News

News

Hillcrest Receives Stroke Award

Hillcrest Hospital was recently notified that it has received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association's Get With The Guidelines® Stroke Gold Plus Achievement Award with Target: StrokeSM Honor Roll Elite Plus. The award recognizes the hospital’s commitment to providing the most appropriate stroke treatment according to nationally recognized, research-based guidelines based on the latest scientific evidence.

These quality measures are designed to help hospital teams follow the most up-to-date, evidence-based guidelines with the goal of speeding recovery and reducing death and disability for stroke patients.

A stroke patient loses 1.9 million neurons each minute stroke treatment is delayed. This recognition further demonstrates our commitment to delivering advanced stroke treatments to patients quickly and safely, said Dr. Harte. Hillcrest continues to strive for excellence in the acute treatment of stroke patients. This recognition further reinforces our team's hard work.

Hillcrest's Coronary Care Unit Receives Beacon Award for Excellence in 2016

The Hillcrest Coronary Care Unit has been awarded the American Association of Critical Care Nurses’ Beacon Award for Excellence, the first unit at Hillcrest to earn such a distinction. There are only 18 Beacon units in Ohio. For patients, the Beacon Award signifies exceptional care, improved outcomes and greater overall satisfaction. For caregivers, it identifies a supportive, collaborative work environment. The award recognizes performance in six categories: leadership structures and systems, staffing and staff engagement, effective communication, knowledge management, learning and development; evidence-based practice and processes, and patient outcomes.

Events

Events

Check back soon for upcoming special events at Hillcrest Hospital or view our Hillcrest Hospital Events Calendar.

Programs & Classes

Programs & Classes

Educational programs and events offered at Hillcrest for the entire family.

Childbirth & Parenting Education

Hillcrest Hospital offers an extensive listing of childbirth and parenting education classes to help you prepare before the baby arrives, during labor and delivery and for when you bring the new addition home. We have classes for the expectant parents, siblings, grandparents and even your family pet!

For more information, call 440.312.4647.

Heart Health Programs

Healthy Heart

This program pinpoints your key risk factors for heart disease, which may include high blood pressure, high blood sugar and abnormal cholesterol levels.

Healthy Weigh

Monitored program to help you lose weight and feel good.

Diabetes Education

Effective strategies for living with diabetes and preventing its serious complications.

New Mother’s Discussion Group: 3 Weeks to Walking

Bring your baby and come to share your experience, questions and concerns as a new mother. Discussion is free and facilitated by a staff member who works with new parents.

Beachwood Family Health and Surgery Center
Thursdays at 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
There is no meeting on the fourth Thursday of the month.

Call 440.312.4647 for more information.

Overeaters Anonymous

Sundays at 10 a.m.
Hillcrest Hospital - Ross Auditorium

Additional Support Groups

Hillcrest Hospital provides many free support groups for those who seek the emotional or spiritual support of peers. Explore the following links to learn more about these services offered.