Stories tagged with: Genesis

July 8, 2014 - 5:07pm
3 days 14 hours ago

The Bethesda Behavioral Health Center will open a new facility on Monday for those suffering from mental health issues as well as drug and alcohol dependency.

The new facility will be located in the former Forestview Health Campus behind Bethesda Hospital. Director of Behavioral Health at Genesis, Karen Green, said that they are lucky to have continued support of behavioral healthcare here in Zanesville.

"Most corporations do not put money into their behavioral health...

June 9, 2014 - 3:53pm
4 weeks 4 days ago

In less than a month authorities have investigated two fatal motorcycle accidents in Muskingum County and a local expert is giving some life saving tips at a crucial time.

According to the Director of Trauma at Genesis Hospital , David Davis motorcycle accidents occur due to a variety of reasons including drinking, awareness and experience.

" Younger riders are more at risk," said Davis. The largest study of motorcycles in the Hope Report notes that that younger riders...

March 5, 2014 - 5:48pm
18 weeks 2 days ago

A special ceremony was held at the Genesis Bethesda Hospital campus Wednesday afternoon.

The "Topping Out" ceremony commemorated a huge milestone for the hospital, the new building has reached its highest point. Three beams, signed by hospital employees and volunteers, were placed in the new addition to the hospital on the south side of the building. An evergreen tree was also part of the ceremony to represent growth.

"We're just very excited about today and very...

February 24, 2014 - 6:36pm
19 weeks 4 days ago

With the ongoing construction at the new Genesis Hospital, the Gorsuch Fitness Trail is expected to close this Sunday.

The most recent phase of construction on the Genesis-Bethesda campus takes place in the North West corridor, along one of the most active roads on site.

"We are going to try to minimize the changes in circulation, but there will be some, said Al Burns, Chief Development Officer. "We're working with Turner and Igel to make those changes as small as...

February 22, 2014 - 7:53pm
19 weeks 6 days ago

Genesis Healthcare hosted their annual Day of Dance at the Colony Square Mall on Saturday.

The event aims to educate visitors about heart health while giving them a chance to get up and get moving through dance. Guests were able to talk to area cardiologists while being scanned for various heart related diseases. The tests were free of charge.

"Today people could come in and get glucose, lipid profile screened , their BMI, their blood pressure, their spirometer, their PAD...

February 20, 2014 - 7:29pm
20 weeks 1 day ago


The Genesis Healthcare Foundation celebrates a monumental achievement in the building of the new Genesis Medical Center.

Officials from the foundation held an open house ceremony to say thank you to the community for their help in surpassing their 15 million dollar fundraising goal. The project was two years in the making.

"We started with the folks in our internal family, board members, employees physicians and we also had a committee of community members who spoke to...

January 9, 2014 - 7:13pm
26 weeks 1 day ago

Locals have a unique chance to get some one on one time with area physicians.

For the past two years, the staff at Genesis Healthcare have provided the national " Just Walk with a Doc Program" to our area. Twice a month doctors meet with the public to exercise and discuss medical advice and issues that affect a wide range of people.

"A lot of them will discuss their exercise tips the physicians are very active themselves so just encouraging people to get at least...

November 1, 2013 - 7:47pm
36 weeks 12 hours ago

Genesis Rehabilitation Services just opened a new facility made specifically for kids.

Friday was the official open house for Genesis Pediatric Rehab Center located near the Genesis Healthplex on Maple Avenue. The new building features state of the art therapy for children.

"We offer physical, occupational and speech therapy," said Physical Therapist, Kyle Paladino. We have rooms for individual treatments, we have a large area behind me that's a sensory play area that...

October 23, 2013 - 6:36pm
37 weeks 2 days ago

Need to get rid of your expired prescription drugs?

In partnership with the Drug Enforcement Agency, the Muskingum County Sheriff's Office and the Zanesville-Muskingum County Health Department will be collecting expired prescriptions or any other medications you no longer need. Muskingum County Sheriff Matt Lutz says trying to dispose of medication on your own not only can be harmful on the environment, but can also create other problems.

"A lot of times we'll talk to people...

October 21, 2013 - 4:23pm
37 weeks 4 days ago

Genesis Healthcare Systems and Genesis Community Ambulance provided funding for a new software that assists crews on the scene.

Emergency responders throughout the county now have access to " EMSAC" or the Emergency Medical Service Advisory Council's book of medical protocol in a computer friendly PDF format.

"This software will load on any tablet or any computer or even any iPhone or similar device so that any medic or EMT in the field can with a tablet be able to...

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