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   Welcome to Morehead Memorial Hospital  

Located in Eden, North Carolina, Morehead Memorial Hospital has served North Central North Carolina and Southern Virginia with a wide range of medical services and modern facilities since 1960. Inside our site you can learn about our services, physicians, heritage and surrounding community. We invite you to tour our site, and please contact us if we may be of service to you!

Send an e-mail to a patient
You can send an e-mail message to a patient by clicking on the “E-Mail a Patient” link in the navigation pane to the left. The message will be printed and delivered to the patient Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Find a physician
Our "Find a Physician" page lists the name, phone number, address and medical training of all physicians on Morehead Memorial Hospital’s active medical staff. Names are grouped by specialty and sorted alphabetically.
 
You can find classes and support groups offered, sponsored or hosted by Morehead Memorial Hospital on the "Classes & Support Groups" page. Offerings are grouped by type, and you can find what's offered on a particular day by clicking on a date on the calendar.

Visit our on-line nursery
Parents of newborns at Morehead Memorial Hospital can post the picture, vital statistics and first and middle names of their new arrival for all to see on our "Web Nursery" page. This service is free to families of newborns by request. To view the Web Nursery, click on the link and select the month you wish to see for a list of newborns posted.

Find a Job
A list of job vacancies and an online application form is available to those seeking employment at Morehead Memorial Hospital. Job vacancies are listed alphabetically and include a brief job description, the shift available and job requirements. Click on the “Employment” link to learn about career opportunities and submit an application.

Learn more about your health
If you’re looking for information about diseases, medical conditions and treatment options, you can research health topics from our list of popular and trusted medical information sites from across the United States on our “Links” page.

   Important Notice  

Morehead Memorial Hospital collects copays, coinsurance and deductibles at the time of service.  We will advise you in advance of the amount you will need to bring on the day of your procedure.  If you are unable to pay, we will discuss financial assistance.

Thank you for choosing Morehead Memorial Hospital for your healthcare needs.  
 
Morehead Memorial Hospital is accredited by DNV Healthcare, Inc., an accrediting body authorized by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. The public may contact DNV to report any concerns or register complaints about a DNV-accredited health care organization by either calling 1-866-523-6842 or e-mailing: hospitalcomplaint@dnv.com.

Morehead Memorial Hospital's medical laboratory is accredited by the College of American Pathologists.
 
117 E. Kings Highway, Eden, NC 27288 - (336) 623-9711
   Morehead News and Events  
    Morehead Memorial Hospital Third Most Affordable in State
A recent study conducted by NerdWallet, a company geared toward helping individuals with their money, shows that Morehead Memorial Hospital is the third most affordable in the state.

The study answered three primary questions: which hospital offers affordable treatments, what are the treatments and how satisfied are patients.

Morehead ranked number three out of 10 hospitals for affordable treatments for spinal stenosis, dehydration and severe anemia. The study was limited to the top 100 treatments.

Chief Development Officer Ed Holbrook said hospitals are seeing more studies being done by different groups to educate the public.

"This is the kind of information that is being encouraged through the Affordable Care Act," Holbrook said. "It is a trend that has been going on for several years, and this study was just another added dimension to that."

Morehead Memorial thrives on "a commitment to quality care, patient safety and clinical excellence." Holbrook said that being ranked third is a result of the staff's hard work.

"Among our guiding principles are stewardship, compassion, innovation and respect," said Holbrook. "Our staff and our management take these principles very seriously. We would never do anything in terms of what we do in the affordability equation to compromise our quality of service."  
    Local Surgeon receives Board Recertification and elected Chairman of Morehead Memorial Hospital’s Cancer Committee

Morehead Memorial Hospital’s (MMH) Physician Group is pleased to announce that Marc DeMason, M.D., F.A.C.S. was recently re-certified in General Surgery by the American Board of Surgery through July 1, 2025. Certification must be renewed every ten years. To renew their certification, surgeons must demonstrate commitment to professionalism and continuing education as well as pass a written examination. The surgeon certified in General Surgery by the American Board of Surgery has training, knowledge and experience related to the diagnoses and comprehensive management of surgical conditions. General Surgeons are also trained in laparoscopy and endoscopy.

Dr. DeMason, a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, has been practicing medicine for 36 years and has been with Piedmont Surgical Associates in Eden since 1983. Dr. DeMason received his medical degree from the University of Michigan, and completed his surgical residency at Emory University.

Dr. DeMason, the hospital’s Chief of Surgery, was elected Chairman of the MMH’s Cancer Committee at its December 2013 meeting. This committee is responsible for the hospital’s Smith-McMichael Cancer Center accreditation with the American College of Surgeon’s Commission on Cancer.
 
    Morehead Memorial Hospital Opens Urgent Care Center
The newly constructed Morehead Urgent Care Center - West is now open in western Rockingham County. Located at 6501-B Highway 135, the center provides high-quality care for injuries and minor illnesses such as sore throats, coughs, fever, rashes, minor injuries, headaches, vomiting, flu-like symptoms or respiratory difficulties associated with asthma or allergies. Patients with medical problems requiring a doctor’s attention, but which are not serious enough to require a trip to the emergency room, are the patients the center serves.

Operating hours for the urgent care center are Monday through Friday, from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. A physician is at the center during these hours to allow patients an opportunity to see a doctor without an appointment. Patients are seen on a first-come, first-served basis or based on medical need.
 
    Morehead Memorial Hospital Partners with Novant Health
R. Scott Barham, Chairman of the Morehead Memorial Hospital Board of Trustees, announced Thursday, January 23, that a new shared services agreement with Novant Health has been signed. The organizations will work together in key areas including supply chain, strategic planning, and corporate resources. By combining forces, the two organizations expect to optimize the supply chain and bring value to the patients of Morehead Memorial Hospital. An email went out to hospital/medical staff which stated, “The Board of Morehead Memorial Hospital looks forward to this new relationship with Novant Health. The shared services agreement will help the hospital further its healthcare mission in our community.”

The execution of the shared services contract comes after several months of conversations with executives of Novant Health Shared Services Division. The agreement is effective February 1. The QHR contract will remain in effect during the term of the shared services agreement with Novant.

Due to its location, it is expected that Morehead Memorial Hospital will work closely with the Novant Health greater Winston-Salem market team to identify areas of opportunity at Morehead Memorial for greater efficiency and best practice collaboration.
 
    Cancer Center Annual Report Posted Online
The 2013 John Smith, Jr. - Dalton McMichael Cancer Center annual report has been posted on the Morehead Memorial Hospital website. To access the annual report, select the "Cancer Center" link on the left side of the www.morehead.org webpage; then select "Annual Report" located near the top of the page; and then click on the picture of the annual report cover. The report will then open in a pdf format.
 
    Need Assistance Signing Up for the Affordable Care Act??
North Carolina residents may call Susan Combs at 336-623-9711, Ext. 2995 to schedule an appointment with the Rockingham County Navigator to access the online Marketplace and to receive assistance in enrolling in a Health Plan on the Health Benefits Exchange.
 
    Morehead Memorial Hospital's Community Health Needs Assessment 2014-2016
Morehead Memorial Hospital, in compliance with the Federal Affordable Care Act, is posting our Community Health Needs Assessment and Implementation Plan for 2014-16. Preparation of this Assessment and implementation plan was a year long process. We hope these documents will inform the public as to what Morehead Memorial Hospital will be doing to address the health needs of our community in the years to come.

We wish to publicly thank the North Carolina Care Share Health Alliance and the Rockingham County Healthcare Alliance for their facilitation in the preparation of this Assessment and Implementation Plan.

Download Files:
Compiled Implementation Plans with Cost Allocation-August 2013
CHNA Signed Document August 2013
 


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