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New Choice Pharmacy Featured on WKYC News 2/3/2016 Feb. 2. 2016 – Our in-house New Choice Pharmacy was featured on Channel 3 WKYC News for being one of the few pharmacies in the region dispensing anti-narcotic medication, commonly called Narcan, without a prescription, allowing for better access to help fight overdoses. The community came together to discuss the value of Narcan access at Western Reserve Hospital, where reporters spoke to Cuyahoga Falls Mayor Don Walters, Police Chief Jack Davis, Fire Chief Paul Moledor, Dr. Samer Narouze, and pharmacists Daniel Stratton, Thomas Bauer and Glenn Rech.... Read more Western Reserve Hospital and Good Morning Cleveland Anchor to Host Free ‘Go Red for Women’ Heart Health Awareness Luncheon on Feb. 12 2/1/2016 Feb. 1, 2016 — Western Reserve Hospital will host a free “Heal Your Heart” luncheon with emcee Jackie Fernandez, Good Morning Cleveland anchor on WEWS NewsChannel5, as part of the American Heart Association’s national “Go Red for Women” campaign to raise heart disease awareness. The event is open to the public and will take place from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 12, at the Cuyahoga Falls Natatorium.... Read more Western Reserve Hospital CIO Named One of 130 Women Hospital Leaders to Know in Becker’s Hospital Review 1/13/2016 Jan. 13, 2016 — Pam Banchy, chief information officer and vice president of clinical informatics at Western Reserve Hospital, was named one of the top “130 women hospital and health system leaders to know” in Becker’s Hospital Review.... Read more Emmanuel Christian Academy and Western Reserve Hospital to Commemorate Martin Luther King Jr. Day 1/11/2016 Jan. 12, 2016 — Students from Emmanuel Christian Academy will celebrate the legacy and namesake holiday of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. by reciting speeches and performing songs in the Western Reserve Hospital Auditorium at noon on Monday, Jan. 18.... Read more Ohio Department of Health Honors Cuyahoga Falls City, Schools and Western Reserve Hospital with Highest Healthy Community Award 12/10/2015 Dec. 10, 2015 — The Ohio Department of Health awarded Cuyahoga Falls with the “Healthy Ohio Healthy Community Award,” recognizing the community’s improved quality of life through the unparalleled collaboration of the City of Cuyahoga Falls, Cuyahoga Falls City Schools and Western Reserve Hospital.... Read more Western Reserve Hospital Earns Third Straight Four-Star Rating, Remaining Summit County’s Top-Rated Full Service Hospital in’s Quarterly Release 10/28/2015 Oct. 28, 2015 — For the third consecutive quarter, Western Reserve Hospital remains the only Summit County full service hospital to receive four stars under’s hospital ratings system based on patient experience reports.... Read more Western Reserve Hospital Recognized for Fragility Fracture Patient Care as World Osteoporosis Day Approaches 10/19/2015 Oct. 19, 2015 — Western Reserve Hospital earned a 2015 “Own the Bone Star Performer” designation from the American Orthopaedic Association, recognizing the hospital’s success in providing high-quality treatment for patients with fractures related to osteoporosis. ... Read more Western Reserve Hospital Shows Employee Pride 9/30/2015 Sept. 30, 2015 - Congrats to our T-shirt photo winners! Thanks to everyone who participated in employee pride day and helped demonstrate our enthusiasm and commitment to being all about the patient.... Read more Forty Runners from Western Reserve Hospital Team Compete in the 13th Annual Akron Marathon 9/29/2015 Sept. 29, 2015 — Providing health care isn’t the only way Western Reserve Hospital is promoting good health – the hospital sponsored a team of more than 40 runners in the 13th Annual Akron Marathon.... Read more ‘Not Me, I’m Drug Free’ Billboards Featuring Students, Mayor and Police Chief Call for Drug-Free Pledge in Cuyahoga Falls 9/28/2015 Sept. 28, 2015 — Bold new billboards have appeared throughout the Cuyahoga Falls area, reminding students to commit themselves to remaining free from drug abuse. The billboards, which are the result of a partnership between Mayor Don Walters, Cuyahoga Falls Police and Western Reserve Hospital, continue the city’s strong stance against drugs and the ongoing success of the popular “Not Me, I’m Drug Free” program.... Read more