Wilson Health News

Winner Announced for Wilson Health Weight Loss Challenge

Wilson Health Sports Medicine recently held the first annual 21 Day Lean Weight Loss Challenge. Participants included faculty from partnering sports medicine schools. For three weeks, teachers and staff at Anna, Fort Loramie, Fairlawn, Riverside, Minster, New Bremen, Lehman Catholic, Botkins, New Knoxville and Jackson Center schools, participated in the weight loss challenge with the winning school receiving a $500 donation to a local food pantry of their choice.

Wilson Health Officially Welcomes 10,000th Baby Born at Copeland-Emerson Family Birth Center

On October 23, 2015, Wilson Health delivered their 10,000th baby at the Copeland Emerson Family Birth Center. At 7:34 p.m., baby girl Eva Epigmenio, was born into the world to parents, Sierra Hutchins and Jose Epigmenio, of Sidney.

Shortly after delivery, baby Eva was transferred to Dayton Children’s Hospital, where she spent the next 8 weeks in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit.

Dooley Elected to OHA Board of Trustees

The Ohio Hospital Association, representing 220 hospitals and 13 health systems in Ohio, elected new officers and appointed new trustees to its board of trustees for 2016.

Caring at Christmas Program Benefits Hospice Patients

Instead of mailing Christmas cards to friends and family this year, area residents may choose to donate the money they would have spent on cards and postage to “Caring at Christmas,” an annual program that raises money for charity. This year marks the 23rd year for Caring at Christmas and Wilson Health Hospice has once again been chosen to receive the donations.

Wilson Health to Participate in Great American Smokeout on November 19

Wilson Health is partnering with the American Cancer Society and participating in the 2015 Great American Smokeout. Every November Wilson Health sets aside the third Thursday of the month to encourage smokers to kick the habit and finally give up smoking.

New Physicians Honored

SIDNEY – Wilson Health honored new physicians Wednesday evening at the Shelby Oaks Golf Club during the annual New Physicians Reception. Seven new physicians were honored at the event, with guests including physicians, hospital leaders and staff, past and present board members and community leaders.

 

The honorees included:

Dr. Anthony Beardmore - Orthopedics:

Go Pink for the Women in Your Life

Women tend to put the health of their family before their own health – taking care of the children, ensuring the housework duties get completed or cooking a hearty meal for the entire family. This often puts their own health, wellbeing and prevention on the backburner.

Wilson Health to Host Diabetes Support Group

SIDNEY (October 14, 2015) – Wilson Health will be offering diabetes support group class on Tuesday, October 20. The topic being featured for this class is “pampering the diabetic foot.” 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.

Community Health Needs Assessment

SIDNEY (October 14, 2015) - Kettering Health Network, Premier Health and Wilson Health want to hear from you. The three hospitals and health systems have joined together to perform a Community Health Needs Assessment (CHNA) for the region. The CHNA process is being facilitated by the Greater Dayton Area Hospital Association (GDAHA) and The Health Collaborative.

Wilson Health Increases Sexual Assault Care Services

SIDNEY (October 13, 2015) — Wilson Health provides sensitive health care and treatment to victims of sexual assault and rape and is now partnering with a sexual assault nurse examiner (SANE) program.

SANE provides Wilson Health with access to a sexual assault nurse examiner 24 hours a day for patients that present through the emergency department as well as in-house patients after a reported sexual assault.