Take Back Bins

November 16, 2018

Drug Take Back Bins Now in Ontario and Bucyrus Hospitals

ONTARIO / BUCYRUS – Nov 16, 2018 – Residents of Ontario, Bucyrus, and the surrounding communities now have additional locations to drop off unused, unwanted, or expired prescription drugs 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Through a partnership with the METRICH Enforcement Unit, Crawford County Sheriff’s Department, and Ontario Police Department, secure drug… View Article

Med Surg Staff

November 15, 2018

ODH Applauds Avita’s Galion Hospital For Rural Health Excellence

GALION, OH – Today, on National Rural Health Day, the Ohio Department of Health applauds Avita Health System’s Galion Hospital for being recognized by The Chartis Center for Rural Health (Chartis) and the National Organization of State Offices of Rural Health (NOSORH) for overall excellence in outcomes. This reflects top quartile performance among all rural… View Article

Doctor Patel

October 2, 2018

Avita Adds New Heart Service for Cancer Patients in Galion and Bellville

GALION / BELLVILLE – Oct 2, 2018 – Avita Health System now has a cardio-oncology program to manage the risk of heart disease in cancer patients throughout every stage of their treatment. Cardio-oncologist Viren Patel, MD, has offices at 269 Portland Way S in Galion and 987 St Rt 97 W in Bellville. Cardio-oncology is… View Article

Life Net

September 11, 2018

Avita Health System Adds New Technology to Improve Heart Attack Patient Outcomes

GALION – September 11, 2018 – Avita Health System has launched a new system to help improve heart attack patient outcomes. The LIFENET System is a premier, web-based data network that allows emergency medical services (EMS) and hospital teams to work together to improve clinical and operational efficiencies by sharing critical patient data in emergent… View Article

Doctors Mayo, Davis, and Saab

August 23, 2018

Galion Hospital Now Treats Heart Attacks

GALION – August 23, 2018 – Avita Health System’s Galion Hospital now has an accredited level II cardiac catheterization laboratory (cath lab). Through this accreditation, Avita’s interventional cardiologists can diagnose and treat cardiovascular disease, including heart attacks, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week at Galion Hospital. “Starting a cardiac interventional cath program was… View Article