May 6 2015

Mercer Health’s Diabetes Support Group will meet on Monday, May 11th, 2015 at 2 p.m. at Mercer County Community Hospital , 800 West Main Street, Coldwater, in the Sanderell Room.  Julia Shaffer, BSN, RN, Director of Nursing with Mercer County Health Department will be talking about “Vaccinations for Adults: You’re never too old to get immunized!”.  Getting immunized is a life-long and life-...

May 5 2015

The Mercer Health Weight Management Center will hold a 9-week weight management program titled Rev It Up!® to help people achieve a healthier lifestyle.  The next 9-week program will begin on Wednesday, June 10, 2015. Classes will be held at 11:00am and 6:00pm at the Mercer Health Weight Management Center, located at the Mercer Health West Campus.  Participants in this program will meet each...

May 5 2015

The Medical, Educational and Development (MED) Foundation of Mercer Health recently awarded 17 scholarships, for a total of $15,500, to local students furthering their education in a medical field after their high school graduation.  Scholarships were awarded to at least one student from each of the six schools in Mercer County.  Mindy Kremer, Senior Director of Development, Marketing and...

Apr 16 2015

Certified Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurses (CWOCN) at Mercer Health offer an Ostomy Support Group at Mercer County Community Hospital to educate those living with and caring for an ostomy, ostomy appliances and many other related topics.  The next support group meets on Monday, April 27 at 6 p.m.  The discussion will focus on summer activities, including swimming and exercising, with an ostomy...

Apr 14 2015

Mercer Health has earned the 2015 Women’s Choice Award as one of America’s Best Hospitals for Emergency Care. This award identifies the country’s best healthcare institutions based on robust criteria that consider patient satisfaction, patient recommendation rating and what women say they want from a hospital.  This is an evidence-based designation reflecting exceptional clinical performance and...

Apr 13 2015

Mercer Health offers babysitting classes for children 11 – 15 years old. The class teaches safety, CPR, First Aid and caring for children and infants. Three sessions will be offered this summer, on June 2-3, June 9-10 and June 30-July1. For more information or to register online, visit:...

Apr 13 2015

At Mercer Health, we strive to cover the entire county and surrounding communities with valuable healthcare resources. Many opportunities for free health information and support is offered again in May. For a full listing of events, visit...

Mar 30 2015

The National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) has announced that Dr. Jonathan Winner has received NCQA Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) Recognition for using evidence-based, patient-centered processes that focus on highly coordinated care and long‐term, participative relationships.  The NCQA Patient-Centered Medical Home is a model of primary care that combines teamwork and information...

Mar 25 2015

Are you ready to get your weight loss journey ‘Back on Track’? The Weight Management Center at Mercer Health will be holding a special event titled ‘Back on Track’ on Monday, April 13, at 6:00pm at Mercer Health’s West Campus location.  This free class, presented by Judy Broering, RD, LD, will be held annually, and is appropriate for those that are ready to get their weight loss journey ‘Back on...

Mar 20 2015

The Childbirth Center at Mercer Health averages one baby born each day or about 360 babies per year.   “More babies are born at Mercer Health than any other local hospital.  Our patients are important to us and we wanted to be able to reinvest in state-of-the-art equipment to offer optimal care, safety and comfort to newborns and mothers.  We place an emphasis on compassionate care to provide the...

Mar 16 2015

At Mercer Health, we strive to cover the entire county and surrounding communities with valuable healthcare resources. Many opportunities for free health information and support is offered again in April. For a full listing of events, visit...

Mar 10 2015

Mercer Health will offer free prostate screenings on Wednesday, April 15th from 4:30-6:30 p.m. at the Community Medical Center in Celina.  The screenings will be conducted in cooperation with local urologist Dr. T. Amaran. Medical professionals state men age 40 and older are at risk for prostate cancer with the risk increasing as men age.  Men with a family history of prostate cancer are at...

Mar 3 2015

Over 200 Friends of the Medical Educational and Development (MED) Foundation of Mercer Health were in attendance when Tom Sanderell of Fort Recovery was awarded the Outstanding Friend of the Year for 2014, at the annual dinner for the Friends on January 25th, 2015.  Mr. Sanderell joins the Mercer Health Volunteers Association, HCF Management, Inc., Coldwater Machine, Mr. and Mrs. Francis and Joan...

Mar 2 2015

At the February 26th, 2015, regularly scheduled meeting of the Board of Governors of Mercer Health, it was agreed to move Mercer Health Home Care and Durable Medical Equipment and Mercer Health Rehabilitative Services, provided by Community Sports and Therapy, to the Galleria building at 909 E. Wayne St., Celina.  Both Mercer Health Home Care and Durable Medical Equipment and Mercer Health...

Feb 24 2015

The Ohio Hospital Association (OHA) Statewide Hospital Safety Campaign recognizes successful hospital safety programs and superior employee safety records. The safety awards were created in 1953 by the Ohio Hospital Association and the Industrial Commission of Ohio to promote workplace safety. This year's 95 participating hospitals were divided into groups passed on number of employees. The...

Feb 23 2015

Mercer Health’s Diabetes Support Group will meet on Monday, March  9, 2015 at 2 p.m. at Mercer County Community Hospital, 800 West Main Street, Coldwater, in Meeting Room 2.  Karen Homan, RD, LD, CDE will be talking about healthy eating.  March is National Nutrition Month and the theme for 2015 is “Bite into a Healthy Lifestyle.”   Karen will be helping you evaluate your plate and learn how to...

Feb 18 2015

At Mercer Health, we strive to cover the entire county and surrounding communities with valuable healthcare resources. Many opportunities for free health information and support is offered again in March. For a full listing of events, visit...

Feb 12 2015

Brooke Lange, Certified Physician Assistant, has joined Mercer Health’s Medical Staff.  She will be practicing with Dr. James Reichert, general surgeon, assisting him with all patient care including pre- and post-operative patient care.  Lange is a graduate of St. Henry High School, Wright State University and Kettering College and lives in Celina with her husband, Joel, and their daughter,...

Feb 12 2015

Mercer Health continues to reinvest in its diagnostic services with the recent purchase of new cardiac testing equipment which was financially supported through grants coordinated by the MED Foundation and made available by the Mercer County Civic Foundation.   The Biodex EchoPro Table will be used for optimal positioning of patients during echocardiography and stress testing, both services are...

Feb 12 2015

Mercer Health will once again host the most comprehensive annual health fair in the area on Saturday, March 7th from 8:00 to 11:30 a.m. at the Galleria in Celina.  Nearly 50 exhibits from local organizations will offer free and discounted health screenings, health information and much more.  Also included in the event is a Blood Drive, Prescriptions Drug Take Back, Jump House, Live Karate...

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