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.

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Mercy Health - St. Rita's Neuroscience Institute to host Neuroscience Symposium

Mercy Health – St. Rita’s Neuroscience Institute will host its Neuroscience Symposium on Wednesday, June 28 at 7 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. at St. Rita’s Auxiliary Conference Center located at 718 West Market Street Lima, Ohio 45801.

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Ronda Lehman Named Chief Network Integration Officer

Ronda Lehman has been named the Chief Network Integration Officer (CNIO) for the Mercy Health Lima region. Lehman will continue to serve as Vice President and Chief Operating Officer for Mercy Health Physicians in the Lima region.

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Lima & Van Wert Elks to Donate $10,000 to St. Rita’s Pediatric Rehabilitation

Since 1972, the Ohio Elks Association has generously donated more than $334,000 to Mercy Health – St. Rita’s Medical Center’s pediatric rehabilitation department through The Ohio Elks Cerebral Palsy Fund Board. On Thursday, June 8, at 11 a.m. the association will add to their contributions and will present a check for $10,000 to the medical center’s pediatric rehabilitation department, a patient and their family and St. Rita’s Health Care Foundation. The presentation will take place at St. Rita’s pediatric rehabilitation department located at 830 W. High Suite 150, Lima, Ohio 45801.

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Dale Gisi promoted to President, Mercy Health - St. Rita's

Dale Gisi, formerly President of St. Rita’s Medical Center, has been promoted to serve as President, Mercy Health - St. Rita’s. In this new role, Gisi will provide oversight for the Lima region, including all of its services located across the 10-county area.

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St. Rita’s Health Partners to Host Nursing Career Fair

Mercy Health – St. Rita’s Health Partners will host St. Rita’s Nursing Career Fair on Monday, June 12, from 4 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. The event will allow candidates the opportunity to present their resume, network with different departments within the medical center and learn more about what St. Rita’s has to offer. The career fair will be held at St. Rita’s Auxiliary Conference Center located at 718 W. Market Street Lima, Ohio 45801.

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Mercy Health Receives Blue Star Recognition

Mercy Health, a Catholic health ministry serving Ohio and Kentucky, announces that it has received Blue Star Recognition from the American Cancer Society and Ohio Partners for Cancer Control. 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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St. Rita’s EMS Team Receives American Heart Association’s Mission: Lifeline EMS Recognition Award

Mercy Health – St. Rita’s Health Partners EMS team, LACP/SRMC LLC, has received the American Heart Association’s Mission: Lifeline EMS Silver Award for implementing quality improvement measures for the treatment of patients who experience severe heart attacks.

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St. Rita’s Named One of the Best Places to Work in Healthcare for 2017 by Modern Healthcare

Mercy Health – St. Rita’s Medical Center was recently named one of 150 Best Places to Work in Healthcare for 2017 by Modern Healthcare.

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St. Rita’s Volunteers to Present $227,000 Check to Medical Center During Annual Appreciation Luncheon

St. Rita’s Health Partners Volunteer/Auxiliary Resources president, Jan Kennedy, will present a check for $227,000 to Bob Baxter, regional CEO and senior vice president Mercy Health – Lima Region, at the UNOH Event Center, located at 1450 North Cable Road, Lima, Ohio 45805. The presentation will take place during St. Rita’s Volunteer Appreciation Luncheon on Tuesday, May 23, at 1 p.m. This donation is made on behalf of all St. Rita’s volunteers which includes 463 adults, 57 college students, 161 summer teen volunteers, 88 shadowing students and 207 supporting members. There will be 350 volunteers in attendance at Tuesday’s event.

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