July 12, 2019

St. Vincent Charity spine surgeon explains complex medical terms used in diagnosing back and neck problems

Dr. Robert McLain, a spine surgeon in the Spine and Orthopedic Institute at St. Vincent Charity Medical Center, published an article to provide information regarding cervical disc injury, cervical fusion, disc replacement surgery and more - to help make complex and sometimes confusing medical terms more understandable.
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July 1, 2019

St. Vincent Charity physician offers tips for preventing back pain and injury at work

Nearly 40 million Americans suffer from chronic lower back pain, according to new research. Millions of workers, particularly those in heavy labor-related jobs, either miss work or are forced to change jobs every year because of their pain. However, St. Vincent Charity Medical Center’s orthopedic spine surgeon Dr. Jeffrey Shall said there is help for those who suffer from work-related back pain and tips to avoid injury on the job. [More]
June 28, 2019

Regina Health Center ranks #3 in Ohio for residential care family satisfaction and #13 for nursing home satisfaction

Regina Health Center has again scored high in the recently released Ohio Department of Aging (ODA) Family Satisfaction Survey for both skilled nursing and assisted living. In the survey for residential care facilities (assisted living), Regina Health Center had a score of 97.4 out of 100, which is the third highest score among 743 total facilities. In the counterpart skilled nursing family survey, Regina Health Center had a score of 91.2 out of 100, ranking 13th among 986 total facilities in Ohio. [More]
June 24, 2019

Regina Health Center receives Circle of Excellence Award from national nursing administration association

The National Association of Directors of Nursing Administration in Long Term Care (NADONA) recently awarded Regina Health Center with its highest honor, the Circle of Excellence Award, at a conference in Las Vegas. The award recognizes Regina Health Center for being one of only a handful of nursing homes in Ohio to receive a deficiency-free survey from the Ohio Department of Health (ODH) in 2018. [More]
June 20, 2019

Mercy Medical Center receives Get With The Guidelines Target: Stroke Honor Roll Elite Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award

Mercy Medical Center has received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines®Target: Stroke Honor Roll Elite Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award. The award recognizes the hospital’s commitment to ensuring stroke patients receive the most appropriate treatment according to nationally recognized, research-based guidelines based on the latest scientific evidence. [More]
June 17, 2019

Dr. Adnan Tahir joins Sisters of Charity Health System as Vice President of the Primary Care Institute

The Sisters of Charity Health System (SCHS) today welcomed Adnan Tahir, M.D. as vice president of the primary care institute. Dr. Tahir comes from the American University of Beirut Medical Center (AUBMC) in Lebanon, where he has served as hospital director & chief medical officer since 2010. [More]
June 10, 2019

Mercy Medical Center offering Western Stark County residents free lab and health screenings, free mammograms

Mercy Medical Center and the Massillon Rotary Foundation are partnering to offer free laboratory and health screenings for the Western Stark County community from 7 to 11 a.m. on Saturday, June 22 at Mercy Health Center of Massillon. Free mammograms are available, by appointment, from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Wednesday, June 18 at Mercy Health Center of Massillon. [More]
June 4, 2019

Dr. Leslie Pristas named medical director of Center for Bariatric Surgery at St. Vincent Charity Medical Center

Leslie L. Pristas D.O. FACS has been named medical director and lead surgeon of Center for Bariatric Surgery at St. Vincent Charity Medical Center. Dr. Pristas is the first woman to oversee the center, which is the longest-standing nationally accredited center of excellence in weight loss surgery in Northeast Ohio. [More]
May 28, 2019

Rosary Hall Co-Associate Medical Director Dr. Ted Parran provides expert opinion on qualifying conditions for medical marijuana use

A committee of health care professionals recently recommended that the State Medical Board of Ohio vote next month to include anxiety and autism spectrum disorder as qualifying conditions for medical marijuana use. Dr. Ted Parran, co-associate medical director of Rosary Hall at St. Vincent Charity Medical Center, was asked by the Medical Marijuana Advisory Committee to give his expert opinion on whether these conditions should be added to the more than 20 conditions already approved for marijuana treatment in Ohio. [More]
May 17, 2019

Holy-In-One to raise funds for Regina Health Center June 17

Regina Health Center hits the tees and greens at Firestone Country Club in Akron Monday, June 17, for the 20th annual Holy-In-One Golf Outing, with proceeds going to support the mission of providing compassionate and holistic health care for aging and infirmed religious, diocesan priests and laity. [More]

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