Cartersville Medical Center’s parent company, Hospital Corporation of America, is one of the Ethisphere Institute’s 2013 World’s Most Ethical Companies.
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Sunday, March 17, 2013
Wednesday, March 6, 2013
To raise awareness in Bartow County and surrounding communities that colorectal cancer is the second leading cancer killer of men and women combined in the U.S., Cartersville Medical Center will host a colorectal cancer awareness event featuring the walk-
Sunday, February 3, 2013
Joining 1,600 volunteers coordinated by Team Rubicon, a group of healthcare and emergency personnel from Cartersville Medical Center, Bartow County EMS and Bartow County Fire Department provided first aid and emergency transport services to tornado victim
Tuesday, January 29, 2013
Designed to increase overall awareness of the signs and symptoms of heart disease, “Cartersville Has Heart. And Abby!” happens at Cartersville's Clarence Brown Conference Center from 10 a.m to 4 p.m.
Cartersville Medical Center will host its annual community-wide heart health event, "Cartersville Has Heart. And Abby!" on Saturday, Feb. 9, from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m., at the Clarence Brown Conference Center. Designed to increase overall awareness of the signs and symptoms of heart disease, the event is scheduled to feature free health screenings, a giant interactive heart, heart healthy nutrition and fitness information, and special guest Abby Rike, Season 8 contestant on NBC’s The Biggest Loser. In addition to free health screenings, including blood pressure, blood sugar, cholesterol, height and weight and body mass index (BMI), the Redmond Health System mobile AngioScreen unit will be onsite to offer testing for only $50. Angioscreen …
Tuesday, January 22, 2013
Cartersville Medical Center has admitted about 50 people who tested positive for influenza as a nearby physician says 15 to 20 percent of his day is spent with flu patients.
This flu season is different than previous years because of the sheer volume of people who are getting sick, some very sick. Cartersville Medical Center through mid January had admitted about 50 patients this season who tested positive for flu, said spokesman Ginger Tyra. "[It] is significant because according to our director of infection control, patients with flu are typically treated on an outpatient basis and not hospitalized," Tyra said. "This number speaks to just how very sick our flu patients have been this year." Dr. Richard Ellin, who works at Kaiser Permanente Medical Offices in nearby Alpharetta, said in the past two or three years, he'd see the occasional flu patient, maybe one or two a week. "This year, we are seeing anywhere…
Thursday, January 10, 2013
Season 8 contestant and author of “Working it Out. A Journey of Love, Loss and Hope,” Abby Rike headlines the free, Feb. 9, health event hosted by Cartersville Medical Center.
Wednesday, January 2, 2013
Work is under way at Cartersville Medical Center. What do you think of the new look?
Work is under way on the $26 million expansion of Cartersville Medical Center and officials have released a rendering of the finished product. The project to expand and refurbish the only hospital in town will double the size of its Emergency Department, add a new patient floor and new equipment, convert existing semi-private rooms into private rooms, and refurbish both the building's facade and patient rooms. Share your pics and clips by clicking "Upload Photos and Videos" and don’t miss any of the local news you care about—subscribe to Cartersville Patch's newsletter, like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter. Related Content
Tuesday, January 1, 2013
Proud parents Johnathon and Brooke Stone along with big brother, Carson, welcomed the 8-pound-5-ounce addition to their family at Cartersville Medical Center about 12:20 p.m.
Kinsley Ann Stone was the first baby born at Cartersville Medical Center this New Year's Day. The 8-pound-5.3-ounce girl arrived at 12:23 p.m., according to a press release. Proud parents Johnathon and Brooke Stone of Cartersville, along with big brother, Carson, who is 21 months old, welcomed Kinsley, who measured 20 inches in length and was delivered by Macie Goff, a certified nurse midwife with Cartersville OB/GYN. To honor the occasion, CMC's Women’s Center and Gift Shop presented the family with gift baskets and a steak dinner. A special gift basket was also provided by the March of Dimes, a national organization that advocates full-term deliveries and researches the problems that threaten the health of babies. Family-centered care …
Tuesday, December 11, 2012
Keith Sandlin, one of 10 individuals to receive the award, was recognized for his many years of successful leadership as the Cartersville hospital’s first and only CEO.
Wednesday, December 5, 2012
The hospital is also fifth on "Georgia Trend" magazine's list of the state's Top Small Hospitals.
Cartersville Medical Center is safe, according to it's "A" Hospital Safety Score, awarded by The Leapfrog Group, an independent national nonprofit run by employers and other large purchasers of health benefits. The Hospital Safety Score uses 26 measures of publicly available hospital safety data to produce a single score representing a hospital’s overall capacity to keep patients safe from infections, injuries, and medical and medication errors. "We are proud that our quality and safety efforts have been recognized and scored at the highest possible level," President and CEO Keith Sandlin said in a release. "Our team of physicians and healthcare professionals has developed a patients-first culture and safety is certainly one of our top …