Area residents suffering with chronic, non-healing wound issues will have a local treatment option when Memorial Hospital opens a new wound care center with specially trained clinical staff offering state-of-the-art treatment. The center will be located at 483 Coleman’s Crossing Boulevard in Marysville, and is planned to open late this year.
Ohio Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean 2014 audit report for Memorial Health. This marks the fourth year in a row that Memorial has received the Auditor of State Award. It is one of only five local government organizations or school districts to earn this recognition for excellent record keeping practices.
Memorial Hospital’s Medication Therapies Center has opened the Transitions of Care Clinic to provide patients with support services following their discharge, and in an effort to avoid return visits to the hospital during their recovery period.
Memorial Health Foundation has announced the appointment of six additional board members. Each will assume a three-year term and take an active role in strategic development of philanthropy efforts, oversight of non-hospital investments, and planning of foundation-related projects.
One of Two Hospitals in Central Ohio To Be Honored.
Memorial Hospital has received the Healthgrades 2015 Patient Safety Excellence Award™ for its performance in the prevention of serious, potentially preventable complications during hospital stays. This distinction places Memorial Hospital among the top ten percent of hospitals in the nation for its excellent performance as evaluated by Healthgrades, the leading online resource for comprehensive information about physicians and hospitals. Memorial Hospital was one of only two hospitals in central Ohio which earned this distinction.
The Board of Trustees for Memorial Hospital approved the purchase of the Marysville Ohio Surgical Center (MOSC) business assets at its meeting last night with plans to continue operating it as an outpatient surgical center. A final price tag will be determined upon third-party appraisal of the full book of assets. The board of MOSC approved the proposal for purchase at an earlier meeting.
April 24 Event at Bunsold Middle School to Feature Comedienne Kerri Pomarolli
Good Food, Good Mood” is the health focus for the sixth annual Memorial Health Women’s Event. Clinical team members and food experts will provide information about food fads, meal prepping, ways to improve eating on the go, food safety, and more.
Physician Assistant Danielle Betz has joined Memorial Primary Care in Urbana. She collaborates with Doctors John Crankshaw, Joseph Metz, and Steven Polsley to provide patient care services that include conducting patient histories and exams, ordering and interpreting lab tests, writing orders, and prescribing medication.
Advanced digital imaging technologies available at the new Memorial City Gate Medical Center will include Open MRI (open Magnetic Resonance Imaging). This state-of-the-art imaging equipment creates detailed images of internal bodily structures without the use of radiation, instead using a powerful magnet and a computer.