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Change of Heart

It’s inspiring listening to 52-year-old David Waits of Hillsboro speak jovially about life after his heart transplant at the University of Cincinnati (UC) Medical Center two years ago. It’s miraculous, really, considering Waits literally dropped dead from a massive heart attack at home one cold, mid-December evening in 2014.
Mon, May 14, 2018

A Passion for Precision Medicine

She is the latest medical oncologist to join the St. Elizabeth Healthcare cancer combat team, a high-caliber physician with a passion for precision medicine.
Mon, May 14, 2018

Turning Type One into Type None

Founded in 1970, the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) Southwest Ohio chapter team is aiming to raise over $3.6 million this year to fund research that will lead to finding a cure for Type 1 diabetes.
Fri, May 11, 2018

Renewing Hope for Mental Health Patients

The Lindner Center of HOPE is one of the top facilities in the country for the treatment of mood disorders, major depressive disorder and bipolar disorder. “The Greater Cincinnati community has a valuable resource here,” says Rodriguez. “Not only do we have experts, but treatments. It’s very common that patients feel their treatments or meds aren’t working because everyone is different. Here, we have the ability to give people more hope.”
Thu, May 10, 2018

Pioneering Oncology Practice Enhances Value-Based Care

OHC (Oncology Hematology Care, Inc.) is passionate about its patients’ care. The independent, physician-owned practice is the region’s leader in providing breakthrough cancer research and treatments for adults with cancer and blood disorders for more than 30 years.
Mon, Apr 30, 2018

Top 10 Questions to Consider When Choosing Your Cosmetic Surgeon

The Mandell-Brown Plastic Surgery Center offers the best-in-class amenities of a hospital with the privacy of a surgery center. It is accredited by AAAHC (Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care), which sets surgery center standards. The Mandell-Brown Plastic Surgery Center hosts national cosmetic seminars for plastic surgeons.
Thu, Apr 26, 2018

Artificial Intelligence: Coming Soon to a Medical Office Near You?

“I am human.” These three words seem simple, but their complexity is not to be overlooked. Being human signifies that we have the potential to understand our weaknesses, the intelligence to invent and the compassion to help each other. This way of thinking has allowed the worlds of radiology and medicine to advance so dynamically.
Thu, Mar 29, 2018

Celebrating Community, Love, and Happiness

At the 16th Annual Pink Ribbon Luncheon, guests were greeted by dozens of cheery pink balloons lining a pink-carpeted pathway leading to an afternoon of love and laughter. The Pink Ribbon Luncheon, presented by The Harold C. Schott Foundation and Trustees Tom and Francie Hiltz, is the annual October fundraiser that supports the Cris Collinsworth ProScan Fund’s (CCPF) Pink Ribbon Programs. The event is all about celebrating a community of support for all those battling breast cancer.
Thu, Mar 22, 2018

The Christian Village at Mason First in World to Offer The Include Platform™, a Breakthrough Digital Health & Wellness Platform

Submitted by Lizz Stephens
Local non-profit retirement community, The Christian Village at Mason (CVM) is the first senior living organization in the world to offer The Include Platform™, an internationally recognized digital health & wellness platform that pairs inclusive fitness equipment with integrated cloud software to improve outcomes while lowering barriers and costs.
Mon, Mar 12, 2018

Helping Others Gain Confidence and Knowledge Through Smiles

The Lighthouse Youth Services Oral Health Program in Cincinnati received the Ohio Dental Association Access to Dental Care Program Award on Friday, September 15 at the Callahan Celebration of Excellence, held in conjunction with the 151st ODA Annual Session.
Fri, Mar 09, 2018

Deaconess Associations, Inc. Appoints Three to Advisory Committees

Submitted by Melinda Zemper
Deaconess Associations Inc., a Cincinnati health company providing hospital and specialty healthcare services since 1888, has selected three new members to its board-level committee structure.
Wed, Mar 07, 2018

Continuing the Legacy of World-Class Cardiovascular Care

Over the past 25 years, many significant firsts in cardiovascular medicine have taken place at The Christ Hospital, including the region’s first balloon angioplasty, first open-heart bypass and first stent procedure.
Thu, Mar 01, 2018

Happy to lead with a Healthy Heart

Garren Colvin, president and CEO of St. Elizabeth Healthcare and a co-chair of the upcoming 25th annual Cincinnati Heart Ball, committed to a year of walking – and walking – while talking the American Heart Association (AHA) fundraising talk. Colvin and his wife, Susan, along with St. Elizabeth physician Dr. D. P. Suresh and his wife, Subhadra, are sharing the co-chairing responsibilities for this year’s event, themed “Celebrating 25 Years of Heart.”
Thu, Feb 22, 2018

Structured Yet Comfortable Memory Care

In 2016, a study by the US Department of Health and Human Services found that about half of the Americans turning 65 today will be in need of long term care. It notes that most of these won’t be looking for medical care. Instead, they’ll be needing some assistance with their day-to-day personal tasks. The Sheridan at Mason is ready for that transition.
Mon, Feb 19, 2018

A Lifetime of Heart Care

Maggie B. doesn’t look like the average Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center patient.
Thu, Feb 15, 2018

Christian Village Communities First in Nation to Use 'Smart Patient Sock' to Guide Rehab Patients' Therapy

Submitted by Lizz Stephens
Christian Village Communities (CVC), the parent organization of The Christian Village at Mason and The Christian Village at Mt. Healthy, is the first rehabilitation program in the country to use the Palarum PUP™ “smart sock” to enhance individual therapy plans of care for rehabilitation patients.
Wed, Feb 14, 2018

He’s Helping Reframe the Approach to Chronic Pain Intervention

With opioid overdoses now the leading cause of death for Americans under age 50, Dr. Vic Manocha, MD, DABIPP, a board-certified physiatrist and interventional pain specialist, is intent on educating the public that he believes in reducing pain – thereby improving function and quality of life. He focuses on treating musculoskeletal spine conditions and other painful disabling physical issues using therapeutic modalities that don’t include opioids.
Thu, Feb 08, 2018