News

Loraine Frank-Lightfoot, MSN, MBA, Director of Patient Services
Thursday, August 9, 2012 - 8:34am
Wooster Community Hospital is proud to announce that its Director of Patient Services, Loraine Frank-Lightfoot, BSN, MBA, has been chosen as one of 20 recipients across the nation by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Executive Nurse Fellows program. At WCH, she is responsible for directing nursing practice and patient services for a hospital that has been recognized by...
Cleverley & Associates 5-Star Community Value Hospital
Wednesday, August 8, 2012 - 11:20am
Wooster Community Hospital has again been named a Community Value 5-StarTM Hospital by Cleverley & Associates for the 7th consecutive year, and the 8th out of the last 9 years. The Community Value Index (CVI) was created to provide a measure of the value that a hospital provides to its community. The CVI is composed of 10 measures that assess a hospital’s...
August 20th, 6-7pm
Monday, August 6, 2012 - 10:38am
The Diabetes Support Group at Wooster Community Hospital will host the free program “Diabetes in Motion – Exercise Options Near You” in the hospital auditorium on Monday, August 20th, from 6:00-7:00 p.m. A panel of exercise specialists from our area will discuss walking and biking paths, Silver Sneakers, options for those with physical limitations, and...
Patient Navigators at Wooster Community Hospital
Monday, July 30, 2012 - 1:12pm
The Daily Record ran an article on Sunday, July 29th, which featured Polly Johnson, Patient Navigator, and the new services she and Susan Van Sickle, RN, are providing to patients and their families.  You can read more in this link: http://www.the-daily-record.com/health/2012/07/29/polly-johnson-was-named-wooster-community-hospital-s-patient-navigator-as-a-way-to-...
Inpatient Rehabilitation Unit Receives CARF Accreditation
Thursday, June 28, 2012 - 11:45am
Wooster Community Hospital’s Inpatient Rehabilitation Unit has been granted Accreditation by the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF). On April 26-27th, representatives of CARF performed an on-site accreditation survey of the hospital’s Inpatient Rehabilitation Unit. The hospital was just notified that it has been granted a three-year...
HIMMS Recognizes Wooster Community Hospital
Thursday, June 28, 2012 - 9:07am
HIMSS Analytics announced Wooster Community Hospital has achieved Stage 6 on the EMR Adoption ModelSM (EMRAM). Wooster Community Hospital (www.woosterhospital.org) is renowned for award-winning care and its wide range of services. HIMSS Analytics developed the EMR Adoption Model in 2005 as a methodology for evaluating the progress and impact of electronic medical record...
Now at Wooster Community Hospital
Friday, June 15, 2012 - 1:16pm
Wooster Community Hospital is pleased to announce that Mark Tereletsky, DO, MS, FACOI, has chosen to join the Wooster Hospitalist Group, and will serve as a Hospitalist, caring for patients who are in Wooster Community Hospital. Wooster Community Hospital has hospitalists working in the hospital at all times. Dr. Tereletsky is Board Certified in Internal Medicine, having...
WCH Partners with Local Roots for Good Agricultural Practices Training
Friday, June 15, 2012 - 1:09pm
Wooster Community Hospital and Local Roots have joined together to promote safe food handling. Good Agricultural Practices (GAP) are used to reduce risk on farms. Microbial contamination can happen anywhere from farm to fork. On the farm, contamination sources vary from animals, water, soil, and above all humans. Local Roots will host a GAP training on Monday, June 25th...
Diabetes on Vacation - Eat Well, Travel Well - June 18th, 6-7 p.m.
Wednesday, June 13, 2012 - 8:25am
The Diabetes Support Group at Wooster Community Hospital will host the free program “Diabetes on Vacation – Eat Well, Travel Well” in the hospital auditorium on Monday, June 18th, from 6:00-7:00 p.m. As we enter the summer, our vacation and travel plans can make managing diabetes more difficult. It is possible to eat well and travel well with diabetes, however. Join us...
Erin Bender Ransom Joins HealthPoint staff
Thursday, May 3, 2012 - 10:59am
Wooster Community Hospital’s HealthPoint facility is pleased to announce the addition of Erin Bender Ransom, DPT, to the HealthPoint staff. Erin Bender Ransom is a Wooster High School graduate who received her Bachelor’s Degree in Exercise Science from Kent State University in 2007, and her Doctorate in Physical Therapy from the University of Indianapolis in 2010. Bender...