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GRMC Cares for Caregivers In Need

December 21, 2015 - Gila Regional Medical Center (GRMC) cares for its caregivers that are identified to be struggling this time of year. Through the GRMC Foundation and Auxiliary, Caregiver Care Baskets are put together in an effort to ease the ...

Gift Basket Winners for Breast Cancer Awareness Month at GRMC

October, 2015 - In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, the Gila Regional Medical Center (GRMC) Mammography Department hosted a month long gift basket raffle to raise awareness and promote preventive screening. All patients who scheduled their ...

Family of Patient Donates $1000 to GRMC Foundation Due to Great Care at Gila Regional

November 02, 2015 – the Gila Regional Medical Center (GRMC) Foundation recently received a donation of $1000 from the family of a patient that was cared for at GRMC. "The staff was so kind, helpful, thoughtful and personal; they felt like ...

Local Cardiologist Achieves Echocardiography Certification

Gila Regional Medical Center (GRMC) is pleased to announce that Dr. Norman Ratliff III is now Board Certified in Echocardiography. The examination for this certification is notoriously difficult with a passing rate of approximately 60%. This is the ...

GRMC Announces Further Improvements in Quality of Care

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) releases annual hospital data on publically reported patient care measures and penalties. Current penalty scores are based on data collected over two years ago. The estimated financial penalty to ...

The SANE Program discontinued at GRMC

September 17, 2015 – Gila Regional Medical Center (GRMC) regrets to announce the discontinuation of its Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner (SANE) program. After reviewing the new contract for the SANE program, it was determined that GRMC did not ...

Patsy Miller, GRMC Auxiliary Member

The Gila Regional Medical Center (GRMC) Auxiliary has proven time and time again to be a vital part of GRMC's survival. Through thousands of volunteer hours and tireless efforts, one member continues to stand out. Patsy Miller, a longtime GRMC ...

World Breastfeeding Week Gathering 2015

On Saturday, August 1 st, the first day of World Breastfeeding Week, a Breastfeeding Celebration and Latch-On was held in Gough Park, Silver City. There were 58 people in attendance and 18 women participated in the latch on (not all pictured here)! ...

Local Physician Named as President of American Academy of Family Physicians

Gila Regional Medical Center (GRMC) is pleased to announce that Gregory Koury, MD, who serves as GRMC Chief of Staff, was named President of the NM Chapter of the American Academy of Family Physicians (NMAFP). The NMAFP is the medical specialty ...

Students of Health Careers Academy Tour Gila Regional

July 15, 2015 – On July 6 th, 7 th and 8th, GRMC hosted the students of Health Careers Academy (HCA). The HCA Summer Program consists of high school students from surrounding areas who are interested in careers in healthcare and is brought to ...

CNO Pat Sheyka to Retire - Peggy White Announced as CNO

After 53 years of service in health care, Patricia Sheyka, RN, MSN, Chief Nursing Officer (CNO) for Gila Regional Medical Center (GRMC), has announced that she will retire at the end of August. Sheyka has served in her current role since 2014, ...

Local Healthcare Providers to Develop a “Clinically Integrated Network”

As the healthcare environment continues to become even more challenging, Gila Regional Medical Center (GRMC) will be collaborating with area healthcare organizations and medical providers to form a true partnership in creating a "Clinically ...

Dr. Tsering Sherpa receiving the Medical Director of the Year Award from ESS.

June 30, 2015 - GRMC Hospitalist Dr. Tsering Sherpa is the recipient of the Emergency Staffing Solutions (ESS) Medical Director of the Year Award. She was chosen from 55 other ESS medical director nominees from across the country. Dr. David Ficklen, ...

GRMC's Bi-monthly Breastfeeding Success Brunch

On May 30th Gila Regional Medical Center's Maternal Child Department and First Born Program hosted its bi-monthly Breastfeeding Success Brunch. There were 13 people in attendance with siblings and a father joining in the celebration! There were ...

2015 Hidalgo Medical Services (HMS) Family Medicine Residency Program Graduation

Pictured above: Dr. Algele C. Sumulong and Dr. Benjamin J. Cluff The HMS Family Medicine Residency Program is proud to announce the graduation of the Class of 2015 on Saturday, June 27 th. Dr. Benjamin J. Cluff and Dr. Algele C. Sumulong represent ...

Gila Regional makes change to Air Ambulance, First Right of Refusal Agreement

Gila Regional Medical Center (GRMC), through its continuous assessment and monitoring of services provided to the community, has made the decisio n to return the Air Ambulance, First Right of Refusal Agreement to Air Methods / Native Air. ...

Caregiver refresher training offered in February

Silver City, New Mexico, January 27, 2015: Professional and family caregivers have a chance to brush up on their skills at a seven-week training program held Mondays starting on February 16, 2015. The program is free, and respite care is available ...

GRMC announces transition of ER care

GR M C announces transition of ER care Gila Regional Medical Center announces the completion of the transition of Emergency Room care at the hospital to Innova. Innova Emergency Medical Associates provides rural and metro emergency care. "The ...