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Please use the information below to browse the latest hospital news and event announcements. Western Reserve 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 5/31/2017 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 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 Summit County Executive Ilene Shapiro and Stark State College President Para Jones Join Cardiologist Dr. Michael Bage at Western Reserve Hospital’s Free ‘Go Red for Women’ Annual Luncheon 1/16/2017 Jan. 16, 2017 — Western Reserve Hospital will once again hold its annual “Go Red for Women” Heal Your Heart Luncheon, an event with a history of saving lives, on Friday, Feb. 10, from noon – 1 p.m., with doors opening at 11:15 a.m., at the Cuyahoga Falls Natatorium. Held annually, Go Red has directly impacted at least three past attendees, who used information learned at the February event to later recognize the signs of an imminent heart attack in time to respond.... Read more Emmanuel Christian Academy and Western Reserve Hospital to Commemorate Martin Luther King Jr. Day with Free Luncheon and Performance at Natatorium 1/11/2017 Jan. 11, 2017 — For the fourth consecutive year, Western Reserve Hospital will welcome students from Emmanuel Christian Academy to celebrate the legacy and namesake holiday of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. by reciting speeches and performing songs at a free luncheon, held at noon on Monday, Jan. 16, at the Cuyahoga Falls Natatorium.... Read more Dr. Gregory M. Beddell Featured in MD News 12/6/2016 Dec. 12, 2016 - Dr. Gregory M. Beddell, plastic and reconstructive surgeon, was recently featured in a story in the Nov./Dec. 2016 issue of MD News magazine.
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Western Reserve Hospital Receives Bronze Level Recognition in the American Heart Association's Workforce Health Achievement Index 12/1/2016 Dec. 1, 2016 - Western Reserve Hospital received the 2016 bronze level recognition in the American Heart Association’s inaugural results of the Workplace Health Achievement Index, a science-based and evidence-informed measurement that assesses and recognizes workplace health programs. Initiated by the AHA’s CEO Roundtable, the Index provides employers with best practices to evaluate the quality and effectiveness of workplace health programs.... Read more