Stories tagged with: Genesis Healthcare System

July 19, 2016 - 5:14pm
5 days 12 hours ago

ZANESVILLE, Ohio- Last week, Genesis HealthCare System implemented a new technology that replaces the current metallic stents for coronary artery disease.

A new dissolvable stent, called Absorb, works just like the metallic stents in which it opens clogged arteries to restore blood flow, but then gradually dissolves after six months and will be completely dissolved after 3 years.

Dr. Albdulhay Albirini, M.D., FACC, interventional cardiologist with Genesis Heart,...

February 16, 2016 - 6:07pm
22 weeks 5 days ago

Genesis Healthcare System is looking to continue success.

Genesis Healthcare System CEO Matthew Perry addressed the Zanesville Noon Rotary Club Tuesday and said the overall patient experience is far better in the new hospital.

"The top tier level of care is really define in two ways. It is what the patient's experience is. And since we've been in the new hospital, our patient satisfaction that they tell us from their experience is enormously better than it was a year ago....

September 4, 2015 - 3:22pm
46 weeks 2 days ago

It was an emotional day in Perry County, as patients and friends rallied around a beloved doctor.

Dozens of community members made a very public display of support for local physician, Dr. Jeffrey Haggenjos, who earlier this week was released from his position with Genesis HealthCare System. Haggenjos has practiced medicine in New Lexington for nearly 40 years. No official word was given for his termination, leaving his patients desperate for answers.

"He's so pivotal in our...

September 2, 2015 - 4:20pm
46 weeks 4 days ago

Doctor Jeffery Haggenjos has practiced medicine in New Lexington for decades.

His patient of 27 years, Jody Bowen, said "he's the heart of our community." She said "he's so much more than a doctor."

Dr. Haggenjos has built a trust with his patients on every level of their lives.

"He cares so much about us, and we care about him," Bowen said.

Wednesday, as patients entered his office, an orange note greeted them on the outside door. It's a...

June 17, 2015 - 4:32pm
1 year 5 weeks ago

Thursday, Riesbeck's in South Zanesville invites the community to celebrate summer with its fun summer safety event.

Folks can come out and learn how to stay safe and still have fun in the sun. Riesbeck's Pharmacy, Genesis Healthcare System, Muskingum County Safe Community Coalition, the Zanesville-Muskingum County Health Department, and Muskingum County Sheriff's Office are all taking part in the event.

"We're trying to keep everybody safe this summer, especially now with...

March 3, 2015 - 5:22pm
1 year 20 weeks ago

After years of planning and building, the $200 million project at Genesis is coming to a close.

A major face lift, both outside, and in at Bethesda Hospital has taken five years to come to fruition. CEO Matt Perry said they will be ready to move in in May. He said the major change comes with how patients will be cared for.

"A lot of the changes are very much bringing us into absolutely state of the art patient care," Perry said. "We're also changing a lot of how we...

November 14, 2012 - 8:23pm
3 years 36 weeks ago

The Muskingum Recreation Center is one step closer to completion. A groundbreaking ceremony took place today on the Ohio University Zanesville campus. The multi generation facility will aim to improve health, wellness and physical fitness for community members.

"This will be the 2nd best day, the best day will be the grand opening, which we hope will happen in a little more than a year from now."

The facility will house an eight lane lap pool for competition, a two-...

October 4, 2012 - 4:24pm
3 years 42 weeks ago

Area seniors can take advantage of a new health insurance program.

Genesis HealthCare System is partnering with Mount Carmel Health Plan to offer Medicare Advantage plans under the brand name MediGold.  Genesis CEO Matthew Perry said MediGold is a not-for-profit, hospital-owned Medicare Advantage program based in Ohio.

"It is very much aligned around providing very high quality care," said Perry.  "There's a lot of prevention services that are offered...

September 7, 2012 - 6:00pm
3 years 45 weeks ago

Golfers hit the green for a good cause.

The 32nd annual Genesis Pro-Am Golf Tournament kicked off at the Zanesville Country Club. Orthopedic Surgeon Steven Kimberly said the proceeds directly benefit the Genesis HealthCare Foundation.

"We make money that the foundation can then use for individual projects like last year it paid for a cardiac screening truck," said Kimberly. "They provided electronic defibrillators to the high schools. Each year we try to pick a...

July 11, 2012 - 4:54pm
4 years 2 weeks ago

Genesis Healthcare System patients now have the ability to access many of their personal health records securely with just a click of a mouse.

There are about 50 Genesis doctors who utilize a medical record system called, "Epic" and that offer a patient interface known as MyChart.

Chief Information Officer Ed Romito said the system has been in place since late 2010 and has many benefits; the most important being the ability to access medical information and history from...

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