Building awareness during Parkinson's Awareness Month

April is Parkinson’s Awareness Month and more than 1 million people in the U.S. have been diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease. This disease is a chronic and progressive movement disorder.

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Loretta Burgei returns from Haiti: Shares journey during National Volunteer Month

April is National Volunteer Month. Loretta Burgei, RN at Mercy Health - St. Rita’s Health Partners, is an inspiration and showcases what being a volunteer truly means. April 20 marks one month of her return from Côtes-de-Fer, Haiti, where she and seven other Mercy Health volunteers helped open the Bishop Joseph M. Sullivan Center for Health.

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St. Rita’s to Host 2017 Cardiovascular Symposium

Continuing education in healthcare is important. On Thursday, April 6, St. Rita’s Health Partners will host the 2017 Cardiovascular Symposium. More than 300 healthcare professionals who care for patients with heart conditions will come together for a day filled with unique and informational sessions. The symposium will take place from 7 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. at Veterans Memorial Civic & Convention Center located at 7 Town Square, Lima, Ohio 45801.

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Pediatrician to be recognized for 36 years of service to community

In 1981, Dr. Mark Winerman began his career with Pediatrics of Lima in Lima, Ohio. Thirty-six years later, he will hang up his stethoscope and lab coat as he recently announced his retirement.

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St. Rita’s Nurse Extending Care Beyond Hospital Walls

(LIMA; March 29, 2017) Tim Mosher is a nurse practitioner at St. Rita’s Health Partners in Lima, Ohio, but extends his care far beyond the hospital walls. On April 4, he will be boarding a flight to Mosul, Iraq. This is his second trip to Mosul this year.

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St. Rita’s Diabetes Education Program Receives ADA Recognition

(LIMA; March 16, 2017) St. Rita’s Health Partners Medication Management Clinic (formerly The Health Management Group) is proud to announce that it has been recognized by the American Diabetes Association (ADA). On March 15, they...

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Mercy Health Foundation earns high performer designation

The Association for Healthcare Philanthropy (AHP) designated the Mercy Health Foundation a 2016 High Performer. The Mercy Health Foundation joins 44 other High Performer organizations from the United States and Canada ranking in the top 25th percentile based on net production returns for 2015 results. AHP considered more than 200 participating organizations for High Performer status.

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St. Rita's to receive infant hats blessed by priest

(LIMA; March 6, 2017) Families staying at St. Rita’s Health Partners Special Care Nursery will each receive a special surprise on Tuesday, March 7. Early last week a registered nurse on the special care floor received a call from Ottawa...

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St. Rita's and Perry High School team up for hands-on learning opportunity

(LIMA; March 6, 2017) With high school graduation approaching seniors are beginning to get an idea of where their career interests will lead them. Some seniors are even getting a hands-on learning opportunity to see if a healthcare setting...

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St. Rita’s to offer Parkinson’s Support and Exercise Groups

(LIMA; March 2, 2017) Parkinson’s disease is a movement disorder. This chronic and progressive disorder affects nearly 1 million people in the U.S. alone. St. Rita’s Health Partners will continue to offer both Parkinson’s support and exercise...

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St. Rita’s to host Suicide Prevention Workshop

(LIMA; March 2, 2017) Last year, St. Rita’s Health Partners began the planning process of their Suicide Prevention Workshop for professionals. On Friday, March 3, at 8 a.m., more than 125 professionals from the area will be attending this...

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St. Rita’s Hosts 14th Annual Colorectal Cancer Summit

(LIMA; February 28, 2017) March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month. St. Rita’s Health Partners and the Northwest Ohio Colorectal Cancer Awareness Coalition will begin the month with the 14th Annual Colorectal Cancer Awareness...

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Mercy Health partners with ReadySet

Mercy Health has formed a unique partnership with ReadySet Surgical to streamline the vendor managed surgical supply chain in its own hospitals and co-develop surgical supply chain tools to further operating room efficiency.

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St. Rita’s Introduces Welcome Waggers Program

(LIMA; February 20, 2017) St. Rita’s Health Partners is excited to announce the official launch of its Volunteer/Auxiliary Resources Welcome Waggers program. Welcome Waggers is a volunteer program where therapy dogs and their...

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St. Rita’s declares restriction on visitors at medical center as flu numbers rise

(LIMA; February 7, 2017) As flu numbers continue to rise in the Lima and surrounding communities, St. Rita’s Health Partners is restricting visitors at its medical center until further notice. This decision was made in order to protect visitors and...

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Applications now available for St. Rita’s Health Partners 2017 Volunteen Program

(Lima, February 7, 2017) Applications are now available for St. Rita’s Health Partners’ 2017 Volunteen Program. Volunteens are high school students between 14–18 years of age who volunteer a minimum of 40 hours over the summer...

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Lima Panera Bread Café’s Raise Funds for St. Rita’s Women’s Wellness Center

(LIMA; February 3, 2017) Breast Cancer Awareness month may be October, but the fight against breast cancer happens every month of the year. On Tuesday, Feb. 7, at 10 a.m. Covelli Enterprises, the Ohio-based franchisee of Panera Bread...

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Mercy Health Physician Practices Participating in Historic Public-Private Partnership to Strengthen Primary Care

(LIMA; February 1, 2017) - St. Rita’s Health Partners a part of Mercy Health, which provides advanced, quality care with compassion in your neighborhood through its care network, announces that seven of its primary care practices are...

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