Health Beat

“Health Beat” is Pocahontas Memorial Hospital’s weekly column in the Pocahontas Times with health news, tips, and information to help you live a healthier life!

Dr. Trusnovic Joins PMH Staff

Dr. Trusnovic Joins PMH Staff

Pocahontas Memorial Hospital continues to grow its medical staff and is pleased to welcome Dr. William Trusnovic, MD to its ranks. This is actually a return to Pocahontas County for Dr. Trusnovic as he worked at PMH from 2002 to 2004 in the Emergency Department. Dr. Trusnovic received his Medical Degree from the University of […]

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Healthy Cooking Night Held at PMH

To celebrate American Diabetes Month, Pocahontas Memorial Hospital Diabetes Support Group hosted a Healthy Cooking Night on November 18. Those in attendance received dozens of new recipes to try, sampled some healthy desserts prepared by PMH staff, and came away with tips and tricks for healthier holiday eating. The event was made possible with the […]

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New Option for PMH Patient Identity Theft Protection

Pocahontas Memorial Hospital is partnering with CrossChx, a leader in healthcare intelligence solutions, to offer patients an advanced new option to protect against personal medical identity theft. The system works by scanning a patient’s finger, instantly verifying their medical identity and linking them to their medical benefits so no one else can use them. In […]

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Swing Bed Program Allows You to Recuperate Close to Home

The Skilled Rehabilitation Program, more commonly referred to as “Swing Bed”, is a great service offered by Pocahontas Memorial Hospital that many folks are unaware of. Swing Bed is a skilled nursing program that you can be admitted to after any qualifying illness or surgery to receive rehabilitation therapy or special medical treatments. PMH offers […]

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Should I be Worried about Ebola?

When you turn on the TV these days you hear multiple reports about Ebola. People are starting to talk about this virus everywhere. What does all this mean to people in Pocahontas County? Ebola is a serious viral disease that does not occur naturally in the United States, but travelers who are exposed in another […]

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