October 13, 2016
More than 150 colleagues of Alliance Community Hospital were recognized for their years of service and special recognition went to several recipients at the hospital's annual recognition ceremony held recently.
Five-year incremental awards were distributed highlighted by four colleagues with 40 or more years of service. Forty-year award winners were Deborah Anweiler in Laboratory and Renee Thomas...
October 12, 2016
Residents of Community Care Center (CCC) at Alliance Community Hospital will once again be hitting the streets. And they will be riding in style in a 2016 Diamond Coach 14-passenger wheelchair-accessible bus.
"After being without transportation for the past several years, it's great to be able to get our residents out and about a little more," said Lori Underwood, activities coordinator at CCC.
October 11, 2016
"Breast Awareness and Self-Exams" will be presented by Alliance Community Hospital's nurse navigator, Brandy Hahn, BSN, RN, OCN, at the ACH Community Lecture Luncheon at noon Friday in the hospital's conference room 1-A adjacent to the Caf.
Hahn, a Minerva native, earned her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Malone College in 1996 and has worked at Aultman Hospital since 2008.
September 28, 2016
The monthly Alliance Community Hospital/American Red Cross (ACH/ARC) blood drive will be held Oct. 6 from 12:30 to 6 p.m. in conference room 1-A in the hospital.
"We cannot impress enough the never-ending need for blood and blood products in our community," Michele Quinn, ACH coordinator of volunteer services, said. "Donating blood is something that takes little time, costs nothing and yet provides...
September 22, 2016
Eloisa Jahdi, MD, speaks during the Alliance Community Hospital Lecture Luncheon Sept. 9. Her topic was Decreasing the Risk of HPV-Related Cancers. (Review photos/Gayle Blair)
Attendees of the most recent Community Lecture Luncheon held Sept. 9 at Alliance Community Hospital heard a program on "Decreasing the Risk of HPV-Related Cancers" by hospital pathologist Eloisa Jahdi, M.D.
HPV, or human papilloma...
September 22, 2016
Alliance Community Hospital will be host to a comprehensive community health fair complete with free screenings, complimentary healthy snacks, important health information, and helpful giveaways on Sept. 29 from 3 to 7 p.m. at the hospital's discharge circle at 200 E. State St.
The theme of the health fair is "Fall into Good Health" and is being sponsored by the hospital's Patient Advisory Council...
September 13, 2016
The University of Mount Union and Alliance Community Hospital, in conjunction with the Alliance Fire Department and Alliance Police Department, will conduct a disaster drill between the hours of 11 a.m. and 4 p.m. on Sept. 15.
Area residents shouldn't be alarmed if they see emergency vehicles at the University of Mount Union, near the area of Alliance Community Hospital or beneath the Martin Luther...
September 6, 2016
"Decreasing the Risk of HPV-Related Cancers" will be presented by Alliance Community Hospital pathologist Eloisa Jahdi, M.D., at the ACH Community Lecture Luncheon set for noon Friday in the hospital's conference room 1-A, adjacent to the Caf.
Jahdi, who earned her medical degree from University of Santo Thomas in the Philippines, is certified by a number of boards, including the American Board...
September 1, 2016
Alliance resident Ted Cross is a walking machine.
One of the familiar faces seen around Carnation City Mall, Cross was recently honored for reaching the 5,000-mile mark in the mall's Heart and Sole walking program.
The walking program was started several years ago by the mall and Alliance Community Hospital, offering a place for people to get their steps in and get some health education.
August 30, 2016
The Steppin' Out for Hospice 5K Run//Walk was held Saturday evening at the Alliance Community Hospital campus.
More than 300 runners and walkers took part in the event, which was a great success despite the heat and humidity.
"The event went really well," said Jessica Bloss, the event's coordinator. "There was a good turnout despite it being an extremely hot day."
Bloss said the event goes off...
August 26, 2016
The Alliance Farmers' Market is almost at its halfway point in the 2016 season. Approximately $35,000 has been kept in the Alliance community and has helped the local farmers and small businesses that set up every week at the market.
The Alliance Farmers' Market would not be able to thrive without the help of its sponsors. This season the market is sponsored by three local businesses: Alliance Community...
August 26, 2016
Visitors and participants at the Steppin' Out for Hospice 5K on Saturday will have another reason to be at Alliance Community Hospital that day.
To emphasize the importance of colon health and early detection of colon cancer, Alliance Community Hospital, an accredited Commission on Cancer facility, will be distributing FIT cards, an early detection screening test, to the first 200 visitors to the...
August 25, 2016
ALLIANCE – Visitors and participants at the Steppin’ Out for Hospice 5k on Saturday afternoon and evening August 27 will have another reason to be at Alliance Community Hospital that day.
To emphasize the importance of colon health and early detection of colon cancer, Alliance Community Hospital, an accredited Commission on Cancer Facility, will be distributing FIT cards, an early detection...
August 25, 2016
Local man helped through death of wife and son
ALLIANCE -- It’s hard to describe the value of a loved ones remaining in the comfort of their home at the end of their life, but Marvin Springer, of Alliance, knows firsthand what it’s like.
While discussing the options for his wife and son’s end of life care, Marvin knew there was nowhere he wanted them to be but home. Through...
August 18, 2016
When health care concerns arise, one of the most important steps is understanding the issue. Unfortunately, it's easy to get lost in the world of health information. Determining if the information is accurate, trustworthy and relevant can be almost impossible for the health care consumer.
The Health Caring Resource Center Library, located inside Alliance Community Hospital, can help consumers learn...
August 15, 2016
Patients and visitors to the Center for Pain Management at Alliance Community Hospital are being advised that the office will be closed from Friday August 26 until Tuesday, August 30 and will reopen in its new location on Wednesday, August 31.
According to Melissa Loudon, director of the Center for Pain Management, during the days the office is closed, there will be limited or no computer access...
August 8, 2016
Watch out for sun's harmful effects
By CHEYANNE GONZALES firstname.lastname@example.org
There is no denying the fact that it has been a hot summer, but many people don't realize the harmful effects the summer sun can have on unprotected skin.
The most important thing to remember during the summer is absolutely no one is safe from the sun's harmful rays.
David Meir, director of cardiac and oncology...
August 1, 2016
ALLIANCE, Ohio – With Alliance Community Hospital’s popular Steppin’ Out for Hospice 5K run/walk looming on August 27, physical therapy expert Eric O’Brien will present tips on preparing for the race and other training tips at the ACH Lecture Luncheon on Friday, August 5 at noon in conference room 1A (adjacent to the Café) at the hospital.
O’Brien, PT, MS, OCS,...
July 15, 2016
ALLIANCE --A diagnosis of heart failure need not be dire as long as the patient understands that he or she will need to adhere to a lifetime of proper managed care, according to Stephanie Boyd, director of the Aultman Heart Center at Alliance Community Hospital, who spoke at ACH Friday.
Proper managed care includes a number of steps depending on the severity of the heart failure. In most cases,...
July 1, 2016
Alliance – Taking control of one’s diet can affect cancer risk and Dawn Wagner, a registered dietician at Alliance Community Hospital and breast cancer survivor, will offer health tips at a public community lecture and lunch on Friday, July 8 at noon in Conference Room 1A of Alliance Community Hospital.
Wagner, RDN/LD is a frequent presenter in the community due to her first-hand...
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...
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; email@example.com
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...
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...