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Comanche County Memorial Hospital is one of America’s Best Hospitals for Heart Care in 2015

2015 women's choice award

Lawton, OK – January 29, 2015 – Comanche County Memorial Hospital (CCMH) earns the 2015 Women’s Choice Award as one of America’s Best Hospitals for Heart Care.  This hospital is one of only 353 hospitals in the United States to qualify for this evidence-based designation, signifying this hospital’s commitment to meeting the highest standards in heart care.

Time capsule removed from ED corner stone

randy segler time capsule

They may not contain items as newsworthy as an 18th century newspaper, 17th century coins or a silver plate possibly engraved by Paul Revere, but the time capsules removed from the CCMH Emergency Department this morning holds items that are valuable to us.

Ambulance Services has successful six months serving Cotton County

walters ambulance

Almost six months ago, CCMH Ambulance Services began offering service to the residents of Cotton County.  According to the Cotton County Emergency Director Shawn Strange, the service has been very successful.

"Ambulance staff members are out in the community for every event and what they are doing has resulted in other county departments stepping up and helping out," said Strange.

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.

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