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New OB/GYN Joins Drew Memorial

Dr. Battala

Welcome Dr. N. Lakshmi Battala to our Women's Services team. She brings 20 years of experience practicing medicine to Drew Memorial....More

Sisters, Brothers Welcome New Babies on Same Day

McKee Cousins

A Fordyce family was blessed with two granddaughters on the same day. Sisters, who are married to brothers, welcomed daughters within hours of one another....More

Dr. Robert Jacobs Recognized

ER Medical Director Wins Award...More

Fire Alarm 2/2/17

Smoke Sets off Fire Alarm Feb. 2...More

Main Entrance Closure

Construction outside DMH Main Entrance

Main Entrance Closes Feb. 1 for Construction...More

DMH Named Small Hospital of the Year by Arkansas Business

CEO Scott Barrilleaux with Dow Worsham, owner of DOW Environmental Services, the sponsor for Small Hospital of the Year

DMH named Arkansas Business' Small Hospital of the Year...More

RN Job Fair at DMH Nov. 1st & 3rd

We're seeking RNs as our team grows! Join us Nov. 1 & 3rd for a Job Fair especially for RNs... ...More

DMH is Proud Partner in Improving Quality

DMH Assists with Arkansas HEN Efforts Saving $27 Million...More

DMH Earns National Excellence Award for Improving Patient Experience

National Research Corporation (NRC), has selected client Drew Memorial Hospital of Monticello, AR, as a recipient of its 2016 Excellence award. Drew Memorial Hospital was recognized at the 22nd Annual NRC Picker Patient-Centered Symposium in San Diego on Sunday, August 28....More

Port Pillow Challenge Exceeds Expectations

322 Port Pillows of All Shapes and Sizes were Donated during the First DMH Port Pillow Challenge

Over the last month, Drew Memorial Hospital expected to receive a few dozen “port pillows,” but the donations kept coming in......More

Port Pillow Challenge

DMH Launches Port Pillow Challenge - Sew to Show Your Support for local Cancer Patients...More

June Board Meeting Update

Expansion Project Rendering courtesy TEG Architects

The DMH Board discussed the expansion project bidding process and approved the contract with a security firm who will provide evening and weekend armed guards on site....More

Cancer Support Group Returns in June

Andre Lewis, LCSW will facilitate the Cancer Support Group

We will meet 2nd Mondays each month and will be led by Andre' Lewis, director of the UAM Social Work program......More

CEO Statement on Arkansas Works

CEO Scott Barrilleaux

CEO Scott Barrilleaux discusses Arkansas Works and its impact on our rural hospital's future....More

Jennifer Franklin joins DMH as Transitions Director

Jennifer Franklin, DMH Transitions Director

Jennifer Franklin Joins DMH as Transitions director......More

Insurance Enrollment Event January 13

On Wednesday, January 13, DMH will host an insurance enrollment event in the board room......More

Baby New Year 2016

Pictured (L to R) are Monteene McCoy, Dr. Kelly Shrum, mother Kenise Bryant holding baby Korneal, father Robert Washington, sister Kamiah, and Leta Taylor, president of the DMH Auxiliary. The Auxiliary members presented the family with a goodie basket to celebrate the arrival of the first baby born at DMH in 2016.

Korneal O'Lee Washington was born January 2, making him the first baby born in 2016 at DMH....More

Physical Therapist Assistant Trapper Denton Recieves National Caring Award

Trapper Denton, center, is flanked by former Kindred CEO Paul Diaz, left, and current Kindred CEO Ben Breier, right, after Denton received Kindred's 2015 Paul Diaz Caring Award.

Physical Therapist Assistant Trapper Denton Recieves Kindred national Caring Award...More

Hospital Ballot Passes in December 8 Special Election

December 8 Vote Results

Drew County December 8 Special Election Results by Precinct...More

Thank You, Drew County.

A Thank you from CEO Scott Barrilleaux to the voters of Drew County....More

Nurses Receive Wage Adjustment

DMH Med Surg Nurses

On November 3, DMH CEO Scott Barrilleaux announced an adjusted wage scale for nurses....More

Arkansas Business Interviews DMH CEO

CEO Scott Barrilleaux interviewed in Arkansas Business cover story...More

New Med Surg Manager

Welcome Alison Long...More

Uniform Sale

Uniform Sale June 18th - June 19th in Conference Rooms A & B....More

National Hospial Week 2015

A hospital is just a building until you fill it with people. Then it transforms into an extraordinary place of compassion, innovation, and dedication. We never forget that it’s our people...More

Health Insurance Enrollment Opportunity

Health Insurance, Special Enrollment Period...More

Happy Doctors' Day

On National Doctors’ Day, Drew Memorial Hospital would like to take time to acknowledge the caring physicians who follow a special calling to help others and serve the greater good. Their contributions to the world of medicine and the well-being of our community are an inspiration, and we greatly appreciate their hard work and tireless dedication....More

Southeast Arkansas Health Foundation Golf Tournament

Four person scramble with all proceeds to support DMH Cancer Care Center on Friday, April 3rd at 1:00pm. ...More

It's All About Her

No matter how old she is...At DMH we'll treat HER like a queen !...More

2nd Annual Drew County Red Carpet Go Red Gala

Ladies, dress up in your finest red and walk the red carpet for National Wear Red Day. Join us for an evening of fun, food and information including door prizes, delicious heart healthy hors d'œuvres, entertainment and healthy heart checks....More

New Doctor starting at DMH

Ethan Schock, MD is an orthopedic surgeon with Arkansas Specialty Orthopedics in Little Rock. He will offer orthopedic services at Drew Memorial Hospital twice monthly beginning December 12th. ...More

Cancer Support Group December

When confronting a major illness, loss or major life change, knowing that you are not alone is important....More

Masquerade $5 Jewelry Sale

$5 Jewelry and Accessories Sale ...More

Cancer Support Group November

When confronting a major illness, loss or major life change, knowing that you are not alone is important....More

Drew Memorial Hospital Ebola Press Release

Drew Memorial Hospital is diligently preparing to address and handle any threats of Ebola in our region. ...More

Living in Luncheon

DMH Cancer Care Center presents the second annual Living in Pink luncheon on Wednesday, October 15, 2014 at 11:30....More

DMH Coat Drive

It is time for the DMH community coat drive. There is a box located inside the door of the main entrance of the hospital and the entrance of the allied health building. ...More

Drew County Fair DMH Booth

Drew Memorial Hospital's employees had fun at the Drew County Fair Booth this past week. Pictured (left to right) is Tia Reid, Wade Smith, Jenny Guthrie, Brittany Sears and Tommy Ashley....More

Dancing with the Stars of Monticello

Southeast Arkansas Health Foundation Cordially invites you to the 12th Annual Charity Benefit for Drew Memorial Hospital. ...More

September Cancer Support Group

When confronting a major illness, loss or major life change, knowing that you are not alone is important....More

Stop Smoking Classes

Stop Smoking Classes to be held at Drew Memorial Hospital and will be taught by staff from the Arkansas Department of Health....More

Healthcare Questions

Do you or someone you know need health insurance ? Do you have Healthcare Questions ? ...More

Cancer Support Group August

When confronting a major illness, loss or major life change, knowing that you are not alone is important...More

Cancer Support Group June

When confronting a major illness, loss or major life change, knowing that you are not alone is important...More

Cancer Support Group May

When confronting a major illness, loss or major life change, knowing that you are not alone is important...More

Jewelry Sale

Everything's $5.oo Sale ...More

Meet the Doctor

We will be hosting a small meet & greet with Dr. Bijay on Thursday, May 1 @ 2pm in Conference Room A. This will give those of you a chance to meet him if you have not done so already. It is open to the public, so if you know someone who is curious about our Cancer Care and our doctor, this would be an excellent chance for them to meet him. ...More

Cancer Support Group April

When confronting a major illness, loss or major life change, knowing that you are not alone is important...More

Free Diabetes Classes

Free Classes for people living with Diabetes or Pre-Diabetes...More

Relay for Life 2014

It’s that time of year again. Time for Relay for Life. As a fundraiser, DMH will be selling Relay shirts until March 21st. ...More

Cancer Supoort Group March

When confronting a major illness, loss or major life change, knowing that you are not alone is important....More

Cancer Support Group

When confronting a major illness, loss or major life change, knowing that you are not alone is important...More

Go Red Gala for Southeast Arkansas

The first annual Go Red for Women Gala to raise awareness of heart disease will be held February 7 at Drew Memorial Hospital’s Allied Health Building....More

HeartSaver CPR/AED/First Aid course

HeartSaver CPR/AED/First Aid course...More

Cancer Support Group

Cancer Support Group December 18, 2013 for Patients, Survivors and Supporters. ...More

Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Living in Pink Luncheon October 18th • 11:30 a.m. Conference Room A For more info call 870-460-3583...More

Community Health Fair

Tuesday, October 15th Wednesday, October 16th Thursday, October 17th 6:30 - 9:00 a.m. Drew Memorial Hospital Conference Room A Breakfast Provided...More

American Cancer Society

Information and Breakfast for Cancer Patients, Survivors, Caregivers, and Volunteers...More

DMH's Cancer Care Center is visited by Searktoday.com

Drew Memorial Hospital’s new cancer center is providing services to treat Southeast Arkansas cancer patients’ physical and emotional needs. ...More

Cancer Support Group

Lunch, Door Prizes, & Helpful Information for Cancer Patients, Survivors, and Supporters....More

American Cancer Society Guidelines for the Early Detection of Cancer

The American Cancer Society recommends these screening guidelines for most adults....More

THV11 Foodbank cereal drive

Drew Memorial Hospital would like to thank everyone who helped participate in the THV11/AR Foodbank cereal drive. year....More

Our newest Board Member

Please Welcome our newest Board Member, Mike Akin....More

AR Foodbank and KTHV Summer Cereal Drive

We just totaled this week’s cereal donations for the Summer Cereal Drive and we had 70 items! ...More

Cereal Drive

Drew Memorial Hospital is participating in the AR Foodbank and KTHV Summer Cereal Drive from now until June 28....More

Schlorship winners

Winners of the Drew Memorial Hospital Auxiliary Scholarship. ...More

Cancer Support Group

Cancer Support Group for Patients, Survivors, and Supporters....More

Skin Cancer Month

Since its inception in 1979, The Skin Cancer Foundation has always recommended using a sunscreen with an SPF 15 or higher as one important part of a complete sun protection regimen. Sunscreen alone is not enough, however. Read our full list of skin cancer prevention tips and share them with your friends and family....More

Drew Memorial Hospital receives award for infection reduction

Barbara Barnes and Michael Layfield

Drew Memorial Hospital received a quality award for its reduction of catheter-associated urinary tract infections (CAUTI), according to a news release from the Arkansas Foundation for Medical Care....More

Free Educational Seminar

All you need to know about surgical weight loss solutions, from bypass to lap bands....More

Cancer Care Center welcomes Dr. Bijay Nair

CARTI, the largest private cancer clinic in Arkansas, and Drew Memorial Hospital, a 49-bed hospital in Monticello, announce they will be partnering to deliver excellence in cancer care and treatment in Monticello. ...More

Healthcare Provider CPR Course


There will be a healthcare provider CPR course at Drew Memorial Hospital on Monday, March 11th at 10:00 am. ...More

Cancer Support Group

Cancer Support Group For Patients, Survivors and Supporters Wednesday, January 30th 11:30 am—12:30 pm Drew Memorial Hospital Conference Room A Lunch, Door Prizes, & Helpful Information For Cancer Patients, Survivors, Family, Friends, and Supporters ...More

New Year's Baby

The first baby born in 2013 at Drew Memorial Hospital was born January 3 at 8:15 am. Darrion Jackson, born to Angelica Richardson of Monticello, weighed 7 lbs. 10 oz. and 19 inches long. ...More

Drew Memorial Hospital as the 2012 Industry of the Year

The Monticello-Drew County Chamber of Commerce and the Monticello Economic Development Commission (MEDC) recognized Drew Memorial Hospital as the 2012 Industry of the Year at their annual awards banquet...More

Drew Memorial Hospital receives Medicaid IQI award for 2012.

Drew Memorial Hospital receives Medicaid IQI award for 2012....More

Governors Quality Achievement Award

Governors Quality Achievement Award

Drew Memorial Hospital received the Governors Quality Achievement Award for 2012. ...More

Hospital Receives $12 Million USDA Loan for Expansion

CEO Michael Layfield and Senator Lincoln

Senator Blanche Lincoln announced Friday, May 28th that Drew Memorial Hospital has been approved a $12 million low-interest loan to help pay for the first phase of the hospital’s modernization plan. ...More