September 30, 2015
By Shannon Harsh, The Review, Published September 30, 2015
Alliance Community Hospital’s latest Community Lecture Luncheon, held Friday, focused on stroke prevention, treatment and recovery.
Dr. Karen Gade-Pulido, medical director for the inpatient rehabilitation unit and director of quality and patient safety at the hospital, spoke on the prevalent condition that involves a sudden interruption...
September 16, 2015
ALLIANCE – Advances in stroke prevention and management will highlight Alliance Community Hospital’s Community Lecture Luncheon on Friday, September 25 at noon in Conference Room 1A at the hospital.
Karen Gade-Pulido, M.D., medical director for the inpatient rehabilitation unit and director of quality and patient safety at the hospital, will present the program. Gade-Pulido is a graduate...
August 31, 2015
ALLIANCE, Ohio --- Dr. Marwan Saleh has been hired by the Alliance Medical Foundation and is accepting patients at his new practice as an OBGYN physician in Alliance Obstetrics Inc. at 270 E. State St.in Alliance.
Saleh most recently served as an OBGYN physician at Logan Regional Medical Center in Logan, W. Va. His medical training includes an obstetrics and gynecology residency at SUNY Upstate University...
August 26, 2015
By Shannon Harsh, The Review, Published August 26, 2015
Kristy Willison, occupational therapist and certified hand therapist with ACH Outpatient Therapy Services, was on hand to educate community members about three common upper extremity injuries during the monthly health lecture held Aug. 14 at Alliance Community Hospital (ACH).
Willison, who works on issues “from the elbow to the fingertip,”...
July 29, 2015
By Shannon Harsh, The Review, Published July 29, 2015
We only have one set of ears, so we better take care of them. At least that’s what our mothers would advise.
Unfortunately, many people may be unknowingly going against that advice and putting themselves at risk for noise-induced hearing loss.
According to the CDC, as much as 12.5 percent of youth ages 6 to 19 and 17 percent of adults ages...
July 22, 2015
By Shannon Harsh, The Review, Published July 22, 2015
Some teamwork and quick improvement helped a 20-person team bring the bronze medal to Alliance Community Hospital (ACH) from the Dragons on the Lake Dragon Boat Festival held July 11 at Portage Lakes State Park.
The hospital first got involved in dragon boat racing three years ago when Dawn Wagner of the Nutritional Services Department put the...
June 3, 2015
Alliance Community Hospital (ACH) recently recognized the first group of student health coaches from the University of Mount Union (UMU) and Northeast Ohio Medical University (NEMOMED) who successfully completed the Alliance Community Care Network (ACCN) health coaching program. The ACCN is a free program that partners a health coach with an individual who has chronic health challenges and operates...
April 7, 2015
On Friday, May 1st, come roll the dice at ACH's inaugural Casino Night and Auction benefiting the Alliance Community Hospital Foundation. Proceeds from the event will go toward the purchase of a new CT Scanner for our Imaging Department.
Tickets are $60 per person and include a pasta bar, salad, two drink tickets and $50 in funny money!
Please RSVP by Friday, April 24th. Please call the Foundation...
February 25, 2015
By Shannon Harsh, The Alliance Review, Published February 25, 2015
Despite frigid temperatures and technical difficulties, the second annual Alliance Goes Red event accomplished its goal of "Empowering Heart Smart Women in Our Community" Monday night.
Decorated in red, the Alliance High School's cafeteria once again served as the site of the event put on by Alliance Community Hospital (ACH) and the...
February 10, 2015
Does heart disease run in your family? Do you have questions about heart disease? Come join us on MONDAY, February 23rd at the Alliance High School cafeteria for an evening of learning and discussion. Light refreshments will be provided. All those in attendance will be entered into a raffle for prizes! This event is FREE and open to everyone in the community. To RSVP, please call 330-596-7575!
November 19, 2014
Jan Anderson, left and
Diana Runciman Moore,
Alliance Community Hospital
Auxiliary board members,
stand in front of a Christmas Tree
decorated with silver and gold bulbs
purchased in honor of loved ones,
as part of the Auxiliary's annual
Memory Tree of Lights fundraiser.The Alliance Community Hospital Auxiliary and Hospice will host their 27th Memory Tree of Light Celebration on...
September 9, 2014
Join us for a FREE Community Lecture Luncheon - "Living with Parkinson's Disease" on Friday, September 12th in Conference Room 1A at the hospital. Please RSVP for this event by calling 330-596-7575.
August 28, 2014
The Alliance Community Hospital Foundation hosted its annual “Steppin Out for Hospice 5K Run/Walk” on Saturday August 23rd.
This annual twilight event raises money for the Hospital’s Alliance Visiting Nurse and Hospice program. 600 runners and walkers were on hand to participate in the city’s largest 5K. The event kicked off with a kid’s fun run at 7pm which was won...
August 6, 2014
Six months ago, Alliance Community Hospital's Outpatient Therapy Department hoped its new program of simple, purposeful movement would make a difference to participants. With several tai chi classes now complete, that hope is becoming a reality.
Instructor and athletic trainer Lindsay Reynolds said the classes have been very successful thus far and are accomplishing what she had hoped.
August 6, 2014
Alliance Community Hospital will host an American Red Cross blood drive at the hospital from 12:30 p.m. until 6 p.m. Thursday, August 7th, at the hospital in conference room 1-A.
August 5, 2014
ACH After Hours Care, an urgent care affiliated with Alliance Community Hospital, continues to broaden access to services by announcing the addition of weekend hours. Starting on Saturday, August 2, patients can be seen from 9:00 am â€“ 5:00 pm.
June 4, 2014
The Alliance Community Hospital Auxiliary recently awarded three area seniors the Dr. James J. Thomas Scholarship. This $1,500 scholarship is awarded annually to three recipients who are interested in entering the medical field.
April 16, 2014
Dr. David Kanagy, an otolaryngologist with the Alliance Community Medical Foundation, is offering sinus sufferers some relief using an in-office balloon sinuplasty procedure. In the last year, Kanagy became one of the only doctors in a six-county area to begin doing the procedure in the office under local anesthesia, which means no sedation, no IV, no gowns, and no visit to the hospital's surgical department.
April 9, 2014
To provide a consistently high level of care delivery, Foundation Radiology Group and Alliance Community Hospital have entered into a partnership to provide diagnostic imaging services to patients and physicians in Alliance and surrounding areas. Foundation Radiology brings the expertise of a large, highly skilled team of imaging experts to community hospitals across the area. By partnering with Foundation, these hospitals are able to rapidly expand the capabilities of their imaging team in order to keep their patients local.
April 2, 2014
Alliance Community Hospital's Senior Care Unit continues to adapt to the needs of the community, but one thing hasn't changed -- its existence and purpose is still unknown to many. Though the name of the unit makes people often mistake it for a senior nursing facility rather than an acute hospital setting, the unit is a psychiatric unit -- and not just for the retired population.
March 27, 2014
Are you a runner looking to improve your time and race performance? A simple change such as altering what you eat can make a huge difference. Learn more at this FREE Community Nutrition for runners seminar being held THURSDAY, March 27th, at 6:30PM in the Alliance Community Hospital Outpatient Therapy Plaza. Runners of all ages and abilities are welcome.
March 21, 2014
Alliance Community Hospital has announced that demolition of the old emergency room, located on the south side of the old hospital building, on the corner of Rice Street and Arch Avenue, will begin in the next two days.
As crews work to raze that portion of the building, there may be intermittent closures of Rice Street on the Arch Avenue side. Susan Lucas, director of public relations/foundation,...
March 21, 2014
“Sleep well, feel good, do better” was the theme of this year’s National Sleep Awareness Week™ which took place March 2nd-9th. March is known as sleep awareness month due to the time change and people losing an hour of sleep.
According to the National Sleep Foundation, the average adult needs between seven and nine hours of sleep each night, but many Americans have a hard...
March 21, 2014
Beloit resident Arla Rumsey has a long history with Alliance Visiting Nurse Association and Hospice.
“My husband Frederick fell ill and his doctor recommended we contact Alliance Visiting Nurse Association and Hospice,” Rumsey said. “They took care of him and made him comfortable for five months before he passed. I will never forget the nurse who would bring his medication late...
February 12, 2014
In honor of American Heart Month, Alliance Community Hospital (ACH) and the American Heart Association (AHA) are collaborating to help Alliance go red for women’s heart health.
‘Alliance Goes Red: An Evening for Women’ is an evening designed to empower the community, especially women, with the knowledge and tools they need to make positive lifestyle changes to help reduce their...