Press Releases

  • Grant Memorial Hospital seeks Hospitalist
    Almost Heaven, West Virginia is found in Petersburg, West Virginia!  Quietly nestled in the heart of the Potomac Highlands, tourists and locals alike enjoy the crisp, clean air coupled with serene, captivating views of stunningly beautiful mountaintops that captures the very essence of tranquility.     Each season brings a host of entrainment and color that enamors […]
  • GMH acquires local medical practice
    Bensenhaver Clinic now part of Grant Memorial A long-serving medical practice has found a new home, albeit at the same location, after being acquired by Grant Memorial Hospital. The GMH board of trustees approved the acquisition of Dr. Dewey Bensenhaver’s clinic, whose office was previous under the Valley Health System. “The proposal is to acquire […]
  • Lung Cancer Screening Available at Grant Memorial Hospital (GMH)
    GMH is now offering low-dose CT scanning for lung cancer screenings. Low-dose CT scans use lower amounts of radiation than standard chest CT imaging and create detailed images of the chest and lungs to help detect cancer in people who may not show any symptoms.  The CT scan takes only minutes to perform and does […]
  • John Sylvia named president and CEO of Grant Memorial Hospital  
    PETERSBURG, W.Va. – John B. Sylvia, M.H.A., F.A.C.H.E., has been named president and CEO of Grant Memorial Hospital (GMH) effective Jan. 16. Grant Memorial Hospital, a not-for-profit, critical access hospital owned by the Grant County Commission and operated by the Board of Trustees, serves the valley of the Potomac Highlands, which includes Grant, Hardy, Pendleton, […]
    Grant Memorial Hospital (GMH) would like to announce that on March 1, 2022 (the effective date), it will be changing its patient obligation prompt pay discount policy. As of this effective date, GMH will be offering a twenty (20) percent discount on all patient balances for any wholly owned services rendered by the Hospital if […]
  • Skip Gjolberg appointed interim CEO of Grant Memorial Hospital
    Will continue to serve as President and CEO of St. Joseph’s Hospital PETERSBURG, W.Va. – The Board of Trustees of Grant Memorial Hospital today announced the appointment of Skip Gjolberg as the hospital’s interim CEO effective January 31. Gjolberg, who is currently the President and CEO of WVU Medicine St. Joseph’s Hospital in Buckhannon, will […]
  • GMH and WVU Welcome New Cancer Center
    Grant County Press staff Last week, Grant Memorial Hospital (GMH) hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony to introduce the public to their new cancer and infusion center. The opening of the center is a landmark event for the people in the tri-county area, who will now have cancer treatment options in the region without having to […]
  • Grant Memorial Hospital to join WVU Health System
    Posted on 10/29/2021 MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – Grant Memorial Hospital (GMH) in Petersburg has signed a letter of intent to join the West Virginia University Health System.  “The location of Grant Memorial Hospital in the base of the Eastern Panhandle makes it a great fit to help us strengthen the care we provide to the residents of that […]
  • Bringing Cancer Care Close to Home
    Kahler Slater FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEJanuary 22, 2021Media Contact:Jess Elkins,  Petersburg, WV – Nearly 84,000 West Virginians live in the five-county Potomac Highlands region. Patients battling cancer in this region are often burdened with a 90-minute drive down two-lane roads, across rivers, and over mountains to access life-saving chemotherapy services. For some patients, the burden […]
  • TeamHealth Partnership
    Grant Memorial Hospital Announces Partnership with TeamHealth to Provide Emergency Medicine Services. Petersburg, WV (March 11, 2020) – Grant Memorial Hospital will soon be partnering with TeamHealth, a leading physician services organization, to provide emergency medicine services. Through this partnership, TeamHealth will collaborate with GMH’s clinical teams to maximize operational efficiency and continue its journey […]
  • Gift of Life
    Grant Memorial Hospital encourages you to share the Gift of Life. Each day, 20 Americans die for the lack of an available organ. GMH has partnered with Donate Life West Virginia to help save lives by educating our community about the importance of organ, eye and tissue donation and increasing the number of registered donors. […]
  • Collaborative Care Agreement
    In a joint statement issued February ­­­­­­4th, 2019, Melissa Walls, CEO, E. A. Hawse Health Center, Baker, and Robert Milvet, CEO, Grant Memorial Hospital, Petersburg, announced a collaborative care arrangement effective March 4th, 2019. This arrangement establishes E.A. Hawse Health Center as a primary care network for Grant Memorial Hospital. As part of the arrangement, […]
  • Pharmacy Education
    GMH Site for Pharmacy Education Grant Memorial Hospital Pharmacy Department works with the three pharmacy schools within the state, Marshall University, University of Charleston and West Virginia University, to provide rotation opportunities for their students.  Students have the opportunity to spend two weeks in a hospital pharmacy after their first or second year of classes, […]
  • GMH Hires New CEO
    Grant Memorial Hospital, a critical access hospital, announces that a new chief executive officer will join the organization in late August. The Grant Memorial Hospital Board of Trustees unanimously voted to hire Robert W. Milvet of Morgantown, WV as the next chief executive officer following two rounds of interviews with numerous candidates under the direction […]
  • Grant Memorial Hospital
    PRESS RELEASE For Immediate Release Petersburg, WV February 6, 2018 Grant Memorial Hospital (GMH) Board of Trustees approved the terms of engagement with Galloway Consulting, a management consulting firm, at their December meeting to assess operational and internal conditions and make recommendations for improvement. The consulting team arrived at the hospital the first week of January and […]