News & Events

June 14, 2016
Review/Kevin Graff: Bradley Dennis, of Alliance High School, who is going to Kent State University, Haley Davis, of West Branch, going to Youngstown State, and Hannah Zuppe, of Marlington, who is going to Mount Union, at the Scholarship event at the Alliance Community Hospital on Monday.
The Alliance Community Hospital Auxiliary recently held a reception to honor four area high school seniors...
June 8, 2016
A lot can change over half a century. While the Alliance Visiting Nurse Association (AVNA) has gone through a transformation over the past 50 years, Bill Ecrement, RN and 20-year AVNA veteran, said one thing hasn't changed -- the patients.
Ecrement said working with the patients will always be the same, but their needs have become greater in recent years.
"The hospitals are now discharging them...
June 1, 2016
By Rebecca Glista Special to The Review

Editor's Note: The following column is an interactive question-and-answer feature appearing the first Wednesday of each month. Readers are encouraged to send health-related questions that will be answered by a local medical professional to info@achosp.org. Today's question below is being answered by Rebecca Glista, BSN, RN, CCRN, infection preventionist at...
May 19, 2016
Alliance Visiting Nurses Association Holding Open House
For Immediate Release
Contact: Harry Paidas, 330-596-7522
ALLIANCE -- To celebrate 50 years of serving the community, the Alliance Visiting Nurse Association (VNA) will be hosting an Open House at its location at 885 S. Sawburg Rd., Suite 106 on Wednesday, May 25 from 4 to 6 p.m.
Visitors will have an opportunity to visit the facility and...
May 11, 2016
Alliance Community Hospital Obstetrics Unit Closing Effective May 20, 2016
For Immediate Release
Written – May 11, 2016
Media Contact: Harry Paidas 330-596-7522; harryp@achosp.org
ALLIANCE – The Board of Trustees of Alliance Community Hospital has moved the deadline to close the hospital’s obstetrics unit from July 1 to Friday, May 20, 2016 due to a shortage of nurses to staff...
May 4, 2016
By Margi Hoover Special to The Review
The following column is an interactive question-and-answer feature appearing the first Wednesday of each month. Readers are encouraged to send health-related questions that will be answered by a local medical professional to info@achosp.org. Today's question below is being answered by Margi Hoover, director of urgent care and after hours facilities for Alliance...
April 18, 2016
Alliance Community Hospital to Celebrate National Nurses Week
Alliance---The Nursing Leadership Team at Alliance Community Hospital has planned a full week of awareness activities to commemorate National Nurses Week May 6-12.
The theme of this year’s nurses week is “A Culture of Safety – It Starts with You” and the activities of the week will emphasize all nurses do to create...
April 18, 2016
Alliance VNA Listed Among Home Care Elite
Written – April 6, 2016
ALLIANCE -- The Alliance Visiting Nurse Association (VNA) has been designated to the list of 2015 HomeCare Elite, a compilation of the most successful home care providers in the United States.
HomeCare Elite Is the country’s market-leading review which annually lists the top 25 percent of agencies based on performance...
April 18, 2016
The Importance of Sleep – Topic of Seminar at ACH
Alliance, OH--- How sleep affects one’s overall health will be the topic of a free public seminar Friday, April 29 from 6 to 7 p.m. in Conference Room 1A at Alliance Community Hospital
Kay Miller, BA, RRT, director of respiratory/sleep lab services, and Mary Wike, LPN, will conduct a Sleep Seminar addressing sleep therapy and its benefits.
Miller...
April 12, 2016
Alliance Community Hospital teaming with Cleveland Clinic Akron General to improve stroke response
Alliance Community Hospital has partnered with Cleveland Clinic Akron General to provide improved stroke response through a state-of-the-art telemedicine program.
The partnership allows potential stroke victims who are transported to Alliance Community Hospital's Emergency Department to receive immediate...
March 24, 2016
Physical therapist speaks about back pain at ACH Lecture Luncheon
By SAMANTHA ECKERTSpecial to The Review Published: March 23, 2016 3:00 AM

Staying active is the best solution for preventing back pain and maintaining back strength, according to Eric O'Brien, a physical therapist at Alliance Community Hospital (ACH), who spoke at the monthly ACH Lecture Luncheon Friday.
O'Brien, PT, MS, OCS,...
March 17, 2016
Eric O’Brien to Present Community Lecture
Alliance, OH—Back pain doesn’t need to be a mystery and this month’s Alliance Community Hospital Lecture Luncheon speaker, Eric O’Brien, will try to take the mystery out of back pain on Friday, March 18 at noon in conference room 1A (adjacent to the Café) at the hospital.
O’Brien PT, MS, OCS, will present “Quit...
March 12, 2016
Alliance Community Hospital to Close OB Unit
Patients can go to nearby hospitals to deliver babies
(March 11, 2016) – The Board of Trustees of Alliance Community Hospital has voted to close the hospital’s obstetrics unit. Officials from the hospital said the unit is expected to remain open until July1, as patient care is transitioned to nearby hospitals where additional services such...
March 7, 2016
Lifelong management, heart-healthy lifestyle focus of ACH luncheon lecture
By SHANNON HARSH - The Alliance Review, Published: March 2, 2016 3:00 AM
Stephanie Boyd, director of Aultman Heart Center at Alliance Community Hospital (ACH), has plenty of experience in cardiac care, but it became even more important to her when her father had to have emergency open heart surgery.
"I'm very passionate...
March 3, 2016
Cardiac care is topic of "Follow Your Heart" symposium
By SHANNON HARSH The Alliance Review - Published: February 27, 2016 3:00 AM

A panel of experts was on hand to educate the community in honor of National Heart Month Thursday evening at the University of Mount Union's Presser Recital Hall.
The event, titled "Follow Your Heart," was sponsored by Aultman Heart Center at Alliance Community...
March 3, 2016
Cancer treatment center offers more individualized care
By CHELSEA - The Alliance Review Published: March 3, 2016 3:00 AM
Those in the Alliance area battling cancer and blood disorders can now receive treatment closer to home at the Aultman Cancer Center of Alliance Community Hospital, located at the corner of Sawburg Avenue and Glamorgan Street.
The cancer treatment facility held an open house...
February 25, 2016
ALLIANCE, Ohio -- The newly opened Aultman Cancer Center of Alliance Community Hospital will be hosting an Open House on Wednesday, March 2 from 3 to 5 p.m. at its location at 885 S. Sawburg Ave, Suite 110 in Alliance.
In an attempt to bring cancer care close to home, Aultman Health Foundation has partnered with Alliance Community Hospital to locate services in this location. Area patients will get...
February 24, 2016
Aultman Cancer Center of Alliance Community Hospital
CANTON, Ohio (Feb. 25, 2016) – Aultman Health Foundation and Alliance Community Hospital are partnering once again to provide the best cancer care close to home in the Alliance community. The partnership builds on a 16-year relationship between the two nonprofit hospitals.
Earlier this year, Dr. Amir Iqbal, an Alliance Community Hospital...
February 20, 2016
Follow Your Heart to a Symposium of Medical Professionals Presented by
Aultman Heart Center at Alliance Community Hospital
ALLIANCE, Ohio (Feb. 9, 2016) ― To commemorate National Heart Month, a panel of health care experts will present “Follow Your Heart,” an educational symposium. The event will be held at Presser Recital Hall on Mount Union’s campus on Thursday, Feb. 25 from...
January 29, 2016
Dr. Amir Iqbal Taking New Patients for Oncology and Hematology
ALLIANCE – Dr. Amir Iqbal, D.O. will be practicing medical oncology in Alliance and is accepting new patients as part of the Alliance Community Medical Foundation team of physicians.
Dr. Iqbal’s practice, which is located at 885 S. Sawburg, includes a thorough line of health care services in oncology and hematology. He has...
January 25, 2016
By Shannon Harsh, The Review, Published January 25, 2016
Each year, Alliance Community Hospital focuses on making progress with patient care and services offered to the community, and 2015 was no different.
While the hospital expanded health coach program partnership with the University of Mount Union, established Aultman Heart Center at ACH and began an innovative Telestroke program with Akron General...
January 20, 2016
By Shannon Harsh, The Review, Published January 20, 2016.
After taking a year off to focus the program on its employees, Alliance Community Hospital is once again offering a diabetes prevention program to the community.
“It’s an opportunity to delay the onset of diabetes by incorporating good nutrition, physical activity and behavior modification,” Beth Lawrence, dietician and diabetes...
January 4, 2016
For Immediate Release – December 29, 2015
ALLIANCE -- Alliance Community Hospital is partnering with the Alliance Cancer Care Center located at 885 Sawburg Ave. to form the Alliance Community Hospital Radiation Oncology Center.
With the exception of the new name, the transition is expected to be seamless to both current and new patients. Dr. William Demas and his staff will continue to provide...
January 4, 2016
ALLIANCE -- Just in time for the holidays, four local agencies received checks for $10,000 apiece from the Alliance Community Hospital Foundation as a result of the Foundation’s successful Planetree Charity Golf Classic that was held in mid-August.
The designated organizations that received funds were the Alliance Family YMCA, Alliance Area Development, Alliance for Children and Families, and...
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