare for Women
March 9, 2018
What to know about colorectal cancer and how to protect yourself
February 12, 2018
Sovah Health today announced that family medicine physician Lyne Aigner, MD has joined its staff and will be offering primary care to adult patients throughout Martinsville, Henry County and the surrounding region at Sovah Occupational Medicine. In addition to primary care, Dr. Aigner will work with nurse practitioner Melissa Smith, DNP to provide care to meet the occupational health needs of local businesses and industry in the area.
February 8, 2018
Health – Danville (“Danville”) and Sovah Health – Martinsville (“Martinsville”) were awarded Heart Failure Accreditation in December based on rigorous onsite reviews of the staff’s ability to evaluate, diagnose and treat patients with heart failure through pre-hospital care, early stabilization, acute care, transitional care, clinical quality measures and more.
January 9, 2018
Sovah Health has been recognized by the March of Dimes for its work to give babies a healthier start in life. Sovah Health's two campuses - Danville and Martinsville - have both earned the recognition after successfully reducing the number of elective inductions and cesarean deliveries performed before 39 completed weeks of pregnancy to less than one percent (1%). This is a tremendous accomplishment, and one that will give more babies the right start in life, the March of Dimes says.
November 13, 2017
On November 1, open enrollment for the Health Insurance Marketplace began. As you may recall, the Health Insurance Marketplace has been offering expanded access to low-cost healthcare coverage for people without health insurance, or for those who are interested in exploring more cost-effective alternatives to their current coverage, since its inception in 2013. Last year alone, more than 12 million people obtained health coverage through the Marketplace – including 410,000 in Virginia.
October 26, 2017
A healthy lifestyle and early detection are a great first line of defense in the fight against breast cancer
June 27, 2017
Summer. School’s out, and so is the sun. With the days at their longest and brightest, many of us are taking advantage of the season, soaking up vitamin D and spending as much time in the fresh summer air as we can – whether that means planning a vacation to the beach, getting out on the water, organizing pick-up games in the park or embarking on early evening walks with the family.
June 24, 2017
June 8, 2017
Hospitals join forces to form a two-campus medical center providing quality care close to home in Southern Virginia
May 15, 2017
By: Alan Larson, Market President and DRMC CEO; Michael Ehrat, CEO MHMHC
May 8, 2017
By: Michael Ehrat, CEO, Memorial Hospital of Martinsville & Henry County
May 2, 2017
Wash your hands. How many times have we heard that oft-repeated refrain over our lifetimes? Since we were children, we’ve been encouraged to wash our hands after playing outside, before eating, after using the restroom and any one of a number of other occasions. And not without reason. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, an estimated 80 percent of infectious diseases are transmitted by touch. And the simplest, most effective way that we can combat the spread of germs is via the same missive you’ve been most likely hearing your whole life – wash your hands.
April 4, 2017
In recent years, there has been continued debate about the risks and benefits of vaccination, but despite the noise, one thing remains clear: vaccines help prevent infectious diseases and save lives. And if that isn’t reason enough, childhood vaccinations are recommended by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the American Academy of Pediatrics.
March 23, 2017
Food can mean a number of things to us. It can be a source of delight, a means to gather friends and loved ones around a common table, even an instrument of comfort at the end of a long day. But most importantly, food is fuel. The bonds between good food and good health are strong, and it’s crucial to fuel our body with the proper nutrients to stay healthy.
March 20, 2017
Open house and ribbon cutting planned at new location Thursday, February 23
March 13, 2017
Orthopedic surgeon brings total joint and trauma expertise to Martinsville and Henry County
January 12, 2017
Dr. Robert “Butch” Cassidy joins Martinsville Orthopedics & Sports Medicine
January 10, 2017
Home health and hospice provider joins national network of similar agencies; will seek ways to strengthen home health and hospice services regionally
December 21, 2016
Susan Martin, Anthony Rodrigues and May Ann Coleman join Memorial Hospital Physicians
December 21, 2016
Few things are more fun than buying toys for the children we love during the holidays, and often, shopping for our little ones brings us as much joy as it does them. But before you plunge into toy-buying this holiday season, Memorial Hospital of Martinsville & Henry County (MHMHC) urges you to keep safety top-of-mind and consider the following facts and shopping tips before you spend.
December 11, 2016
New Name...Same Great Doctors and Care
November 27, 2016
Lung cancer screening and early detection can increase curability and save lives!
November 18, 2016
Eight Simple Steps to Prevent Diabetes
November 18, 2016
See If You Qualify
October 30, 2016
Memorial Hospital of Martinsville & Henry County is proud to be the official healthcare sponsor for the Martinsville Speedway's Goody's Fast Relief 500
October 23, 2016
Protecting Yourself and the Community
October 18, 2016
September 18, 2016
Too Much is Not A Good Thing
September 18, 2016
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April 24, 2016
Tips to Keep Your Sniffling and Sneezing in Check
April 17, 2016
April 10, 2016
Do you suffer from severe joint pain, stiffness, limping, muscle weakness, limited motion and/or stress? Are ordinary activities such as walking, putting on socks and shoes, getting into and out of cars, and climbing stairs difficult for you? You may be a candidate for total joint replacement.
April 3, 2016
Most of us will visit a doctor when we are sick, experiencing a new health problem or in pain, but to stay healthy, it is important that we visit our primary care physicians regularly even when we are well.
March 20, 2016
Get the Facts on Symptoms and Treatments
March 13, 2016
Know the Symptoms, Know the Risks
March 6, 2016
February 8, 2016
Heart disease is the leading cause of death among both men and women in the United States. More than 25 percent of all deaths are from heart disease, and it is a leading cause of disability.
February 7, 2016
February 7, 2016
Knowing the Signs of a Heart Attack
February 7, 2016
February 1, 2016
Since 1985, Memorial Hospital of Martinsville & Henry County (MHMHC) has been accredited by the
Commission on Cancer (CoC), a group of professional organizations dedicated to improving survival and
quality of life for cancer patients through standard-setting, prevention, research, education, and the monitoring of comprehensive quality care.
January 31, 2016
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On Monday, September 14, Memorial Hospital of Martinsville & Henry County (“MHMHC”) kicked off its annual Basket Raffle to benefit the Food For Kids School Backpack program at Community Storehouse.
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March 3, 2014
Patients and their families will not be directly affected by a local hospice’s merger with another organization in the region, according to an official.
February 19, 2014
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