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Mon Health Preston Memorial Hospital Reflects on 2023 and its Advances in Rural Healthcare

Posted Date: 1/22/2024
Mon Health Preston Memorial Hospital is a 25-bed critical access, acute care hospital in Kingwood, West Virginia. In 2023, the hospital celebrated remarkable milestones and achievements as it pressed on in its core mission of enhancing the health of its community, one patient at a time.

In just the last year, Mon Health Preston Memorial Hospital was recognized for achieving high quality of care standards with DNV Acute Stroke Ready Center Certification, its pulmonary rehabilitation program was certified by the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation, and the hospital achieved Pathway to Excellence Program™ designation which demonstrated commitment to a culture of sustained excellence and a positive practice environment for nurses.  

The hospital’s commitment to increasing access to quality, high-tech healthcare in rural West Virgina remained a top priority in 2023 and was manifested in the opening of the new Comprehensive Infusion Center for cancer patients. In addition, the hospital expanded its MRI services and introduced a new robotics program to provide robotic surgery options for patients.

“We are extremely proud of our year and all that we accomplished for the betterment of our patients in 2023,” said Melissa Lockwood, Chief Administrative Officer of Mon Health Preston Memorial Hospital. “As we move forward into 2024, we will continue to strive for excellence and provide Preston County with advanced care close to home.”

Mon Health Preston Memorial Hospital is a part of Mon Health System, which has integrated with Charleston Area Medical Center (CAMC) Health System and Davis Health System to form Vandalia Health. The health systems that make up Vandalia Health share a vision for making the highest quality care accessible and affordable to everyone who needs it by sharing expertise and resources, strengthening healthcare throughout the state.

To learn more about Mon Health Preston Memorial Hospital, visit MonHealth.com/Preston-Memorial.
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