Mercy Health Has Southwest Ohio’s First Accredited Nurse Residency Program

Mercy Health is pleased to announce that its Nurse Residency Program has achieved accreditation from the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC). It is the first program in southwest Ohio to earn the accreditation.

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Mercy Health Announces Official Health Care Partnership with the Ohio High School Athletic Association

Mercy Health, a Catholic health ministry serving Ohio and Kentucky (part of Bon Secours Mercy Health), announces that it will serve as the exclusive Official Health Care Partner of the Ohio High School Athletic Association (OHSAA) for three years

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Youngstown State University and Mercy Health Enhance Partnership to Provide Health Services for Students

In the Mahoning Valley, Mercy Health and Youngstown State University have enhanced their partnership to provide students increased, on campus access to high-quality, compassionate health care – earlier today, this became a reality with the official ribbon cutting of Mercy Health – Wick Primary Care at Youngstown State.

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The Jewish Hospital Announces the Completion of its Latest Construction Project

The corner of Kenwood and Galbraith has been a construction hub for several years but today, The Jewish Hospital announces the completion of its latest construction project – an expansion that adds an auditorium and new dining facility to the hospital campus.

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Mercy Health – Springfield Regional Medical Center Earns Blue Distinction®

Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield has recognized Mercy Health – Springfield Regional Medical Center with a Blue Distinction Centers for Cardiac Care designation, as part of the Blue Distinction Specialty Care program.

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The Jewish Hospital – Mercy Health Invests in Technology to Drive Better Patient Comfort

The Jewish Hospital – Mercy Health has invested in new technology to drive better patient satisfaction following knee replacement surgery, deploying Stryker’s robotic-arm assisted total knee application for use with its Mako joint replacement system.

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Mercy Health Foundation Fat Tuesday Event Raises More than $65,000

The Mercy Health Foundation Lourdes raised more than $65,000 at its 17th annual Mardi Gras and All That Jazz event. Funds raised will support the services and facilities of Mercy Health-Lourdes Hospital.

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Convenient Walk-In Care Available in Urbana Starting March 11

Busy schedules make finding time for doctors’ appointments difficult. Mercy Health understands this is and is opening a new walk-in clinic inside Urbana Internal Medicine, located at 900 Scioto St., Suite 4, Urbana, OH 43078, for the convenience of patients.

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Mercy Health Hospitals Earn Chest Pain Center Accreditation for Excellence in Patient Care

All five of Mercy Health’s Cincinnati-area hospitals now hold Chest Pain Center Accreditation. This follows the news that Mercy Health’s four area cardiac catheterization labs, which are located at Anderson, Fairfield and West Hospitals and The Jewish Hospital, earned Cath Lab Accreditation late last year from the ACC.

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IBM Watson Names Mercy Health – Anderson and Clermont Hospitals to its 100 Top Hospitals List

IBM Watson Health named Mercy Health – Anderson Hospital and Clermont Hospital as two of the nation's 100 Top Hospitals.The annual 100 Top Hospitals study spotlights the top-performing hospitals in the U.S. based on a balanced scorecard of publicly available clinical, operational and patient satisfaction metrics and data.

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Mercy Health – Fairfield Hospital Earns National Accreditation for its Breast Center

Mercy Health – Fairfield Hospital received the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC), a program administered by the American College of Surgeons, has granted the Breast Center at Mercy Health - Fairfield Hospital a three-year, full accreditation designation.

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The Joint Commission Recertifies Bone Marrow Transplant Program at The Jewish Hospital – Mercy Health

The region’s most established blood cancer center recently earned re-certification and the Gold Seal of Approval® from the Joint Commission for its bone marrow transplant program. 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 – Clermont Hospital Offers Senior Behavioral Health Services from New Inpatient Unit

Mercy Health – Cincinnati announces that Clermont Hospital now offers senior behavioral health services from its new 18-bed, inpatient senior behavioral health unit.

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Revolutionary New Cancer Treatment Now Available Through OHC and The Jewish Hospital – Mercy Health

OHC (Oncology Hematology Care) and Mercy Health – Cincinnati announce that the cancer experts at OHC and the Blood Cancer Center at The Jewish Hospital – Mercy Health and are now offering Chimeric Antigen Receptor (CAR) T-Cell Therapy, also known as CAR-T, for patients with certain blood cancers.

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Mercy Health – Springfield Regional Medical Center Seeks Volunteers

Mercy Health – Springfield’s mission, Springfield Regional Medical Center welcomes your interest, skills and talent. Sign up to to be a volunteer!

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Mercy Health Named FC Cincinnati’s Official Health Care Provider

FC Cincinnati today announced that Mercy Health, Ohio’s largest health care provider, is the club’s “Official Health Care Provider.”

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Celebrate Mercy Health Foundation Lourdes Mardi Gras & All That Jazz

A local Fat Tuesday tradition continues, March 5th at the region’s premier charity event- Mercy Health Foundation Lourdes’ 17th Annual Mardi Gras & All That Jazz!

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Mercy Health – West Hospital’s Open Heart Surgery Program Celebrates 500th Patient Milestone

Mercy Health – Cincinnati announced that the open heart surgery program at West Hospital has reached a significant milestone, treating its 500th patient on January 29.

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Mercy Health’s Gamma Knife® Team Marks 1000th Procedure Milestone

The Gamma Knife® team at The Jewish Hospital – Mercy Health’s Brain Tumor Center has reached a significant milestone, performing its 1000th procedure.

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Mercy Health – Midtown Sleep Center Earns Reaccreditation

Mercy Health is pleased to announce the Midtown Sleep Center, formerly Lourdes Center for Sleep Disorders, has received a five-year reaccreditation from the American Academy of Sleep Medicine, (AASM).

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Mercy Health – Fairfield Hospital Achieves Magnet® Recognition

Mercy Health – Cincinnati, which provides advanced, compassionate, quality care in your neighborhood through its care network, announces that Fairfield Hospital attained Magnet recognition for the second time in testament to its continued dedication to high-quality nursing practice. The American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Magnet Recognition Program® distinguishes health care organizations that meet rigorous standards for nursing excellence. This credential is the highest national honor for professional nursing practice.

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Mayfield Neurosurgeon Performs Asleep Surgery for Parkinson’s

George Mandybur, MD, a neurosurgeon with Mayfield Brain & Spine, and The Jewish Hospital – Mercy Health now offer deep brain stimulation surgery for patients with Parkinson’s disease while they are asleep. The procedure, designed to reduce Parkinson’s symptoms such as tremor, stiffness and difficulty walking, has traditionally been performed while patients are awake.

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Mercy Health - Cincinnati Offers Pre-Diabetes Education Classes

Register today for pre-diabetes education classes offered at Mercy Health - Cincinnati locations throughout the community.

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Mercy Health – Urbana Hospital Hosts Blood Drive on Wednesday, January 16

Mercy Health – Urbana Hospital announces that it is sponsoring a blood drive from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. on Wednesday, January 16.

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Mercy Health - St. Vincent Medical Center Recertified as a Comprehensive Stroke Center

Mercy Health – St. Vincent Medical Center has once again earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® and the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Heart-Check mark for Advanced Certification for Comprehensive Stroke Centers.

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Mercy Health Receives Donation for “On the Road Again” Driving Program

Mercy Health – Oregon Outpatient Rehabilitation and Therapy is pleased to launch the “On the Road Again” driver evaluation and training program with the help of Yark Automotive Group and the Mercy Health Foundation.

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Mercy Health Foundation Earns High Performer Designation for the Third Year in a Row

The Association for Healthcare Philanthropy (AHP) has designated the Mercy Health Foundation as a 2018 High Performer.

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Mercy Health – St. Rita’s Women’s Wellness Center receives renewal of accreditation

St. Rita’s Wellness Center is proud to have been granted a renewal of its three-year/Full accreditation designation by the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC), a program administered by the American College of Surgeons.

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Mercy Health – St. Rita’s Medical Center and Ohio State’s Comprehensive Cancer Center – James Cancer Hospital and Solove Research Institute Announce Affiliation

By joining The James Cancer Network, Mercy Health – St. Rita’s Cancer Center will continue to provide advanced comprehensive, state-of-the-art and compassionate cancer care to our community.

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Mercy Health – St. Rita’s Medical Center Recognized for Environmental Efforts

Mercy Health – St. Rita’s Medical Center has been recognized by both the State of Ohio and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for efforts in protecting the environment.

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Mercy Health Employees Lend Support to Foundation

More than 300 Mercy Health employees pledged to support Mercy Health Foundation Lourdes annual employee giving drive to benefit patients, co-workers, programs and patient care projects at the hospital.

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ODH Applauds Mercy Health – Urbana Hospital for Rural Health Excellence

As part of November’s National Rural Health Day observance, the Ohio Department of Health applauds Mercy Health – Urbana Hospital for being recognized by The Chartis Center for Rural Health (Chartis) and the National Organization of State Offices of Rural Health (NOSORH) for overall excellence in Outcomes.

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Mercy Health – Cincinnati’s Cardiac Cath Labs Recognized for Excellence with ACC Accreditation

Mercy Health - Cincinnati, which provides advanced, compassionate, quality care in your neighborhood through its care network, announces that The American College of Cardiology (ACC) has recognized its cardiac cath lab services with Cardiac Cath Lab Accreditation with PCI.

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The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center and Mercy Health Launch New Alliance

The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, one of the nation’s preeminent academic medical centers, and Mercy Health, a Catholic health ministry serving Ohio and Kentucky (part of Bon Secours Mercy Health), have launched Healthy State Alliance, a bold new ambition to tackle Ohio’s most critical health needs and truly make a difference in improving the health of communities.

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Christmas Open House to Benefit Mercy Health Foundation Lourdes

More than 40 trees will be on display at the 3nd annual Christmas Open House Extravaganza on Saturday, November 17 and Sunday, November 18, benefiting Mercy Health Foundation Lourdes.

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Mercy Health – Springfield Weight Management Solutions Achieves National Accreditation

Mercy Health announces that Springfield Regional Medical Center has earned national accreditation under the Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program (MBSAQIP®).

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Pay Tribute to Loved Ones at November 28 Tree Lighting Service

The Auxiliary of Mercy Health – Springfield Regional Medical Center invites the community to attend the 27th Annual Tree Lighting Service. The service is the culmination of the Lights of Love Celebration, a touching tribute opportunity that honors loved ones over the holidays.

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USDA Funds Mercy Health Expansion via Telehealth in Brown and Adams Counties

Mercy Health - Cincinnati announces that the U.S. Department of Agriculture has awarded it a $142,000 grant to support telehealth services in Brown and Adams counties.

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Reidland Medical Center Groundbreaking

Mercy Health kicked off construction of a new medical center in Reidland this week. Mercy Health – Reidland Medical Center will be located at 6321 Kentucky Dam Road at the corner of Highway 68 and 62.

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Mercy Health – Cincinnati’s Sleep Centers Receive Accreditation

Mercy Health - Cincinnati announces that the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM) has accredited its sleep centers at Anderson, Fairfield and West Hospitals and Liberty Falls Medical Center.

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Halloween Candy GIVE-Back Program Available at Mercy Health - Springfield Regional Medical Center

This Halloween, local trick-or-treaters will join kids across the nation when they bring their Halloween candy and handwritten letters of gratitude to Mercy Health - Springfield Regional Medical Center.

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Mercy Health — Lorain Hospital Named America’s 100 Best for Spine Surgery

New report identifies Mercy Health — Lorain Hospital among the top hospitals nationally for excellence in Spine Surgery for Two Years in a Row (2018-2019).

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Mercy Health brings 3D Mammography to Perrysburg

Mercy Health – Perrysburg Hospital is proud to announce that 3D mammography is now available for the surrounding community.

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Mercy Health — Lorain Earns Its 9th NorthCoast 99 Award

Mercy Health – Lorain has once again been awarded the NorthCoast 99 award by the Employer’s Resource Council (ERC) as one of Northeast Ohio’s 99 best places to work.

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Joanie Abdu Comprehensive Breast Care Center Hosts International Oncologists – Recognized as Cancer Care Leader

Mercy Health - Youngstown and the Joanie Abdu Comprehensive Breast Care Center were host to 9 Russian Oncologists that participated in a series of lectures and tours from Mercy Health Physicians on innovative therapies and treatments as well as how to provide highly-coordinated care.

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Mercy Health – Lorain Breaks Ground on Allen Medical Building in Oberlin

Mercy Health – Lorain has officially broken ground on a brand new, 20,000 square foot state-of-the-art medical center at Mercy Health – Allen Hospital in Oberlin.

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Mercy Health HealthPlexes Celebrate 20th Anniversary with Special Events and New Member Offer

To mark their 20th anniversary, the Mercy Health – Anderson, Fairfield and Queen City HealthPlexes are hosting a fun array of special events from October 20-26.

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Marcum and Wallace Hospital Rebrands to Mercy Health

Mercy Health-Marcum and Wallace Hospital will be the official name of the hospital and the primary care clinics will be named: Mercy Health - Irvine Primary Care, Mercy Health - Lee Primary Care and Mercy Health - Powell Primary Care.

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Lourdes Women's Imaging Center Designated a Breast Imaging Center of Excellence

Mercy Health is pleased to announce that the Lourdes Women’s Imaging Center has been designated a Breast Imaging Center of Excellence (BICOE) by the American College of Radiology (ACR).

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Mercy Health – Lorain and The MetroHealth System Partner to Open Level III Trauma Center in Lorain County

The MetroHealth System and Mercy Health Lorain Hospital are partnering to bring a Level III Trauma Center to the residents of Lorain County. This is the first time that the more than 300,000 residents within the county’s limits have had access to trauma expertise in their home county.

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Springfield Pediatric Rehab Playground Expands

Springfield Pediatric Rehab’s inclusive playground is expanding to include a walking path complete with play and activity stations every 50 yards to engage children along the way.

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New Study Finds Radiosurgery-Chemotherapy Combo Prolongs Life following Metastasis of Melanoma to the Brain

A new study offers hope of longer survival to a subset of patients who suffer from malignant melanoma that has spread to the brain. The study found that patients whose cancer includes a mutated gene had longer survival when treated with a combination of stereotactic radiosurgery and a targeted medication known as an inhibitor.

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St. Rita’s honors Sisters of Mercy with 40th annual Mercy Club Award

The annual celebration honors those who provide support to Mercy Health – St. Rita’s and bestows the Mercy Club Award which honors an individual who has significantly impacted the community.

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Mercy Health – Queen City and Harrison Medical Centers Awarded Advanced Certification for Acute Stroke Ready Hospital

The certification recognizes hospitals equipped to treat stroke patients with timely, evidence-based care prior to transferring them to a primary or comprehensive stroke center.

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Aetna Names Mercy Health – Springfield Regional Medical Center an Institute of Quality for Cardiac Care

Aetna has designated it an Aetna Institute of Quality® Cardiac Care Facility for comprehensive heart and vascular treatment, including cardiac medical intervention, cardiac surgery and care for cardiac rhythm issues.

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Davies Awards 2018: Mercy Health Improves Opioid Prescribing Practices

Mercy Health announces that it has won the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society’s (HIMSS) Davies Award of Excellence for its work in improving opioid prescribing practices.

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Mercy Health Foundation Lourdes Donates Life-Saving Equipment to Area Church

Mercy Health Foundation Lourdes has donated an automated external defibrillator (AED), to St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church, in Metropolis.

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FC Cincinnati, Mercy Health Extend Partnership with Mercy Health Training Center

FC Cincinnati has announced that Mercy Health has expanded its relationship with the club and will now be the naming partner for the club’s Milford, Ohio, training complex – the Mercy Health Training Center – which formally broke ground today in a ceremony at the work site.

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Mercy Health Funds Cloud Medical Image Management Company NucleusHealth™

After an award-winning implementation of NucleusHealth’s cloud-based image exchange, Mercy Health has provided a direct investment in NucleusHealth and is a minority investor in the company.

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Mercy Health Opening Primary Care Practice in St. Paris

Mercy Health – Springfield is opening a primary care practice in St. Paris on Wednesday, September 26.

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Dr. Eugene Owsley Joins Mercy Health

Mercy Health is pleased to welcome Eugene Owsley to Mercy Health – Behavioral Health. Dr. Owsley comes to Mercy Health from the University of Louisville where he completed a Fellowship in Addiction Psychiatry diagnosing and treating people who suffered from addiction disorders.

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Mercy Health Improves Opioid Prescribing Practices

Mercy Health has won the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society’s (HIMSS) Davies Award of Excellence for its work in improving opioid prescribing practices

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Mercy Health Announces New Expanded EMS Division

Mercy Health has a new expanded Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Division, which will work with area Prehospital Emergency Service providers to ensure delivery of the most comprehensive emergency care.

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Dr. Timothy McDermott Joins Mercy Health

Mercy Health is pleased to welcome Dr. Timothy McDermott to Mercy Health – Heart and Vascular Institute, Cardiology. Dr. McDermott comes to Mercy Health from Lake Regional Cardiology in Osage Beach, Missouri.

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BGSU and Mercy Health Announce Partnership to Expand Health Care Education

In an effort to address a statewide shortage of nurses and the high demand for other health professionals, Mercy Health and Bowling Green State University announced today that they have signed a letter of intent to transfer operations of Mercy College of Ohio to BGSU.

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Dr. Alice Higdon Joins Mercy Health

Mercy Health is pleased to welcome Alice Higdon, D.O. to Mercy Health – Paducah General Surgery. Dr. Higdon comes to Mercy Health from St. John’s Episcopal Hospital in Queens, NY.

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Mercy Health Names Wayne Fraleigh Vice President of the Orthopedic and Neuroscience Service Lines

Mercy Health – Cincinnati, which provides advanced, compassionate, quality care in your neighborhood through its care network, announces that Wayne Fraleigh has joined Mercy Health as Vice President of the Orthopedic and Neuroscience service lines.

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Mercy Health Partners with Metroparks Toledo to Announce Opening of First FitPark

Metroparks Toledo and Mercy Health have completed the first FitPark outdoor exercise area to provide Metroparks’ visitors new ways to enjoy the outdoors while improving their health and wellness.

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Bon Secours Mercy Health announces combination, key leadership appointments

Today, Bon Secours Health System and Mercy Health announce that the two ministries have formed Bon Secours Mercy Health, creating one of the largest health care systems in the country.

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Youngstown State University and Mercy Health Enhance Partnership

Mercy Health and Youngstown State University have enhanced their partnership to provide students increased, on campus access to high-quality, compassionate health care.

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Salem Regional Medical Center Joins Mercy Health’s Clinically Integrated Network

Salem Regional Medical Center (SRMC) has chosen to join the Mercy Health Select network as an independent community hospital.

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Mercy Health Foundation Lourdes Hosts Open House for New Pediatric Rooms

Mercy Health Foundation Lourdes hosted an open house and blessing for its newly renovated pediatric rooms. The renovations include new lighting, HVAC units, bathrooms, parent-friendly furniture and flat screen televisions.

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Mercy Health – Rookwood Medical Center Celebrates Fifth Anniversary with Community Party on August 21

Mercy Health – Cincinnati, which provides advanced, quality care with compassion in your neighborhood through its care network, invites the community to attend a special celebration in honor of Mercy Health - Rookwood Medical Center’s fifth anniversary.

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Mercy Health Paducah Physical and Pain Medicine Ribbon Cutting

Mercy Health – Paducah Physical and Pain Medicine hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony and blessing on August 7. The new office is located in the Marshall Nemer Medical Office Building at 1532 Lone Oak Road, Suite 320 in Paducah.

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Mercy Health Seeks to Fill 10 AmeriCorps Positions Across Ohio as It Enters Second Year of ServeOhio Grant

Mercy Health, a Catholic health ministry serving Ohio and Kentucky, announces that it is now recruiting for the second class of Mercy Serves AmeriCorps members to train for service as addiction navigators. The addiction navigator position is a full-time, year-long service position beginning in October 2018 and running through September 2019.

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Mercy Health — Lorain Hospital First in County to Implement Innovative Spine Navigation Tool for Patients

Mercy Health — Lorain Hospital continues to invest and implement the newest and most innovative technologies for patient care. SpineMap 3D Allows for Minimally Invasive Surgery – Yielding Improved Outcomes for Spine Patients.

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Mercy Health – St. Elizabeth Youngstown Hospital Opens Renovated Medical Infusion Center

Mercy Health – St. Elizabeth Youngstown Hospital unveiled a newly renovated medical infusion space. In addition to the updated Center, patients will benefit from coordinated services as Physicians and Pharmacists will work alongside the infusion center team to increase synchronization of treatment and enhance communication for patients and families.

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Mercy Health – Springfield to Build Freestanding Emergency Department on New Medical Campus in Enon

Mercy Health - Springfield announces that it is building a freestanding Emergency Department in Enon, Ohio. The new emergency department is the centerpiece of a new Mercy Health medical campus, which will open in Enon in the fourth quarter of 2019.

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FindLocalTreatment.com Connects Thousands with Local Addiction Treatment

FindLocalTreatment.com is the first platform for finding trusted addiction treatment with availability shown in real-time. The platform has been searched thousands of times in the Greater Cincinnati Region since its launch three months ago.

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Mercy Health will open a new medical office complex in Deerfield Township at the intersection of Parkway Drive and Mason Montgomery Road.

In addition to primary care providers, the location will also house cardiology, women’s health services and general surgery practices. Mercy Health will offer diagnostic services on site, including lab draws, X-ray, MRI, mammography, ultrasound and cardio/pulmonary testing.

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John M. Starcher, Jr., Named President and CEO of Bon Secours Mercy Health

Bon Secours Health System, a Catholic health ministry serving residents across the East Coast, and Mercy Health, a Catholic health ministry serving Ohio and Kentucky, today announced that John M. Starcher, Jr. will serve as president and CEO of their new organization – Bon Secours Mercy Health – when the two organizations are combined this fall.

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Lourdes Now Mercy Health

Lourdes is now officially known as Mercy Health. The transition was made official at an announcement ceremony today with a new sign on top of the hospital.

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Mercy Health with Local Community to Launch Public Awareness Campaign

Mercy Health has partnered with Lucas County Children Services (LCCS), the Toledo Police Department, and other community groups on a grass-roots public awareness campaign designed to prevent child abuse injuries and deaths caused by unrelated male caregivers of our community's children.

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Cherry Street Legacy Summer Partnership Announced

Mercy Health announces a summer partnership with the Mareda Center and the Wayman-Palmer YMCA designed to reduce summer learning loss and promote health among youth.

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Mercy Health Offers New Technology to Aid in Surgeries of the Brain and Spine

With the goal of reducing risks and improving outcomes, Mercy Health – St. Rita’s Medical Center now offers state-of-the-art technology to patients undergoing neurosurgery. The Mercy Health – Neuroscience Institute at St. Rita’s is only the second medical center in Ohio to offer BodyTom® technology.

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Mercy Health Opens New Practice Location in Wapakoneta YMCA

Mercy Health – Wapakoneta YMCA Family Medicine is now offering full services from infant to geriatric care. Staffed by certified nurse practitioner Michelle Katterheinrich, the office is accepting new patients and will be accepting all insurances, including Medicare and Medicaid.

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Lima-Allen County Paramedics Receives American Heart Association Award

LACP at Mercy Health – St. Rita’s Medical Center has received the American Heart Association’s Mission: Lifeline® EMS Gold Award for implementing quality improvement measures for the treatment of patients who experience severe heart attacks.

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Mercy Health Names Robert Maloney Chief Operating Officer of Anderson Hospital

Mercy Health – Cincinnati announces that Robert J. Maloney, Jr., FACHE, DPT, MBA, has joined Mercy Health as Chief Operating Officer of Anderson Hospital.

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Purchase District Health Department Gives Free Blood Pressure Cuffs to Mercy Primary Care — Reidland

Patients who have trouble controlling their blood pressure and newly diagnosed hypertension patients may qualify for a free blood pressure cuff to help monitor their pressure at home. The Purchase Area Health Department purchased 100 cuffs for Mercy Primary Care – Reidland to distribute to qualified patients.

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Lourdes Foundation Receives Grant from the Fraternal Order of Eagles

Lourdes Foundation has been awarded a $5,000 grant from the Fraternal Order of Eagles. The funds will be used to purchase equipment, supplies and bed linens for hospice patients.

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Lourdes Paducah Iron Mom Half-Marathon Raises Record Amount for Family Service Society

The 8th annual Lourdes Paducah Iron Mom Half-Marathon raised $63,859 for Family Service Society. The event, held on Mother’s Day weekend, showcased Paducah to 874 runners from 15 different states.

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Mercy Health — West Hospital Earns Accolades from the American Heart Association

West Hospital has received the Get With The Guidelines®-Heart Failure Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award and Get With The Guidelines® - Stroke Silver Plus award from the AHA and the American Stroke Association (ASA). In addition, they were named to the Target: Heart Failure Honor Roll again.

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The Jewish Hospital - Mercy Health Receives Recognition for Stroke Care

The Jewish Hospital has received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke Silver Plus Quality Achievement Award.

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Mercy Health Anderson and Clermont Hospitals Earn Accolades from the American Heart Association

Anderson and Clermont hospitals have each received special recognition from the American Heart Association (AHA).

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Mercy Health – Fairfield Hospital Receives Recognition for Stroke Care

Fairfield Hospital has received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke Silver Plus Quality Achievement Award.

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Anderson Hospital Guild Makes $100,000 Donation for Equipment Purchases

The Guild of Anderson Hospital made a significant donation to support equipment purchases at the hospital.

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Mercy Health Partners with Mayfield Brain & Spine and OHC to Announce Launch of Brain Tumor Center at The Jewish Hospital

The region’s largest health system has partnered with the region’s largest neurosurgical and oncology practices to provide comprehensive, state-of-the-art, compassionate care for the community at the Brain Tumor Center at The Jewish Hospital – Mercy Health.

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Lourdes Performs New One-Day Treatment for Early-Stage Breast Cancer

Lourdes has announced that early-stage breast cancer patients meeting specific selection criteria can now be treated with intraoperative radiation therapy (IORT), a one-day breast cancer treatment option that offers multiple patient benefits, including added convenience, fewer treatments and reduced costs.

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IncludeHealth Chooses Mercy Health for First Orthopedic Installation

IncludeHealth has selected Mercy Health as the first orthopedic group to offer its digital health platform. The Access Strength is an inclusive functional trainer that people of all ages and abilities can use.

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CMS Awards Mercy Health – Oakwood Village Senior Living Five Stars for Top Quality Care

Mercy Health – Springfield announces that Oakwood Village Senior Living earned the top star rating of five stars from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) and the new star ratings index on the Nursing Home Compare website.

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Mercy Health - Cincinnati Partners with Badin High School for Student Athlete Health and Wellness

Mercy Health – Cincinnati, which has a rich history of partnering with the communities it serves to help residents be well, is pleased to announce that it has signed an agreement with Stephen T. Badin High School to promote the health and wellness of the school’s student athletes.

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Mercy Health – West Hospital Awards $21,500 in Scholarships to Local Students

Mercy Health - Cincinnati, which provides advanced, quality care with compassion in your neighborhood through its care network, announces that the West Hospital Auxiliary awarded $21,500 in college scholarships to 11 local students.

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Mercy Health – Clermont Hospital Medical Staff Awards $24,000 in Scholarships to 12 Local Students

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 awarded $24,000 in college scholarships to 12 local high school students pursuing careers in healthcare.

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Mercy Health Physicians Opening New Medical Practice in Liberty Township

Mercy Health - Cincinnati, which provides advanced, quality, compassionate care in your neighborhood through its care network, announces that it will open a new medical practice and urgent care location in Liberty Township at the intersection of Kyles Station Road and State Route 4.

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Mercy Health - Cincinnati Partners with Miami Valley Christian Academy for Student Athlete Health and Wellness

Mercy Health – Cincinnati has a long and rich history of partnering with the communities it serves to help residents be well. It’s adding to that history by announcing that it has signed an agreement with Miami Valley Christian Academy to promote the health and wellness of the school’s student athletes.

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Whitney Evans Wins State-Wide Healthcare Regent's Award

Lourdes is pleased to announce that Whitney Evans, Director of Neuroscience, was named the winner of the 2018 Early Career Healthcare Executive Regent’s Award given by the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE).

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Research from Orthopedic Surgeon Helps Determine Best Treatment Options for Younger Patients with Shoulder Arthritis

New research from Mercy Health Physician and orthopedic surgeon Samer Hasan, MD, PhD is helping determine the best treatment options for younger patients with shoulder arthritis.

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Mercy Health – Oakwood Village is now a Wildlife Habitat

Mercy Health – Springfield announces that Oakwood Village, a senior living community, is now a Certified Wildlife Habitat.

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Mercy Health Launches Partnership with GoNoodle to get Clark and Champaign County Kids Moving More at School and Home

Mercy Health is supporting the use of GoNoodle Plus for all public and private elementary schools and more than 15,000 elementary aged children throughout Clark and Champaign counties over the next three years.

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Mercy Health – Clermont Hospital Partners with Dispensary of Hope to Provide Medications to People in Need

The Mercy Health outpatient pharmacy at Clermont Hospital has partnered with Dispensary of Hope to provide medications free of charge to patients in need.

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Mercy Health Cancer Center Brings Innovative Prostate Care and Treatment to Lorain County

The Mercy Health Cancer Center is pleased to announce the addition of an innovative system, SpaceOAR hydrogel, for men who are undergoing treatment for prostate cancer.

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Mercy Health Names Andy Thompson Chief Operating Officer of Mercy Health Physicians

Mercy Health, a Catholic health ministry serving Ohio and Kentucky, announces that it has named Andy Thompson Chief Operating Officer of Mercy Health Physicians.

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Mercy Health – Cincinnati’s HealthPlex Swimming Lessons Receive Gold Level Recognition from American Red Cross

American Red Cross recently recognized the HealthPlexes as a 2017 Gold Level swim lesson provider.

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Mercy Health – Springfield Nurse Practitioner to Participate in Highly Regarded Nurse Leadership Program

Springfield announces that the Duke – Johnson & Johnson Nurse Leadership Program selected advanced nurse practitioner Laura Willis, APRN-CNP as one of 45 fellows for this year’s program.

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All Five of Mercy Health – Cincinnati’s Hospitals Achieve an “A” for Patient Safety in Spring 2018 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grades

Mercy Health’s five area hospitals – Anderson Hospital, Clermont Hospital, Fairfield Hospital, West Hospital and The Jewish Hospital - were among the 750 hospitals nationwide receiving an A grade for their commitment to keeping patients safe and meeting the highest safety standards in the U.S.

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IBM Watson Health, Names Mercy Health – Cincinnati One of the Nation's 15 Top Health Systems for the Fifth Time

IBM Watson HealthTM (NYSE: IBM) has once again named Mercy Health – Cincinnati one of the nation’s 15 Top U.S. health systems. This is the fifth time Mercy Health – Cincinnati has earned the honor, the most of any health system in Cincinnati and second most of any health system in Ohio.

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Mercy Health – Cincinnati’s Director of Operations for Behavioral Health Services Selected for Obama Foundation Fellowship

Cincinnati’s Director of Operations for Behavioral Health Services Dr. Navdeep Kang was selected by the Obama Foundation to join the inaugural 2018 Fellows class. Selected from more than 20,000 applicants from 191 countries, Dr. Kang will join a two-year, non-residential program that brings together 20 leaders representing 11 countries around the world who are creating transformational change on many of the world’s most pressing problems.

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Lourdes Inpatient Acute Rehab Earns Reaccreditation

The Lourdes Otto J. Diller Inpatient Acute Rehabilitation Unit has received a three-year reaccreditation from the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF).

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Mercy Health – St. Elizabeth Youngstown Hospital Introduces New Private Patient Room

Mercy Health – St. Elizabeth Youngstown Hospital cut the ribbon and is prepared to welcome patients on the newest floor within the Youngstown facility.

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Mercy Health – Lorain Breaks Ground on Oak Point Medical Center

Mercy Health – Lorain has officially broken ground on a brand new, 30,000 square foot state-of-the-art medical center on Oak Point Road.

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Mercy Health – Springfield Regional Medical Center and Urbana Hospital Win Awards of Excellence from Ohio State Wexner Medical Center for Stroke Care

Mercy Health – Urbana Hospital and Mercy Health – Springfield Regional Medical Center received Awards of Excellence from The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center for their dedication to the treatment of stroke.

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Mercy Health Foundation, Clark & Champaign Counties Celebrates Successful 2017, Announces 2018 Plans

Mercy Health Foundation, Clark & Champaign Counties, known formerly as the Community Mercy Foundation, is building on a successful 2017 as it announces funding priorities for 2018.

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Mercy Health – St. Elizabeth Youngstown Hospital Opens Innovative and Comprehensive Infusion and Multi-Disciplinary Care Center

Mercy Health – St. Elizabeth Youngstown Hospital cut the ribbon today to the newest and most innovative infusion and multi-disciplinary care center the Valley has to offer.

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Mercy Health – Springfield Regional Center Offers New, Non-Invasive and Painless Option to Manage Liver

Mercy Health announces that it now offers patients non-invasive, painless liver assessments with FibroScan®, the first device cleared by the FDA as an aid in the management of patients with liver disease.

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Mercy Health Physician Testing New Shockwave Lithotripsy Technology to Clear Blocked Arteries

Mercy Health – Cincinnati, which provides advanced, compassionate, quality care in your neighborhood through its care network, announces that Mercy Health Physician and endovascular surgeon Andrew Hearn, MD is testing new technology at West Hospital to care for patients with peripheral artery disease (PAD).

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Mercy Health – Springfield Regional Sleep Center Earns Accreditation for Its Commitment to Quality Care

Mercy Health announces the Accreditation Commission for Health Care, Inc. (ACHC) has accredited Mercy Health - Springfield Regional Sleep Center’ sleep center and home sleep testing services program. ACHC is a non-profit accreditation organization.

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The Jewish Hospital - Mercy Health Offers Twice Monthly Walk with a Doc Sessions at Kenwood Towne Center in April

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 April.

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The Auxiliary of Mercy Health – West Hospital Presents a Free Concert Featuring the Friendly Sons of St. Patrick Glee Club on April 22

Following two years standing room only concerts, Mercy Health - Cincinnati, which provides advanced, quality, compassionate care in your neighborhood through its care network, announces that the popular Friendly Sons of St. Patrick Glee Club will once again perform a free concert at Mercy Health – West Hospital.

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The Joint Commission Awards Shoulder Replacement Certification to The Jewish Hospital - Mercy Health

Mercy Health - Cincinnati, which provides advanced, compassionate, quality care in your neighborhood through its care network, announces that the Joint Commission has awarded The Jewish Hospital’s shoulder replacement program with its Gold Seal of Approval and certification.

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Lourdes Hosts Kidney Disease Awareness Health Fair

To help raise awareness about the importance of a kidney screening, Lourdes is partnering with Baptist Health Paducah, Fresenius Kidney Care, Graves County Health Department, Kidney Health Alliance of Kentucky (KHAKY), Western Kentucky Kidney Specialists and the Purchase Area Diabetes Connection to offer a free kidney screening and health fair on Saturday, April 14.

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Mercy Health Invests in Technology Platform that Provides Real-Time Information on Providers’ Capacity to Treat Addiction

Mercy Health – Cincinnati, which provides advanced, compassionate, quality care in your neighborhood through its care network, announces that its Foundation has invested in Crosswave Health, the technology company behind FindLocalTreatment.com.

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Lourdes Hospice Offers Free Day Camp for Children Who Have Lost a Loved One

Lourdes Hospice is committed to providing support for both patients and their families during times of transition, illness, death and grief. For the past 14 years, Lourdes Hospice has offered Camp Robin, a day camp that provides support and counseling to children affected by the loss of a loved one or friend. This year’s camp will be on Saturday, April 14 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Heartland Church. Registration begins at 8:45 a.m.

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Mercy Health - Youngstown and Prima Health Care to Come Together

Mercy Health - Youngstown – the Mahoning Valley’s largest healthcare provider – and Prima Health Care – the region’s largest independent physician practice – have announced plans to come together.

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