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Western Reserve Hospital Remains Only Four-Star, Full Service Hospital in Summit County Per 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 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 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