Promoting cancer awareness

YELLOW SPRINGS — Mills Park Hotel in Yellow Springs is putting a spotlight on cancer awareness while raising funds for the Circle of Victory with various activities planned through Sunday, March 19.

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Mercy Memorial Wound Care Center recognized with national award for clinical excellence

The Mercy Memorial Wound Care Center has been honored with the Center of Excellence Award for its high level of clinical care. The award was given by Healogics, the nation’s largest provider of advanced wound care services.

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Jennifer Calicoat named Heart Hero at Springfield Regional

Jennifer Calicoat, a nursing supervisor in the Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit at Springfield Regional Medical Center, has been recognized with the hospital’s first Heart Hero Award.

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Mercy Health Foundation earns high performer designation

The Association for Healthcare Philanthropy (AHP) designated the Mercy Health Foundation a 2016 High Performer. The Mercy Health Foundation joins 44 other High Performer organizations from the United States and Canada ranking in the top 25th percentile based on net production returns for 2015 results. AHP considered more than 200 participating organizations for High Performer status.

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Dr. Beverly Brooks joins Mercy Health North Family Medicine

Beverly Brooks, MD, has joined Mercy Health North Family Medicine in Springfield. Dr. Brooks has spent the past two years providing primary care at Wright Patterson Air Force Base Medical Center and Adena Family Medical Center in Washington Court House. She has also provided coverage for urgent care and family medicine clinics elsewhere in Ohio. Dr. Brooks also has extensive experience providing care and support in challenging environments overseas. Among her assignments in Afghanistan ...

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Mercy Health partners with ReadySet

Mercy Health has formed a unique partnership with ReadySet Surgical to streamline the vendor managed surgical supply chain in its own hospitals and co-develop surgical supply chain tools to further operating room efficiency.

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Oakwood Village Receives 2017 Customer Experience Award from Pinnacle Quality Insight

Oakwood Village has been named a recipient of Pinnacle Quality Insight’s 2017 Customer Experience AwardTM. Qualifying for the award in eight separate categories, Oakwood displays a continued dedication to providing Best in Class senior healthcare services. The award is bestowed on care providers who have achieved best-in-class customer satisfaction standards within their peer group. Oakwood, located at 1500 Village Road in Springfield, was honored in the following categories:

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New leader of Springfield hospital to focus on patients

Matthew Caldwell has taken over as CEO of Community Mercy Health Partners, the largest employer in Clark County. ...

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Health and fitness program now being offered by Excel Sports Medicine & Rehab

Excel Fitness is now being offered at Excel Sports Medicine & Rehabilitation in Springfield as an opportunity for individuals to participate in health and fitness programs at an affordable price. ...

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WHIO TV: CMHP introduces new mobile mammography vehicle

To help address a significant health issue in Clark and Champaign counties, Community Mercy Health Partners is introducing an $850,000 mobile mammography unit...

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CMHP introduces new mobile mammography vehicle

Community Mercy Health Partners has purchased an $850,000 mobile mammography unit to offer preventative services in Clark and Champaign counties after data revealed breast cancer rates in both counties are above the state average. The new vehicle will travel around the two counties to offer 3D and 2D mammograms to patients. Before its purchase, Community Mercy borrowed a vehicle from a Cincinnati hospital to offer mobile services ...

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Clark County expert urges parents to talk about suicide

CMHP in the News: Marketing and Communications coordinated stories on preventing teenage suicide with WHIO-TV and Springfield News-Sun. Jordan Allison, PSY.D., a psychologist with Springfield Regional Medical Group, was interviewed for the stories. He spoke about warning signs and tips for parents. By Katherine Collins - Staff Writer A local psychologist says parents should talk to their children after public suicide attempts, like a recent Clark County teen who allegedly streamed her attempt to kill herself live on Facebook....

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Community invited to An Evening Out for Heart Health

The public is invited to An Evening Out for Heart Health, a fun, informative event that will be held by Community Mercy Health Partners on Wednesday, Feb. 1, at the Courtyard Marriott in downtown Springfield. The evening includes a health fair, engaging speakers, dinner, wine, door prizes and a silent auction. New to this year’s event is a Heart Hero Award to an individual who embodies heart health for themselves and others ...

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CMHP names new Chief Operating Officer

Adam Groshans has been named Chief Operating Officer at Community Mercy Health Partners, effective March 6. Adam comes to us from Tennova Healthcare Lebanon in Lebanon, Tenn., where he has served on the administrative team for nearly four years.

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Seven tips to quit smoking in 2017

By Marcy Ivory - Contributing Writer SPRINGFIELD — Quitting smoking is not easy, but quitting for good is possible. Try following these seven tips used as part of the Community Mercy REACH, Alcohol, Drug and Tobacco Treatment program ...

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Event response examined by officials

CMHP in the News: Mercy Memorial Hospital’s emergency department played a vital role in the response to a carbon monoxide leak at Urbana High School last Friday. The Urbana Daily Citizen ran a follow-up story on the event. MMH Administrator Kim Jerger convened an event review meeting this week with representatives from several organizations that were involved in the emergency response ...

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Springfield Regional plans retail pharmacy with goal of reducing hospital readmissions

One of the top reasons why patients are readmitted to the hospital is that they don’t fill needed prescriptions. As part of an initiative to reduce hospital readmissions, Springfield Regional Medical Center will open a retail pharmacy in the hospital in early February. ...

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Springfield students deliver rehab car to hospital

CMHP in the News: The Springfield News-Sun ran a story on the Acute Rehab Unit at Springfield Regional Medical Center partnering with the Springfield–Clark Career Technology Center on a car simulator that now serves patients on the unit. ...

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$2M upgrade at Springfield cancer center cuts length of treatments

CMHP in the News: Marketing and Communications coordinated a story in the Springfield News-Sun about a $2 million technology advancement at the Springfield Regional Cancer Center that enables more lung cancer and prostate cancer patients to receive treatment close to home ...

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