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Learn How to Delay the Disease

Learn How to Delay the Disease

Exercise – Does it delay the progression of Parkinson’s Alzheimer’s and the aging brain?

Find out during a special event at noon on Tuesday, Sept. 24 at The Family Life Center, 210 Dooley Dr., Paulding

Join the Paulding County Hospital Certified Parkinson’s instructors along with the OhioHealth Delay the Disease co-founders David Zid, BA ACE APG and Jackie Russell, RN BSN CNOR for an interactive seminar. Find out how exercise can rewire the brain, promote wellness, and may positively impact the progression of age-related changes in the brain including Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s disease.

Anyone attending the event will be asked to participate in the exercise portion of the seminar.

For more information, or questions, call 419-399-1725 or 419-399-1162.

September is Pain Awareness Month

September is Pain Awareness Month

Did you know that more people suffer from pain than cancer, heart disease and diabetes combined?

Nearly one fourth of Americans suffer from pain annual, making pain the major driver of primary care physicians visits.

To learn more about the Paulding County Hospital Pain Management Clinic, please call (419) 399-1745.

Dr. Nigel Hogan joins Payne Medical Center

Paulding County Hospital is excited to announce that they have added a new provider to the Payne Medical Center. Dr. Nigel Hogan DO will be joining the existing practice of Dr. Joseph Kuhn, DO and accepting new patients beginning today, Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2019.

Dr. Nigel Hogan will bring to the practice extended hours a few days per week. This will elevate healthcare in the community with the expansion of evening hours being offered.

Dr. Joseph Kuhn will continue to practice at the Payne Medical Center. In 2020 he plans to slow down a little, seeing patients 2 to 3 days per week.

Andrew Wannemacher named Paulding County Hospital CFO

Andrew Wannemacher named Paulding County Hospital CFO

Paulding County Hospital announced that Andrew Wannemacher has been named the new Chief Financial Officer, effective immediately. Andy brings 16 years of healthcare experience to the role. Andy began his career at Paulding County Hospital starting in 2012 and has aided in the hospital receiving the Auditor of State Award twice in the past few years.This award is presented for excellence in financial reporting in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and compliance with applicable laws for a fiscal year.

In 2012, he helped to implement the hospital’s current electronic medical record system (EPIC). In 2015, Andy helped Paulding County Hospital move to a new payroll system and implement several additional financial services. These systems have enhanced the financial operations at Paulding County Hospital.

In his new role as CFO at Paulding County Hospital, Andy will continue to enhance the financial operations at Paulding County Hospital.

Paulding County Hospital Gives Back

Paulding County Hospital gives back to all three area schools. Antwerp, Paulding and Wayne Trace schools all received a donation from Paulding County Hospital last week. Earlier in the year Paulding County Hospital offered sports physicals to local athletes, these physicals were performed at all three county schools. With the approval of the board, Paulding County Hospital was able to donate every dollar collected for the sports physicals performed back to each school’s athletic department.

Participating in school-related sports is a great way for youth to stay fit, have fun, all while developing school and community spirit. Paulding County Hospital was happy to be able to play a role in this process and give back to these worthy programs.

Paulding County Hospital CEO Ron Goedde (right) hands a donation to Antwerp Athletic Director Drew Altimus

 

Paulding County Hospital CED Ron Goedde (right) hands a donation to Wayne Trace Athletic Director Jim Linder

 

Paulding County Hospital CEO Ron Goedde hands a donation to Paulding Athletic Director Tyler Arend

Paulding County Hospital Receives Auditor of State Award

Paulding County Hospital Receives Auditor of State Award

Paulding County Hospital announced that they have received the Auditor of State Award. This award is presented for excellence in financial reporting in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and compliance with applicable laws for the fiscal year ended 2018. Meaning the community and patients that Paulding County Hospital care for are well-served by effective and accountable financial practices.

Eligible entities that receive the award meet the following criteria of a “clean” audit report:

The entity must file financial reports with the Auditor of State’s office by the statutory due date, without extension, via the Hinkle System and in accordance with GAAP (Generally Accepted Accounting Principles);

The audit report does not contain any findings for recovery, material citations, material weaknesses, significant deficiencies, Uniform Guidance (Single Audit) findings or questioned costs;

The entity’s management letter contains no comments related to:

  • Ethics referrals
  • Questioned costs less than the threshold per the Uniform Guidance
  • Lack of timely report submission
  • Bank reconciliation issues
  • Failure to obtain a timely Single Audit in accordance with Uniform Guidance
  • Findings for recovery less than $500
  • Public meetings or public records issues
  • The entity has no other financial or other concerns
Trust Us On the Sunscreen

Trust Us On the Sunscreen

July is Ultraviolet (UV) Safety Month

Did you know?

ONE in FIVE Americans will develop skin cancer

Skin cancer is the most COMMON cancer in the United States

Approximately 9,500 people in the U.S. are diagnosed with skin cancer DAILY

Sadly, ONE blistering sunburn during childhood and adolescence can nearly DOUBLE a person’s chance of developing melanoma, the deadliest form of skin cancer later in life.

Lifeline at Paulding County Hospital

Lifeline at Paulding County Hospital

Help is always there at Paulding County Hospital.

Your choice of a NECKLACE or WRISTBAND.

Lifeline requires a functioning landline in the home and a one time $40 installation fee.

Payment options:
$25 per month
$150 for 6 months
$300 for 1 year
All payments are non-refundable

Call now: 419-399-1129