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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...
Cancer Program Receives Award
Wednesday, May 2, 2012 - 9:00am
This week, the American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer (CoC) presented Wooster Community Hospital with the “Outstanding Achievement Award" trophy. The WCH Cancer Program was previously awarded Accreditation with Commendation by the CoC, and was notified that it had been awareded the Outstanding Achievement Award (OAA), which recognizes the program...
Heart Healthy Exercises
Monday, April 30, 2012 - 2:14pm
The Step-by-Step Stroke Support Group at Wooster Community Hospital will host the free program “Cardiac Rehab & Heart Healthy Exercises” in the hospital auditorium on Tuesday, May 8th, from 1:00-3:00 p.m. The public is invited to attend and hear speaker Tim Breiner, MS, RCEP, Cardiac Rehabilitation Specialist, speak about heart healthy exercises and the...
American Heart Association Fit-Friendly Company
Wednesday, April 25, 2012 - 1:39pm
Wooster Community Hospital has been recognized by the American Heart Association as a Gold Level Fit-Friendly Company. In a letter to hospital CEO Bill Sheron, Nancy Brown, Chief Executive Officer of the American Heart Association, said, “you have not only recognized the importance of a healthy workplace for your employees but have taken important steps to create a...
Senior Partners
Friday, April 13, 2012 - 11:28am
Senior Partners who attended the April 12th educational dinner program heard a presentation from Chris Vanderzyden, President of Benefit Plans for Whitaker-Myers.  His presentation provided an overview of Medicare Parts A, B, & D, Medicare Supplement Plans, Medicare Advantage Options, and Enrollment Periods. Senior Partners is a free program sponsored by Wooster...
Wooster Community Hospital Volunteer Services
Wednesday, April 4, 2012 - 4:27pm
Volunteers are needed for several workdays at Wooster Community Hospital’s GreenPoint Garden.  The first is a strawberry planting session on April 14th.  We also need people to weed and do general gardening on your own schedule.  Or, if you can commit half a day a week please join our jolly harvest crew.  Just want an opportunity to commune with...