This week marks the 25th anniversary of an important community health and nutrition program in Union County. After a busy 2006 with more than 75,000 meals served and delivered this year alone, Memorial Hospital of Union County is pausing to honor those served in its long history as well as the hundreds of volunteers who have helped to keep it going.
In order to further enhance the patient experience, Memorial Hospital of Union County has announced its plan to restructure the delivery of emergency services. The changes come on the heels of the September 2006 opening of the hospital’s new free-standing urgent care facility.
Memorial Hospital of Union County is pleased to announce that the purchase of two local medical buildings is complete. It brings to a conclusion what has been a long and complex process involving the dissolution of MPI, a former physician group practice.
Memorial Hospital of Union County has lost a wonderful friend, leader and supporter in Ann Allen after a hard fought battle with cancer. She was in her 12th and final year as a board member at Memorial, having served as Chair for nearly five years ending this past March.
Memorial Hospital was recently honored to have received a gift from the estate of Juanita Yoder. Generously, the West Mansfield resident left a bequest to Memorial and curiously, the gift comes after only a few patient visits to our community hospital. In piecing together the story with her friend, Betty Oates, she tells us “Mrs. Yoder spent less than 10 days in Memorial’s ICU following a heart attack in December of 2004.”
Business First, the well-respected regional business journal based in Columbus, set out in search of people and organizations making a difference in health care. After reviewing nearly 90 applications, the prestigious panel of judges narrowed the selection to 13 finalists and of those, just five to be named as the honorees. Receiving the honor for the 2006 Employer Award was Memorial Hospital of Union County while Dr. Frank and Dr. Norman Raymond proudly accepted the Provider Award.
When It’s Less Than An Emergency, But More Than A Problem That Can Wait
Memorial Hospital of Union County is pleased to announce the opening of an Urgent Care in Marysville. This in an effort to address the needs of patients, employers and insurers.
Scheduled for opening on September 1st, the Urgent Care will be located in the offices of Orthopedic & Sports Medicine, Inc., located at 1140 Charles Lane in Marysville, adjacent to the Union County Family YMCA. Hours of operation for the facility will be 4 p.m. to 10 p.m., Monday through Friday, and 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.
Hospital caregivers from Ohio were honored this week as nominees for the Albert E. Dyckes Health Care Worker of the Year. Mary Miller, a medical lab tech at Memorial Hospital of Union County, was among more than 60 employees from around the state including nurses, technologists, social workers, therapists and others honored at the Ohio Hospital Association’s annual convention on June 12th.
One of Memorial Hospital of Union County’s primary goals is to continuously improve the health of its employees and the community. After all, its employees are the ones who help patients back on their feet to good health, and taking care of the community is why they’re there.