News & Events

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.
But the...
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 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 cgonzales@the-review.com
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; 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...
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...
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