Mobile Mammography September Schedule

Give yourself and everyone who loves you the gift of peace of mind. Schedule your annual mammogram today and encourage your friends and family to do the same. It’s easy with Mercy Health – Cincinnati’s Mobile Mammography program, which has two mobile units offering you screening mammograms in 15 minutes at locations convenient to your home or workplace.

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Primary Care Provider Joins Mercy Health Physicians

Mercy Health – Cincinnati, which provides advanced, quality, compassionate care in your neighborhood through its care network, announces that primary care specialist Cory A. Gaiser, MD has joined Mercy Health Physicians.

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Medical Residents Care for the Bond Hill Community

Mercy Health - Cincinnati, which provides advanced, compassionate, quality care in your neighborhood through its care network, announces that medical residents from The Jewish Hospital are helping care for members of the Bond Hill community through a recently developed collaboration at the WinMed Health Center.

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Anderson and Clermont Hospitals Receive Heart Failure Care Award

Mercy Health - Cincinnati, which provides advanced, quality, compassionate care in your neighborhood through its care network, announces that Anderson and Clermont hospitals have each received the Get With The Guidelines®-Heart Failure Bronze Quality Achievement Award from the American Heart Association.

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You Are Invited to Breast Birthday Ever Celebration

Mercy Health – Cincinnati, which provides advanced, quality, compassionate care in your neighborhood through its care network, invites you and your friends and loved ones to join Alaba Robinson, MD at a very special birthday party. Dr. Robinson is celebrating her birthday with the Second Annual "Breast” Birthday Ever event on Thursday, August 31 from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. at Mercy Health - Forest Park Internal Medicine & Pediatrics, located at 11550 Winton Road, Cincinnati, OH, 45240. She invites you and your family and friends to join in the celebration.

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Family Practice Opens in Cold Spring, Kentucky

Mercy Health – Cincinnati, which provides advanced, quality, compassionate care in your neighborhood through its care network, announces a new choice for expert primary care in Northern Kentucky. Mercy Health — Cold Spring Family Medicine is now open at 3955 Alexandria Pike, Cold Spring, KY, 41076.

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Anderson Hospital Guild Donation

Mercy Health - Cincinnati, which provides advanced, quality, compassionate care in your neighborhood through its care network, announces that the Guild of Anderson Hospital has made a significant donation to support equipment purchases at the hospital.

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West Hospital Auxiliary Shoe Sale

The Auxiliary of Mercy Health – West Hospital is making it easy for you to support top quality patient care in your community by offering top quality shoes at its Outside the Box Shoes fundraiser. The spectacular shoe sale takes place around the clock from 7 p.m. on Monday, August 28 through 2 p.m. Wednesday, August 30 in the auditorium on the T level of West Hospital, which is located just off I74 and North Bend Road at 3300 Mercy Health Blvd., Cincinnati, 45211.

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Express Care Emergency Service Available at West Hospital

Mercy Health – Cincinnati, which provides advanced, compassionate, quality care in your neighborhood through its care network, announces that an express care program launched recently in the emergency room at West Hospital is delivering strong results in key measures. These include patient satisfaction and the length of time it takes for patients with less serious issues to receive treatment and leave the emergency room. West Hospital is located at 3300 Mercy Health Blvd. in the Monfort Heights neighborhood in Cincinnati, Ohio 45211.

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Device Provides Breast Cancer Patients with Better Outcomes

Mercy Health – Cincinnati, which provides advanced, compassionate, quality care in your neighborhood through its care network, announces that breast surgeon and surgical oncologist Hilary Shapiro-Wright, DO, FACOS is among the first surgeons in Ohio to adopt an innovative device that improves breast cancer treatment. Dr. Shapiro-Wright uses the small device, called BioZorb®, to help provide better cosmetic outcomes after surgery. The device also allows more precise targeting of radiation treatment following lumpectomy surgery.

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Discussion on Stress at August 23 Lunch and Lecture

Mercy Health - Cincinnati, which provides advanced, quality, compassionate care in your neighborhood through its care network, announces that Mercy Health Physician Darcey Thornton, MD will speak about the impact of stress on our bodies and what we can do about it at the West Chester-Liberty Chamber Alliance’s Women 4 Women Lunch and Lecture.

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Free Breast Health Discussion at Mayerson JCC on August 22

Mercy Health - Cincinnati, which provides advanced, quality, compassionate care in your neighborhood through its care network, announces that The Jewish Hospital - Mercy Health’s free speaker series continues at the Mayerson JCC on Tuesday, August 22 with “I Know about Mammography Screening and Breast Cancer.”

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Ear, Nose and Throat Practice Opens at West Hospital Campus

Mercy Health - Cincinnati, which provides advanced, quality, compassionate care in your neighborhood through its care network, announces that W. Mark Gutowski, MD has opened an ear, nose and throat practice in a medical office building on the West Hospital campus.

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Mercy Health Offers Free Quit Smoking Classes

It’s the dog days of summer and maybe you’ve finally reached the point where you’re dog-tired of smoking. Will this be the season you finally kick the habit and quit? If so, Mercy Health can help.

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Performing Arts Medicine Hosts Wellness Symposium for the Youth Dancer

Mercy Health - Cincinnati, which provides advanced, quality, compassionate care in your neighborhood through its care network, announces that Mercy Health Performing Arts Medicine is hosting the Wellness Symposium for the Youth Dancer from 8:30 a.m.-noon on Saturday, August 12.

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Mercy Health to Deliver Examination Tables to Developing Countries

Midmark Corp. recently partnered with Mercy Health, headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio to deliver nearly 300 used examination tables to 10 areas of Africa in need of medical equipment.

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The Jewish Hospital Offers Two Walk with a Doc Sessions in August

Mercy Health - Cincinnati, which provides advanced, compassionate, quality care in your neighborhood through its care network, announces that The Jewish Hospital continues its free Walk with a Doc program at Kenwood Towne Center with two sessions in August.

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West Hospital Auxiliary Announces Return of Linen Sale in August

Who doesn’t love the feel of fresh sheets on hot summer nights? The Auxiliary of Mercy Health – West Hospital is making it easy for you to support top quality patient care in your community while refreshing your bedding by announcing the return of its popular linen sale.

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The Heart Institute First in the Tristate to Implant Newly Approved Stent

Interventional cardiologist Kevin Cochran, MD of Mercy Health – The Heart Institute was the first doctor in the tristate to implant the first FDA-approved dedicated bifurcated coronary stent in a patient. The FDA approved the stent in March 2017 and Dr. Cochran performed the first implant in the region at Fairfield Hospital on April 20, 2017. He’s subsequently implanted the stent in another patient.

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Anderson and Clermont Hospitals Host Robotic Surgery Information Nights

Mercy Health – Cincinnati, which provides advanced, compassionate, quality care in your neighborhood through its care network, announces that Mercy Health – Anderson and Clermont Hospitals will host robotic surgery information nights.

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Mobile Mammography Vans Visit Your Neighborhood

Give yourself and everyone who loves you the gift of peace of mind. Schedule your annual mammogram today and encourage your friends and family to do the same. It’s easy with Mercy Health – Cincinnati’s Mobile Mammography program, which has two mobile units offering you screening mammograms in 15 minutes at locations convenient to your home or workplace.

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West Clermont HealthPlex Hosts Free Family Fun Night

Mercy Health - Cincinnati, which provides advanced, quality, compassionate care in your neighborhood through its care network, announces that Mercy Health – West Clermont HealthPlex is hosting a free family fun night at Veteran’s Park from 5-8 p.m. on Thursday, July 27. Veteran’s Park is located at the corner of Clough Pike and Glen Este-Withamsville Road.

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Mercy Health Home Office Postpones Tennis on the Hill

Mercy Health – Cincinnati, which provides advanced, quality, compassionate care in your neighborhood through its care network, announces that Tennis on the Hill, the youth tennis event scheduled for this Saturday, July 22 at the Mercy Health – Home Office in Bond Hill has been postponed due to expected extreme temperatures. The National Weather Service is predicting a temperature upwards of 90 degrees with a heat index of 100 degrees or more on Saturday.

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Pulmonary and Critical Care Specialist Joins Mercy Health

Mercy Health – Cincinnati, which provides advanced, quality, compassionate care in your neighborhood through its care network, announces that pulmonary and critical care specialist Umar Osman, MD has joined Mercy Health Physicians.

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Internal Medicine Specialist Joins Mercy Health

Mercy Health – Cincinnati, which provides advanced, quality, compassionate care in your neighborhood through its care network, announces that internal medicine specialist Robin A. Wright, MD has joined Mercy Health Physicians.

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Anderson Hospital Earns IAC Accreditation

Mercy Health – Cincinnati, which provides advanced, quality care with compassion in your neighborhood through its care network, announces that the Intersocietal Accreditation Commission (IAC) has granted Anderson Hospital a three-year term of accreditation in Vascular Testing in the areas of Extracranial Cerebrovascular Testing, Peripheral Arterial Testing and Peripheral Venous Testing.

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Orthopaedic Surgeon Joins Mercy Health

Mercy Health – Cincinnati, which provides advanced, quality, compassionate care in your neighborhood through its care network, announces that orthopaedic surgeon Shawn Yang, MD has joined Mercy Health Physicians.

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Internal Medicine Specialist Joins Mercy Health

Mercy Health – Cincinnati, which provides advanced, quality, compassionate care in your neighborhood through its care network, announces that Internal Medicine specialist Rebecca Frakes, MD has joined Mercy Health Physicians.

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Mercy Health Seeking Medical Assistants at Job Fairs in July

Mercy Health - Cincinnati, which provides advanced, compassionate, quality care in your neighborhood through its care network, will hold three Medical Assistant job fairs in the month of July.

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Mercy Health named 2017 Most Wired Advanced Health System

Mercy Health, a Catholic health ministry serving Ohio and Kentucky, announces that the American Hospital Association’s (AHA) Health Forum has named it a 2017 Most Wired Advanced Health System. It is the only health system in Ohio and Kentucky to earn the Advanced designation.

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Fairfield Hospital Hosts Free Hernia Care Information Night

Mercy Health – Cincinnati, which provides advanced, compassionate, quality care in your neighborhood through its care network, announces that Fairfield Hospital will host a free hernia care information night from 5:30-7:30 p.m. on Thursday, July 20, 2017. The event will take place at the Fairfield HealthPlex, which is located on the hospital campus at 3050 Mack Road, Fairfield, OH 45014.

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The Jewish Hospital Offers Walk with a Doc Sessions in July

Mercy Health - Cincinnati, which provides advanced, compassionate, quality care in your neighborhood through its care network, announces that The Jewish Hospital continues its free Walk with a Doc program at Kenwood Towne Center with two sessions in July.

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West Hospital Announces Masquerade Jewelry Sale

The Auxiliary of Mercy Health – West Hospital announces that it’s hosting the Masquerade $5 Jewelry and Accessory sale in Conference Room T003 at West Hospital. The hospital is located just off I74 and North Bend Road at 3300 Mercy Health Blvd., Cincinnati, 45211.

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National Breast Center Accreditation for The Jewish Hospital

Mercy Health – Cincinnati, which provides advanced, quality care with compassion in your neighborhood through its care network, announces that the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC), a program administered by the American College of Surgeons, has granted The Jewish Hospital a three-year, full accreditation designation.

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Mercy Health Partners with Little Miami Schools

Mercy Health, which has a long history of partnering with the communities it serves to help residents be well, announces that it has partnered with Little Miami Schools to promote the health and wellness of the school’s student athletes and also to create and staff a school-based health center at Little Miami High School.

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Anderson Hospital Physician Scholarships

Mercy Health - Cincinnati, which provides advanced, quality care with compassion in your neighborhood through its care network, announces that the Physicians Charitable Foundation of Anderson Hospital has awarded $15,000 in college scholarships to seven local students as well as $2,500 in awards. Congressman Brad Wenstrup joined the physicians in announcing the scholarship winners during a ceremony at the Anderson Township Government Office.

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Prediabetes Education Class Schedule

If you need help managing pre-diabetes, Mercy Health - Cincinnati can help. Register today for pre-diabetes education classes offered at convenient Mercy Health locations throughout the community. Pre-diabetes is a condition that forms before diabetes. It means that a person’s blood sugar levels are higher than normal but aren’t high enough to be diagnosed as diabetes. Usually a fasting blood sugar level of 100-125 mg/dl indicates pre-diabetes.

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Palliative Care Discussion at Mayerson JCC on July 12

Mercy Health - Cincinnati, which provides advanced, quality, compassionate care in your neighborhood through its care network, announces that The Jewish Hospital - Mercy Health’s free speaker series continues at the Mayerson JCC on Wednesday, July 12 with “Palliative care for patients and families: how comprehensive care helps manage the symptoms of a serious illness.”

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Quit Smoking Classes on the West Side in July

Feeling the heat for being a smoker? Make this summer be the season you finally quit. Mercy Health - Cincinnati, which provides advanced, quality, compassionate care in your neighborhood through its care network, can help! We invite smokers and their families to register for a free series of quit smoking classes starting at Mercy Health – West Hospital in July.

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Quit Smoking Classes in Fairfield in July

Summertime and the breathing is easy – if you’re an ex-smoker that is. Will this be the summer you finally kick the habit and quit smoking? If so, Mercy Health can help with a free series of smoking cessation education classes starting at Mercy Health – Fairfield Hospital in July.

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The Heart Institute Oxford Office Relocates

Mercy Health – Cincinnati, which provides advanced, quality care with compassion in your neighborhood through its care network, announces that Mercy Health – The Heart Institute has relocated its office to a new location in Oxford. The new office is located at 270 S. Locust Street, Oxford, Ohio 45056 in the Tollgate Plaza (next to Kroger).

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Family Medicine Specialist Joins Mercy Health Physicians

Mercy Health – Cincinnati, which provides advanced, quality, compassionate care in your neighborhood through its care network, announces that Family Medicine specialist James Krempasky, DO has joined Mercy Health Physicians.

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Third AlterG Anti Gravity Treadmill Available in Bridgetown

Mercy Health – Cincinnati, which provides advanced, quality care with compassion in your neighborhood through its care network, now has a third AlterG Anti-Gravity treadmill available at the new Bridgetown location. Mercy Health is the only healthcare provider in the tristate to offer this technology to patients at three different locations. The Bridgetown AlterG joins two existing units already in operation at the Anderson Township location since January 2015 and the Mason location since April 2016.

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Expanded Options for Surgical Aortic Valve Replacement

Mercy Health - Cincinnati, which provides advanced, quality care with compassion in your neighborhood through its care network, announces that Mercy Health Physician and cardiovascular and thoracic surgeon Donald Buckley, MD has replaced the aortic valves of three patients of Mercy Health – The Heart Institute with the INTUITY Elite valve system. He performed the first procedure using the new valve system at Mercy Health – Anderson Hospital in March.

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July Mobile Mammography Schedule

Give yourself and everyone who loves you the gift of peace of mind. Schedule your annual mammogram today and encourage your friends and family to do the same. It’s easy with Mercy Health – Cincinnati’s Mobile Mammography program, which has two mobile units offering you screening mammograms in 15 minutes at locations convenient to your home or workplace.

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The Jewish Hospital Offers Minimally Invasive Pancreatic Surgery

Mercy Health - Cincinnati, which provides advanced, quality, compassionate care in your neighborhood through its care network, announces that The Jewish Hospital offers a robotic-assisted, minimally-invasive option for patients who need pancreatic surgery.

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Internal Medicine and Pediatrics Specialist Joins Mercy Health Physicians

Mercy Health – Cincinnati, which provides advanced, quality, compassionate care in your neighborhood through its care network, announces that Internal Medicine and Pediatrics specialist Darcey Thornton, MD has joined Mercy Health Physicians.

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Clermont Hospital Guild Volunteer of the Year and Scholarship Winners

The Guild of Mercy Health – Clermont Hospital held its annual Volunteers Awards Luncheon in May. At the luncheon, the Guild named Susan Combs as the 2016 Volunteer of the Year, presented certificates of achievement to volunteers for the hours of service they have provided and announced that it was awarding three $1,000 scholarships to local high school students interested in pursuing careers in healthcare.

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Be Part of the Largest Swimming Lesson on June 22

Mercy Health – Cincinnati, which provides advanced, quality care with compassion in your neighborhood through its care network, invites the community to enjoy a free swimming lesson and participate in the eighth annual World's Largest Swimming Lesson (WLSL). WLSL is a global event taking place in 500 locations in more 20 countries on Thursday, June 22, to emphasize that swimming lessons save lives. Cincinnati takes part in the WLSL from 1:15-1:45 p.m. and swimmers of all ages can come for a free swimming lesson at the Mercy Health - Anderson, Fairfield and Queen City HealthPlexes.

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Mercy Health Farmers Market Every Wednesday at Community Action Agency

Mercy Health – Cincinnati, which provides advanced, quality, compassionate care in your neighborhood through its care network, announces the return of its weekly farmers market to increase community access to fresh fruit, vegetables and other foods. This year’s farmers market will take place at the Community Action Agency (CAA) from 3:30 to 6:30 p.m. every Wednesday from June 14 through September 27. The CAA is located off Reading Road at 1740 Langdon Farm Road in Bond Hill.

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Anderson HealthPlex Hosts East Side Fun Runs

If you are looking to have fun, meet new people, get in some exercise and enjoy tasty local brews this summer, you can do all four at the East Side Fun Run, a popular program that’s returning to the Mercy Health – Anderson HealthPlex.

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Mercy Health Earns Recognition for Advancing Colorectal Cancer Screening

Mercy Health, a Catholic health ministry serving Ohio and Kentucky, announces that it has received Blue Star Recognition from the Ohio Partners for Cancer Control (OPPC). This recognition acknowledges that Mercy Health is a hospital system that has taken extraordinary measures to advance initiatives supporting the goal to screen 80% of adults 50 and over for colorectal cancer by 2018.

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Joint Commission Certifies Blood Cancer Center

Mercy Health - Cincinnati, which provides advanced, quality, compassionate care in your neighborhood through its care network, announces that it has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for Bone Marrow Transplant Certification. The Gold Seal of Approval® is a symbol of quality that reflects an organization’s commitment to providing safe and effective patient care.

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Mercy Health Offers Non-Surgical Treatment for Angina

Mercy Health - Cincinnati, which provides advanced, quality care with compassion in your neighborhood through its care network, announces that Mercy Health Physician and cardiologist Vansh Puri, MD can offer patients with angina a non-surgical treatment option with long-term results.

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West Hospital Earns Top Quality Award for Heart Failure Care

Mercy Health - Cincinnati, which provides advanced, compassionate, quality care in your neighborhood through its care network, announces that West Hospital has received the Get With The Guidelines®-Heart Failure Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award for implementing specific quality improvement measures outlined by the American Heart Association/American College of Cardiology Foundation’s secondary prevention guidelines for patients with heart failure. The AHA/ACA also named West Hospital to the Target: Heart Failure Honor Roll.

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Clermont Hospital Medical Staff Gives Scholarships

Mercy Health - Cincinnati, which provides advanced, quality care with compassion in your neighborhood through its care network, announces that the Medical Staff of Clermont Hospital has awarded $18,000 in college scholarships to nine local high school students pursuing careers in healthcare.

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Speaker Series and Open House at StoneBridge Retirement Community

Mercy Health - Cincinnati, which provides advanced, compassionate, quality care in your neighborhood through its care network, StoneBridge at Winton Woods, a scenic retirement community for active adults seeking a maintenance-free lifestyle, is hosting a speaker series and open house events in June and July.

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Blood Drive at West Hospital June 13

Mercy Health - Cincinnati, which provides advanced, quality, compassionate care in your neighborhood through its care network, announces that West Hospital is hosting a blood drive from 7 a.m.-1 p.m. on Tuesday, June 13. The blood drive will take place in the hospital’s auditorium and is open to the community, as well as physicians, nurses and hospital staff. You can schedule your donation time by visiting www.hoxworth.org/groups/mercywest or calling 513-451-0910.

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Robotic Surgery Information Night June 22 in Fairfield

Mercy Health – Cincinnati, which provides advanced, compassionate, quality care in your neighborhood through its care network, announces that Mercy Health – Fairfield Hospital will host a robotic surgery information night from 5-8 p.m. on Thursday, June 22. The event takes place in the lobby at Fairfield Hospital, which is located at 3000 Mack Road, Fairfield, OH 45014.

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Mercy Health Sponsors Juneteenth Festival

Mercy Health – a Catholic healthcare ministry serving Ohio and Kentucky, invites the community to mark the anniversary of the end of slavery at the 30th Annual Cincinnati Juneteenth Festival taking place from noon to 9 p.m. on Saturday, June 17 at Eden Park’s Mirror Lake and Seasongood Pavilion and from 2:30-6:30 p.m. on Sunday, June 18, at Eden Park’s Seasongood Pavilion. Admission is free.

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Mercy College Partners with CEI to Offer Ophthalmic Technology Program in Cincinnati

Mercy College of Ohio's Ophthalmic Technology Credit Certificate Program will be expanding its footprint by offering the program’s laboratory course and clinical placement in the Cincinnati area this fall. Mercy College will be partnering with Cincinnati Eye Institute (CEI) to provide clinical placements in the Cincinnati metropolitan area. The size, volume, and scope of CEI provides excellent facilities for students to learn in as CEI is one of the largest private ophthalmology practices in the country. CEI will host both the laboratory course and clinical placement.

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Anderson Hospital Chest Pain Center Accreditation

Mercy Health - Cincinnati, which provides advanced, compassionate, quality care in your neighborhood through its care network, announces that Anderson Hospital has received full Chest Pain Center with Primary PCI Accreditation from the American College of Cardiology (ACC). Anderson Hospital offers PCI, which stands for Percutaneous Coronary Intervention, a non-surgical procedure that uses a catheter to place a stent to open up narrowed blood vessels.

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Sports Medicine Conference Takes Place in Hilton Head over Memorial Day Weekend

Cincinnati SportsMedicine and Orthopaedic Center and its Research and Education Foundation and Mercy Health are sponsoring the 32nd Annual Advances on the Knee, Shoulder and Sports Medicine Conference at the Sonesta Resort, Hilton Head, South Carolina from May 27-30. Over 300 orthopedic surgeons, physical therapists, athletic trainers and physician assistants are attending the conference, which is directed by Mercy Health Physician Frank Noyes, MD and dedicated team from Mercy Health.

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June Walk with a Doc Schedule

Mercy Health - Cincinnati, which provides advanced, compassionate, quality care in your neighborhood through its care network, announces that The Jewish Hospital continues its free Walk with a Doc program at Kenwood Towne Center with two sessions in June.

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Free Quit Smoking Classes in Fairfield in June

Summertime and the breathing is easy – if you’re an ex-smoker that is. Will this be the summer you finally kick the habit and quit smoking? If so, Mercy Health can help with a free series of smoking cessation education classes starting at Mercy Health – Fairfield Hospital in June.

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