WMH celebrates one year anniversary

Warren Memorial Hospital is celebrating its one year anniversary in their $100 million facility today.

They started the morning off with the Hills to Wellness 5k which travels down Leach Run, Happy Creek, and John Marshall Highway.

Then the celebration will start at the hospital at 11 am.

They will have kids activities like a bouncy house, teddy bear clinic, and face painting.

There will also be educational opportunities like hands on CPR, fire and rescue vehicles to explore, and more.

Warren Memorial will also have information about their services and health and wellness checks for the family.

Lonnie Hill will be broadcasting live from the celebration, so make sure to stop by and say hello!

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News Maker Jennifer Coello on WMH one year celebration

Warren Memorial Hospital (WMH) will hold a one year anniversary celebration at their 351 Valley Health Way location.

The celebration will take place tomorrow June 25 at the hospital with the River 953’s Lonnie Hill on hand to help with the event.

We spoke with WMH Administrator Jennifer Coello about the celebration in our latest news maker.

News makers are brought to you by Warren County Together We are Community.

Jennifer tells us what will be happening at tomorrow’s celebration and more.

She also tells us about the hospital’s attributes.

Jennifer also tells us how great the past year has been in the new facility.

Click here for Jennifer’s interview.

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Valley Health receives “A” safety grade

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Valley Health’s acute care hospitals, Winchester Medical Center and Warren Memorial Hospital, earned an “A” Hospital Safety Grade from The Leapfrog Group.

The organization is a national nonprofit which recognizes organizations for protecting their patients from harm in the hospital.

A, B, C, D, or F grades are given based on safety performance measures which includes errors, injuries, infections, and accidents as well as systems in place to prevent harm.

Only 14% of organizations evaluated receive the highest “A” rating.

Valley Health has secured that rating since 2020.

To see the full grades for WMH and WMC, head to HospitalSafetyGrade.org.

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WMH welcomes a new Vice President of Operations

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Warren  Memorial Hospital (WMH) welcomes its new Vice President of Operations and Administrator Jennifer A. Coello.

Coello was selected to lead the WMH team following a national search process.

A graduate of the University of Virginia, Coello earned a Master of Health Administration from Virginia Commonwealth University.

She is board certified in healthcare management by the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE).

Coello will serve as Valley Health’s lead executive in Front Royal as President Floyd Heater retires in the coming months.

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