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Please use the information below to browse the latest hospital news and event announcements. Western Reserve Hospital is firmly committed to creating healthier communities by providing outstanding, high-quality health care. As a result, there is often new events, announcements or services available to our patients. Check back often to see the most recent happenings at Western Reserve Hospital.

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Upcoming Free Events 8/22/2017 Western Reserve Hospital hosts and sponsors a number of free events throughout the communities it serves. The aim of these events is to promote good health and strong community relationships. Learn more about our upcoming free events here!... Read more Human Resources Department Earns 2017 Archer Award 8/15/2017 Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio, August 14, 2017 – The human resources department at Western Reserve Hospital was recently chosen by Crain’s Cleveland Business as an Archer Award winner, which recognizes leading human resources teams in Northeast Ohio for building companies with the best people, talent, development, and culture. ... Read more Western Reserve Hospital Pain Specialist Featured in National Publication 8/3/2017 Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio, August 3, 2017 —Western Reserve Hospital physician Dmitri Souza, MD, PhD was recently featured in a co-authored article in the May issue of ASRA News, a publication of the American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine. The article entitled, Platelet-Rich Plasma Injections for Knee Osteoarthritis: How Long Do the Benefits Last? explores a new pain management option for osteoarthritis of the knee, a common condition for many that is first realized in middle age.... Read more Western Reserve Hospital CIO Named to Becker’s Hospital Review first-ever list of 100 Community Hospital CIOs to Know in 2017 7/28/2017 Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio, July 28, 2017 — Pam Banchy, RN-BC, PMP, CHCIO, Vice President, Clinical Informatics and CIO at Western Reserve Hospital, was recently named to Becker’s Hospital Review first-ever list of “100 Community Hospital CIOs to Know in 2017.” ... Read more Western Reserve Hospital Partners with Summit County Community Partnership to Provide Patients with Drug Deactivation Pouches to Reduce Risk of Opiate Addiction 7/26/2017 Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio, July 26, 2017 — Western Reserve Hospital, a community partner with the Summit County Community Partnership, will receive 500 drug deactivation pouches to be given with prescriptions for outpatient surgery and surgery discharge patients.... Read more The American Heart Association Honors Western Reserve Hospital for Outstanding Heart Failure Care with Gold Plus Achievement Award 5/31/2017 May 24, 2017 — Western Reserve Hospital has received the Get With The Guidelines® – Heart Failure Gold Plus Achievement Award for implementing specific quality improvement measures outlined by the American Heart Association/American College of Cardiology Foundation’s secondary prevention guidelines for patients with heart failure.... Read more Western Reserve Hospital Remains Only Four-Star, Full Service Hospital in Summit County Per Medicare.gov Quarterly Release 5/31/2017 May 24, 2017 —Western Reserve Hospital remains the only full service hospital in Summit County to receive four stars under the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) ratings system based on patient experience reports.... Read more Violet, the Germ-Zapping Robot, is Featured on Fox 8 News, WKYC and More 2/22/2017 Feb. 21, 2017 —As hospitals around the world look for new and innovative ways to battle deadly pathogens and kill multi-drug resistant organisms that can cause Hospital Acquired Infections (HAI), Western Reserve Hospital has taken a leap into the future with the installation of a LightStrike™ Germ-Zapping Robot™ that destroys hard-to-kill bugs in hard-to-clean places. ... Read more ServSafe Food Handler Program 2/14/2017 Feb. 14, 2017 - The ServSafe Food Handler Program is a course for those who would like to learn more about handling food safely. It's offered in the winter, fall and spring of 2017 as a three-day course. ... Read more Mayor Walters and Western Reserve Hospital Unveil Art Installation at City Hall 2/2/2017 Feb. 2, 2017 — Cuyahoga Falls Mayor Don Walters has unveiled a new art installation at Cuyahoga Falls City Hall, entitled, “Home Is Where The Art Is.” With the help of Western Reserve Hospital, the artworks, created exclusively by city residents, are on display for free community viewing.... Read more