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Free Healthy Hearing Screening at RMH Wellness

Join the RMH Wellness Center and Hearing Healthcare of Virginia for a free Healthy Hearing Screening. Learn more about hearing loss, ask questions of an expert and take part in a free Hearing Screening.


Sentara RMH achieves Magnet® recognition for nursing excellence

Sentara RMH Medical Center is pleased to announce it has achieved the Magnet Recognition Program® designation from the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC). Magnet® designation is granted to approximately 7 percent of U.S. hospitals and recognizes sustained excellence in nursing care.


HR senior center members participated in healthcare assessment

Members of Price Rotary Senior Center, Timberville Broadway Senior Center and East Rockingham Senior Center participated in a free healthcare assessment screening for heart disease and diabetes at Virginia Mennonite Retirement Community on September 10 and 11.


Health Risk Assessment Grant Awarded

The Rockingham Memorial Hospital (RMH) Foundation has awarded a grant to the Virginia Mennonite Retirement Community (VMRC), VPAS, and Sentara RMH Community Health.


East Rockingham Senior Center Director Named

Cindy Dove has joined Valley Program for Aging Services as Center Director at East Rockingham Senior Center.


Sentara RMH Heart and Vascular Center hosting free heart health seminar on Feb. 11

The Sentara RMH Heart and Vascular Center will host the free heart health seminar, “Matters of the Heart,” at 6:30 p.m. on Feb. 11 at the JMU Festival Conference and Student Center.


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Terry Gilliland joins Sentara RMH Board of Directors

Terry Gilliland, MD, senior vice president and chief medical officer for Sentara Healthcare, has joined the Sentara RMH Board of Directors.


Give blood at Sentara RMH during National Blood Donor Month

Sentara RMH Medical Center, in conjunction with the American Red Cross, is hosting several blood drives throughout National Blood Donor Month in January.


Sentara RMH Medical Center accepting applications for new histotechnology school

In response to a national shortage of certified histotechnologists, Sentara RMH Medical Center has launched a new School of Histotechnology (HTL). Histology is the science that studies the structure of cells and their formation into tissues and organs.


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EMU women’s soccer makes cookies for RMH holiday bake sale

The Eastern Mennonite University women’s soccer team combined a fun team get-together with helping out a good cause, as they made cookies to donate to Rockingham Memorial Hospital. The soccer women baked and decorated cookies, which they then donated to the RMH annual bake sale.


RMH Heart and Vascular Center welcomes cardiothoracic surgeon Jerome McDonald

Cardiothoracic surgeon Jerome McDonald, MD, FACS, has joined the RMH Heart and Vascular Center team as medical director of the cardiothoracic surgery program. Dr. McDonald brings to RMH special knowledge and expertise in minimally invasive cardiac and thoracic (chest area, including lungs) surgery.


RMH to host 27th annual Bereaved Parents Memorial Tree Service

RMH will hold its 27th annual Bereaved Parents Memorial Tree Service 7-9 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 2 in the first floor concourse.


RMH hosting American Red Cross Blood Drive Nov. 25-27

RMH, in conjunction with the American Red Cross, is hosting a three-day blood drive Nov. 25, 26 and 27 on the RMH Health Campus in Harrisonburg. On Nov. 25 and 26, the Red Cross Bloodmobile will be taking donations from noon – 6 p.m. in Parking Lot A. The bloodmobile will be located near the entrance of the RMH Heart and Vascular Center.


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RMH Senior Advantage Presented Gluten Free to Timberville Broadway Senior Center

RMH Senior Advantage together with RMH Food and Nutrition presented a program on eating a Gluten Free diet to Timberville Broadway Senior Center on Nov. 12. This program was very well attended as 15 members of TBSC and six visitors from the community enjoyed the presentation.


RMH Healthcare to become Sentara RMH Medical Center

After more than 100 years, RMH Healthcare is changing its name to better denote the high level of care it provides as well as its identity as part of a strong and high-quality health system. The new name, Sentara RMH Medical Center, retains RMH’s heritage while being consistent with Sentara’s naming structure for its facilities.


RMH launches integrative medicine practice

RMH has launched an integrative medicine practice in Harrisonburg, offering a unique approach to primary care that combines traditional and non-traditional medicine and therapies.


RMH offering masks to visitors to limit spread of flu

An early and significant flu season has prompted RMH to strongly recommend that visitors and outpatients don masks while in the hospital and its outpatient facilities to protect themselves and others from the flu.


RMH receives $3.1 million grant to help at-risk families

RMH Community Health has been awarded a 5-year, $3.1 million grant from the federal department of Health and Human Services’ Administration for Children and Families to facilitate support for families challenged by substance abuse issues.


RMH completes community health needs assessment

RMH has completed its 2012 Community Health Needs Assessment (CHNA), identifying prevalent health problems in the community, and has selected areas of focus to address a number of community health concerns.


RMH launches Inpatient Pediatrics Service

On Dec. 1, RMH launched an Inpatient Pediatrics Service to better serve the medical needs of children and newborns while they are in the hospital.