Wilson Health News

Wilson Health Hospice Volunteer Training Offered

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 July 19 and will continue every Tuesday and Thursday through August 4 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.

Rebound: The Chris Herren Story Inspiring Presentation

On August 25, Chris Herren will be welcomed into the community. The goal is simple; to raise awareness in our community about substance abuse and the detrimental effects it has on people of all ages specifically the youth population.

Rebound: The Chris Herren Story
Thursday, August 25, 7 p.m.
Lehman Catholic High School

Hereos Behind the Badge Blood Drive Event

Wilson Health is teaming up with Shelby County Police, Fire and EMS departments as well as the Community Blood Center of Dayton to recruit more donors and help raise awareness of the need for blood donations. On August 23, 2016, the Heroes Behind the Badge blood drive event will take place. This one day only donation event comes at a very crucial time when the blood supply in our area is in great demand. 

Wilson Names Schnippel Healthcare Worker of the Year

The Albert E. Dyckes Healthcare Worker of the Year Award is given each year to one Ohio caregiver who personifies a leader who gives back to the community and routinely goes beyond the call of duty. All nominees will be honored at the June OHA Recognition Banquet in Columbus.

Wilson Health Celebrates Grand Opening of Thomas Boecker Professional Building

On Thursday, May 19, 2016, Wilson Health hosted the grand opening and building dedication of the Thomas Boecker Professional Building, which is located on its main campus. In conjunction with the Sidney-Shelby County Chamber of Commerce, guests were offered tours of the new 48,000 square foot building. A special presentation and building dedication also took place for Thomas J. Boecker, former president and CEO.

Wilson Health Earns 'A" Grade for Patient Safety

New Hospital Safety Scores, which assign A, B, C, D and F letter grades to hospitals nationwide and provide the most complete picture of patient safety in the U.S. health care system, were announced today by The Leapfrog Group, a national patient safety watchdog. Wilson Health’s Wilson Memorial Hospital was one of 798 hospitals to receive an A, ranking among the safest hospitals in the United States. The hospital was one of only three in the Miami Valley area to receive the ‘A’ score.

Inskeep Receives Daisy Award

Wilson Health awarded the DAISY award for the first quarter of 2016 to Mandy Inskeep, RN. 

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.

Physician Memorial Scholarship Applications Accepted

The medical staff of Wilson Health announces its eighth annual Physician Memorial Scholarship. Established following the death of Bruce C. Urbanc, D.O., in 2008, the Physician Memorial Scholarship is a joint effort of the Wilson Health medical staff and Wilson Health.  Applications are available by contacting the Human Resources Department, 498-5505 or the Wilson Health website, www.wilsonhealth.org, under Career Opportunities, Physician Memorial Scholarship Fund. Applications should be turned in by Friday, June 3.

Wilson Health Auxiliary Scholarship Deadline Set

The Wilson Health Auxiliary will be accepting applications for its annual scholarship through May 27, 2016.

To be eligible, a student must have already graduated from a Shelby County High School and be enrolled in a college program in the field of medicine or will be graduating this year from a Shelby County High School and be enrolling in a college program in the field of medicine. A $500 scholarship is available.

Wilson Health Welcomes New Pediatrician

Rabia Akbar, board-certified pediatrician, has joined the Wilson Health Medical Group and the medical staff of Wilson Health.