News

Thursday, January 10, 2013 - 1:20pm
Due to the high incidence of flu, Wooster Community Hospital requests your cooperation with the following:   Don’t visit a patient if you have flu-like symptoms (fever with cough, sore throat, nasal congestion, headache, fatigue, body aches, vomiting or diarrhea) Please take precautions to prevent the spread of flu: Wash your hands frequently Cover...
IAC Accreditation for Echocardiography
Thursday, January 10, 2013 - 8:55am
Wooster Community Hospital has been granted a three-year term of accreditation in Echocardiography in the area of Adult Transthoracic, Adult Transesophageal and Adult Stress by the Intersocietal Accreditation Commission (IAC).   According to the IAC, “Accreditation by the IAC means that Wooster Community Hospital has undergone a thorough review of its...
Women's Choice Award - Best Hospital for Patient Experience in Obstetrics
Tuesday, January 8, 2013 - 12:28pm
Wooster Community Hospital has received the Women’s Choice Award from WomenCertified® distinguishing it as one of the 2013 Best Hospitals for Patient Experience in Obstetrics. The award is based on robust criteria that include female patient satisfaction measurements as well as clinical excellence considerations.  WomenCertified represents the collective...
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Monday, December 17, 2012 - 10:35am
In January 2013 Wooster Community Hospital will open a brand new concept for our community, the Transitional Care Unit, or TCU.  The hospital now will provide a full spectrum of rehabilitative services -- a continuity of care designed to help individuals recover and, according to their needs, to make the best possible transition to independent living, home and...
Presentation by CEO Bill Sheron
Wednesday, December 5, 2012 - 3:08pm
Leadership Wooster's 2012-2013 Class visited Wooster Community Hospital as part of the group's "Health and Wellness Day" on December 5th.  The hospital provided breakfast to the 35 class participants, which was followed by a presentation from Wooster Community Hospital CEO Bill Sheron on healthcare reform, Medicare and Medicaid, commercial insurance...
Diabetes Care at Wooster Community Hospital
Tuesday, November 13, 2012 - 10:03am
“Nearly 26 million Americans suffer from diabetes, and a third of those don’t even realize it,” said Carol Inkrott, dietitian and certified diabetes educator at Wooster Community Hospital. Another 79 million have prediabetes, a condition that not only puts them at risk of developing full-blown diabetes but also signifies that damage to blood vessels and...
Michele Messam, CIC
Thursday, November 1, 2012 - 10:12am
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 - 12:50pm
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 - 2:36pm
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 - 9:58am
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...