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...
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.
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 – 5:00 pm.
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.
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.
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.
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.