Northwest Medical Center’s lab and respiratory department continues to achieve the highest level of praise from CAP surveyors having the lowest number of deficiencies seen on any survey; 1.
During the Northwest Alabama C3 Annual Conference, Lauren Hardin, Director of Performance Improvement- Quality & Risk, accepted recognition on behalf of Northwest Medical Center for their dedication, strength, and courage through the COVID-19 pandemic. We would like to thank all of our staff for their dedication to this facility and ensuring a safer future for our community. Through the vaccination clinic, Northwest Medical Center provided 2,100 vaccines to individuals in the surrounding communities with the intent to help protect those in high risk populations from this devastating disease. To our fellow healthcare facilities also recognized at this event, we applaud your efforts that will surely have a lasting positive effect moving forward in this pandemic.
Pictured: ( left to right )
Layton Wisecarver, CRNP; Mari Rogers, Director of Nursing; Sue Clark, Clinical Educator; Jason Smith, Director of Pharmacy; Lauren Hardin, Director of Quality & Risk; Misty Pearce, Director of Emergency Department; Renee Rye, Director of Infection Control; Beth Guin, House Supervisor
Not Pictured: The late Ashton Hubbert, whom we have left an open seat in remembrance for her contributions to the vaccine clinic and this facility.
Northwest Medical Center will be hositng a Blood Drive on Thursday, July 1st from 11 am to 4 pm.
Please help us in supporting this very important cause.
The Winfield Hospital had its official opening in 1949 and since that time has been serving the primary health care needs of Marion, Fayette, Lamar, Walker and Winston Counties.
In this modern era, Northwest Medical Center has added many specialized services reaching beyond our primary service area into a regional service facility. A modern, well-equipped replacement hospital was built in 1998 and compliments the quality of our Medical Staff and patient care.
Digital mammography can detect early-stage breast cancer.
If you're a woman 40 years of age or older, you should have a mammogram every year.
Schedule your mammogram today by calling us at (205) 487-7748. (A physician's order is required).
In the fairy tale "The Princess and the Pea," the heroine cannot sleep because she can feel a very small lump, even though it's covered by dozens of mattresses.
In real life, we are not that lucky. By the time we can feel a lump in our own breasts, a cancerous tumor could possibly have grown larger and spread beyond the breast into other areas of our bodies.
The process for requesting a patient's medical records includes obtaining a medical release of information authorization that is signed and dated by the patient.