St. Rita’s Receives Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation Program Certification

St. Rita’s Medical Center is proud to announce the certification of its cardiovascular and pulmonary rehabilitation program by the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation (AACVPR). This certification is recognition of St. Rita’s commitment to improving the quality of life of patients by enhancing standards of care.

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Mercy Health Hospitals Earn National Recognition for Efforts to Improve Management of Heart Failure

Mercy Health hospitals have received the American Heart Association’s Get With The Guidelines®-Heart Failure Quality Achievement Awards for their commitment to managing heart failure in patients.

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Mercy Health Awarded $18.8M to Help Injured or Ill Ohioans Get Healthy and Back to Work

Mercy Health, which is part of Bon Secours Mercy Health, has been selected as a phase two provider partner in implementing the Retaining Employment and Talent After Injury/Illness Network (RETAIN) program. RETAIN is a federally funded program exploring return to work/stay at work strategies and is led by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Disability Employment Policy. This free program is open to workers ages 18-65 who have non-occupational illnesses or injuries that prevent them from performing their jobs.

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Mercy Health – Springfield Celebrates New Cancer Affiliation

With an over 130-year history of providing compassionate care in the Springfield community, Mercy Health – Springfield, which includes the Springfield Regional Medical Center and the Urbana Hospital, has helped guide patients living with cancer from diagnosis through treatment.

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Mercy Health Launches Music Therapy Program

Mercy Health – Lorain Hospital has launched its first music therapy program to create an improved health environment for its patients. Clinical music therapy is the only professional, research-based discipline that actively applies supportive science to the creative, emotional, and energizing experiences of music for health treatment and educational goals.

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Lourdes Hospital Drives Awareness of Domestic Violence with Special Light Display October 10-16

In partnership with Merryman House Domestic Crisis Center, Mercy Health Lourdes Hospital will be shining purple lights on the Marshall Nemer Medical Office Building from October 10-16 to mark October’s Domestic Violence Awareness Month observance.

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Mercy Health – Lourdes Hospital Funds VISTA Service Member at United Way to Address Area Homelessness

Homelessness was already a growing issue in western Kentucky when the pandemic struck and made the problem worse. To help individuals and communities find ways out of poverty and decrease home insecurity, Mercy Health - Lourdes Hospital is sponsoring a one-year AmeriCorps VISTA member who will serve with United Way of Paducah-McCracken County. This position is a program of the Homeless and Housing Coalition of Kentucky.

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Bon Secours Mercy Health Named 100 Best Companies for Working Mothers

Bon Secours Mercy Health (BSMH) has been named one of the 100 Best Companies for Working Mothers. This award recognizes companies that create and use best practices to hire, retain and promote working mothers in the United States.

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Mercy Health and Inter Parish Ministry Food Pantry Partner to Make Blessing Boxes Available in Anderson Township and Batavia

Mercy Health - Anderson and Clermont Hospitals have partnered with Inter Parish Ministry (IPM) Food Pantry to build and install Blessing Boxes on the hospitals’ campuses. The hospitals announced the partnership and unveiled the Blessing Boxes as part of September 24’s Mercy Day observance, which marks the anniversary of the first “House of Mercy” opened by the Sisters of Mercy to help people in need.

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The Lown Institute Names Mercy Health - Clermont to its List of Top 10 Most Socially Responsible Hospitals in America

The Lown Institute has named Mercy Health – Clermont Hospital the most socially responsible hospital in Ohio and the seventh most socially responsible hospital in America. The Lown Institute’s ranking is the only ranking to include equity as a major category.

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Mercy Health — Tiffin and Willard Hospitals Ranked in Best Places to Work in Healthcare in 2021

Mercy Health is pleased to announce that Mercy Health – Willard Hospital has been ranked number 39 and Mercy Health – Tiffin Hospital has been ranked number 60 among healthcare providers and insurers in Modern Healthcare’s 2020 Best Places to Work award program.

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Mercy Health Hospitals Earn National Recognition for Efforts to Improve Stroke Treatment

Each of Mercy Health’s five area hospitals has received the American Heart Association’s Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke Quality Achievement Award for their commitment to ensuring stroke patients receive the most appropriate treatment according to nationally recognized, research-based guidelines.

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Mercy Health – Lourdes Hospital One of 75 Research Sites Nationwide Piloting Equity Program in Cancer Clinical Trials

According to the American Cancer Society, Blacks with cancer in the United States experience more illness, worse outcomes and premature death when compared with other races with cancer. Blacks also face greater challenges in preventing, detecting, treating and surviving cancer, experiencing the highest death rate and shortest survival of any racial/ethnic group for most cancers in the U.S.

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Join Mercy Health Insiders New Community Panel

Your opinions and feedback will help us make a difference in advancing the health care that we provide. Having a better understanding of our patients’ needs and priorities will provide Mercy Health with valuable information to improve.

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Mercy Health – Lourdes Hospital Earns National Recognition for Efforts to Improve Stroke Treatment

Lourdes Hospital has received the American Heart Association’s Bronze Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke Quality Achievement Award as well as the Get With The Guidelines-Stroke Silver Plus award with Target: Type 2 Diabetes Honor Roll. These are the highest achievements that Lourdes Hospital’s stroke program can earn.

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Maineville Urgent Care Opening September 1

Mercy Health announces that its newest location in Warren County, Mercy Health – Maineville Urgent Care, will open on September 1.

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Mercy Health’s Rehabilitation Services Team Earns Clinical Specialist Recognition

Over 20 members of Mercy Health’s Outpatient Physical Rehabilitation team have earned designation as a Certified Clinical Specialist from the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA).

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Angel Donor Gifts $1.195 Million to Mercy Health — Clermont Hospital to Enhance How Patients and Families Experience Care

An angel donor has made a $1.195 million gift to Mercy Health — Clermont Hospital, with the funds earmarked to enhance how patients and their families experience care at the hospital.

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OHC and The Jewish Hospital – Mercy Health First in the Region to Offer Revolutionary Cancer Treatment for Multiple Myeloma

On June 7, OHC (Oncology Hematology Care) cellular therapy experts and the Mercy Health - Cincinnati Cancer and Cellular Therapy Center at The Jewish Hospital became the first providers in the region to treat a multiple myeloma patient with Chimeric Antigen Receptor (CAR) T-Cell Therapy, also known as CAR-T.

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Mercy Health — Lorain and Akron Children’s Hospital Partnership Expands to Include Special Care Nursery

The Mercy Health – Lorain and Akron Children’s Hospital partnership that began in 2020 continues to grow. Effective Nov. 9, Akron Children’s will begin managing operations of the Mercy Health – Lorain Hospital special care nursery.

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Andrea Gwyn named Administrator of Mercy Health – Perrysburg Hospital

Mercy Health is pleased to announce that Andrea Gwyn, FACHE, has joined the Mercy Health team as Administrator of Mercy Health – Perrysburg Hospital within the Mercy Health – Toledo Market.

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Mercy Health's Mobile Mammography Van visits area locations

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 has visits scheduled throughout the region.

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Lourdes Hospital Concludes 14th Annual Future Physicians Program

Lourdes Hospital recently concluded its 14th Annual Future Physicians Program. Upon completion of the program, participants Abigail (Abbie) Young, Cassidy Lounsbury and David Hilbrecht attended a reception, where they each received a $500 Dr. Lisa Chaney Lasher Future Physicians Scholarship.

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Mercy Health — Urbana Hospital Teaming Up to Help Beat the Heat

The Summer months are in full swing as Ohioans feel the increased warmth from the sun. Many people enjoy getting a break from the outside heat by going into their homes to enjoy the cold blast of air conditioning.

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New Operating Rooms at Mercy Health — Lourdes Hospital Provides Space for Advanced Procedures

Lourdes Hospital announces the completion of construction on a new, 2,600 square foot operating room and a specialized endoscopy suite.

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Perrysburg Heights Community Association and Mercy Health Partner for Youth Summer Camp

The Perrysburg Heights Community Association (PHCA) is proud to partner with Mercy Health to help bring to life the association’s 2021 Summer Camp program.

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Mercy Health – Tiffin Hospital and Mercy Health – Willard Hospital among of the Best Places to Work in Healthcare in 2021

Mercy Health is pleased to share that two of our hospitals have been selected by Modern Healthcare as two of the 2021 Best Places to Work in Healthcare: Mercy Health – Tiffin Hospital and Mercy Health – Willard Hospital. This is the third consecutive year that both hospitals have achieved this honor!

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Mercy Health – Tiffin Hospital named to the Fortune/IBM Watson Health 100 Top Hospitals® List

Mercy Health – Tiffin Hospital recently has been named to the Fortune/IBM Watson Health 100 Top Hospitals® list. This is the first time Mercy Health – Tiffin Hospital has been recognized with this honor as the top performing small community hospital in the U.S. The annual list was published today by Fortune.

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Mercy Health Toledo first in region to offer minimally invasive solution for uterine fibroids

Mercy Health – Toledo now offers the gold standard of treatment for women suffering from uterine fibroids. With the addition of the Third Generation Acessa® ProVu System, the Mercy Health OB/Gyn surgical team is the first in the region to use minimally invasive, laparoscopic radiofrequency ablation (Lap-RFA).

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Mercy Health – St. Rita’s opens new state-of-the-art Graduate Medical Education building

More than a year in the making and with the generous support of our community, the new Mercy Health – St. Rita’s Medical Education Building officially opens.

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Mercy Health – St. Rita’s Medical Center partners with Arubah Neuroscience Institute, PLLC to expand neurological services

As Mercy Health continues to expand access to high-quality health care services throughout the region, St. Rita’s Medical Center is pleased to announce an affiliation with Arubah Neuroscience Institute, PLLC, to provide advanced interventional and vascular neurology care

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Mercy Health – St. Rita’s offers Walk-in care for kids

Mercy Health is committed to making health care easy and accessible and as such, we are pleased to announce walk-in hours available at Mercy Health – St. Rita’s Family Medicine.

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West Hospital Emergency Department Completes Expansion Project to Accommodate Growth in Patient Numbers

To accommodate continued growth, Mercy Health — West Hospital completed a $586,000 project to expand the waiting area in its emergency department. Construction is complete, and it has expanded the waiting area by more than 70%

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Mercy Health — Anderson Hospital Seeks Retired Nurse Volunteers

It is our pleasure to invite retired nurses back into the hospital. Caring is the foundation of nursing practice and that is a lifelong calling. The patients and staff will benefit from the experience, knowledge, and perspective of caring that retired nurses bring.

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Mercy Health Offers High Risk Breast Cancer Assessment Program

Women receiving their screening mammograms at Mercy Health locations and on Mercy Health’s mobile mammography vans may have noticed something new. Mammography technologists are now asking patients about their personal and family history, as it relates to breast cancer risk.

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NeuroSpinecare, Inc. (NSI) Begins Work Within Mercy Health – Lorain

Mercy Health – Lorain is welcoming NeuroSpinecare, Inc. (NSI) into the fold and assuming operations and ownership of the group’s current practices in Sheffield Village and Sandusky, effective today.

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Mercy Health Hospitals in Cincinnati, Lima and Toledo Nationally Recognized with an ‘A’ from Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade

Mercy Health hospitals across Ohio were awarded an ‘A’ in the spring Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade, a national distinction recognizing these hospitals’ achievements providing safer health care.

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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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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 – 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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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 – Lorain Breast Cancer Program Recognized for Earning National Accreditation

The National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC), a quality program of the American College of Surgeons (ACS), has granted a three-year accreditation to the Mercy Health Cancer Center’s Breast Cancer program, further solidifying the high-quality, comprehensive and compassionate care delivered at the Elyria-based center.

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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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