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.
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...
December 30, 2015
2016 Begins New ACH Blood Drive Schedule
ALLIANCE -- Alliance Community Hospital will host an American Red Cross Blood Drive every month during 2016.
All pre-scheduled drives will be held on the first Thursday of each month, with hours alternating between 7:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 12:30 p.m. to 6 p.m.
The first ACH blood drive of 2016 will be held on Thursday, January 7 from 7:30 a.m. to 1 p.m....
December 11, 2015
New After-Hours Care in Minerva
Alliance, OH – The latest community health care initiative by Alliance Community Hospital is the December opening of the After Hours Care Clinic of Minerva designed to provide quality medical services when primary care physicians are not available.
Located at 625 N. Market St., in the Premier Health Building, After Hours Care of Minerva operates Monday through...
December 10, 2015
By Shannon Harsh, The Review, Published December 10, 2015
The lobby of Alliance Community Hospital (ACH) is decorated with two Christmas trees that glitter brightly with gold, silver and purple bulbs placed on them in honor and memory of loved ones. They are part of an annual tradition that includes a special memorial ceremony.
The ACH Auxiliary’s 27th Memory Tree of Lights ceremony was held...
December 2, 2015
By Shannon Harsh, The Review, Published December 2, 2015
Sue Antram, nurse and certified grief counselor with Alliance Hospice, offered tips for those grieving through the holidays during the Nov. 20 luncheon lecture held at Alliance Community Hospital.
“We need to acknowledge what is going on. We need to acknowledge our own grief; we need to acknowledge the person who is grieving,” Antram...
November 16, 2015
Alliance, OH – Dealing with a loss or terminal illness of a loved one can be especially difficult during the holidays, and this month’s Alliance Community Hospital Lecture Luncheon will focus on the grieving process on Friday, November 20 at noon in Conference Room 1A at the hospital.
Sue Antram, RN, BSN, a grief counselor for the hospital will be making the presentation. She has been...
November 16, 2015
By Shannon Harsh, The Review, Published November 11, 2015
With plans for Thanksgiving feasts being made and Christmas inching closer, it should be the most cheery time of the year. But for those battling depression, that isn’t the case.
“Holidays can be a wonderful time, but they can also be a very difficult time,” Trina Arnold, licensed social worker who works in the Alliance Community...