Mark Shoup could have literally coined the phrase “back-breaking labor.” For years, the Mansfield resident worked as a brick layer - twisting, turning, bending and lifting. When the rigors of the job finally caught up to him, he discovered he had been living with a broken back for years.
Read Mark's story and many others in this year's Spring Newsletter, available for download to the right.
The purpose of this publication is to provide a summary of benefits provided by Wooster Community Hospital. Sometimes, when one is close to an issue, the answer seems obvious – but I realize this may not be the case for all of you. Let me put forth some not-always obvious benefits for you to consider...
Read Mr. Sheron's letter and more in our most recent release of our Community Benefit Brochure, available for download to the right.
Wooster Community Hospital has named Darryl Manley, Rt(R), the Manager of Cardiovascular Services. Darryl, who has been the Manager of the Special Procedures and Cath Lab, will continue to hold that responsibility and will now also have management of Cardiovascular Services and Cardiac Rehabilitation.
A Radiology Technologist, Darryl has been a part of the Wooster Community Hospital staff since 2001. He holds an AD in Radiologic Technology from Marian Technical College, and both an AD in Science and a BS in Allied Health Professionals from...
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 your mouth and nose when you cough or sneeze
Thank you for your cooperation as we strive to protect and care for our patients and visitors.
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 operational and technical components by a panel of experts. The IAC grants accreditation only to those facilities that are found to be providing quality patient care, in compliance with national...
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 voice of female consumers and is a trusted referral source for top businesses and brands identified as meeting the needs and preferences of women.
“Wooster Community Hospital is proud to...
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 work.
To learn more about this exciting addition to our community, click on "Download PDF" on the right to read more inside.
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, and the financial impact healthcare has on our nation and our community.
The group visited the hospital's HealthPoint facility later in the day. Wooster Community Hospital enjoys the opportunity...
“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 nerves has already begun.
November is National Diabetes Month, and recently a new article appeared in the Wooster Weekly News, the Holmes Bargain Hunter, and the Wayne Bargain Hunter about...
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 professionals must maintain their certification through repeat examinations every five years.
Wooster Community Hospital is an award-winning 150-bed hospital providing both inpatient...