Suicide Awareness

September 13, 2019

Recent suicide deaths of prominent fashion designer Kate Spade and celebrated chef and author Anthony Bourdain have exposed the critical fact that suicide does not discriminate and shined a brighter light on the role that mental illness plays in suicide.

Maria Parham Health welcomes Dr. Emma White

August 28, 2019

Maria Parham Health (MPH), a Duke LifePoint hospital, is excited to announce that Emma White, DO has joined their women’s care practice, Maria Parham Women’s Care.

Nurse Recruitment Event

June 26, 2019

Maria Parham Health will be hosting a fun and informative nurse recruitment event to give potential employees a snap-shot into the opportunities available and the culture of the hospital. Offers may be made on the spot and sign on bonuses are available.

Men’s Health Month

June 6, 2019

June is Men’s Health Month, a great time for men to evaluate their current level of wellness and recommit to a healthy lifestyle.

Nurse Recruitment Event

April 15, 2019

Maria Parham Health is hospital a nurse recruitment event, join us for this fun and informative event and learn all the reasons you want to be a part of our team.

When Springtime Allergies Strike

April 2, 2019

According to the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI), springtime allergies occur when your immune system overreacts to an environmental side effect of seasonal plant pollination.

DR. Sydney Short Joins Maria Parham Health

January 29, 2019

Sydney Short, M.D., has joined its staff and will be offering cardiology services to patients throughout Vance County and the surrounding communities.

Make 2019 Your Best Year Ever

January 2, 2019

Stress, which is your body’s response to any demand or change, can come from a variety of sources, both positive and negative.

Healthy Holiday Eating

December 20, 2018

Stay the course this season with these handy tips to help you indulge the healthy way through the holidays.

Maria Parham Health Breaks Ground on New Behavioral Health Unit

November 19, 2018

Maria Parham Health, part of Duke LifePoint Healthcare, recently hosted a groundbreaking ceremony in advance of beginning construction on a new 20-bed adult behavioral health facility, which will be called Maria Parham Franklin Behavioral Health.

Diabetes 101: What You Should Know

November 12, 2018

Diabetes is a chronic condition that develops when your body’s ability to make or use insulin – a hormone which is critical to allowing blood sugar into your cells for energy – is compromised.

Maria Parham Health welcomes Dr. Lisardo Augustin

November 9, 2018

Maria Parham Health (MPH), a Duke LifePoint hospital, is excited to announce that Lisardo Augustin, MD, has joined their geriatric behavioral health services at their Franklin behavioral health site.

Are You Covered?

November 2, 2018

November 1 marked the beginning of open enrollment for 2019 health insurance coverage through the Health Insurance Marketplace.

It’s More Than a Month

October 23, 2018

According to the American Cancer Society, by the end of 2018, an estimated 266,120 new cases of invasive breast cancer will have been diagnosed in women, and about 63,960 new cases of carcinoma in situ (CIS – non-invasive and the earliest form of breast cancer) will have been diagnosed.

Maria Parham Health is Making Communities Healthier. Here’s How.

October 23, 2018

Our physicians, employees, volunteers, and board members work hard every day to provide the highest quality care possible for our community, collaborating with patients and family members, employers, community leaders and others to create a legacy of care that will last for generations to come.

Maria Parham Health Welcomes General Surgeon

October 8, 2018

Dr. Brown offers a variety of general surgery procedures and specializes in laparoscopic surgery; hernia repairs; breast surgery; gallbladder surgery; upper endoscopy and colonoscopy; and enteral feeding access such as PEG tubes.

Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD) and Wound Care

September 28, 2018

Peripheral arterial disease (PAD) is a condition that develops when the arteries that supply blood to the arms or legs become completely or partially blocked as a result of atherosclerosis.

Suicide: What You Should Know

September 24, 2018

The issue of suicide is a very difficult and concerning topic to address – and, unfortunately, it is on the rise.

Maria Parham Health welcomes Dr. Tedman Vance

August 23, 2018

Maria Parham Health (MPH), a Duke LifePoint hospital, is excited to announce that Tedman Vance, MD has joined their orthopaedics physician practice, Maria Parham Orthopaedics.

Clinical Trials are Available at Maria Parham Health

July 16, 2018

As part of the Duke Health affiliation, key members of the Maria Parham Cancer program team attended an extensive research training program in Durham last month, hosted by the Duke Cancer Network. This training enables the team to continue to expand clinical trial options for cancer patients in Vance County and be better prepared to help our cancer patients participate in these exciting, critical clinical trials.

New Year’s Health

January 16, 2018

Ask anyone what their New Year’s resolution is and chances are they’ll mention a determination to eat healthier.

Maria Parham Health welcomes Dr. Aidevo Igbide

January 9, 2018

Maria Parham Health (MPH), a Duke LifePoint hospital, is excited to announce that Aidevo S. Igbide, MD has joined their primary care physician practice, Maria Parham Primary Care.

Fresh Year, Fresh Start

January 3, 2018

If you’re embarking on a path to healthier eating this year, here are some tips to help make it a little easier to make healthy food choices all year long.

Emergency Preparedness Drill

December 8, 2017

Maria Parham Health in coordination with Vance County Emergency Operations will be conducting an Emergency Preparedness Drill at Maria Parham Health on December 8, 2017 from 9:00 am until 12:00 pm EST.

When Sickness Takes its Toll, Caregivers Need Love, Too

November 1, 2017

It’s no secret that being sick is the pits, whether it’s a nasty virus that clears up after a few days or a long-term condition like cancer or diabetes. And while illness obviously takes a big toll on the patient, it can have just as big of an impact on the primary caregivers, particularly when the illness extends over a long period of time.

Daisy Award Winner

October 9, 2017

Maria Parham Health has announced their third quarter Daisy Award winner.

Protecting Yourself and Our Community from the Flu

September 6, 2017

At Maria Parham Health, our mission is Making Communities Healthier. That means we want to ensure that we do everything we can to prevent the spread of this serious illness and help you stay healthy for the busy months ahead.

Maria Parham Health welcomes Dr. Adrian Ogle

August 18, 2017

Maria Parham Health (MPH), a Duke LifePoint hospital, is excited to announce that Adrian Ogle, MD has joined their newest physician practice, Maria Parham Urology.

Wound Care Awareness Week

June 6, 2017

Henderson Mayor, Eddie Ellington signed an official proclamation declaring June 5th through June 9th Wound Care Awareness Week in Henderson, North Carolina.

Hospital Week

May 10, 2017

It’s Rural Hospital Week and Maria Parham Health is joining community hospitals and caregivers across the nation in highlighting the many ways we are making communities healthier – both inside and outside of our hospital walls.

February Employee of the Month

March 21, 2017

Maria Parham Health has announced Jennifer Woodlief, HR Specialist in the Human Resources Department, as Employee of the Month for February.

Maria Parham Health Welcomes First Baby of 2017

January 3, 2017

Maria Parham Health (MPMC) is ringing in 2017 with the year’s first bundle of joy. Weighing 7 pounds and 7 ounces, Abigail was born to Michelle and Fabian, Monday, Jan. 2nd.