Wilson Health News

Wilson Health Invites Public to Hope Launch

The loss of a child is a very emotional time in the life of a parent. The loss is often a private burden that parents must carry alone. Wilson Health would like to reach out to all those who have experienced a similar situation. On Thursday, October 15, Wilson Health will host the 7th Annual Hope Launch in conjunction with National Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Day.

Wilson Health Hospice to Offer Volunteer Training Classes

SIDNEY (October 1, 2015) – Wilson Health Hospice is offering training classes for anyone who would like to assist patients facing terminal illness and their families.

The classes will begin November 3 and will continue every Tuesday and Thursday through November 19 from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. Classes will be held at the Wilson Health Home Care & Hospice office, located on the second floor of 1083 Fairington Drive, Sidney.

Wilson Health’s Diabetes Education Program Earns Recognition

SIDNEY (September 28, 2015) – The Wilson Health diabetes self-management education program has been awarded Continued Recognition from the American Diabetes Association (ADA).

The program was originally recognized at Wilson Health in September 2002 and has maintained recognition for the past 13 years. This program offers high-quality diabetes education services to the patients in Shelby County and the surrounding communities. With the renewed recognition, the program at Wilson Health continues to be recognized by the ADA through September 2019.

Take the Proactive Approach to Beat Prostate Cancer

Prostate cancer is one of the most common forms of cancer found in men and is the second leading cause of cancer deaths in men. However, prostate cancer can also be one of the most treatable forms of cancer.

Wilson Health to Host Diabetes Support Group

SIDNEY (September 16, 2015) – Wilson Health will be offering diabetes support group class on Tuesday, September 22. The featured topic for this class will be trends, treatments and technology updates in diabetic care. This class will be presented by Certified Diabetes Educators (CDE) at Wilson Health, Linda Barhorst, RN, CDE, and Holly Burch, RN, CDE. The class will be held from 6:30pm to 7:30pm in the lower level conference room of the Professional Building.

Bohman Receives DAISY Award

SIDNEY (September 3, 2015) – Wilson Health awarded the DAISY award for the third quarter of 2015 to Mary Bohman, RN.Mary Bohman

The DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses is part of the DAISY Foundation’s program to recognize the super-human efforts nurses perform every day. It shows the appreciation of all that nurses do to make a difference in the patients’ lives. Nominations can be made for nurses by patients, staff and visitors.

Wilson Health Presents Respiratory Vitals Conference

SIDNEY (August 27, 2015) – Doctors and respiratory therapists from leading healthcare networks and universities across the country will be headlining the respiratory vitals conference on October 1, sponsored by Wilson Health.

The event will be held on Thursday, October 1, 2015, at the Shelby Oaks Golf Club in Sidney, Ohio. The conference has been approved as a continuing education credit, approved by 6.17 CRCE by the AARC. The course number is 144856000 for respiratory therapists and nurses.

Keep Your Students’ Mental Health in Mind

As the kindergarteners have anxiously waited and leapt onto the school bus for the beginning of new adventures, the teenagers hesitantly sulked their way into the classroom, while the seniors proudly marched the hallways as new king and queen bees of the school. While school is back in session for most of the local schools, one group of students tend to get overshadowed after going away to school: college students.

Wilson Health Welcomes New Executive Chef

SIDNEY (August 13, 2015) — Michelle Bridges has been named the new executive chef for Wilson Health. Bridges joins Wilson Health with a multitude of past experience in culinary arts and food service management. Her past culinary experiences and achievements hope to bring a new dimension to Wilson Health.

Construction on Wilson Health Campus in Full Swing

SIDNEY (July 30, 2015) — The Wilson Health campus continues to be under construction as a result of the 48,000 sq. ft. Professional Building expansion set to open in 2016. Starting August 3, Wilson Health will be transforming the main drive entryway to prepare for the opening of the new medical building.