|American Heart Association gives St. Rita's AHA Training Center 100 percent scores across the board|
(Lima, May 8, 2015) – St. Rita’s Health Partners received perfect scores from the American Heart Association (AHA) during the audit of the hospital’s AHA-certified training center in April. St. Rita’s has been an AHA-certified training center since 1988. AHA Training Center Coordinator Joy Fishpaw was a key player in St. Rita’s AHA certification, and has continued t ...
|St. Rita's brings 3D Mammography to our region|
(Lima, April 21, 2015) – It seems that everyone you ask has a story about how Breast Cancer has touched them—a mother, a daughter, a sister, a friend….herself. Breast Cancer is the most common cancer among American women, except for skin cancers . And about 1 in 8 women in the US will develop invasive breast cancer during their lifetime. And while research continues to uncover promis ...
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St. Rita’s to host Nursing Career Fair
(Lima, May 1, 2015) – Considering a career change? Looking for more than a job, but an opportunity to make a difference? We are hiring!
On Friday, May 18 from 4:30-7:30pm, we will be hosting a Nursing Career Fair in our Auxiliary Conference Space. The hiring departments will have tables set up to meet with candidates, provide tours of the ...
|St. Rita's rolling out MyChart Bedside house-wide this spring|
(Lima, April 24, 2015) – St. Rita’s Medical Center was the first hospital in the country to pilot MyChart Bedside last October, and on Tuesday, April 21 St. Rita’s began rolling out the medical record technology house-wide. The labor and delivery unit was the first to begin utilizing MyChart Bedside on Tuesday, and new teams will join the rollout each week hereafter. MyChart Be ...
|St. Rita's supports STEM education at Ohio State Lima event|
On March 6, Nicole Nelson, MD, Medical Director for the Radiology Department at St. Rita's Medical Center, was the keynote speaker at the first STEM STEPS event held at The Ohio State University at Lima. Approximately 50 young women were selected by area schools to attend the full-day event. STEM education is an interdisciplinary and applied approach to teaching science, technology, engineering an ...
|St. Rita’s Health Partners Welcomes New Vice President of Medical Affairs, Dr. Kevin Casey|
Lima, OH (March 13, 2015) – On Monday, March 9, 2015, Kevin Casey, DO, joined St. Rita’s Health Partners to serve in the role of Vice President of Medical Affairs. Dr. Casey comes from Johnstown, PA where he held the position of Emergency Medicine Residency Program Director. Dr. Casey completed his medical degree at Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine and completed his int ...
|St. Rita’s Family Medicine Practices Receive National Recognition|
Lima, Ohio (March 3, 2015) - St. Rita’s Professional Services announced that two family medicine practices have been awarded Recognition by the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) - Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) Program. The recognized practices include: St. Rita’s Family Medicine - Shawnee, and St. Rita’s Family Medicine at UNOH.
St. Rita’s Pro ...
|St Rita’s Auxiliary Sponsoring 12-12 $1,000 Monthly Raffle|
Lima, OH (March 2, 2015) – St. Rita’s Volunteer Auxiliary is sponsoring the 12-12 $1,000 Monthly Raffle as a fundraiser toward its $900,000 pledge to St. Rita’s Health Partners. Tickets for the 12-12 Raffle cost $20 each and are now on sale.
Every month, a ticket will be drawn awarding $1,000 to the winner and $100 to the seller of the ticket. After the winning ticket is drawn, ...
|St. Rita's Transitional Care Unit Receives Five-Star Rating|
Lima, OH (Feb. 9, 2015) – Medicare.gov recently awarded St. Rita’s Transitional Care Unit a five-star Nursing Home Compare rating. Nursing Home Compare, a service offered by Medicare.gov, is intended to give consumers a resource for comparing nursing homes and care units in their area based on three areas of evaluation: health inspections, quality measures and staffing.
Health insp ...
|Mercy Health videos featuring local cardiologists address top two causes of death in the world|
Learn warning signs, prevention tips, treatment from Mercy Health experts
Lima, OH (Feb. 4, 2015) –. Mercy Health (formerly Catholic Health Partners) – a Catholic healthcare ministry serving Ohio and Kentucky – has devoted the third of its monthly Mercy Health: Helping You Be Well videos to heart disease and stroke: the top two causes of death in the world. In five concise videos o ...
|St. Rita's coming to Columbus Grove|
Alisa Marzec M.D. COLUMBUS GROVE – Alisa (Myers) Marzec didn’t grow up in Putnam County, but still considers her move to Columbus Grove to be a homecoming. “My mom is from Glandorf, my dad is from Ottawa, so all of our holidays, Christmases, etc, were in Ottawa-Glandorf,” she said. She grew up near Toledo, then went to Ohio Northern University before her me ...
|Fassetts named St. Rita's Mercy Club Award Winners|
LIMA, Sept. 25, 2014 – Ann and the late Joe Fassett, two individuals who as a couple have been serving their community for many years, are the 2014 winners of St. Rita’s Mercy Club Award. St. Rita’s Health Care Foundation co-Chair Angie Clark presents the Mercy Club award to Ann Fassett The couple was honored Thursday evening at the annual award reception host ...
|St. Rita’s earns heart care quality award|
St. Rita’s has earned the American College of Cardiology’s Platinum Performance Award for 2014. The award is from The National Cardiovascular Data Registry, (NCDR), ACTION Registry, which is based on the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association clinical guideline recommendations. In order to earn the designation, a hospital must achieve at least 90 percent in each ...