News

Michele Messam, CIC
Thursday, November 1, 2012 - 11:12am
Michele Messam, CIC, Wooster Community Hospital Infection Preventionist, has been awarded Certification in Infection Control (CIC) by the Certification Board of Infection Control and Epidemiology (CBIC). Certification is obtained by passing an examination which measures knowledge mastery of infection prevention, infection control and epidemiology. Certified CIC...
Denise Parker Awarded Fellowship
Wednesday, October 31, 2012 - 1:50pm
Denise Parker, BSN, MBA, was awarded the designation Fellow in the American College of Medical Practice Executives (FACMPE) at the Medical Group Management Association (MGMA) national conference in San Antonio, Texas, on October 23, 2012. Founded in 1956, ACMPE (American College of Medical Practice Executives) is the standard-setting and certification organization of MGMA...
Awards Brunch - Nov 16th - 11:30am
Thursday, October 25, 2012 - 3:36pm
The Wooster Community Hospital Auxiliary The Awards Brunch will be held on Friday, November 16th at 11:30 a.m. in the Wooster Community Hospital Auditorium. Tickets are $12.00 per person, and you may call 330-263-8299 to register. This will be the 18th year for the awards. The Women of Achievement Award recognizes women representing a lifetime of service and excellence,...
New Article in the news
Wednesday, October 17, 2012 - 10:58am
Robotic Assisted Surgery became an option at Wooster Community Hospital last this summer.  Several surgeons are now offering robotic assisted procedures to their patients for particular procedures.  Recently, a new article appeared in the Wooster Weekly News, the Holmes Bargain Hunter, and the Wayne Bargain Hunter about the hospital's Robotic Assisted...
WCH again Accredited for Knee and Hip Replacement
Thursday, October 11, 2012 - 3:37pm
The Joint Center at Wooster Community Hospital has again earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval™ for Knee and Hip Replacement by demonstrating compliance with The Joint Commission’s national standards for health care quality and safety in disease-specific care.  The certification award recognizes Wooster Community Hospital’s...
Pulmonary Rehab program receives recertification
Wednesday, October 3, 2012 - 8:02am
Wooster Community Hospital's Pulmonary Rehabilitation Program was recently recertified by the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation (AACVPR). Successful certification requires a rigorous review of all aspects of the Pulmonary Rehabilitation Program and compliance with the association's stringent standards of care in each area. The...
Fall Community Newsletter
Friday, September 7, 2012 - 8:18am
Philip Hostetler likes to joke that heart catheterizations "run in the family."  After all, his grandfather, father and brother have all undergone this procedure.  So it didn't come as a complete surprise when, after experiencing some heart arrhythmia this spring, his cardiologist ordered one for him as well. Dr. Cyril Ofori mentioned there was a...
Drs. Proano and Peabody will be performing Robotic Assisted Surgery at WCH
Monday, August 27, 2012 - 10:35am
Wooster Community Hospital is pleased to announce the addition of Robotic Assisted Surgery technology for a selected group of surgical procedures.  Read the Daily Record article about these new procedures at this link: http://www.the-daily-record.com/local%20news/2012/08/27/the-robot-team-established-at-wooster-community-hospital-will-perform-the-first-surgeries-in-...
Wooster Weekly News article by Lisa Amstutz
Friday, August 24, 2012 - 10:52am
Wooster Community Hospital cares about your safety just as much as we care about providing you with the best care.  That's why we added software that reduces the dose of radiation from your imaging tests here.  In a recent article in the Wooster Weekly News, writer Lisa Amstutz highlighted the benefits to patients and described why your hospital chose to do...
The Studer Group
Wednesday, August 15, 2012 - 9:48am
Wooster Community Hospital has partnered with The Studer Group to continue to assess its performance and strive to achieve excellence in every area.  The Studer Group works with over 800 healthcare organizations in the U.S. and beyond, teaching them how to achieve, sustain, and accelerate exceptional clinical, operational, and financial outcomes.  Over the past...