News in 2018

  • 2018 Flu Season

    The flu has arrived! Fayette County Memorial Hospital (FCMH) is already seeing cases, and according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) flu activing is low but expected to pick up as fall progresses. FCMH Medical Surgical Associates already has flu vaccines available at the clinic and is ready to help you beat flu season. Influenza viruses typically circulate in the United ...

  • Adena Health System and Fayette Co. Memorial Hospital Ink Affiliation Agreement

    CHILLICOTHE, OH (Sept. 13, 2018) – Adena Health System President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Jeff Graham and Fayette County Memorial Hospital (FCMH) CEO Mike Diener have signed an affiliation agreement between the two organizations. The agreement becomes effective October 1. Over the past year, Adena and FCMH have collaborated to increase medical services for patients in the region ...

  • FCMH FOUNDATION WELCOMS NEW BOARD MEMBER

    WASHINGTON COURT HOUSE (OH) - The Fayette County Memorial Hospital (FCMH) Foundation recently elected Gary Butts to the board of directors. Butts will serve a three year term to the seat vacated by Pamela Langley-Pittel, who has served since the Foundation originated in 2010. Butts is a native of the area, growing up in Madison County. He has lived in Fayette County for 45 years, of which 30 years ...

  • September Healthy University to Focus on Healthy Eating

    With school back in full swing, families are busy with homework, sports, dance, church and everything in between. Making sure your family eats healthy is an important part of keeping everyone going. Don’t have little ones at home any more? Healthy eating is just as important –warding off illness and keeping us strong as we age. The bottom line is healthy eating is important at all ...

  • FCMH UPGRADES MRI TECHNOLOGY AND ENHANCES PATIENT EXPERIENCE

    WASHINGTON COURT HOUSE, OH – Patients coming to Fayette County Memorial Hospital (FCMH) in Washington Court House for Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) scans have a new reason to be excited. FCMH will begin providing enhanced MRI services via a Toshiba Titan 1.5T wide-bore scanner starting in late August. From The new MRI and advanced digital imaging technology gather multiple images ...

  • FCMH WELCOMES NEPHROLOGIST, DR. NAVEED HAQ

    Fayette County Memorial Hospital (FCMH) is pleased to welcome Dr. Naveed Haq, Nephrologist. Dr. Haq started with FCMH in mid-July and is currently scheduling patients for his established clinic hours Tuesday and Thursday afternoons in Medical Arts Building 2, 1510 Columbus Avenue. With over 16 years of clinical experience in treating kidney disease, dialysis and hypertension, Dr. Haq is a member ...

  • FCMH FOUNDATION ANNOUNCES FLIPPIN' FOR FUN(DS)

    If you are a fan of the popular HGTV show Flea Market Flip, or always wanted to try your hand at re-purposing something old into something new, the FCMH Foundation invites you to try your hand at a local version of the challenge, Flippin’ for Fun(ds). All for fun and a good cause, the proceeds will benefit the FCMH Foundation. The contest entails a team – which could be one person, a ...

  • FCMH HONORED FOR FINANCIAL EXCELLENCE

    Fayette County Memorial Hospital (FCMH) has again received the Auditor of State Award demonstrating excellence in financial reporting and compliance for 2017. This makes the second consecutive year FCMH has been given the honor. “Receiving this reward is a great achievement and demonstrates our continued commitment to not only maintaining clean and accurate financial records but also to ...

  • MOSSBARGER WINS SUPER SUMMER RAFFLE

    Steve Mossbarger of Washington Court House, Ohio, had the winning ticket in the Fayette County Memorial Hospital (FCMH) Foundation’s Super Summer Raffle. He won a 48” zero-turn, eXmark brand mower. Raffle tickets were sold for the last month and Mossbarger’s name was drawn Saturday evening at Fayette County’s Toast to Summer & Hot Air Balloon Glow at the Fayette County ...

  • Fayette County EMS Purchases New Emergency Response Vehicle

    Washington Court House, OH – June 15, 2018 – Fayette County EMS recently acquired a new emergency response vehicle to replace a 19-year-old vehicle. The new vehicle is a 2018 Ford F-550 4x4 unit purchased for about $198,000. The new vehicle features LED lighting, updated safety features, updated electronics and hydraulic suspension. The money for the vehicle came from the collaboration ...

  • FCMH Foundation Purchases Two Pieces of Equipment

    Washington Court House, OH – June 14, 2018 – Fayette County Memorial Hospital (FCMH) Foundation purchased two pieces of equipment recently for various parts of the hospital. The Women’s Wellness Center received a mammography chair. The unit was ordered from Europe and will be very beneficial to patients who are unable to stand for long periods of time. “Positioning is very ...

  • National Men's Health Week June 11th - 17th

    National Men’s Health Week June 11 th – 17 th A special awareness period recognized by Congress, next week is Men’s Health Week – the annual awareness period solely dedicated to education and activities on the health and wellness of men and boys. Men’s Health Month, isn’t just for men, it’s for all the people who care about them. According to the ...

  • FCMH Specialist Spotlight - Dr. Walter Bernacki

    FCMH Specialist Spotlight Dr. Walter Bernacki Plastic Surgeon Fayette County Memorial Hospital is pleased to introduce you to Dr. Walter Bernacki. A native of Columbus, Ohio, Dr. Bernacki decided to establish and grow his practice, Ohio Plastic Surgery Specialists, in his hometown. He has expanded his services to include Fayette County Memorial Hospital where he sees patients in the Specialty ...

  • 44th annual National EMS Week

    Fayette County Memorial Hospital (FCMH) EMS is celebrating the 44 th annual National EMS week from May 20 th -26 th. National EMS week was authorized by President Gerald Ford in 1974 to celebrate EMS practitioners and the important work they do in our nation’s communities. Staff at FCMH-EMS celebrated with a pizza lunch each day provided by the FCMH Impact Committee. “I am very ...

  • FCMH FOUNDATION SUPER SUMMER RAFFLE

    The Fayette County Memorial Hospital (FCMH) Foundation is proud to announce the 2018 Super Summer Raffle. Powered by Baxla Tractor Sales and Beford Ford Lincoln, tickets are now available for the fundraiser in which one lucky person will win a 48” zero-turn, eXmark brand mower. Tickets are $20 each and can be purchased at Baxla Tractor Sales – 2312 US Highway 22 NW, Beford Ford ...

  • Walk-In Appointments Now Available at FCMH Women's Wellness Center

    Fayette County Memorial Hospital (FCMH) Women’s Wellness Center is pleased to announce the start of a new program for women who need to see a gynecologist, but don’t have an appointment. Walk-In Wednesdays starts May 9 th at the 1510 Columbus Avenue location from 1:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. Patients will be able to be seen by Dr. Cynthia Morris and Emily Stephens, C.N.P., for a variety ...

  • FCMH Foundation welcomes Daniels to Board

    The Fayette County Memorial Hospital Foundation recently elected Andrew Daniels to the board of directors. Daniels will serve a three year term to the seat vacated by Dan Roberts, who faithfully served the Foundation since its inception in 2010. Daniels is a graduate of Westfall High School. He then received his Bachelor’s in Business Economics and Master’s Degree in Financial ...

  • Heart Health

    According to the Center for Disease Control (CDC) Several health conditions, your lifestyle, and your age and family history can increase your risk for heart disease. These are called risk factors. About half of all Americans (47%) have at least one of the three key risk factors for heart disease: high blood pressure, high cholesterol, and smoking. 1 Some of the risk factors for heart disease ...

  • April is National Occupational Therapy month!

    Occupational therapists provide holistic care to individuals across the lifespan to help restore their ability to perform, modify, or adapt daily task performance to their highest potential. Fayette County Memorial Hospital offers occupational therapy to populations from infancy to adulthood in outpatient and inpatient settings. Our staff evaluates and treats individuals with a wide variety of ...

  • Good Hope Lions Donate to FCMH Foundation

    The Fayette County Memorial Hospital (FCMH) Foundation received a donation recently form the Good Hope Lions Club in the amount of $250.00. The check is part of the over $35,000 the Good Hope Lions will donate this year to various organizations throughout the community this year. Funds for the donations come from Candy Store sales and the semi-annual pancake sausage suppers. Contributions to the ...

  • Resolution Health

    It’s the end of January and the primary topic of conversation, other than the upcoming Super Bowl, is winter weather in Ohio. Whether you like mild winters or prefer a winter with more snow, you can experience it here in Fayette County! On one thing we can all agree, the winter so far this year has been challenging: ice, snow, and arctic cold temperatures can be hazardous to one’s ...

  • Resolution Health: Exercise

    Attention citizens of Fayette County! The Fayette County Memorial Hospital (FCMH) Health Care Providers in your community have a prescription that has been scientifically proven to: reduce your blood pressure, help prevent cardiac problems, help with weight control, help control your diabetes, improve your cognitive function and help prevent dementia, reduce your risk of falls, decrease anxiety ...

  • Resolution Health: Obesity

    Are you like most patients? Do you wonder and want to ask, “Why is it so important to get on the scale when I go to see my healthcare provider?” There is a medical reason --- it’s called OBESITY. Obesity is defined as excess body fat and is measured in terms of Body Mass Index (BMI) which is a height and weight calculation that gives a number used to predict an individual’s ...

  • Happy New Year!

    Happy New Year! It’s 2018! Have you made your New Year’s RESOLUTION yet? We at Fayette County Memorial Hospital (FCMH) have made ours and it is all about YOU ! Our mission is, and always has been, “ To improve the health of our community by providing high-quality patient care and education ”. We want to start off the New Year by letting our Mission set our goal for 2018 and ...

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