News & Events

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 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...
October 28, 2015
By Shannon Harsh, The Review, Published October 28, 2015
Alliance Community Hospital offered a lecture topic in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month Friday, when “Breast Cancer: Detection, Treatment and Enjoying Life after Breast Cancer” was presented by David Meir, director of cardiac and oncology services, and Dawn Wagner, registered dietician and breast cancer survivor.
Meir focused...
October 23, 2015
ALLIANCE, OH --- Dr. Jonathan T. Hlivko has been hired by the Alliance Medical Foundation and is now accepting new patients at his practice as a board certified gastroenterologist at Alliance Gastroenterology located in the Professional Office Building at Alliance Community Hospital, 270 E. State St.
Hlivko was most recently a part of the Department of Gastroenterology at Summa Health System/Akron...
October 20, 2015

ALLIANCE -- A panel of local experts will highlight the fall Diabetes Community Seminar on Saturday, November 7 from 9 a.m. until noon at Alliance Community Hospital’s Conference Room 1-A adjacent to the cafeteria.
The seminar, which is free and open to the public, will feature three presentations with time set aside for discussion. Yvette Graham, program specialist for the Expanded Food...
October 19, 2015
Alliance, OH – The holidays can be tough, but it doesn’t have to be a blue Christmas.
Alliance Community Hospital is hosting a Diabetes Awareness Group Meeting to share tips to combat depression during the holidays on Wednesday, November 4th from 1:30 until 2:30 p.m. in Conference Room 1A adjacent to the hospital’s cafeteria.
The meeting will focus on how to handle depression during...
October 14, 2015
Alliance, OH – With October devoted to breast cancer awareness, Alliance Community Hospital’s Community Lecture Luncheon will focus on “Breast Cancer: Detection, Treatment and Enjoying Life after Breast Cancer” on Friday, October 23 at noon in Conference Room 1A at the hospital.
Dawn Wagner, RDN/LD, registered dietician at Alliance Community Hospital and breast cancer survivor,...
October 12, 2015
ALLIANCE -- A community-wide event focusing on Alzheimer’s disease will be held Saturday, October 17 at First Baptist Church, 1659 W. State St. from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Sponsored by Alliance Hospice and Altercare of Alliance in conjunction with the Alzheimer’s Association, the Sam Donohoe, Jr. Alzheimer’s Symposium will feature educational speakers presenting information about the...
September 30, 2015
By Shannon Harsh, The Review, Published September 30, 2015
Alliance Community Hospital’s latest Community Lecture Luncheon, held Friday, focused on stroke prevention, treatment and recovery.
Dr. Karen Gade-Pulido, medical director for the inpatient rehabilitation unit and director of quality and patient safety at the hospital, spoke on the prevalent condition that involves a sudden interruption...
September 16, 2015
ALLIANCE – Advances in stroke prevention and management will highlight Alliance Community Hospital’s Community Lecture Luncheon on Friday, September 25 at noon in Conference Room 1A at the hospital.
Karen Gade-Pulido, M.D., medical director for the inpatient rehabilitation unit and director of quality and patient safety at the hospital, will present the program. Gade-Pulido is a graduate...
August 31, 2015
ALLIANCE, Ohio --- Dr. Marwan Saleh has been hired by the Alliance Medical Foundation and is accepting patients at his new practice as an OBGYN physician in Alliance Obstetrics Inc. at 270 E. State St.in Alliance.
Saleh most recently served as an OBGYN physician at Logan Regional Medical Center in Logan, W. Va. His medical training includes an obstetrics and gynecology residency at SUNY Upstate University...
August 26, 2015
By Shannon Harsh, The Review, Published August 26, 2015
Kristy Willison, occupational therapist and certified hand therapist with ACH Outpatient Therapy Services, was on hand to educate community members about three common upper extremity injuries during the monthly health lecture held Aug. 14 at Alliance Community Hospital (ACH).
Willison, who works on issues “from the elbow to the fingertip,”...
July 29, 2015
By Shannon Harsh, The Review, Published July 29, 2015
We only have one set of ears, so we better take care of them. At least that’s what our mothers would advise.
Unfortunately, many people may be unknowingly going against that advice and putting themselves at risk for noise-induced hearing loss.
According to the CDC, as much as 12.5 percent of youth ages 6 to 19 and 17 percent of adults ages...
July 22, 2015
By Shannon Harsh, The Review, Published July 22, 2015
Some teamwork and quick improvement helped a 20-person team bring the bronze medal to Alliance Community Hospital (ACH) from the Dragons on the Lake Dragon Boat Festival held July 11 at Portage Lakes State Park.
The hospital first got involved in dragon boat racing three years ago when Dawn Wagner of the Nutritional Services Department put the...
June 3, 2015
Alliance Community Hospital (ACH) recently recognized the first group of student health coaches from the University of Mount Union (UMU) and Northeast Ohio Medical University (NEMOMED) who successfully completed the Alliance Community Care Network (ACCN) health coaching program. The ACCN is a free program that partners a health coach with an individual who has chronic health challenges and operates...
April 7, 2015
On Friday, May 1st, come roll the dice at ACH's inaugural Casino Night and Auction benefiting the Alliance Community Hospital Foundation. Proceeds from the event will go toward the purchase of a new CT Scanner for our Imaging Department.
Tickets are $60 per person and include a pasta bar, salad, two drink tickets and $50 in funny money!
Please RSVP by Friday, April 24th. Please call the Foundation...
February 25, 2015
By Shannon Harsh, The Alliance Review, Published February 25, 2015
Despite frigid temperatures and technical difficulties, the second annual Alliance Goes Red event accomplished its goal of "Empowering Heart Smart Women in Our Community" Monday night.
Decorated in red, the Alliance High School's cafeteria once again served as the site of the event put on by Alliance Community Hospital (ACH) and the...
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