Stories tagged with: Genesis Healthcare System

April 13, 2012 - 7:36pm
3 years 15 weeks ago

The American Heart Association's newest downtown race is coming to Zanesville next week.

The "HeartChase" event replaces the traditional heart-walk, and is being held in over 50 cities nation-wide.

Event chairman, Dan Hartman said the program offers a creative way for people to explore the "Y-Bridge" city while learning about heart-healthy choices.

"The teams will be given their starting points-- one of ten venues within Downtown Zanesville. At each...

January 25, 2012 - 5:34pm
3 years 26 weeks ago

Fewer trauma patients will need to be transported from Genesis Hospital to Columbus.

The Healthcare System has been verified as a Level Three Trauma Center, meaning they're now able to care for the majority of injured patients.

"For example if someone comes in that has a life threatening injury we can care for them no matter how life threatening the injury is," said Trauma Services Medical Director Stuart Chow. "Some injuries require Level One Trauma Care...

October 28, 2011 - 5:37pm
3 years 39 weeks ago

The face of health care is changing in Zanesville.  On Friday, Genesis HealthCare System announced plans to launch a $125 million project.

A new medical center will be built on the grounds of Bethesda Hospital.  President and CEO of Genesis Matthew Perry said a new patient care tower will be attached to the completely renovated Bethesda Hospital.

"We've got wonderful physicians, we have phenomenal staff, we've got a world class IT system and clinical...

September 10, 2011 - 3:20pm
3 years 45 weeks ago

Following the success in August, walkers laced up their shoes again for the monthly "Walk with a Doc."

To encourage healthy physical activity Genesis Healthcare System invites the community to come break a sweat. The monthly sessions begin with a local doctor giving fitness tips and health advice. The Doctor will then lead a walk around the Goursuch Fitness Trail- behind Genesis Bethesda. Today's Doctor of choice was Dan Scheereer.

Genesis Healthcare System's Sharon...

August 1, 2011 - 4:32pm
3 years 51 weeks ago

The Muskingum Recreation Center is in the beginning stages and ideas on the design are needed.

The community is invited to meet with the design team at a public 'information and input' open house this Wednesday. The purpose of the event is to inform supporters and the community about the progress of the Rec Center. Assistant Dean of Development Cindy Linn said ideas on both design and programs are welcome.

"As a result, the more they can tell us about what their interested...

October 29, 2010 - 4:48pm
4 years 38 weeks ago

It's just another way that Genesis Good Samaritan is providing optimal care to the community.

Genesis is among an elite 21 hospitals in the United States and the only hospital state-wide to have received a full heart failure accreditation. This means that the processes, practices, and guidelines used to treat patients and optimize the heart by using best practice.

"we treat patients based on the guidelines and adhere to this and i give the patient better chances of...

October 29, 2010 - 4:34pm
4 years 38 weeks ago

Genesis HealthCare System and Unison Health Plan of Ohio have agreed to extend their negotiating period on certain Medicaid services.

The former agreement ran through October 31, 2010, however, the two parties are working through administrative issues and have agreed to extend negotiations through January 31, 2011. The added time gives Genesis and Unison time to write a contract.

"It's more the administration of the program and how it can work more effectively for our...

October 4, 2010 - 9:23pm
4 years 42 weeks ago

October is domestic violence awareness month. Cases of domestic violence continue to rise, but Genesis Healthcare and members of the community are offering a message of hope to victims.

"Don't be silent."

That's Lucinda Snyder's message, a survivor of domestic violence. While her battle was a long one...It's something that she overcame.

"I went day by day, and it took me eight and a half years, and I finally got rescued," says Snyder.

It...

August 24, 2010 - 5:35pm
4 years 48 weeks ago

One local hospital official is seeking community support.

Chief Executive Officer Matthew Perry of Genesis Healthcare System spoke at the Zanesville Rotary Club Tuesday afternoon. Perry's goal is to keep patients from traveling to outside hospitals for treatment.

"It's very very important that we win back the full support of our community, Genesis, we employ about three thousand people in our community and are a huge economic drive here," said Matthew Perry, CEO of...

August 7, 2010 - 5:57pm
4 years 50 weeks ago

Car lovers are uniting for a local fundraiser.

Genesis Healthcare System volunteers sponsored the 6th Annual Bruce Evans Car Show.

"It's an honor of bruce evans who passed away with cancer and he was the director of the foundation and he always wanted the volunteers to work on one project," said Carol, Organizer of the Car Show.

Genesis Healthcare System has over 500 volunteers. All proceeds from the event will be donated to Genesis' cancer services.

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