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Montgomery County Memorial Hospital Foundation Donates $70,417 for New Vital Monitors

June 23, 2023

Montgomery County Memorial Hospital + Clinics (MCMH + Clinics) received a generous donation of $70,417 from the Montgomery County Memorial Hospital Foundation. The funds were used to purchase new vital monitors for the inpatient medical-surgical unit.

The new bedside monitors will integrate with the hospital’s electronic health system, updating patient charts in real-time. This is essential in today’s healthcare environment where vital sign data collection, validation and timely EMR postings are necessary to provide the best possible medical care.

The Montgomery County Memorial Hospital Foundation is a 501c3 non-profit organization founded in 1984 that supports MCMH + Clinics in its mission. Each year, the Foundation's board members raise money through donations and special events to purchase equipment and fund programs for MCMH + Clinics.

“The Inpatient Unit nursing staff are grateful for the Montgomery County Memorial Hospital Foundation and their generous donation towards the purchase of bedside vital sign monitors. The technology provides accurate vital sign monitoring, a necessity in the delivery of safe patient care. The system integrates with the electronic medical record providing real time documentation at the patient bedside," said Kerry Schafer, MCMH Inpatient Manager.

Donations and memorials are an important part of the Montgomery County Memorial Hospital Foundation's mission. Contributions from individuals, families, and businesses allow the Foundation to continue its support of MCMH + Clinics and its programs. To make a donation or to learn more about supporting MCMH + Clinics through the Foundation, please call us today at 712-623-6491. Every gift, no matter the size, makes a difference in the lives of our patients and their families.

Pictured above: Bonnie Orme, Foundation Board Treasurer; Dennis Bloom, Foundation Board President; Jean Webb, Foundation Board Member; James Norris, Foundation Board Vice-President; Jo Perdue, Foundation Board Member, Joan Burke, Foundation Board Member; Diane McGrew, Foundation Board Member; Jill Bergstrom, Foundation Board Secretary; Ann Carder, Foundation Board Member; Sara DeMarce, Foundation Board Member; Meghan Shipley, Inpatient Services Unit Secretary.

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