The Mercer Health Self Directed Lab Testing program allows patients easy access to a variety of laboratory tests. Specific panels and individual lab tests are now available upon patient request, twice monthly, at a reduced rate.
These tests are offered to promote wellness in our community and are not meant to replace the patient-physician relationship.
Respiratory Therapists are available around the clock to assist our doctors in the treatment of many illnesses. All Respiratory Therapists are licensed by the State of Ohio and are also certified or registered by the National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC). You will likely see our therapists serving all areas of the hospital from the emergency room to the nursery. They perform a wide variety of inpatient treatments and educational services.
Mercer Health’s Outpatient Center offers a wide number of services that many think can only be found in the big city. Our Center, conveniently located on the second floor of Mercer County Community Hospital, provides such services as outpatient IV infusions, injections, and many other specialty services.
Who is a Respiratory Therapist and what do they do?
Respiratory therapists aid in the diagnosis, treatment, and management of patients with cardiopulmonary disorders beginning with complications associated with infant prematurity and progressing throughout all life’s stages.
Mercer Health can assist your organization through the WCORHA Worksite Wellness network. The network of community hospitals has a shared vision of working together to promote health and wellness opportunities to businesses of all sizes. Research shows that poor health practices and existing health risks of employees have a significant impact on an organization’s bottom line, resulting in decreased productivity, increased absenteeism, increased employee turnover rates, and increased health care claims. Services in the Worksite Wellness network include:
Mercer Health, through our affiliation with West Central Ohio Regional Health Alliance (WCORHA), offers professional safety consultation services. Our safety personnel are certified and trained to conduct services at all facilities and job sites. We offer a wide array of safety services which can assist your organization. Other components of our Safety Division include:
At Mercer Health, prevention and safety are our primary goals. However, when an injury does occur, employers can be confident that our treatment of the employee will be timely and of the highest quality. Our efforts will include emphasis on a rapid and safe return to work for the employee, and sustained recovery for the injury. Treatment is provided with a team approach where the employer is a key member and is kept informed of progress and provided feedback to aid in the identification of worksite issues. Injury treatment includes:
Mercer Health Wellness & Occupational Health Services offers audiometric testing to comply with OSHA standards in our Occupational Health Clinics as well as on site, at your facility. Upon completion of testing, your company will receive a detailed report summarizing the overall results as well as individual employee notices. The program includes:
Through our affiliation with West Central Ohio Regional Healthcare Alliance (WCORHA) Employee Assistance Program (EAP), Mercer Health offers employers the ability to provide counseling services to their employees. Our licensed professionals can offer a variety of solutions in today’s challenging environment. WCORHA also offers Life Management services that include financial consultation, legal counseling, tax preparation, and retirement planning. Components of the EAP include: