Oakwood Village Receives 2017 Customer Experience Award from Pinnacle Quality Insight

Oakwood Village has been named a recipient of Pinnacle Quality Insight’s 2017 Customer Experience AwardTM. Qualifying for the award in eight separate categories, Oakwood displays a continued dedication to providing Best in Class senior healthcare services. The award is bestowed on care providers who have achieved best-in-class customer satisfaction standards within their peer group. Oakwood, located at 1500 Village Road in Springfield, was honored in the following categories:

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New leader of Springfield hospital to focus on patients

Matthew Caldwell has taken over as CEO of Community Mercy Health Partners, the largest employer in Clark County. ...

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Health and fitness program now being offered by Excel Sports Medicine & Rehab

Excel Fitness is now being offered at Excel Sports Medicine & Rehabilitation in Springfield as an opportunity for individuals to participate in health and fitness programs at an affordable price. ...

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WHIO TV: CMHP introduces new mobile mammography vehicle

To help address a significant health issue in Clark and Champaign counties, Community Mercy Health Partners is introducing an $850,000 mobile mammography unit...

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CMHP introduces new mobile mammography vehicle

Community Mercy Health Partners has purchased an $850,000 mobile mammography unit to offer preventative services in Clark and Champaign counties after data revealed breast cancer rates in both counties are above the state average. The new vehicle will travel around the two counties to offer 3D and 2D mammograms to patients. Before its purchase, Community Mercy borrowed a vehicle from a Cincinnati hospital to offer mobile services ...

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Clark County expert urges parents to talk about suicide

CMHP in the News: Marketing and Communications coordinated stories on preventing teenage suicide with WHIO-TV and Springfield News-Sun. Jordan Allison, PSY.D., a psychologist with Springfield Regional Medical Group, was interviewed for the stories. He spoke about warning signs and tips for parents. By Katherine Collins - Staff Writer A local psychologist says parents should talk to their children after public suicide attempts, like a recent Clark County teen who allegedly streamed her attempt to kill herself live on Facebook....

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Community invited to An Evening Out for Heart Health

The public is invited to An Evening Out for Heart Health, a fun, informative event that will be held by Community Mercy Health Partners on Wednesday, Feb. 1, at the Courtyard Marriott in downtown Springfield. The evening includes a health fair, engaging speakers, dinner, wine, door prizes and a silent auction. New to this year’s event is a Heart Hero Award to an individual who embodies heart health for themselves and others ...

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CMHP names new Chief Operating Officer

Adam Groshans has been named Chief Operating Officer at Community Mercy Health Partners, effective March 6. Adam comes to us from Tennova Healthcare Lebanon in Lebanon, Tenn., where he has served on the administrative team for nearly four years.

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Springfield Regional plans retail pharmacy with goal of reducing hospital readmissions

One of the top reasons why patients are readmitted to the hospital is that they don’t fill needed prescriptions. As part of an initiative to reduce hospital readmissions, Springfield Regional Medical Center will open a retail pharmacy in the hospital in early February. ...

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Seven tips to quit smoking in 2017

By Marcy Ivory - Contributing Writer SPRINGFIELD — Quitting smoking is not easy, but quitting for good is possible. Try following these seven tips used as part of the Community Mercy REACH, Alcohol, Drug and Tobacco Treatment program ...

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Event response examined by officials

CMHP in the News: Mercy Memorial Hospital’s emergency department played a vital role in the response to a carbon monoxide leak at Urbana High School last Friday. The Urbana Daily Citizen ran a follow-up story on the event. MMH Administrator Kim Jerger convened an event review meeting this week with representatives from several organizations that were involved in the emergency response ...

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$2M upgrade at Springfield cancer center cuts length of treatments

CMHP in the News: Marketing and Communications coordinated a story in the Springfield News-Sun about a $2 million technology advancement at the Springfield Regional Cancer Center that enables more lung cancer and prostate cancer patients to receive treatment close to home ...

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Springfield students deliver rehab car to hospital

CMHP in the News: The Springfield News-Sun ran a story on the Acute Rehab Unit at Springfield Regional Medical Center partnering with the Springfield–Clark Career Technology Center on a car simulator that now serves patients on the unit. ...

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Mercy Health’s Behavioral Health Institute earns commendations from professional associations

CINCINNATI, OH (Dec. 8, 2016) – Mercy Health – a Catholic healthcare ministry serving Ohio and Kentucky, announces that the American Group Psychotherapy Association (AGPA) and the International Board for Certification of Group Psychotherapists (IBCGP) have commended the Behavioral Health Institute for excellence in and commitment to group psychotherapy. The professional associations also commended BHI staff and leadership at its inpatient sites in Paducah, Kentucky and Clermont, Lima, Lorain, Toledo and Youngstown, Ohio for their consistent pursuit of excellence over the last three years.

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Experts: $275M downtown hospital impact on Springfield significant

CMHP in the News: Marketing and Communications facilitated a story by the Springfield News-Sun on Springfield Regional Medical Center’s impact on the community as the hospital celebrates its fifth anniversary. Reporter Matt Sanctis talked to several community leaders for the story. ...

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County health organizations discuss improvement plan

Local county health officials met Friday at Mercy Memorial Hospital to discuss the Champaign County Community Health Improvement Plan (CHIP) and how their collaborative efforts will address the county’s health needs in the future. Representatives from the hospital, Champaign County Health District, Champaign Family YMCA and Champaign County Drug Free Youth Coalition spoke on health needs for the county. ...

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Mercy Memorial Hospital celebrates history of support

Mercy Memorial Hospital has served the health needs of Champaign County since 1951. But the origin of the hospital can be traced back seven years earlier to a meeting of community leaders at the Urbana Country Club. Seventy-two years ago this month, a group of 70 industrial and civic leaders met to discuss the need for a community hospital. The result of that Nov. 29 meeting was the formation of a hospital association to develop a practical, workable plan for a hospital. That group remains active today as the Mercy Memorial Hospital Association, which continues to support and fund hospital technology and equipment improvements to better serve the community ...

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Local ERs set guidelines for treating patients with opiates

The emergency departments at Mercy Memorial Hospital and Springfield Regional Medical Center have established new guidelines for treating chronic pain patients, including a restriction on opiates or sedative medications. ...

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Springfield hospital to cut back on narcotic prescriptions

Emergency room doctors at Springfield Regional Medical Center have begun a new program aimed at cutting back the amount of narcotics prescribed to patients in light of the heroin crisis. ...

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Springfield Police donate to Cancer Center

he Springfield Police Division has made a generous donation of $1,840 to the Springfield Regional Cancer Center ...

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Springfield's biggest employer picks new leader

Springfield’s largest employer has hired a new leader just weeks after its previous president and CEO announced plans to retire. Matthew Caldwell will be the new president and CEO of Community Mercy Health Partners, which is part of Mercy Health, the largest nonprofit health system in Ohio and fourth-largest employer in the state ...

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1st patient at downtown Springfield hospital returns after 5 years

After five years, Chris and Gretchen Zinkhon don’t remember every detail of their time at Springfield Regional Medical Center, where Gretchen and their newborn son were the hospital’s first patients ...

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