Mercy Health — St. Vincent Medical Center Earns Level 3 Distinction from National Association of Epilepsy Centers

Mercy Health – St. Vincent Medical Center has recently been named a Level 3 Epilepsy Monitoring Unit (EMU) by the National Association of Epilepsy Centers (NAEC), making it one of only eight adult epilepsy centers in the state and the only one in northwest Ohio.

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Mercy Health First in Region to Offer New Treatment Option for COPD

Patients experience nothing scarier than the inability to breathe. That’s why Mercy Health has become the first health system in the region to offer a new treatment option for patients with emphysema, which is a severe form of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disorder (COPD).

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Mercy Health — Springfield Regional Medical Center Recognized for High Quality and Cost-Efficient Maternity Care

Mercy Health – Springfield Regional Medical Center is proud to be recognized by Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield in Ohio with a Blue Distinction® Centers+ (BDC+) for Maternity Care designation, as part of the Blue Distinction Specialty Care program.

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Clinical Trial Proves Effectiveness of Mobile Stroke Unit in Reducing Disability from Stroke

Since January 2016, Mercy Health has been delivering specialized stroke care directly to area patients, saving valuable time and more quickly administering lifesaving treatments.

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Mercy Health – Cincinnati Names Sean Dardeau Chief Operating Officer

Mercy Health – Cincinnati announces that it has named Sean Dardeau, FACHE, as its chief operating officer.

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Lourdes Hospital Accepting Student Applications for Future Physicians Program

Should you be accepted, you will receive an in-depth look at a career in medicine with a view to inspiring you to pursue this rewarding field.

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Mercy Health Expands Services in Sheffield Village

As Mercy Health continues to offer a comprehensive network of care throughout our community and beyond, we are pleased to announce plans to develop a new multi-specialty location in northwest Lorain County.

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Mercy Health Receives $350,000 Technology Validation Grant

This grant will be matched by the Mercy Health Foundation to establish a $700,000 Technology Validation Fund, to support the development and licensing of health care technologies.

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Mercy Health — Youngstown and the Mercy Health Foundation — Mahoning Valley Announce Plans to Establish COVID-19 Memorial

Today, the health system and its philanthropic arm announced a permanent COVID-19 memorial that will be erected at Mercy Health — St. Elizabeth Youngstown Hospital.

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Mercy Health — Lourdes Hospital Appoints Key Leaders

Mercy Health — Lourdes Hospital announces that it has named Rick Goins, DHA, FACHE, the hospital’s chief operating officer.

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Mercy Health – Lorain Expands Cardiac Rehabilitation Program

Mercy Health – Lorain is now offering an enhanced, intensive cardiac rehab program using the Pritikin ICR™ (Intensive Cardiac Rehabilitation) Program, to treat patients with cardiovascular disease.

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Mercy Health – Lourdes Hospital Awarded Certification as Advanced Primary Stroke Center from The Joint Commission

Mercy Health – Lourdes Hospital has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® and the American Stroke Association’s Heart-Check mark for Advanced Primary Stroke Certification.

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Mercy Health — Lorain Hospital Recognized for Higher Quality and Cost-Efficiency in Maternity Care

Mercy Health Lorain Hospital is proud to be recognized by Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield in Ohio with a Blue Distinction® Centers+ (BDC+) for Maternity Care designation, as part of the Blue Distinction Specialty Care program.

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Mercy Health Announces Region's First Mobile Mammography Unit

As Mercy Health continues to evolve to better meet the needs of our patients and community, we are pleased to announce the region’s first mobile mammography unit.

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Mercy Health – Lorain and Akron Children’s Hospital Expand Partnership to Include Pediatric Emergency Medicine Expertise

Through an emergency medicine collaboration, Akron Children’s now offers its expertise as a pediatric teaching hospital to the emergency medicine teams at Mercy Health – Lorain and Mercy Health – Allen Hospital in Oberlin.

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Mercy Health Joins Leading Health Providers to Advance Patient Care by Forming Truveta

New data platform will help deliver personalized medicine, advance health equity, and empower the health community with insights on how to best treat patients

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Mercy Health – Cincinnati Names Nicole Barnett Chief Nursing Officer of Anderson Hospital

After a comprehensive search, Mercy Health – Anderson Hospital announces that Nicole Barnett, DNP, MSN, BSN, RN, CIC will serve as the hospital’s new chief nursing officer.

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Mercy Health Joins Other Catholic Health Care Systems in Making Comprehensive Commitment to Confronting Racism by Achieving Health Equity

Mercy Health, which is part of Bon Secours Mercy Health, today announced that it is joining with the Catholic Health Association of the United States (CHA) in a new initiative to confront racism by achieving health equity.

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Community Paramedicine Rural Health Pilot Program Launched February 1

Mercy Health – Urbana Hospital, in close collaboration with Urbana Fire and EMS, launched its Community Paramedicine (CP) program on February 1.

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Mercy Health – Lourdes Hospital Partners with Kentucky CancerLink to Provide Colonoscopy Screenings to Uninsured and Underinsured

The partnership will provide screening colonoscopies to eligible uninsured and underinsured Kentucky residents.

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The Jewish Hospital First in Cincinnati to Offer New Treatment Option for COPD and Emphysema Patients

Mercy Health Physicians and pulmonologists Mudher Al Shathir, MD, Daniel Murphy, MD and Jeffrey Bloomer, MD of Mercy Health – Kenwood Pulmonary and Critical Care worked together to fit the new Zephyr Endobronchial Valves for the first time in a patient during a minimally invasive procedure at The Jewish Hospital on June 26, 2020.

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Mercy Health – Cincinnati and the City of Mason Announce the Construction of a New Hospital Campus to Serve Mason and Warren County

Mercy Health – Cincinnati announces the health system will build a new, $156 million 60-bed hospital and medical office complex on a key 30-acre site along the I-71 Innovation Corridor in Mason at Kings Mills, exit 25 on I-71.

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Mercy Health’s Oncology Program Partners with Gilda’s Club, a Cancer-Support Community

The oncology program at Mercy Health—Lourdes Hospital has partnered with Gilda’s Club Kentuckiana (GCK), a non-profit social and emotional support community for men, women, teens, and children living with cancer.

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Mercy Health – Lourdes Hospital and UKHC’s Gill Heart & Vascular Institute Announce Affiliation

University of Kentucky HealthCare (UKHC) and Mercy Health – Lourdes Hospital have announced a new collaboration to expand cardiovascular services in the Paducah area.

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The Leapfrog Group Recognizes Dr. Stephen Feagins as a Pandemic Hero

The honor recognizes heroes who have demonstrated an extraordinary commitment to patient safety amidst the COVID-19 crisis.

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Newly Available Procedure Can Help Relieve Chronic Low Back Pain

Interventional spine specialist Sairam Atluri, MD, who is part of the Mercy Health network of doctors, recently started performing a procedure newly available at Mercy Health - Eastgate Surgery Center.

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Mercy Health Sponsors Eviction and Foreclosure Prevention Program in Bond Hill and Roselawn

The initiative is part of a larger collaboration with the Center for Community Investment aimed at bolstering local affordable housing systems through intentional health system investments designed in partnership with communities.

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Modern Healthcare Recognizes Bon Secours Mercy Health President and CEO John Starcher as one of the 100 Most Influential People

The complete ranking can be found in this week’s issue of Modern Healthcare magazine.

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Mercy Health Heart Program Accomplishes Regional Firsts: Less-Invasive Mitral Valve Replacement and Repair Both Available at Lourdes

Mercy Health – Lourdes Hospital becomes the first and only facility in Western Kentucky and Southern Illinois offering both less-invasive treatments for those not suited for open-heart surgery.

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The Jewish Hospital Wins National Recognition for Quality Surgical Care

The Jewish Hospital – Mercy Health as one of 89 ACS NSQIP participating hospitals to achieve meritorious outcomes for surgical patient care in 2019.

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Mercy Health — Lorain Announces New Cancer Affiliation

Mercy Health — Lorain will affiliate with The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center – Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital and Richard J. Solove Research Institute’s The James Cancer Network (OSUCCC – James) to enhance cancer care services.

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IMPACT Lourdes Awards Grants for ED Noise Canceling and Rehab Renovations

The sound masking system for Lourdes’ emergency department will enhance patient privacy.

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Mercy Health – Cincinnati Names Stephen Feagins, MD its Chief Clinical Officer

Mercy Health - Cincinnati announces that it has appointed Stephen Feagins, MD as its Chief Clinical Officer.

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Thousands of Top U.S. Hospitals Encourage Everyone to #MaskUp

Growing numbers of COVID-19 cases and deaths are troubling; face masks can slow the trend.

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Mercy Health — Perrysburg Hospital Brings State-of-the-Art Technology to Cancer Care

Perrysburg Hospital has added another tool in the detection of cancer with the addition of a new 64-slice Digital GE Healthcare Discovery™ MI PET/CT imaging system – the only one in the region.

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Mercy Health — Tiffin Hospital and Willard Hospital ranked in Best Places to Work in Healthcare in 2020

Mercy Health is pleased to announce that Mercy Health – Willard Hospital has been ranked number 38 and Mercy Health – Tiffin Hospital has been ranked number 68 among healthcare providers and insurers in Modern Healthcare’s 2020 Best Places to Work award program.

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Mercy Health — Lourdes Hospital Now Offering Lymphedema Therapy

The new therapy is for patients whose lymphedema is the result of cancer treatment, surgery, wounds or trauma.

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Business Group on Health Honors Bon Secours Mercy Health with Best Employers: Excellence in Health & Well-Being Award

Bon Secours Mercy Health is among 39 U.S. employers that received 2020 Best Employers: Excellence in Health & Well-Being awards.

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Mercy Health — Springfield Offers Outpatient Hip Replacement

Mercy Health Physician and orthopedic surgeon Gregory Carozza, DO, has a new option for patients needing total joint replacement surgery in Springfield.

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Mercy Health — Tiffin Hospital Nationally Recognized as a Best Maternity Care Hospital by Newsweek

The distinction recognizes facilities that have excelled in providing care to mothers, newborns and their families, as verified by the 2019 Leapfrog Hospital Survey.

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Mercy Health Invests in Gamma Knife® to Advance Treatment of Brain Tumors

Brain tumor patients will soon have a new place to turn for state-of-the-art treatment without having to travel far from home.

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Ohio State Wexner Medical Center Opens Transplant Clinic at the Jewish Hospital – Mercy Health

The new clinic is the second transplant clinic to open as a result of the two hospital systems’ Healthy State Alliance, a strategic initiative formed with a vision to improve the health of the communities by tackling Ohio’s most critical health issues.

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Mercy Health to Purchase Land from Kent State University Future Health Care Campus

For nearly 110 years, Mercy Health has addressed the growing needs of the Mahoning Valley, which includes the city of Warren and its surrounding communities.

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Mercy Health – Lourdes Hospital Mercy Health Doubles Capacity of Epilepsy Unit

Lourdes Hospital has opened its newly-renovated epilepsy monitoring unit (EMU). The new EMU doubles the capacity of the original unit. The renovated unit on the hospital’s fourth floor takes the place of the EMU that first opened in 2016.

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Mercy Health Foundation — Lourdes Adds Board Members

Mercy Health Foundation — Lourdes has added three new members to its board. Those new to the Mercy Health Foundation — Lourdes board are Shonda Hollowell-Burrus, Kevin Kauffeld and Blake Summarell.

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Mercy Health — Harrison Medical Center Receives 2020 Press Ganey Guardian of Excellence Award for Patient Experience

The Guardian of Excellence Award recognizes top-performing health care organizations that have achieved the 95th percentile or above for performance in Patient Experience.

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Mercy Health Hospitals Earn Blue Distinction® Center Designation for Quality in Knee and Hip Replacement Surgeries

Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield in Ohio has selected Mercy Health’s five Cincinnati-area hospitals as Blue Distinction Centers for Knee and Hip Replacement, part of the Blue Distinction Specialty Care program.

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Mercy Health ACO Creates $12.2 Million in Medicare Savings, Reducing Health Care Spend to Taxpayers

The Mercy Health Select ACO provides high-quality care while reducing costs for its 73,457 beneficiaries in Ohio and Kentucky through a collaboration of hospitals and providers.

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Minimally Invasive Heart Valve Replacement Available at Mercy Health — Lourdes Hospital

Patients in need of heart valve replacement have a new option for care in the Paducah region.

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The Jewish Hospital — Mercy Health and Mercy Health — West Hospital Achieve Magnet® Recognition

The Jewish Hospital — Mercy Health and Mercy Health — West Hospital achieved Magnet recognition this week as a reflection of their nursing professionalism, teamwork and superiority in patient care.

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Mercy Health Performs Western Kentucky’s First Endovascular Connection of Artery and Vein for Kidney Dialysis

Mercy Health — Lourdes Hospital endovascular surgeon Scott J. Sanders, M.D., has successfully performed Western Kentucky’s first endovascular fistula.

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Mercy Health’s Partnership with H2B Creates Cost-effective, Sustainable Health Care for Employers

Mercy Health — Cincinnati is advancing its mission to improve the health and well-being of the communities it serves through a new program called DirectHealth Connect.

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Mercy Health Hospitals Earn Recognition from the American Heart Association for Quality Heart Failure Care

Mercy Health – Anderson, Clermont, Fairfield and West Hospitals have received the American Heart Association’s Get With The Guidelines®-Heart Failure Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award.

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Mercy Health’s LeNeave Completes Harvard Genetics Program

Mercy Health – Lourdes Hospital’s Courtney LeNeave, RN, BSN, CN-BN, has received a certificate of achievement in genetics from Harvard Medical School. LeNeave is Lourdes’ cancer genetics nurse navigator.

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Premier Inc. Recognizes Mercy Health — Urbana Hospital for High-Value Healthcare

Urbana Hospital received finalist recognition for achieving top overall performance in any four of the five areas measured in Premier’s QUEST 2020 collaborative.

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Mercy Health — Tiffin Hospital Cancels Community Health Screening Fair

Out of an abundance of caution, we have decided to cancel Mercy Health Tiffin Hospital Lab Screening and Health Fair scheduled for Tuesday, September 8.

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The Corporation for National and Community Service Highlights Mercy Serves, an Opiate Use Reduction Program

Mercy Serves is an 11-month long service and learning program that seeks to build the health care leaders of tomorrow through intensive professional development.

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The Dayton Business Journal Names Mercy Health — Springfield to its Healthiest Employers List

The Dayton Business Journal’s (DBJ) Healthiest Employers awards program recognizes employers that proactively shape the health of their employees.

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Mercy Health — Lorain Affiliates with Akron Children’s Hospital

Partnership to enhance access to pediatric care for Lorain County families.

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Cincinnati Hospitals Earn Recognition from the American Heart Association for Quality of Stroke Care

The awards recognize the hospitals’ commitment to ensuring stroke patients receive the most appropriate treatment according to nationally recognized, research-based guidelines based on the latest scientific evidence.

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Mercy Health — Springfield Regional Medical Center Earns Recognition from the American Heart Association for Quality of Care

The award recognizes the hospital’s commitment to ensuring heart failure patients receive the most appropriate treatment according to nationally recognized, research-based guidelines founded in the latest scientific evidence.

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The Lown Institute Names Mercy Health — West Hospital the Fifth “Best Hospital for America”

The Lown Institute named Mercy Health — West Hospital the fifth “Best Hospital for America” based not only on the quality and value of the care it provides its patients but also for its contribution to the community it serves.

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Mercy Health — Tiffin Hospital and Mercy Health — Willard Hospital Recognized Among the Best Places to Work in Healthcare in 2020

This is the second consecutive year both hospitals were awarded the Best Places to Work in Healthcare distinction.

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IMPACT Lourdes Awards Grant for System that Aids Breast Cancer Detection

IMPACT Lourdes, the women’s philanthropy group that supports the Mercy Health Foundation Lourdes, has awarded its annual grant to benefit Mercy Health – Lourdes Hospital.

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Lourdes Foundation Awards Scholarship

Three associates with Mercy Health – Lourdes Hospital have been awarded Christina Lynn Rushing Memorial Scholarships from Mercy Health Foundation Lourdes.

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North American Skull Base Society Names The Jewish Hospital to its Honor Roll

The Jewish Hospital ⁠— Mercy Health is the latest hospital to join the honor roll of the North American Skull Base Society (NASBS), a professional medical society that facilitates communication worldwide between individuals pursuing clinical and research excellence in skull base surgery.em

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Fortune/IBM Watson Names Mercy Health — Anderson Hospital to its 100 Top Hospitals List

This is the 13th time Anderson Hospital has achieved this honor as one of the top performing large community hospitals in the U.S.

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The Auxiliary of Mercy Health — West Hospital Awards $15,000 in College Scholarships to Seven Outstanding Local Students

Each year, the Mercy Health — West Hospital Auxiliary’s Scholarship Committee solicits applications from 26 schools in West Hospital’s service area.

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Mercy Health’s Montville Certified as Oncology Administrator

John Montville, executive director of Mercy Health – Lourdes Hospital’s oncology service line, recently became one of only seven individuals nationwide to be given the new credential of Certified Oncology Administrator (COA).

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Public Notice: Magnet Recognition Program Site Visit

The Jewish Hospital Mercy Health has applied to the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) for the prestigious designation of Magnet.

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Mercy Health — Lourdes Hospital Restarts Elective Surgeries and Procedures

In accordance with state and federal guidelines, Mercy Health — Lourdes Hospital has begun to selectively expand clinical care to encompass elective procedures and surgeries.

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Mercy Health — Lourdes Hospital Nationally Recognized with an ‘A’ for the Spring 2020 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade

The Leapfrog Group is an independent national watchdog organization committed to health care quality and safety.

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Mercy Health Foundation – Cincinnati Approves Over $600,000 in Grants and Capital Support for COVID-19 Expenses

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Mercy Health Foundation – Cincinnati has approved capital support for COVID-19 expenses that Mercy Health has incurred.

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