Morehead Memorial Hospital Receives New Quality-Based Accreditation From DNV GL – HEALTHCARE

Morehead Memorial Hospital has successfully completed its new three-year accreditation from DNV GL – Healthcare.

By earning accreditation, Morehead has demonstrated it meets or exceeds patient safety standards  (Conditions of Participation) set forth by the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.  DNV GL’s accreditation program is the only program to integrate the ISO 9001 Quality […]

What you can do about MRSA and antibiotic resistance?

Notify your medical doctor when a boil develops—the most common type of MRSA infection in a community setting. A boil is a tender, red lump that swells and gets pimple-like white heads.

Frequent sites for boils are the neck, armpits, groin, and buttocks

Small red bumps that look like spider bites or ingrown hairs
Severe pain at a […]

Antibiotic Resistance: A serious new threat

Morehead Memorial Hospital is joining with hundreds of healthcare facilities across the nation in addressing the growing problem of drug resistant infections. Since their introduction, antibiotics have significantly decreased death and disability resulting from infectious diseases. The bad news is that disease-causing microbes are resilient and can develop ways to survive drugs that are meant […]