Our history—2007 highlights
- The Foster J. Boyd, MD, Regional Cancer Center opened in February
2007. The $8 million, 18,000 square foot cancer center, located at
31 Farquhar Ave., directly across the street from Clinton Memorial
Hospital, brings together a range of advanced radiation and medical
oncology services, programs and staff expertise that is available five
days a week.
installed a cutting-edge 1.5T magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) system – the
EXCELART Vantage™ powered by Atlas – from Toshiba America Medical
- CMH acquired a new 4-slice Computed Tomography (CT)
scanner for the Foster J. Boyd, MD, Regional Cancer Center.
April 2007 the cancer center began offering mobile positron emission
tomography/computed tomography (PET/CT). PET/CT -- an enhanced imaging
technology providing physicians and patients with a non-invasive way
of diagnosing and managing cancer care.
- Andy Riddell was named the
president and chief executive officer, making him the seventh administrator
in its 56-year history.
CMH services celebrated anniversaries this year: Emergency Services
and PESSO celebrated 15 years of collaboration; Family Medicine Residency
Program, Diabetes Services and East Clinton Medical Services celebrated
10 years, while SleepCare recognized five years.
- New physicians
joined the CMH Medical Staff, including: Dr. Glenn Rogers, family practitioner
at East Clinton Medical Services and Dr. Cheryl Skinner, medical oncologist
at the Foster J. Boyd, MD, Regional Cancer Center.
- CMH Rehabilitation
Services designed a new, comprehensive program specifically for women’s
health issues--Physical Therapy for Women– Empowering Women to Take
Control of Their Health.
- The CMH Foundation Auxiliary successfully
raised more than $99,000 in 2007.
- Dr. Tom Neville, member of the
CMH Medical Staff, was elected chairman of the CMH Board of Trustees
replacing Dr. Ruth Hayes, who served two one-year terms as the chair,
and will serve as immediate past chair.
- The Foster J. Boyd, MD,
Regional Cancer Center held its first annual National Cancer Survivors
Day in June.
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