WVU Medicine Cabinet News Stories

Ashley Hahn Calvery to sign copies of her book at Friends Gift Shop

Ashley Hahn Calvery will hold a signing of her book “My Mom The Miracle: 1 Woman, 2 Cancers, 3 Years, 4-Ever Grateful” from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Wednesday (July 30) at the Friends Gift Shop at Ruby Memorial Hospital. [...]

Anne B. Ness named manager of oncology clinical services for WVU Clinical Trials Research Unit

Anne B. Ness, R.N., M.S.N., has been named manager of oncology clinical services at the West Virginia University Mary Babb Randolph Cancer Center (MBRCC) Clinical Trials Research Unit (CTRU). [...]

Stroke awareness education helps save patient’s life

When WVU Healthcare Stroke Coordinator Martha Power, C-F.N.P., saw the next patient in the Ruby Memorial Hospital Emergency Department (ED), she said, “I know you.” It was Christine Tall, an 87-year-old resident of the Village at Heritage Point. Tall and Power had met a few weeks earlier at Heritage Point when Power gave a stroke awareness talk. Tall approached Power afterwards to discuss some of her risk factors for stroke – high blood pressure and high cholesterol. Now, Tall was in the ED experiencing stroke symptoms. [...]

WVU Healthcare Leadership Scholarship winners announced

Three local high school graduates are the recipients of the 2014 WVU Healthcare Leadership Scholarship. Each award winner earned a one-time $1,000 scholarship for use at any college or university. This annual program is open to children of current, non-faculty employees at WVU Healthcare’s Ruby Memorial Hospital, Physician Office Center, and various outpatient clinics. [...]

WVU Children’s Hospital, Chestnut Mountain Ranch to benefit from golf scramble

The Seventh Annual Don Nehlen Classic to benefit WVU Children’s Hospital and Chestnut Mountain Ranch will be held on Monday, August 4 at the Mystic Rock golf course at Nemacolin Woodlands Resort in Farmington, Pa. [...]

Bonnie’s Bus to offer mammograms in Man, Gilbert, Logan, and Whitesville

Bonnie’s Bus, a digital mammography center on wheels, will visit Logan, Mingo, and Boone counties in the next two weeks, offering digital mammograms and breast care education to women. [...]

WVU Hospitals named best hospital in West Virginia for third consecutive year

For the third consecutive year, “U.S. News & World Report” has named WVU Hospitals, with its flagship hospital Ruby Memorial, the number one hospital in West Virginia. The national magazine today released its annual Best Hospitals rankings, listing WVUH as high-performing in 12 medical specialties. [...]

WVU Healthcare one of nation’s top 20 Most Wired

By exceeding the benchmarks that earned three consecutive Health Care’s Most Wired designations from Hospital & Health Networks magazine, WVU Healthcare is one of only 20 health providers in the nation to take top honors in 2014. The prestigious annual list recognizes health providers at the forefront of using information technology to deliver excellent care. This year, WVU Hospitals was named Most Wired – Advanced, demonstrating that the organization not only met stringent Most Wired standards, but exceeded expectations. [...]

“Doctors On Call” hour-long special airs Thursday

Can tomatoes affect your arthritis? What’s involved in getting a stress test? Should you try the latest fitness craze? Those are some of the questions that will be answered by WVU Healthcare experts on an hour-long live special “Doctors On Call,” Thursday at 8 p.m. on West Virginia Public Television. [...]