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  • Memorial University Medical Center (MUMC) is a two-state healthcare organization serving a 35-county area in southeast Georgia and southern South Carolina. The system includes its flagship hospital, a 530-bed tertiary medical center; Memorial primary and specialty care physician networks; a major medical education program; business and industry services; and NurseOne, a 24-hour call center. Memorial University Medical Center has been named a Distinguished Hospital by J.D. Power and Associates four years in a row for providing an outstanding patient experience. Visit our Web site at www.memorialhealth.com.
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  • Novant Health And Memorial Health Partner With Liberty Regional Medical Center
  • Novant Health and Memorial Health announced today a collaborative shared services partnership with Liberty Regional Medical Center in Hinesville, Ga., that is designed to reduce expenses and improve patient care. Novant Health will partner with Memorial Health, a Novant Health Shared Services affiliate in Savannah, Ga., to extend services to Liberty Regional.
  • October 19, 2013
  • MUMC Ranked on U.S. News & World Report's 'Best Hospitals' List
  • U.S. News & World Report has ranked Memorial University Medical Center (MUMC) in Savannah as the 5th best hospital in Georgia and was the highest rated hospital in Savannah in the magazine's 2013-14 Best Hospitals list. The annual list, now in its 24th year, recognizes hospitals that excel in treating the most challenging patients.
  • July 25, 2013
  • Gaming Marathon to Help The Children's Hospital at MUMC
  • The sixth annual Extra Life gaming marathon is enrolling participants now. Gamers sign up for free at www.extra-life.org, select The Children's Hospital at MUMC, and seek online donations. November 2 is "game day," and participants will play in a 25-hour gaming marathon.
  • July 24, 2013
  • MUMC Places on Quality Honor Roll for Exceptional Patient Care
  • Memorial University Medical Center (MUMC) in Savannah was named to the Georgia Hospital Association's (GHA) Partnership for Health and Accountability Core Measures Honor Roll. Memorial is one of 18 hospitals in Georgia to be placed in the Presidential category, one of the highest on the list.
  • May 31, 2013
  • MUMC Earns an 'A' for Patient Safety from Leapfrog Group
  • Memorial University Medical Center (MUMC) was honored with an "A" Hospital Safety ScoreSM by The Leapfrog Group, an independent organization designed to give the public information they can use to protect themselves and their families.
  • May 17, 2013
  • MUMC Spine Programs Recognized By The Joint Commission
  • The hip replacement and the knee replacement programs at Memorial University Medical Center (MUMC) have earned The Joint Commission's Gold Seal of Approval® by demonstrating compliance with The Joint Commission's national standards for healthcare quality and safety in disease-specific care.
  • March 13, 2013
  • MUMC Cancer Program Granted Prestigious Accreditation
  • The Curtis and Elizabeth Anderson Cancer Institute (ACI) at Memorial University Medical Center has been granted a Three-Year Accreditation with Commendation by The Commission on Cancer (CoC) of the American College of Surgeons.
  • January 24, 2013
  • MUMC First in Georgia with New Breast Cancer Technology
  • Memorial University Medical Center (MUMC) is the first facility in Georgia to acquire the INTRABEAM® system for intraoperative radiation therapy (IORT). The system will be offered to women with early-stage breast cancer. With IORT, radiation is delivered directly into the tumor bed during breast-conserving surgery. The result is shortened treatment times, reduced side effects, and maximum radiation therapy benefits.
  • October 05, 2012
  • HealthGrades Names MUMC Best in Georgia for Neurosciences
  • Memorial University Medical Center (MUMC) in Savannah, Georgia has been named the No. 1 hospital in Georgia for overall neuroscience services, including stroke care and neurosurgery. MUMC was also ranked among the top 10 percent nationally for stroke care and overall neuroscience services. Recognition comes from HealthGrades, the nation's most trusted, independent source of physician information
  • November 18, 2011
  • Telemedicine Carries MUMC's Stroke Expertise to Rural Areas
  • Utilizing real-time audio and video conferencing, a new telestroke program at Memorial University Medical Center (MUMC) is providing life-saving stroke assistance in rural regions of Georgia. Neurologists at MUMC can now assess a patient and communicate treatment plans with doctors in regions that do not have a neurologist available.
  • August 24, 2011
  • Savannah Twins Chosen As Georgia Champions for Children's Miracle Network
  • Three-year-old twins Stephen and Matthew Huffman of Savannah have been selected to represent the state of Georgia in the Champions Across America program sponsored by Children's Miracle Network Hospitals. The twins and their family will travel to Washington, D.C., and then to Orlando, to represent The Children's Hospital at Memorial University Medical Center.
  • May 05, 2011
  • Memorial Health Bariatrics Again Named Center of Excellence
  • The American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS) has renewed Memorial Health Bariatrics, the weight-loss surgery program at Memorial University Medical Center in Savannah, as a Center of Excellence. The program was first designated a Center of Excellence in 2008.
  • April 15, 2011
  • MUMC First to Offer Pacemaker that is Safe for MRI
  • Doctors at MUMC implanted the Revo MRI™ SureScan® pacing system, the first pacemaker approved for use in certain magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) procedures first device in Savannah on February 22. Memorial University Medical Center (MUMC) is the first hospital in Savannah to offer this procedure.
  • March 29, 2011
  • MHUMC Programs Earn Joint Commission's Gold Seal of Approval
  • The stroke, knee and hip replacement, spinal fusion, and microdiscectomy services at Memorial Health University Medical Center in Savannah (MHUMC) have earned The Joint Commission's Gold Seal of Approval™. Joint Commission certification is only awarded to programs that meet high standards of care and pass a rigorous, unannounced on-site survey.
  • March 24, 2011
  • Memorial University Medical Center Places On Honor Roll
  • Memorial University Medical Center is one of 62 hospitals in Georgia to be placed in the Presidential category, of the Georgia Hospital Association's (GHA) Partnership for Health and Accountability (PHA) Quality Honor Roll. The category is one of the highest on the list.
  • March 11, 2011
  • MUMC and Sodexo Promote Good Health with 'Meatless Monday'
  • Memorial University Medical Center (MUMC) and Sodexo have committed to Meatless Mondays within MUMC. The goal is to promote a healthy diet. Sodexo is the provider of food services at the medical center. Every Monday, Sodexo serves plant-based meal options to the nearly 3,000 customers who dine in MUMC's cafeteria.
  • February 14, 2011
  • MMUMC in Savannah to Participate in National Pilot Study for Disc Implant
  • Memorial University Medical Center (MUMC) in Savannah Georgia is one of only five sites in the entire United States selected to participate in a pilot study for the TRIUMPH® Lumbar Disc for treatment of degenerative disc disease - a leading cause of chronic neck and back pain.
  • November 03, 2010
  • MUMC Rated Savannah's Top Hospital By HealthGrades
  • Memorial University Medical Center (MUMC) is rated No. 1 in Georgia for stroke care and best rated in the Savannah area for cardiac, pulmonary, and critical care services. The findings are based on analysis conducted by HealthGrades, the leading independent healthcare ratings organization. Memorial is also among the top 10 percent nationally for stroke care and gastrointestinal medical services.
  • October 21, 2010
  • MUMC Breast Surgeon Recognized for Outstanding Performance
  • Raymond Rudolph, M.D., MPH, FACS, a breast surgeon at the Curtis and Elizabeth Anderson Cancer Institute (ACI) at Memorial University Medical Center in Savannah, Georgia received an Outstanding Performance Award from the American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer (CoC). He is one of only 39 physicians nationwide to receive the award.
  • September 22, 2010
  • MUMC In Savannah Named 'Most Wired' For 11th Year
  • Memorial University Medical Center (MUMC) in Savannah, Georgia, has been named one of the nation's Most Wired hospitals for the 11th consecutive year. The annual survey examined 1,280 of the nation's hospitals on their use of Internet technologies in four focus areas: business and administrative management, clinical quality and safety, care continuum, and infrastructure.
  • July 21, 2010