Hugh Chatham News

Hugh Chatham Announces Collaboration with Oracle Cerner

Hugh Chatham Announces Collaboration with Oracle CernerHUGH CHATHAM MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Elkin, NC – November 9, 2022 – Hugh Chatham Memorial Hospital is committed to advancing patient care for the region through technology and innovation through a new contract with Oracle Cerner. By adding Oracle Cerner technology, Hugh Chatham will continue to provide safe, high-quality healthcare…

Hugh Chatham Brings Medicine to the Masses

Hugh Chatham Brings Medicine to the MassesHUGH CHATHAM MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Hugh Chatham Memorial Hospital sponsored a free OTC Medicine Giveaway recently by partnering with NC MedAssist. On Friday, October 14th at their newest urgent care on CC Camp Rd, the mobile free pharmacy event allowed citizens the opportunity to pick up over the counter (OTC)…

Hugh Chatham Nationally Recognized for Commitment to Providing High-Quality Stroke Care

Hugh Chatham Nationally Recognized for Commitment to Providing High-Quality Stroke CareHUGH CHATHAM MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Elkin, NC – Hugh Chatham Memorial Hospital has received the American Heart Association’s Gold Plus Get With The Guidelines – Stroke Quality Achievement Award for its commitment to ensuring stroke patients receive the most appropriate treatment according to nationally recognized, research-based…

Healthgrades Names Hugh Chatham Memorial Hospital as Top 15% of U.S. Hospitals for Outstanding Patient Experience

Healthgrades Names Hugh Chatham Memorial Hospital as Top 15% of U.S. Hospitals for Outstanding Patient ExperienceHUGH CHATHAM MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Elkin, NC – Hugh Chatham Memorial Hospital announced today that it has achieved the Healthgrades 2022 Outstanding Patient Experience Award™. This distinction places Hugh Chatham Memorial Hospital among the top 15 percent of hospitals nationwide for…

Paul Hammes, CEO, C-Suite Award Winner

Paul Hammes, CEO Recognized as C-Suite Award WinnerHUGH CHATHAM MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Paul Hammes, CEO Hugh Chatham Memorial Hospital    Why selected: During the pandemic Hammes ensured employees had supplies, staff, and resiliency. He held zoom town hall meetings, recorded educational videos, and met with team members on all shifts. He helped the employee engagement team find ways…

A (wine) weekend to remember

A (wine) weekend to rememberHUGH CHATHAM MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Elkin, NC – May 25, 2022 – A weekend of wine kicked off on Friday in Elkin with the annual Wine Gala and auction, a fundraiser hosted by the Hugh Chatham Memorial Hospital Foundation at The Liberty’s Coley Hall. It was a night of elegance and emotion as…

Gemini Award Winners Announced in Carroll News

Gemini Award Winners Announced in Carroll NewsHUGH CHATHAM MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Hillsville, VA – April 27, 2022 – The Carroll News’ annual Gemini Awards have been a community tradition for many years. Many area businesses proudly display their award certificates on their walls. Voting is completed online by Carroll News readers and website viewers. Winners of…

Hugh Chatham Named One of the Best Hospitals in the State for Patient Satisfaction

Hugh Chatham Named One of the Best Hospitals in the State for Patient SatisfactionHUGH CHATHAM MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Elkin, NC – April 13, 2022 – We are proud to announce that Hugh Chatham Memorial Hospital has been named one of North Carolina’s Best Hospitals for Patient Satisfaction by Business North Carolina! The ranking is based on…

Hugh Chatham welcomes Heather Grant, FNP-BC

Hugh Chatham welcomes Heather Grant, FNP-BCHUGH CHATHAM MEDICAL GROUP March 29, 2022 – On Feb. 15, Hugh Chatham welcomed Heather Grant, FNP-BC to Hugh Chatham Medical Group. Grant brings new energy and a wealth of experience to Hugh Chatham Family Medicine, and will practice predominantly at the Hays and Boomer locations in Wilkes County and the…

Hugh Chatham Donates Funds to Local Ministry

Hugh Chatham Donates to Local MinistryHUGH CHATHAM MEMORIAL HOSPITAL March 7, 2022 – Hugh Chatham Memorial Hospital team members recently collected food and monetary donations to benefit Tri-County Christian Crisis Ministry (Tri-C) with its “Souper Bowl” event. The annual fundraiser, held during Super Bowl week, invites team members to provide a cash, PTO, or food…

Hugh Chatham Welcomes Matthew Fernandez, DPM

Hugh Chatham Welcomes Matthew Fernandez, DPMHUGH CHATHAM MEDICAL GROUP February 9, 2022 – On December 6, 2021, Hugh Chatham welcomed podiatrist Matthew Fernandez, DPM to Hugh Chatham Medical Group. Dr. Fernandez brings new energy and a unique perspective to Hugh Chatham Podiatry, an established physician practice located in Elkin, North Carolina. Dr. Matthew Fernandez completed…

Hugh Chatham Welcomes Dr. Jacqueline Darcey

Hugh Chatham Welcomes Dr. Jacqueline DarceyHUGH CHATHAM MEDICAL GROUP January 25th, 2022 – On October 4th, 2021, Hugh Chatham welcomed Dr. Jaqueline Darcey, an internal medicine physician, to Hugh Chatham Medical Group. Dr. Darcey brings a wealth of experience and knowledge to each patient encounter, and is now established at Hugh Chatham Internal Medicine, the…

Hugh Chatham Receives Two Women’s Choice Awards in 2022

Hugh Chatham Receives Two Women’s Choice Awards in 2022HUGH CHATHAM MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Elkin, NC- January 3, 2022 – Hugh Chatham Memorial Hospital has been named one of America’s Best Hospitals for Patient Safety by the Women’s Choice Award®, America’s trusted referral source for the best in healthcare. The award signifies that Hugh Chatham Memorial Hospital…

Open House held at Clingman Medical

Open House held at Clingman MedicalHUGH CHATHAM MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Ronda, NC – November 16, 2021 – Clingman Medical Center & Express Care in Ronda held an Open House on Thursday, Nov. 11. Paul Hammes, CEO of Hugh Chatham Memorial Hospital, opened the event with some remarks on the history of the practice and the impact it…

Hugh Chatham Earns National Recognition for Efforts to Improve Stroke Treatment

Hugh Chatham Earns National Recognition for Efforts to Improve Stroke TreatmentHUGH CHATHAM MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Elkin, NC – October 14, 2021 – Hugh Chatham Memorial Hospital has received the American Heart Association’s Silver Plus Get With The Guidelines® – Stroke Quality Achievement Award for their commitment to ensuring stroke patients receive the most appropriate treatment according…

Hugh Chatham Releases Statement Regarding COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement for Team Members

Official Statement Regarding Vaccine RequirementHUGH CHATHAM MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Elkin, NC – October 7, 2021 – Last December, Hugh Chatham became one of the first healthcare systems in North Carolina to offer Covid-19 vaccines. Since, we have worked diligently to not only care for those stricken with the coronavirus, but also to educate our team and…

Readers Choice Award Winners Announced in Live Webinar

Readers Choice Award Winners Announced in Live WebinarHUGH CHATHAM MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Elkin, NC – July 30, 2021 – The Tribune’s annual Readers’ Choice awards have been a community tradition for more than 20 years. Many area businesses proudly display their award certificates on their walls. This year there were more than 6,000 votes cast for…

Hugh Chatham Memorial Hospital Awarded Total Joint Accreditation

Hugh Chatham Memorial Hospital Awarded Total Joint AccreditationHUGH CHATHAM MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Elkin, NC – June 8, 2021 – Hugh Chatham Memorial Hospital has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval for Total Joint Accreditation by demonstrating continuous compliance with its performance standards. The Gold Seal is a symbol of quality that reflects a health…

Clingman Medical Center Provides Greater Access to Healthcare

Clingman Medical Center Provides Greater Access to HealthcareHUGH CHATHAM MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Ronda, NC – June 14, 2021 – Clingman Medical Center is excited to provide greater access to quality healthcare within the community by extending hours and accepting walk-in appointments. Clingman Medical Center & Express Care, formerly Clingman Medical Center, is now open Monday-Friday 7:00am-6:30pm.…

Hugh Chatham Hosts Volunteer Appreciation Event

Hugh Chatham Hosts Volunteer Appreciation EventHUGH CHATHAM MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Elkin, NC – May 18, 2021 – Hugh Chatham Memorial Hospital recently honored their volunteers with a “red carpet” celebration. Approximately 50 volunteers attended the outdoor event and were recognized by hospital team members and administration for their dedication to the organization and community. Patricia Wagoner, Hugh…

Hugh Chatham Endocrinology & Diabetes Specialists Opens in Elkin

Hugh Chatham Endocrinology & Diabetes Specialists Opens in ElkinHUGH CHATHAM ENDOCRINOLOGY & DIABETES SPECIALISTS Elkin, NC, May 11, 2021 – Hugh Chatham Memorial Hospital has opened a new office for Endocrinology and Diabetes patients. A ribbon cutting and open house event was held on April 29 for the new office located at 360 Parkwood Dr., Elkin.…

Hugh Chatham Nationally Recognized with an ‘A’ for the Spring 2021 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade

Hugh Chatham Nationally Recognized with an ‘A’ for the Spring 2021 Leapfrog Hospital Safety GradeHUGH CHATHAM MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Elkin, NC, May 3, 2021 – Hugh Chatham Memorial Hospital received an “A” grade in the Spring 2021 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade, a national distinction recognizing Hugh Chatham Memorial Hospital’s efforts to protect patients from errors, injuries, and…

Alleghany Health Announces Completion of Phase II Renovations

(SPARTA, N.C) – March 22, 2021 — Alleghany Health, an affiliate of Wake Forest Baptist Health and Hugh Chatham Memorial Hospital, today announced the completion of Phase II Capital Campaign Renovations. On August 24, 2020, Alleghany Health celebrated the completion of Phase I of a three phase Capital Campaign Renovation/Construction Project. Phase I was an…

Hugh Chatham Memorial Hospital Vaccinates PVH Distribution Center Employees

Hugh Chatham Memorial Hospital coordinated with PVH Distribution Center to vaccinate their team. 128 Pfizer vaccines were administered to PVH employees to help combat the COVID-19 virus. Staff from Hugh Chatham Memorial Hospital organized the event to ensure everyone had the opportunity to receive the vaccine at PVH. Brandi Poplin, Clinical Supervisor for Hugh Chatham…

Program to Aid High-Risk Seniors

Program to Aid High-Risk SeniorsYADKIN VALLEY HOME HEALTH The Surry County Health and Nutrition Center is partnering with Yadkin Valley Home Health to provide grant-funded personal care services for high-risk seniors in Surry County who are recovering from hospitalization. The goal of the Interventions program is to work with seniors in the community to help…

Hugh Chatham Memorial Hospital Receives the 2021 Women’s Choice Award® as one of America’s Best Stroke Centers

Hugh Chatham Memorial Hospital Receives the 2021 Women’s Choice Award® as one of America’s Best Stroke CentersHUGH CHATHAM MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Elkin, NC – November 25, 2020 –Hugh Chatham Memorial Hospital has been named one of America’s Best Stroke Centers by the Women’s Choice Award®, America’s trusted referral source for the best in healthcare. The award…

Hugh Chatham Memorial Hospital Receives 2020 Women’s Choice Award®

Hugh Chatham Memorial Hospital has been named one of America’s Best Hospitals for Patient Safety by the Women’s Choice Award®, America’s trusted referral source for the best in healthcare. The America’s Best Hospitals for Patient Safety award signifies that Hugh Chatham Memorial Hospital is one of the top U.S. hospitals for patient safety. Hospital-acquired conditions…

Hugh Chatham Imaging Promotes Early Detection & Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Hugh Chatham Memorial Hospital is proud to offer 3-D Mammography, which provides better accuracy for faster peace of mind. You can schedule your mammograms months in advance, so please schedule now and remind your friends and family to do the same. To schedule your mammogram, text “MAMMO” to 474747 or call 336-527-7116. EARLY DETECTION SAVES…

Hugh Chatham Names New Chief Financial Officer

Hugh Chatham Names New Chief Financial OfficerHUGH CHATHAM MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Elkin, NC – September 23, 2020 –Hugh Chatham Memorial Hospital has selected Kent Thompson as its new Chief Financial Officer, succeeding Don Trippel who retires September 30th after 18 years of service. Initially joining the organization in 2001, Don’s expertise, diligence, and commitment to excellence…

Snyder Named as Hugh Chatham’s Inaugural Chief Medical Officer

Snyder Named as Hugh Chatham’s Inaugural Chief Medical OfficerHUGH CHATHAM MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Elkin, NC – November 25, 2020 – Dr. Jonathan Snyder recently was named the first Chief Medical Officer of Hugh Chatham Memorial Hospital. An Elkin native, Dr. Snyder is Board certified in orthopedic surgery and a Fellow in the American Academy of Orthopedic…