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...
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. Through ACMPE, medical group managers can earn the Certified Medical Practice Executive (CMPE) designation and go on to earn the highest distinction of Fellow in the ACMPE (...
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, and the Wooster Community Hospital Auxiliary is proud to present the 2012 Women of Achievement Award.
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 Surgery program.
You can read that article in its entirety at this link:
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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 dedication to continuous compliance with The Joint Commission’s state-of-the-art standards.
Joint Commission certification is a rigorous process requiring a facility to meet numerous criteria and host an on-...
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 Pulmonary Rehabilitation Program at Wooster Community Hospital is the only AACVPR certified program in Wayne, Holmes, Medina, and Ashland counties. The Wooster Community Hospital program...
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 new catheterization procedure he might be a condidate for called radial artery catheterization. Hostetler jumped at the chance. "I was all over it. Let me try it," said Hostetler.
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