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Cancer Centers Welcome New Physicians

The Cancer Centers of Southwest Oklahoma and CCMH would like to welcome two new physicians: medical oncologist/hematologist Dr. Eugenio Najera and hematologist-oncologist Dr. Aman Garsa.

Grand Opening for the NICU

We are proud to announce that the first and only Neonatal Intensive Care Unit in Southwest Oklahoma is here! On Thursday, staff and community leaders gathered together to celebrate the grand opening of CCMH's new NICU. 

In partnership with OU Children’s Physicians, CCMH now provides neonatal services for most premature babies born 32 weeks in gestation and older.

New Doctor Brings Podiatry Services to Memorial Medical Group

CCMH’s Memorial Medical Group (MMG) welcomes Podiatrist Scott M. Kochenower, DPM. Specializing in comprehensive foot and ankle surgeries, he provides adult and pediatric care for arthritis, orthotics, sports injuries, fracture repair, endoscopic and arthroscopic surgeries and much more.

Ambulance Department Trains Lawton Police Officers to Care for Gunshot Wounds in the Field

After the recent shooting of a Lawton officer as well as the occurrence of multiple shootings, the CCMH Ambulance Department reached out to the Lawton Police Department to offer training for all officers.

Over the last three weeks, Paramedics from the Ambulance Department have been teaching Lawton police officers how to care for gunshot wounds in the field. The class is entitled "Make Every Second Count".

The Brown Recluse Invasion

The Brown Recluse Invasion

Two mild winters and drought conditions are bringing spiders indoors and out of hiding to find moisture. But this can be more than annoying. The hemotoxic venom of the brown recluse can be potentially deadly, especially to those at risk.

Hundreds Turn Out to Kick Off SOS, Register to Train

Attendees of the SOS Kick-off receive help fitting shoes from a Fleet Feet running store staff member.

Close to 250 people were in attendance at the 2013 Spirit of Survival Kick-off held on Tuesday, July 9.

Running coach Matt Aguero was the featured presenter, offering helpful tips on how to properly prepare and train for the SOS.

Fleet Feet running store from Tulsa was also on hand providing free foot analysis to approximately 200 people. They also brought a large selection of running shoes, available for purchase.

CCMH to Hold Grand Opening for New Neonatal Intensive Care Unit

CCMH to Hold Grand Opening for New Neonatal Intensive Care Unit

Progress continues as construction on CCMH's neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) heads toward completion.

In May, CCMH announced a partnership with OU Health Sciences Center to provide neonatal-perinatal services and the beginning of NICU construction. Completion of the unit is expected to be early July with a Grand Opening planned for July 25.

New McMahon-Tomlinson Nursing Center Begins to Take Shape

New McMahon-Tomlinson Nursing Center Begins to Take Shape

The new McMahon-Tomlinson Nursing Center is beginning to take shape. Even with all of the recent rain, Kip Cummins, Senior Director of Support Services for Comanche County Memorial Hospital, said crews are still on schedule for the April 2014 opening.

CCMH EMS Involved with Lone Ranger Premiere

CCMH EMS Involved with Lone Ranger Premiere

CCMH EMS had the great privilege to have been part of the recent Lone Ranger screening held at the Carmike theater on Friday, June 21.

EMS staff was involved in the preliminary planning stages up to the final tear down of the red carpet.

CCMH worked closely with the Lawton Area Medical Emergency Response Center in the planning stages of the event.

Bohach was designated as Incident Command and lead in the Emergency Medical Services command structure.

CCMH Holds Annual Health Care Academy

CCMH Holds Annual Health Care Academy

CCMH welcomed Lawton Public School teachers to their Health Care Academy which began Wednesday, June 12 and continued through Friday, June 14, 2013.

Program Director of the School of Medical Technology, Stacey Paryag, said the Health Care Academy was designed to allow middle school and high school teachers and counselors the opportunity to learn what careers are available in the medical field. The program gives teachers the opportunity to pass the knowledge on to their students.

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