Marion General Hospital earns “A” ranking for patient safety

Six OhioHealth hospitals, including Marion General Hospital, have been awarded an A grade in Leapfrog’s Spring, 2015 Hospital Safety Score. The score rates how well hospitals protect patients from preventable medical errors, injuries and infections within the hospital. This is the sixth consecutive time these six hospitals have received an A. Hospital’s recognized with an […]

OhioHealth named official healthcare provider for Marion Blue Racers

OhioHealth and the Marion Blue Racers have announced that OhioHealth is now the Official Healthcare Provider for the Marion Blue Racers, central Ohio’s only professional indoor football team. “Partnering with the Marion Blue Racers is an exciting opportunity for OhioHealth,” said Jodi Norton, director of Marketing Communications, OhioHealth Marion General Hospital. “OhioHealth’s commitment to providing […]

OhioHealth offering training for faith leaders to promote health in their communities

OhioHealth Marion General Hospital and OhioHealth MedCentral Hospital are offering training sessions for congregational volunteers or staff who would like to learn more about promoting health in their faith community. No medical background is necessary. From February 17 through April 7, 2015, sessions take place on Tuesday evenings from 6 to 8 p.m. Learn about […]

Marion General hosting free grief recovery program

One of the least acknowledged and least addressed concerns in our society is grief, the normal and natural reaction to loss. Marion General Hospital Hospice offers an outreach program to help guide those who wish to resolve their loss issues and move beyond their grief to a richer quality of life. This 10-week program, the […]

Leadership changes announced for Marion General, Morrow County Hospitals

OhioHealth announced leadership changes Wednesday that will impact three OhioHealth hospitals, including Marion General Hospital and Morrow County Hospital. Chris Truax has been named chief operating officer at Marion General Hospital. Truax joined OhioHealth in 1998 as a member of the Strategic Planning department. For the last three years, he has been president and chief […]

OhioHealth Names New Leader at Marion General Hospital

OhioHealth has announced leadership changes at three of its hospitals including naming a new president for OhioHealth Marion General. The president’s position at Marion General has been open since John Sanders left OhioHealth in April of this year. Bruce P. Hagen will take the reigns of OhioHealth Marion General Hospital starting January 12, 2015. Hagen, […]

Marion General Adds Specialist, Resources to Expand Cardiology Services

OhioHealth Marion General Hospital recently expanded its cardiovascular service offerings with the addition of Ken Lee, MD, a specialist in heart rhythm disturbances. Dr. Lee’s expertise and training coupled with additional technological resources enables the community hospital to offer procedures in electrophysiology that typically are found at larger urban hospitals such as OhioHealth Riverside Methodist […]

OhioHealth Marion General Hospital Offering Health Awareness Profiles

Marion General Hospital is offering their popular Health Awareness Profiles (HAPs) through October 18, 2014 from 7 a.m. to noon each day at Marion Centre (formerly Southland Mall), 1509 Marion-Waldo Road in Marion. This low cost screening is available for $20 and can be done without a physician prescription or order. The hospital says the […]

Marion General Offering Tobacco Cessation Class

OhioHealth Marion General Hospital offers a six-week Tobacco Cessation program so that you too can say, “I Quit!” Participants will learn a positive approach to becoming a non-tobacco user, strategies to recover from tobacco addiction, the barriers to tobacco cessation, the health benefits of choosing a tobacco-free lifestyle, nicotine-replacement options, motivational exercises, and techniques for […]

Bischoff Named Marion General’s Chief Nursing Officer/Vice President of Patient Care

OhioHealth Marion General Hospital has named Joy Bischoff, MSN, RN, as Chief Nursing Officer/Vice President of Patient Care, effective September 8, 2014. As a result of her years of service at OhioHealth Hardin Memorial Hospital, Bischoff brings to Marion General a wealth of knowledge and experience in many aspects of hospital services and within the […]