The January 27, 2017 edition of Massena Memorial Hospital's newsletter "What's New" is now available on-line! New Look...great information.
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2016 A Year of Many Successes
By focusing on doing the right things every time we have learned that the finances take care of themselves. We finished the year with a 2.8% Operating Margin, higher patient volumes in several key areas and more staff. So we accomplished a great deal- MMH has become more vibrant and alive.
Rad Techs Auxiliary Donates To Purchase Two Pieces of Equipment
Massena Memorial Hospital is pleased to announce that Radiologic Technologists Susan Mackey, R.T. (R) (CT) (ARRT) and Tyler Belleau, R.T. (R) (CT) (ARRT) have recently earned their CT (Computed Tomography) Registry Certification through the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT). With this certification, their job titles have changed from radiologic technologists to Registered CT Technologists.
Masimo System Enhances Patient Safety
Massena Memorial Hospital has installed a state-of-the-art patient safety net system. This system the Masimo Patient Safety Net is a remote monitoring and clinician notification system which displays real-time information from any connected Masimo device at the central station and allows for alarms and alerts from the patient bedside devices to be sent directly to the nurses and central station.
This new system includes 27 Masimo Root Vital Signs Monitors for the Medical-Surgical/Pediatric Unit. MMH is the first hospital in St. Lawrence County to have the Masimo Patient Safety-Net System and the first in New York State to install the Masimo Root Vital Signs Monitoring system with the capability to interface directly with the electronic medical record.
- MMH Receives Generous Grant from St. Lawrence County Cancer Fund
The St. Lawrence County Cancer Fund recently awarded MMH a grant to continue to offer the free community monthly skin screenings and educational community programs. The St. Lawrence County Cancer Fund raises money annually with their big event, the Edward I Moses Walk/Run for Life. Through the annual grant, it has enabled the hospital to bring additional education and screenings on behalf of the proceeds.
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