News

News

News at Medina Hospital

Our goal is to provide timely information to the community and the media on Medina Hospital news, programs, services and events.

Medina Hospital Wound Healing Center

Medina Hospital's Wound Healing Center offers chronic wound care management in an outpatient setting. The center provides complete wound care services to those suffering from diabetic ulcers, pressure ulcers, infections, compromised skin grafts and flaps. The center has a multidisciplinary team of doctors, nurses and therapists dedicated to healing chronic wounds and features Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy - or H-B-O. This treatment provides the patient with 100 percent oxygen while resting inside a pressurized room, which promotes wound healing.

Our Voice: Healthcare Partners

In an effort to include patients and family members in decisions that affect how they receive care, Medina Hospital is establishing a patient advisory group called Our Voice: Healthcare Partners.

Medina Hospital Earned the Gold Seal of Approval for Stroke Care by The Joint Commission

Learn more about Cleveland Clinic's stroke program, as well as the symptoms of stroke at clevelandclinic.org/stroke.

Achieving the Primary Stroke Center certification means that our stroke care follows national standards and guidelines that can significantly improve outcomes for our stroke patients.

Cleveland Clinic now offers seven Primary Stroke Centers throughout Northeast Ohio to provide consistent, high-quality stroke care and treatment. In addition to Medina Hospital, main campus, Euclid, Fairview, Hillcrest, Lakewood and Marymount hospitals are Primary Stroke Centers.

Medina Hospital received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get with the Guidelines ® Gold Plus Stroke Quality Achievement Award for the second year in a row.

Events

Events

Healthy Medina

A collaborative community wellness initiative for Medina County.

Join us in this year-long initiative!

  • BURN – calories as you participate in various fitness challenges throughout the year
  • LEARN – more about multi-dimensional wellness and how to positively impact your health at events throughout the county!
  • EARN – points for attending wellness events as you track your activities AND fun incentives when you reach milestones!
  • Check Out Our Website

For more information, contact Sarah at sarend@ccf.org

Events Calendar

Program & Classes

Program & Classes

We are happy to offer education programs and events for the entire family.

Arthritis

Arthritis Foundation Aquatic Exercise

Arthritis Foundation aquatic exercise program for persons with arthritis. Therapy in the water to decrease pain, stiffness and add range of motion. Held in a heated pool, trained instructors lead a series of specially designed exercises. It is not necessary to know how to swim.

Arthritis Foundation Exercise Program

A six-week exercise Arthritis Foundation program led by a certified arthritis instructor designed to increase joint flexibility and range of motion. You must have written permission from your physician to participate in this one-hour class.

CPR

Medina Hospital is an official provider of cardio-pulmonary resuscitation courses in compliance with American Heart Association standards. Use of these materials in an educational course does not represent course sponsorship by the AHA and any fees charged for such a course do not represent income to the Association.

If you are a healthcare provider and are looking to take a Basic Life Support (BLS) or Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) class, please call 216.636.2900 for more information.

Refund Policy − The refund policy for this course is a full refund up to 24 hours before the start of the course minus $20 administrative fee. If cancellation is made the day of the class, no refund will be granted.

Blood Drives

American Red Cross Blood Drives

Medina Hospital, Edward A. Hall Conference Center

The gift of life runs through you. The need is constant. The gratification is instant. Give blood. Appointments are not necessary, but are strongly encouraged to help reduce wait times. To make an appointment for an upcoming blood drive at Medina Hospital, please call 1.800.733.2767

Fitness

Pre-Surgery Fitness Program (Joints in Motion Program)

Studies have shown that improving your fitness level prior to surgery can improve your outcome and recovery time. Patients planning joint replacement surgery will meet with an athletic trainer who will develop an exercise specifically for them. Patients must complete an application and waiver and obtain written release from their physician before they can participate. An appointment is required for your first visit.

Sports, Camp and Work Physicals

No appointment required. Payment is required at time of physical. Insurance will not be billed. Parent must be present for student physicals.

Seniors

AARP Driver Safety Program

Learn defensive driving techniques, how to adjust your driving to age-related changes, how to handle problem situations, and much more. Join AARP Driver Safety Program instructor, Donald A. Ungar, as he teaches the nation's first and largest classroom refresher course geared especially toward your needs.

Call 330.721.5992 for dates and times. Cost is $15 for AARP members/$20 for non-AARP members. Class is held in Edward A. Hall Conference Center, Medina Hospital.

Smoking Cessation

Tobacco Treatment Center

Let us help you snap the habit! The Cleveland Clinic’s Tobacco Treatment Center will create a customized plan, based on the latest scientific knowledge, to help you succeed when you are ready to quit the tobacco habit. One-on-one support and resources you need to lead a tobacco-free life are now available to you through this customized program.

  • Tailored Treatment Plan: Certified tobacco cessation specialist will help you learn more about your tobacco use, attempts at quitting and dependence on nicotine. The specialist will create a unique plan for you to help with your success.
  • Combination of Medication and Behavioral Therapy: Treatment will likely include tobacco treatment medications and intensive counseling with reading material, telephone and wed based programs.
  • Follow-Up Provided: Specialists will follow your progress, offering tips and encouragement along the way.

To learn more, please call 216.444.8111 or visit clevelandclinic.org/tobacco.

Support Groups

Look Good… Feel Better

A free American Cancer Society program combats appearance-related side effects of cancer. Also supported by the Personal Care Products Council Foundation and the National Cosmetology Association. Participants are provided with free makeup kits.

  • Date & Time: Second Wednesday each month, 1 p.m. – 3 p.m.
  • Location: Medina Hospital, Edward A. Hall Conference Center
  • Registration: American Cancer Society Patient Service Center at 888.227.6446.

NAMI (National Alliance for the Mentally Ill) Family-to-Family Education Program

If you have a family member with a mental illness, you are invited to attend this free 12-part education program. The classes are taught by family members who are part of NAMI. The curriculum focuses on schizophrenia, bipolar disorder (manic depression), clinical depression, panic disorder and obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD). The course covers clinical treatment of these illnesses and teaches family members the skills needed to cope more effectively. Learn how to be an effective provider and find emotional support. Call 440.503.6448 to register or for more information.