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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. [...]

WVU Eye Institute receives grant for Appalachian Vision Outreach Program

The Claude Worthington Benedum Foundation recently provided the West Virginia University Eye Institute with a $115,000 grant to assist the Appalachian Vision Outreach Program (AVOP). [...]

WVU Eye Institute receives grant from Greater Kanawha Valley Foundation

The Greater Kanawha Valley Foundation recently awarded the West Virginia University Eye Institute a grant of $76,380 to continue the Children’s Vision Rehabilitation Program (CVRP) in the Greater Kanawha Valley area. [...]

WVU Center for Excellence in Disabilities awarded grant for traumatic brain injury services

Jennifer Tenney, program manager for the Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) Implementation Partnership Grant Program at the West Virginia University Center for Excellence in Disabilities (CED), said the prevalence of TBIs in West Virginia is much greater than realized. Tenney, a certified brain injury specialist with the CED, said that is why the U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration is funding grants to better serve this population. [...]

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