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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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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 Western Reserve Hospital CIO Once Again Named One of 130 Women Hospital Leaders to Know in Becker’s Hospital Review 11/29/2016 Nov. 29, 2016 — For the second year in a row, Western Reserve Hospital’s Pam Banchy, chief information officer and vice president of clinical informatics and transformation, was named one of the “130 Women Hospital and Health System Leaders to Know” in Becker’s Hospital Review, one of the healthcare industry’s leading publications.... Read more Dr. Rick Gemma Featured in MD News Magazine 11/15/2016 Nov. 15, 2016 - Dr. Rick Gemma, general surgeon, was featured in a story in the Sept./Oct. 2016 MD News magazine.... Read more Western Reserve Hospital Meets Outreach Standards to Qualify for the Commission on Cancer’s Cancer Center Accreditation 11/10/2016 Nov. 10, 2016 — With cancer occupying the number two spot on the leading causes of death in the U.S., hospitals are doing more now than ever to combat this terrible disease. Western Reserve Hospital has attacked this threat from multiple angles, aligning with the Commission on Cancer’s Cancer Center Accreditation requirements such as providing quality, comprehensive care close to home, employing a multi-disciplinary approach to treatment, focusing on patient-centered care and education, fostering treatment planning and much more.... Read more The City of Cuyahoga Falls and Western Reserve Hospital to Commemorate Veterans Day at Free Cuyahoga Falls Natatorium Event on Nov. 11 10/26/2016 Oct. 26, 2016 — Western Reserve Hospital’s annual Veterans Day celebration is expanding this year as the City of Cuyahoga Falls partners with the hospital to offer a larger event than previous years. The Veterans Day Lunch and Celebration will be held at the Cuyahoga Falls Natatorium on Nov. 11 from 11:15 a.m. – 1 p.m., with Frank LaRose, Senator, Ohio Senate District 27, delivering the keynote presentation.... Read more Stow-Munroe Falls City Schools Partner with Western Reserve Hospital to Bring Narcotics Overdose Prevention and Education Task Force to Middle and High School Students 9/30/2016 Sept. 30, 2016 — Stow-Munroe Falls City Schools will host a series of assemblies featuring the Narcotics Overdose Prevention and Education (NOPE) Task Force to educate middle and high-school students about the dangers of taking drugs on Tuesday, Oct. 11.... Read more Western Reserve Hospital Named One of Northeast Ohio’s Top Workplaces with NorthCoast 99 Award 9/19/2016 Sept. 19, 2016 — Western Reserve Hospital has earned a 2016 NorthCoast 99 award, recognizing the hospital as one of Northeast Ohio’s best workplaces. Awarded annually by the Employer’s Resource Council, NorthCoast 99 recognizes great places to work for top performing people that drive results, provide competitive advantages and allow businesses to innovate and grow. ... Read more