OSU Jerry

June 22, 2018

The Ohio State University President Visits Avita Ontario Hospital

ONTARIO – June 22, 2018 – The Ohio State University President Michael V. Drake, MD visited Avita Health System’s Ontario Hospital as part of his annual summer tour across Ohio. Each summer, Dr. Drake goes on two state tours and the Roads to Scholars Tour, which provides him the opportunity to meet with alumni, prospective… View Article

EKOS Team

June 18, 2018

New Option for Treating Pulmonary Embolisms

GALION – June 18, 2018 – Avita Health System is now among a select number of healthcare systems in North Central Ohio with the capabilities and clinical expertise to treat submassive pulmonary embolisms with EKOS™ Acoustic Pulse Thrombosis treatment. Led by Interventional Cardiologist Dr. Micheal Davis, along with Pulmonary and Critical Care Specialist Dr. James… View Article

June 14, 2018

Avita Health System earns echocardiography accreditation

BUCYRUS / GALION / ONTARIO – June 14, 2018 – Avita Health System has been granted a three-year term of accreditation by the Intersocietal Accreditation Commission (IAC) in Echocardiography in the area of Adult Transthoracic. Accreditation by IAC indicates that Avita’s Bucyrus, Galion, and Ontario Hospitals have undergone an intensive application and review process and… View Article

May 31, 2018

Extraordinary Nurses Recognized at Avita Health System

BUCYRUS / GALION / ONTARIO – May 31, 2018 – Three registered nurses at Avita Health System are being honored with The DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses ®. The award is part of the DAISY Foundation’s mission to recognize nurses for the extraordinary, compassionate care they provide patients and families every day. The DAISY Award… View Article

May 25, 2018

Wires Family Donates Memorabilia to Galion Hospital

GALION – May 25, 2018 – The family of former Galion Hospital administrator David J. Wires visited the hospital this morning to donate memorabilia from his collection. Heather Bennett, granddaughter of Mr. Wires, along with Wires’ great-grandsons Nick Stults and Blake Polzer, presented Galion Hospital with the original trowel from the 1974 groundbreaking, a portrait… View Article