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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Mercy Health Joins FDA National EAP for Convalescent Plasma

Mercy Health has joined the Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) national Expanded Access Program (EAP) for Convalescent Plasma as a treatment protocol for COVID-19.

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Mercy Health — Youngstown and National Guard Collaborate to Open Field Hospital at Covelli Centre

As health care systems continue to evolve in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Mercy Health has worked collaboratively to develop and deploy a temporary hospital.

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Public Notice: Magnet Recognition Program Site Visit

Mercy Health West Hospital has applied to the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) for the prestigious designation of Magnet. Magnet designation recognizes excellence in nursing services.

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Mercy Health Expands Virtual Options During COVID-19

During the COVID-19 pandemic, Mercy Health has launched and expanded upon virtual physician visit options to provide individualized care for established and new patients from the comfort of a patient’s own home.

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First Mercy Health Scrubs Society Class Graduates at Mardi Gras Celebration

The first-ever Mercy Health Scrubs Society class has graduated. Participants in the Scrubs Society attended their graduation ceremony as part of the 18th annual Mardi Gras and All That Jazz event.

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First U.S. Targeted GammaTile® Therapy Procedure Takes Place at The Jewish Hospital’s Brain Tumor Center

Vincent DiNapoli, MD, PhD, continued to evolve the standard of care this month when he became the first surgeon in the United States to utilize GammaTile® Therapy for the treatment of newly diagnosed malignant brain tumors.

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Important Information for all Ohio Cigna Members

Mercy Health has reached an agreement with Cigna in Ohio and remains in network. If you have questions about your coverage, please call Cigna using the number on your insurance card.

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Mercy Health Future Physicians Program Applications Now Available

Lourdes Hospital is once again hosting its Future Physicians Program and applications are now available.

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Registration Open for 10th Annual Iron Mom

Registration is open for the 10th annual Mercy Health — Lourdes Hospital Paducah Iron Mom Half-Marathon. Mercy Health is proud to once again be the event’s title sponsor.

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Activate Change-QUIT helps bring smoking cessation programs to Allen County

Mercy Health — St. Rita’s Medical Center is proud to join with our community partners to offer the Allen County Tobacco Coalition Activate Change-QUIT.

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Getting Health Care is as Easy as Going to the Mall

Getting Health Care is as Easy as Going to the Mall at the New Mercy Health — Women’s Care at Kenwood Towne Centr, opening Thursday, February 20.

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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. Magnet designation recognizes excellence in nursing services.

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Ohio Department of Health Selects Urbana to Participate in Community Paramedicine Rural Health Pilot Program

Mercy Health — Urbana Hospital, in close collaboration with Urbana Fire and EMS, has secured a grant through the Ohio Department of Health’s Community Paramedicine (CP) Rural Health Pilot Program to launch a CP program.

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Mercy Health — Youngstown and Firestone Healthcare to Come Together to Strengthen Care in the Mahoning Valley

Mercy Health — Youngstown – the Mahoning Valley’s largest health care provider – and Firestone Healthcare – a large, independent practice in Columbiana County and southwestern Mahoning County – have announced they are joining forces to care for patients in the southern part of the Valley.

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Mercy Health Foundation of Clark and Champaign Counties Distributed $1.3M in 2019; Announces 2020 Funding Priorities

Mercy Health takes seriously its mission to provide healing to members of our community, with a special emphasis on caring for the poor and under-served.

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Mercy Health — St. Anne Hospital opens state-of-the-art hybrid cardiovascular lab

Mercy Health — St. Anne Hospital has added another tool in the treatment of heart disease with the opening of a new hybrid cardiovascular lab.

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Mercy Health — St. Rita’s Medical Center Opens State-of-the-art Electrophysiology Lab

St. Rita’s Medical Center has added another tool to expand the treatment of heart disease with the opening of a new Electrophysiology Lab.

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Camp Robin Celebrates 15 Years

Camp Robin consists of therapeutic activities in a fun, safe environment to help children (ages 4-17) deal with grief.

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Volunteer Opportunities Available at Mercy Health — Clermont Hospital

Mercy Health seeks volunteers for new and exciting opportunities to serve others at both Clermont Hospital and Eastgate Medical Center.

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Mercy Health — Dayton Springfield Emergency Center Embraced by Community

Just three months after opening on October 1, 2019, one thing is clear – Enon, Fairborn and surrounding communities have embraced Mercy Health — Dayton Springfield Emergency Center.

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The Jewish Hospital — Mercy Health is One of Five Hospitals in Ohio to Earn Thrombectomy-Capable Stroke Center Certification

The Jewish Hospital — Mercy Health has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® and the American Stroke Association’s Heart-Check Mark as part of its Thrombectomy-Capable Stroke Center Certification.

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The Jewish Hospital — Mercy Health Once Again Earns Designation as a Lung Cancer Screening Center

Mercy Health — Cincinnati announces that The Jewish Hospital once again earned designation as a Lung Cancer Screening Center by the American College of Radiology (ACR).

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Mercy Health Earns Accreditation for Orthopedic and Sports Physical Therapy Specialty Residencies

Mercy Health is the only health care provider in Cincinnati and just one of five health care systems in Ohio to hold both these accreditations.

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Mercy Health Donates to Graves County ASAP’s Syringe Exchange Program

Mercy Health Foundation - Lourdes officials recently presented representatives of the Graves County Agency for Substance Abuse Policy (ASAP) with a donation of sterile needles for the organization’s syringe exchange program.

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Mercy Health Reaches Milestone in Watchman Device Placement

Mercy Health announces that cardiologists with Mercy Health — The Heart Institute have reached a significant milestone with a revolutionary stroke prevention treatment available for patients with atrial fibrillation, or A-fib.

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Mercy Health Long Term Care Facility Earns National Distinction from Newsweek

Mercy Health — Assumption Village was ranked amongst the top 400 nursing homes in the country.

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Mercy Health’s Minimally Invasive Aortic Valve Replacement Program Reaches Milestone

The Heart Institute’s transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) team has reached a new milestone, completing its 300th procedure late last year at Fairfield Hospital.

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Mercy Health — Children’s Hospital and Nationwide Children’s Hospital Announce Affiliation

We are pleased to announce an innovative affiliation to enhance pediatric health care services for children and their families in northwest Ohio and southeast Michigan.

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Bon Secours Mercy Health Accelerates Living Wage Compensation

Bon Secours Mercy Health announced today a new compensation model designed to enable its associates and their families to enjoy a dignified livelihood while working, and in retirement.

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Mercy Health — Springfield and OHC Update Care Delivery Agreement

Mercy Health will acquire OHC’s Springfield practice, which consists of 22 full-time equivalent clinical support staff supporting ambulatory cancer clinic treatments and chemo infusion therapy.

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Mercy Health’s Draper a National Nurse of the Year Finalist

Mercy Health — Lourdes Hospital’s Rhonda Kay Draper, RN., was one of the two finalists for the 2019 Press Ganey Nurse of the Year Award.

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The Jewish Hospital — Mercy Health Reaccredited for Leukemia Care

Once again, The Jewish Hospital is only the second hospital in the nation to earn the Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval and certification for its leukemia care program.

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Society of Thoracic Surgeons Bestows Top Quality Rating on Mercy Health

The Society of Thoracic Surgeons (STS) has once again bestowed its distinguished three-star rating – the best possible rating – on Mercy Health – Springfield Regional Medical Center.

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Mercy Health Earns Hidden Scar System of Excellence Honors for Breast Surgery Program

Mercy Health is the only health system in Ohio to earn this designation, which notes that Hidden Scar surgeons perform more than half of the system’s breast cancer surgeries.

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Mercy Health — Springfield Announces Retirement of Chief Medical Officer Don Johnson, MD

Mercy Health — Springfield announces that after 18 years of administrative leadership service, Chief Medical Officer Don Johnson, MD has announced his retirement.

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Mercy Health Donates $5,000 to Police Foundation for Training Simulator

Mercy Health — Lourdes Hospital has donated $5,000 to the Police Foundation of Paducah-McCracken County to assist in the purchase of an interactive training simulator.

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Mercy Health Foundation — Lourdes Adds Board Members

Mercy Health Foundation — Lourdes has added four new members to its board and elevated current board members Glenn Denton and Rodger Harrison to the respective roles of chair and vice chair.

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Mercy Health Hospitals Once Again Earn Advanced Certification as Primary Stroke Centers

Mercy Health - Anderson, Fairfield and West Hospitals and The Jewish Hospital – Mercy Health have once again earned advanced certification as primary stroke centers from the Joint Commission.

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Mercy Health – Cincinnati’s Four Sleep Centers Earn Accreditation

The surveyor found no issues needing attention, noting that only about 10% of sleep centers can make that claim.

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Springfield Names Chief Nursing Officer and Chief Operating Officer

Mercy Health – Springfield has named Rhonda Beane its Chief Nursing Officer and Chris Howe its Chief Operating Officer.

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Mercy Health Building New Interventional Radiology Suite at Clermont Hospital

Mercy Health has started construction on a $2 million project that will create a new 900-square foot interventional radiology suite and allow for expanded patient services at Clermont Hospital.

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Mercy Health Honored by KODA for Organ and Tissue Donation

Mercy Health received the organization’s Outstanding Achievement in Organ and Tissue Donation award and was one of only six hospitals in KODA’s service area to achieve this distinction.

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Mercy Health Offers High-Risk Breast Program

The High-Risk Breast Program identifies high-risk individuals and offers them increased screening, genetic counseling and comprehensive education about preventative options.

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Mercy Health Cincinnati Names Jennifer Jackson Chief Nursing Officer of West Hospital

Mercy Health — Cincinnati has named Jennifer Jackson, DNP, RN, NEA-BC, as the Chief Nursing Officer (CNO) of West Hospital.

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Mercy Health — Youngstown Wins Gold Medal Award for Residency Program for Third Year

For the third year in a row, the Ohio Chapter of the American College of Physicians have awarded the Mercy Health – Youngstown’s internal medicine residency program with the 2019 Gold Medal Award.

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New music program at Mercy Health — St. Rita’s Medical Center promotes comfort and healing

Musicians from the community can help provide comfort and healing to patients and all those who enter the doors of Mercy Health — St. Rita’s Medical Center.

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Lung Cancer Screenings and Information Sessions Available from Mercy Health in October and November

Mercy Health – Springfield is offering lung cancer screenings and information sessions on lung cancer throughout Clark and Champaign counties.

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Mercy Health Foundation Receives $52,000 Grant for Epilepsy Unit

The Mercy Health Foundation Lourdes has received $52,000 in grant funding from the Delta Regional Authority to support the new Mercy Health – Lourdes Hospital Epilepsy Monitoring Unit.

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Cincinnati Names Shane Knisley President of Clermont Hospital

Mercy Health – Cincinnati has named Shane Knisley as the president of Clermont Hospital. Knisley assumes the role on October 28 from Justin Krueger, who Mercy Health named as Fairfield Hospital’s president earlier this year.

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Mercy Health Expands Mammography Same Day Results Program

Mercy Health is making knowing the results of your mammogram as easy and stress-free as possible with the I Know mammography and biopsy results program.

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Advanced Mammography and DEXA Scans Now Available at Mercy Health — Urbana Hospital

Urbana Hospital now has advanced mammography screening and DEXA scans available for patients.

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Mercy Health Orthopedic Surgeon Richard Miller completes 100th surgery with NAVIO™ Robotic-assisted Surgery System

Mercy Health is proud to congratulate orthopedic surgeon Richard Miller, DO, on completing 100 surgeries.

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Mercy Health Accepting Patients for New High Risk Breast Cancer Clinic

Mercy Health is now accepting patients with a personal or family history of breast cancer for its high-risk breast cancer clinic.

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Bon Secours Mercy Health Names Stephanie Meade Chief Nursing Executive of its Mid-American Group

Bon Secours Mercy Health announces that Stephanie Meade, DNP, MBA, RN, NEA-BC has accepted the role of Chief Nursing Executive (CNE) Mid-American Group/ Cincinnati.

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Mercy Health – Lorain to Open New Orthopedic and Sports Medicine Practices with new Affiliation

Coming this December, Mercy Health will open Mercy Health Orthopedics and Sports Medicine in partnership with Orthopaedic Associates’ physicians.

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Lourdes Celebrates Breast Cancer Month with Oct. 24 Survivor’s Luncheon

Mercy Health – Lourdes Hospital is celebrating Breast Cancer Awareness Month by honoring breast cancer survivors at a free luncheon.

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Mercy Health and Ohio Attorney General announce creation of Trauma Recovery Center

Mercy Health is proud to announce the Mercy Health – Toledo Trauma Recovery Center (TRC) – a grant-funded outpatient program that provides services to victims of crime.

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St. Rita's Medical Center‘s Emergency Medicine Residency Program receives initial accreditation

Mercy Health — St. Rita’s Medical Center is proud to have received initial accreditation for the newly developed Emergency Medicine Residency Program.

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Mercy Health – Lima earns Employer of the Year Award from American Association of Medical Assistants

Mercy Health is proud to announce that our Physicians group in Lima has been awarded the Employer of the Year Award by the American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA).

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Minimally Invasive Heart Valve Replacement Available at Mercy Health — Springfield Regional Medical Center

Mercy Health — Springfield Regional Medical Center now offers transcatheter aortic valve replacement, or TAVR.

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Mercy Health Family Birthing Centers Recognized for Breastfeeding Program Excellence

Mercy Health – Cincinnati hospitals have earned recognition for their excellent breastfeeding programs through Ohio First Steps for Healthy Babies and the Ohio Lactation Consultant Association (OLCA).

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Lourdes’ Poindexter Honored by Kentucky Association of Hospice and Palliative Care

Mercy Health — Lourdes Hospital’s Shannah Poindexter has been presented the Distinguished Leader of 2019 award by the Kentucky Association of Hospice and Palliative Care (KAHPC).

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Mercy Health Names New Lima Market President

Mercy Health, part of Bon Secours Mercy Health, announced that Ronda Lehman has been named president of the health system’s Lima Market.

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Mercy Health — Lorain Celebrates Its 10th 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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OptumHealth Names Mercy Health — Springfield Regional Medical Center a Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence

Hospitals that earn the designation perform more successful bariatric procedures than many other facilities nearby and patients undergoing the procedures experience fewer complications.

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Mercy Health — Perrysburg Emergency Department recognized for excellence

Mercy Health — Perrysburg Emergency Department is pleased to have been awarded the Press Ganey Guardian of Excellence Award for Patient Satisfaction.

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Mercy Health Donates AEDs to McCracken County Sheriff's Department

The Mercy Health Foundation Lourdes has donated 10 AEDs (automated external defibrillators) to the McCracken County Sheriff’s Department.

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Mercy Health First in Region to Offer Scalp Cooling to Lessen Hair Loss During Chemo

Mercy Health – Lourdes Hospital will begin to offer cancer patients cold cap therapy, a scalp-cooling technique that lessens hair loss during chemotherapy, for free thanks to the Mercy Health Foundation Lourdes and grant funding.

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Mercy Health’s Blood Cancer Center at The Jewish Hospital Marks 30 Years of Lifesaving Treatment

Mercy Health announces that the Blood Cancer Center at The Jewish Hospital is celebrating its 30th anniversary this year.

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Mercy Health — Springfield Regional Medical Center’s Family Birthing Center Earns National Recognition

Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield has recognized the Family Birthing Center at Mercy Health – Springfield Regional Hospital with a Blue Distinction® Center for Maternity Care designation.

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Mercy Health — Springfield Announces Leadership Update

Mercy Health announces that it has appointed Adam Groshans president of Mercy Health — Springfield.

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Mercy Health — St. Rita’s Medical Center Receives Huron│Studer Group Excellence in Patient Care Award for 5-Star CMS Rating

Mercy Health — St. Rita’s Medical center is pleased to have been recognized with the 2019 Excellence in Patient Care Award from Huron’s Studer Group business.

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Mercy Health Donates Guardian Caps to Paducah City Schools

Mercy Health has donated nearly 300 Guardian Caps to Paducah City Schools for the upcoming school year. These are designed for student athletes to mitigate the effects of repetitive impact on the playing field.

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The Joint Commission Awards Fourth Certification of its Kind in the Country to Mercy Health’s Brain Tumor Center

Mercy Health’s Brain Tumor Center at The Jewish Hospital has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® and Certification for brain tumor care.

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Mercy Health — Tiffin Hospital Recognized for Excellence

Mercy Health – Tiffin Hospital is pleased to have been named as a recipient of the 2019 Excellence in Patient Care Award from Huron’s Studer Group business.

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Mercy Health – West Hospital Earns Joint Commission Recertifications for Hip and Knee Joint Replacement

Organizations earn hip and knee joint replacement certifications by demonstrating continuous compliance with the commission’s performance standards.

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Lourdes to Collaborate with Hospitals Statewide to Fight Opioid Epidemic

Mercy Health – Lourdes Hospital is joining forces with hospitals across the state to end opioid abuse in Kentucky.

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Mercy Health Hospitals Earn National Awards for Heart Failure Care

The American Heart Association has recognized Mercy Health hospitals with awards for their commitment to ensuring heart failure patients receive the most appropriate treatment according to nationally recognized, research-based guidelines.

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IMPACT Lourdes Awards Grant for PT Gym

IMPACT Lourdes members voted to award $38,000 to completely renovate the hospital’s physical therapy gym.

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Mercy Health - Cincinnati Partners with Princeton City Schools for Student Athlete Health and Wellness and Health Education

Mercy Health - Cincinnati announces that it has signed an agreement with Princeton City Schools to promote health education with students and provide health and wellness services to the school’s student-athletes.

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Mercy Health Earns National Award for Heart Failure Care

The AHA has recognized Mercy Health – Springfield Regional Medical Center with its Get With The Guidelines®-Heart Failure Bronze Quality Achievement Award.

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Iron Mom Raises More than $60,000, Attracts Record Number of Participants

The 9th annual Mercy Health - Lourdes Hospital Paducah Iron Mom Half-Marathon raised $61,768.23 for Family Service Society.

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Mercy Health Once Again Earns Top Rating in Coronary Bypass Surgery Outcomes from the Society for Thoracic Surgeons

The Society of Thoracic Surgeons (STS) has once again bestowed its distinguished three-star rating – the best possible rating – on Mercy Health – Springfield for its patient care and outcomes in heart bypass surgery.

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Lourdes Home Health Nationally Ranked in Top 20% for Patient Satisfaction

Mercy Health Lourdes Home Care Agency, the home health agency of Mercy Health – Lourdes Hospital, has been recognized for ranking in the nation’s top 20 percent for patient satisfaction.

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Mercy Health Physician Petitions Restaurant Association of Ohio to Require Sodium Information on Menus

Cardiothoracic surgeon Surender Neravetla, MD, who leads the hospital’s cardiothoracic surgery program, is committed to improving the heart health of the community and is working to make the restaurant industry more health conscious.

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Mercy Health – Cincinnati Names Justin Kruger North Market President

Mercy Health - Cincinnati has named Justin Krueger as its new North Market President. Krueger will be responsible for Mercy Health’s network of care in northern Cincinnati, including Fairfield Hospital.

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Mercy Health Hospitals Earn National Awards for Stroke Care

Mercy Health has worked diligently to implement specific quality improvement measures outlined by the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association at its area hospitals.

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Mercy Health — St. Rita's Medical Center Announces Construction of Medical Education Building

Mercy Health – St. Rita’s Medical Center is pleased to announce construction of an education center designed to train new physicians caring for our community.

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Breast Surgeon Amy Moldrem, MD Earns Hidden Scar® Certification

Breast surgeon Amy Moldrem, MD of Mercy Health – Kenwood Breast Surgery recently became certified by Hidden Scar®.

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Mercy Health Foundation Unveils Little Miracles Recognition Wall

The Little Miracles Recognition Wall was created as a way for individuals to commemorate births, honor loved ones and recognize caregivers by purchasing stars or clouds to be placed on the wall.

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Mercy Health Birthing Center Team Joins National Collaborative Focused on Safe Sleep and Breastfeeding

The National Action Partnership to Promote Safe Sleep Improvement and Innovation Network (NAPPSS-IIN) selected the Mercy Health – Anderson Hospital to participate in its latest collaborative.

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Mercy Health — Fairfield Hospital Earns Vascular Testing Reaccreditation

Vascular laboratories, like the one at Mercy Health – Fairfield Hospital, that recently earned reaccreditation, make possible the early detection of life threatening heart disorders, stroke and other diseases.

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