CONGRATULATIONS!!!!! Our Newborn Center delivered more babies in August than any month since 2008. One hundred babies were delivered during the month at Decatur Morgan Hospital, and we’re happy to report that the most recent patient satisfaction numbers from HealthStream placed the Newborn Center in the 99th percentile ranking among maternity units. Babies Sleep Safe [...]
We are pleased to recognize the Surgery Center of Decatur, part of the Decatur Morgan Hospital family, who recently received the 2013-14 APEX Quality Award for Healthcare Excellence. It was also one of only 52 centers in the country to win the Voyance Quality Award for the period July 2013 through June 2014. The award [...]
“Scale Back Alabama” is a 10-week weight-loss contest, and we’re looking for teams of four people to participate. For every team member who completes the contest and loses at least 10 pounds, his/her name will be placed in a drawing for one of 50 state prizes of $100 each. For every team that completes the [...]
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) are conducting an investigation of certain medicines made by the New England Compounding Center (NECC). Officials with the Alabama Department of Public Health notified 44 health care facilities in the state, including Decatur Morgan Hospital- Parkway Campus, that the medicines [...]
A long term lease agreement has been finalized for Decatur General Hospital to become part of the Huntsville Hospital Health System on September 1. According to the terms of the 40-year agreement, HH will assume all the liability and responsibility for Decatur General’s operations and facilities for the term of the lease. This agreement will [...]
Huntsville Hospital and Capella Healthcare of Franklin, Tennessee, jointly announced today that Huntsville Hospital has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Parkway Medical Center of Decatur from Capella. Dan Slipkovich, Capella Healthcare CEO, and David Spillers, Huntsville Hospital CEO, said the deal is expected to be finalized before year’s end and will be effective
January 1, 2012.
Parkway Medical Center is now offering all private rooms. “The complete well-being of patients is the primary concern at Parkway Medical Center. This is just one more way we can go the extra mile to provide the highest standard of care for Morgan County and region,” said Tim McGill, Chief Executive Officer. The goal with [...]
The Decatur Daily, Best of The Best 2011 Reader’s Choice Poll results were revealed, and Parkway Medical Center was selected for honors as Best Hospital, Best Emergency Room and Best OB/GYN, Mistye Taylor, M.D., Parkway Affiliated Physician. Thank you to the many voters who participated in the poll. Parkway Medical Center is honored [...]
There was a common thread that linked the crowd of more than 200 women who came to Parkway Medical Center’s “How to put the squeeze on breast cancer” event on Wednesday.
Voting is now closed! But thirteen winners will be selected from the nominations, and winners will be published in the October 23, 2011 Decatur Daily.