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Christmas Tree Festival Award Winners

While the fundraising total for the 21st annual Union Hospital Auxiliary Christmas Tree Festival is yet to be finalized, one outcome of the event has the project leadership beaming.

“We sold all the trees,” exclaimed Connie Finton, project chairperson.  “We had a record number of 97
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21st Annual Auxiliary Christmas Tree Festival

Visitors to the 21st annual Union Hospital Auxiliary Christmas Tree Festival will be treated to a display of nearly 90 Christmas trees, filling the galleries o
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UH Home Health Among Top 500 in the Nation

Union Hospital Home Health Care at Dover has been named to the Top 500 of the 2014 HomeCare Elite, a recognition of the top-performing home health agencies in the United States.Click to Continue


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Diabetes Screening Day Scheduled Nov. 1 at Union Hospital

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Union Hospital Expands MRI Service Hours To Evenings, Saturdays

The rapid growth of Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) to diagnose illness and injur
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Union Hospital event is 'All Things Baby'

As any parent knows, planning for a baby is a lot of work.  First-time parents have an even tougher challenge. 
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Lauren pledges $1 million to UH Emergency Center

Lauren International in New Philadelphia has contributed $1 million to help fund the construction of the new Union Hospital Emergency Center.Click to Continue


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UH Begins Construction of New Emergency Center

The new $17.7-million Union Hospital Emergency Center is scheduled to open in the late fall of next year and will be a key component of the hospital’s effort to meet the community’s growi
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This Side Up for Safe Sleeping

Union Hospital is one of 107 hospitals in Ohio working to improve this state’s position as one of the lowest ranked in the nation for infant mortality rates.Click to Continue


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UH Among Top 10% in the Nation in Women's Health

Union Hospital today announced that it has achieved the Healthgrades 2014 Women’s Health Excellence Award. This recognition places Union Hospital among the top 10 percent
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Dover Grad Wins UH TECH Scholarship

Serving as a Teen Volunteer at Union Hospital and her experience with the hospital’s UH TECH program inspired Karissa Swinderman of Dover to become a nurse. 
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UH Among the Nation's

Union Hospital in Dover has been named to the list of the “100 Great Community Hospitals” by Becker’s Hospital Review, a monthly publication of business and legal news for hospital exec
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A New Emergency Center Planned for UH

Union Hospital in Dover is announcing plans to build a new Emergency Center.  Bruce James, Union Hospital president and CEO, says the plan wil
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UH Now Certified as Primary Stroke Center

Union Hospital in Dover is now a certified Primary Stroke Center.  In making the announcement, Carey Gardner, d
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Elbow Pain? UH offers new treatment

Elbow pain has been given friendly names like Tennis Elbow and Golfer’s Elbow.  But anyone who has ever suffered from elbow pain knows it is far from friendly.  In addition to golfers and tennis players, everyday activities at work or at home that cause repeated flexing
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Be A Healthy You Rockstar

Most children have role models, people they admire and want to “be like”.  In the Dover City Schools, two well-known high school seniors are encouraging other stude
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Take the Challenge….Shrink Your Shadow!

The Union Hospital Community Walking Program has issued its third annual “See A Smaller Shadow” challenge.<
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People's Choice Award Winners

While the fundraising totals are still being calculated, the thousands of people who attended 20th anniversary Union Hospital Auxiliary Christmas Tree Festival have named their favorites.Click to Continue


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New Technology at Union Hospital

Union Hospital’s new Interventional Radiology (I.R.) suite advances the state-of-the-art for minimally invasive vascular and radiology procedures.  Click to Continue


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Paint Tusc Pink in October

Tuscarawas County business places, schools, and offices will covered in pink paint, posters, and displays for the annual Paint Tusc Pink campaign. 
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Focus on Movement Disorders

Union Hospital, with the support of Movers and Shakers Against Parkinson’s of Tuscarawas County, will offer an exercise program designed specifically for people with a movement disorder.Click to Continue


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Play It Safe When It Might Be a Concussion

News coverage of pro football players suffering concussions is making an impact across the nation.  Recognizing and correctly treating concussions
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UH Earns Three Year Accreditation

Union Hospital in Dover today announced that is has achieved national accreditation from DNV Healthcare, the newest and first Medicare-approved hospital accreditation program that
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Auxiliary Achievement is "Remarkable"!

In 1949 a group of ambitious women came together in support of Union Hospital and formed the Union Hospital Auxiliary.  Their goal was to con
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UH Earns Highest Grade for Patient Safety

Union Hospital is being recognized with an “A” Hospital Safety Score by The Leapfrog Group, an i
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Spot Stroke Symptoms, Then Act FAST

 

Most peopl
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World Class Stroke Care Comes to UH

?Time is tissue when it comes to preventing brain damage from a stroke.?

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Focus on Heart Health in February

February is National Heart Health Month and the Union Hospital Community Health and Wellness Department is offering two heart-healthy events along with community partners. 
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UH Earns an "A" for Patient Safety

For the third time in 2012 Union Hospital has been recognized as one of the safest hospitals in the nation.  The Leapfrog Group has awarded t
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UH Home Health Among Nation's Top 500 Agencies

Union Hospital Health Health Care  in Dover has been named to the Top 500
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Paint Tusc Pink in October

Union Hospital and the Tuscarawas County Chamber of Commerce are co-sponsoring the 3rd annual Paint Tusc Pink program during October. The month-long series of events takes place during Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

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Volunteers Honored for Service to UH

Union Hospital honored those who?ve given thousands of hours and decades of service on July 24 at the annual Union Hospital Volunteer Appreciation Dinner. 
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Break An Egg. Make A Point!

Smashing a few eggs on the floor of a kindergarten classroom is a good way to get the youngster?s attention and illustrate the value of bicycle safety helmets.Click to Continue


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UH Ranked Among the Nation's Safest Hospitals

Union Hospital in Dover has been ranked as one of the safest hospitals in the nation by HealthGrades.  The independent healthcare ratings organization has ide
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UH is Ranked

HeathGrades, the nation?s leading independent healthcare ratings organization, has recognized UH for more clinical quality achievements than ever before.Click to Continue


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Breast Cancer Diagnosis is State of the Art at Union Hospital

Union Hospital has installed new technology to improve the physician?s ability to quickly and accurately diagnose breast cancer. 

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Union Hospital ?Go-to Guy? Honored

Hundreds of people know Union Hospital?s Jeremy Klaserner as the physical therapist who helped them to walk again after a joint replacement, to recover from a debilitating stroke, or to get back on the football field after knee surgery.

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Local Employers Support Workplace Wellness
?If you do something to encourage a healthy lifestyle, it will make folks happier, they?ll have more energy, and be more productive,? says Pat Sliva at the Tuscarawas County Board of Developmental Disabilities. 

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Coworkers share a ?heart? for their work

Some people fulfill career ambitions they have from childhood.  Others suddenly embark on a new career path as the result of life-changing experience or after meeting an inspiring personality.Click to Continue


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Home Sleep Study Option

It annoys spouses and makes us laugh in television sitcoms, but snoring can sometimes signify a serious, potentially fatal health condition called obstructive sleep apnea.Click to Continue


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UH expands discounts, rewards prompt payment

Union Hospital in Dover is now offering substantial discounts to uninsured patients and additional incentives for prompt payments.  

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Don't wait for cancer symptoms. Have a colonscopy.
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New - Weight Management at UH

The struggle to lose weight and keep the pounds off is a common experience.  You desperately want to lower your blood
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Blurred vision makes the value of stroke screening crystal clear

Charlie Demuth of New Philadelphia was lucky.


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Therapy ?Docs? Help Stroke Patient Recover

Last December, Ronald Pruett of New Philadelphia suffered a brain stem stroke that left the right side of his body paralyzed.

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Volunteers Are The Heart of Union Hospital

Volunteer service totaling hundreds of years and thousands of hours was honored recently at the annual Union Hospital Volunteer Appreciation Dinner.  Michael Hovan, chairman of the hospital?s board of trustees
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Check Out the "Bountiful Blueberry"

The Dover Public Library, OSU Extension, and Union Hospital will present the second of a three-part series focused on the health benefits of in-season produce.  The ?Bountiful Blueberry? will be featured July
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Starting a New Family Tradition

Laura Johnson of New Philadelphia was recently awarded a $1,000 scholarship by the Union Hospital UH TECH program.  Johnson recently graduated from Indian Valley High School and h
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UH Welcomes New Inpatient Rehab Director

Union Hospital has welcomed Aruna Rao, M.D., as medical director of its Inpatient Rehabilitation Center.  In her role as director, Dr. Rao evaluates patients and oversees the reha
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UH Ranked among the Top Hospitals for Patient Safety

Union Hospital in Dover is in the national spotlight again, ranked among the top five percent of all hospitals for patient safety.  HealthGrades, the Click to Continue


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In Case of An Emergency - It's Where to Go

For the second consecutive year Union Hospital in Dover has been ranked among the top five percent of all hospitals in the nation caring for patients admitted through the Emergency Department.Click to Continue


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ICU Achieves Patient Safety Milestone

As patients and visitors to Union Hospital can verify, an increasing emphasis on patient safety is a part of the daily hospital routine.

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High Tech. High Touch. Better Patient Care.

Mammography continues to be the first line of defense against breast cancer.  Union Hospital is worki
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Physician Assistant Joins UH FirstCare Staff

Certified Physician Assistant Molly Mason of Dundee recently joined the staff of Union Hospital First Care urgent care facility in Dover.

 

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UH Expands Family Practice Office In Magnolia

Union Hospital has expanded its base of family medicine practices with the opening of Sandy Valley Fa
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Taking the Guesswork Out of Home Medications

Most older Americans take at least one prescription medication and many take two, four, or even more daily medications.  Rachel Montero of the Union Ho
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UH's Pam Patton named Ohio Social Worker of the Year

The Ohio Chapter of the National Association of Social Workers has named Pam Patton of Strasburg as Ohio Social Worker of the Year. Patton is a medical social worker for Union Hospital?s Home Health Care Department. The awa
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UH TECH Awards Scholarship

Samantha Howell, 18, of Carrollton was recently presented with the second annual Union Hospital UH TECH Scholarship award of $1,000 and
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UH Among the ?Most Wired? Small and Rural Hospitals in the Nation

In recent years Union Hospital has been moving from a paper system to an electronic system of ordering, reporting, and recording patient care.  As the result of its efforts Union
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Focus on the Diabetes Epidemic

Ohio is adding new diabetics at the rate of 10% every year!  There are 63,000 more diabetics this year than last bringing the total in Ohio to just over one-million people. 
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UH Nationally Recognized for Emergency Medicine

Union Hospital?s emergency medicine care has been ranked among the top 5% of all hospitals in the nation according to a new study released by HealthGrades, the leading independent hea
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The Remarkable Story of the Wound Healing Center

Saving limbs.  Saving lives.  These dramatic outcomes are a big part of the five-year success sto
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New Family Physicians Serving the Community

Union Hospital has announced that two physicians, both providing family medicine services, are now serving patients in their Dover offices.  The practice name is Dover Phila Family Medicine and is located at 204 S. Bellevue Ave.  Click to Continue


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Report to the Community Now Available

According to Bruce James, Union Hospital president and CEO, the hospital made significant progress over the past year despite the economic downturn that continues to affect the region, the State of Ohio, and the nation.&n
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Chocolate Love A'fair A Hit Despite the Snow

The weather may have slowed them down but not rain, sleet, or 12 inches of snow could stop local chocolate lovers from flocking to the annual Chocolate Love A'fair on Feb. 6 at JIM's Place in New Philadelphia.  The event, sponsored by the Union Hospital Auxiliary, lived up to its reputa
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UH Nurses ROC Their Patients!

When nursing staff at Union Hospital make their ROC Rounds, they?re not playing rock and roll music for their patients.  They are making hourly visits to each patient?s room to talk, listen, and check on the patient?s comfort and safety.Click to Continue


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Hospitalists Specialize in Inpatient Care

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First H1N1 Influenza Confirmed at Union Hospital

A 60-year-old woman is the first patient with confirmed H1N1 influenza at Union Hospital.  According to Carey Gardner, director of development and community relations, the woman was an inpatient two weeks ago
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UH is Preparing for the Flu Season

Preparations for a major outbreak of seasonal flu or a new variety like the H1N1 flu have been underway at Union Hospital for the past several years.Click to Continue


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New MRI More Patient Friendly

For making images of muscles, ligaments, nerves, the spinal cord and brain, MRI ? magnetic resonance imaging ? has been the overwhelming choice of doctors.

Unfortunately, many people were unwilling or incapable of taking advantage of MR?s medical benefits. MRI imaging was not an option fo
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Financial Assistance Programs Help Patients

Imagine you have an unexpected illness or accident and need immediate medical attention, but you do not have medical insurance.   Dilys Krueger, director
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New technology flies high at Union Hospital

With the precision of a watchmaker, a crane operator deftly lifted a six-ton MRI magnet assembly from the bed of a semi-trailer and placed it softly at the ramp into Union Hospital.  Click to Continue


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New Hospital President and CEO begins today

The change in executive leadership at Union Hospital began today.  Bruce James is the new president and CEO of Union Hospital in Dover.  Click to Continue


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A ?Humbling Experience? for the Retiring Hospital President

Hundreds of employees, community leaders, friends and colleagues offered their congratulations Wednesday afternoon at a reception for William Harding who is retiring this week from Union Hospital after 29 years of service, the past 26 years as the hospi
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Bruce James Named Union Hospital President and CEO

Following a nationwide search the Union Hospital Board of Trustees has selected a veteran healthcare executive to become the hospital?s next President and Chief Executive Officer.  Click to Continue


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UH Honored as a Top 100 Hospital in the Nation

Union Hospital has been named one of the nation?s 100 top hospitals by Thomson Reuters.  The award recognizes hospitals that have achieved excellence in nine measurements of patie
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UH Expanding Services at Oxford Location

Union Hospital is expanding its presence at the Oxford Medical Center in Dover.  Both the Union Hospital Sleep Disorder Center and the Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation Department have moved to newly remodeled fa
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Vascular Lab Recognized for Screening Quality

The Union Hospital Vascular Laboratory has earned accreditation for its full range of Vascular Screening services. 

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Union Hospital is Counting the Community Benefits

Hospitals today are expected to measure and report their clinical quality, the cost of care, and patient outcome data.  Given the high cost of healthcare this demand for accountability is easy to understand.Click to Continue


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Hospital Employee Among Top in Ohio

Eight years ago Chris Beck began his health care career as a part-time fitness attendant at the Union Hospital Healthplex while attending classes for his bachelor?s degree at Malone College.  Monday night the
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Runners Brave the Elements to Run for Home

The temperature was anything but warm.  And it certainly was anything but dry.  But more than 500 people found the weather just fine for a run from New Philadelphia to Dover and back again.  The Union Hospial Run for Home Half-Marathon was a huge success, perhaps in part, due to th
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UH Quality Data Available Online

 

How well doe
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Information Technology for the 21st Century

June 2007

 

"The 21st century healthcare
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Precision Radiation Therapy Offered at Union Hospital

May 2007

Radiation therapy can be directed more precisely with the new Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy (IMRT) at the Regional Cancer Center at Union Hospital.Click to Continue


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Union Hospital?s FirstCare Center Expands Hours

February 2007

Union Hospital in Dover has expanded the hours the FirstCare center will be open to care for patients.Click to Continue


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UH Campus Going Totally Smoke Free

December 2006

If you?re coming to Union Hospital for any reason, you might as well leave the tobacco at home.  As of December 8, the hospital policy will prohibit smoking or tobacco use by anybody, not only inside the building, but anywhere on h
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Maternity Center Delivers Satisfaction

April 2006

The staff of the Union Hospital Maternity Center has started to settle in to their new surroundings as Phase 2
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Hospital Web Site Features On-Line Appointments

September 2005

 

Scheduling an appointme
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Union Expands Surgery Capacity with Facility Purchase

October 3, 2005

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Hospital Relief Sent to Colleagues in Louisiana

September 2005

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Union Hospital To Open New Healing Center

April 2005

The old saying claims that time heals all wounds, but the truth is that without advanced therapies, some wounds can take years to heal.  Wounds that do not respond to treatment may lead to a
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Auxiliary Gifts Surpass $2 million

March 2005

With its $100,000 gift to Union Hospital today, the members of the U
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Recognized for Quality and Value

January 2005

As the Union Hospital approaches its centennial year, tribute will
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A More Family-Friendly Maternity Center

August 2004

While advances in medical science and technology usually prompt changes to hospital facilities, Union Hospital has announced a major renovation of its Maternity Center in response to the changing preferences and needs of patients and their families.

In
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"YES" Marks the Site

July 2004

Giving the wrong medication, injecting the wrong patient, or causing an allergic reaction are just a few examples of patient safety concerns in a hospital.  Most patients are famili
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Union Hospital Opens Diabetes Learning Center

June 2004

Diabetes has no cure, but education is vitally important for people who will have to live with the disease for the rest of their lives.  Union Hospital has established two new e
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Employers Rank Union Hospital Among the Best in Ohio

May 2004

Union Hospital in Dover is rated among the leading hospitals in northeast Ohio for its quality of care and for cost management.Click to Continue


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Pharmacists More Involved in Patient Care

March 5, 2004

Forget your image of the hospital pharmacist laboring behind a desk, counting pills out of large bottles.  The hospital pharmacy has leaped out of that 19th century stereotype
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Boulevard South: A Great Addition!

Whether you talk to the patients, physicians, or hospital employees, the new Boulevard South Addition at Union Hospital in Dover is generating some rave reviews

The three-story addition can accommodate up to 58 medical and surgical inpatients in 34 rooms on the second and third floors. Th
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Union Hospital Open House Welcomes Thousands
April 2003

The eagerly anticipated Open House for the Boulevard South Addition at Union Hospital attracted some 3,000 people. On Sunday, April 27, the public toured the 50,000 sq. ft. addition to Union Hospital, including
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