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Celebrate National Hospice & Home Health Month with a FREE Webinar

Celebrate National Hospice & Home Health Month

CCMH Home Health & Hospice will be hosting a FREE webinar November 19 from 1-3 PM in the Maple 1 conference room at the hospital. Dr. David J. Casarett will be presenting Last Acts: Discovering Possibility & Opportunity at the End of Life. Everyone is invited to attend. Refreshments will be served.

Community invited to grand opening of the new McMahon Tomlinson Nursing & Rehabilitation Center

New McMahon Tomlinson Nursing & Rehabilitation Center

The Comanche County Hospital Authority would like to invite everyone from the community to the grand opening and ribbon cutting of the new McMahon Tomlinson Nursing and Rehabilitation Center on Sunday, November 16, 2014 from 2:00 - 4:00 pm.

Located across from Atwoods at 2007 NW 52nd Street in Lawton, this luxurious 82,000 square foot, state-of-the-art nursing and rehabilitation center features services and amenities never before offered in Southwest Oklahoma.

Cancer Centers offering FREE lung cancer screening

The Cancer Centers of Southwest Oklahoma (CCSO) are excited to offer FREE lung cancer screenings at all three Cancer Center locations!

The low-dose CT (LDCT) lung screening is a new service offered by the CCSO. LDCT is a special CT of your lungs that can pick up very small lung abnormalities. Studies by the National Lung Screening Trial show that, a lung screening can lower the risk of death from lung cancer by 20 percent in people who are high risk.

Breast cancer fast track program at Cancer Centers of Southwest Oklahoma provides faster treatment, alleviates anxiety

Many women diagnosed with breast cancer know that worst part about the process is the waiting. Waiting for the results of their mammogram, waiting to schedule a biopsy, waiting for the pathology report, and then waiting for appointments with the surgeon and oncologist. Comanche County Memorial Hospital (CCMH) and the Cancer Centers of Southwest Oklahoma (CCSO) have alleviated that anxiety with the breast cancer fast track program.

Annual healthcare worker flu, PPD campaign starts Oct. 6

CCMH has joined a group of national organizations that have chosen to make flu vaccinations mandatory for all employees. The purpose is to minimize exposure to and transmission of the influenza virus in the workplace. The only way this can be accomplished is by providing occupational protection to employees which will prevent exposure to the members of the community which we serve.

SOS Training group holds Ice Water Challenge

On Saturday, after the Spirit of Survival Training session, runners, walkers and supporters found a way to beat the heat by holding a group Ice Water Challenge to benefit the Cancer Centers of Southwest Oklahoma (CCSO).

Approximately 200 individuals gathered in front of Dick's Sporting Goods to pour, throw, dump and splash ice water on themselves and friends. At total of $6,175.56 has been raised so far, and donations continue to come in.

MMG Bariatrics only practice in Southwest Oklahoma to offer bariatric surgery

Minimally invasive general and bariatric surgeon Michael Sawyer, MD, FACS of MMG Bariatrics and MMG General Surgery is the only bariatric surgery program located in Southwest Oklahoma.

LCHC earns national recognition for patient care

LCHC received the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) Recognition for using evidence-based, patient-centered processes that focus on highly coordinated care and long-term, participative relationships.

The NCQA PCMH is a model of primary care that combines teamwork and information technology to improve care, improve patients' experience of care and reduce costs.

Campaign kicks off August 11!

CCMH is excited to announce the kick-off of our annual United Way campaign on August 11, 2014. As a Paces

Giving to the United Way can consist of cash or payroll deduction. Remember, giving is strictly voluntary.

Those who donate $120 or $10 monthly by payroll deduct will be automatically entered to win one of three prizes: a 32” HD/DVD Combo TV, iPad Mini or a Fitness Basket for Spirit of Survival (SOS). All three prizes will be given away!

To enter, please drop your donation card off at Human Resources between August 11-27. The prize drawing will be August 27.

LCHC now serving patients in new location

On Monday, Lawton Community Health Center (LCHC) officially opened in its new location at 5404 Lee Boulevard with a full patient schedule. According to LCHC director, Sean McAvoy, everything went remarkably well.
 
"The flexibility of our staff has been key," said McAvoy. "Both patients and staff have raved about the new location. The aesthetics allow us to offer a wonderful patient experience."
 

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