University Hospitals Elyria Medical Center: Medical Minute

Renee Barrett – Program Manager at
University Hospitals Avon Health Center
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Additional Info
For more than a century, EMH Healthcare has served as the premier healthcare provider for Lorain County and western Cuyahoga County, Ohio.  In an effort to continue to provide our patients the highest-quality care in the most patient-focused and cost-efficient manner, we proudly joined University Hospitals (UH) as of January 1, 2014. University Hospitals is a nationally-recognized health system employing more than 25,000 Ohio residents in its 14 hospitals and 26 health centers throughout the region.As part of the integration with UH, our main campus in Elyria is now known as University Hospitals Elyria Medical Center (UH Elyria). Our highly-regarded medical programs will benefit from the strong clinical research, leading-edge technology, innovative practices and initiatives that UH’s nationally recognized academic medical center – UH Case Medical Center – will bring to Lorain County.  Commitments to establish programs at UH Elyria from internationally recognized centers of excellence such as UH Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital and UH Seidman Cancer Center, will significantly enhance the care we are able to provide to patients and their families. Founded in 1908, University Hospitals Elyria Medical Center is a 387-licensed bed hospital system with additional campuses in Amherst (University Hospitals Amherst Health Center), Avon (University Hospitals Avon Health Center) and Sheffield (University Hospitals Sheffield Health Center), along with medical offices in Grafton, North Ridgeville and Westlake.UH Elyria Medical Center is one of Healthgrades America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Coronary Intervention™ for 3 Years in a Row (2012-2014) and is ranked among the top 5% in the nation for Coronary Interventional Procedures for 2 Years in a Row (2013-2014). In addition, UH Elyria was named a 13-time “NorthCoast 99 Top Employer” by the Employers’ Resource Council.A state-of-the-art fitness center, along with physician offices, rehabilitation, outpatient testing and a full-service 24/7 ER are located within the UH Avon Health Center.  The Center for Health & Fitness is one of Northeast Ohio’s first medically-based fitness centers, and offers more than 115 weekly group exercise classes, senior programs, a day spa, and more.The UH Amherst Health Center, located in the heart of downtown Amherst, features a full-service 24/7 ER to serve the emergency needs of the community.  Also on-site is a dedicated radiology department for 24-hour X-ray, CAT scan and Ultrasound; as well as an around-the-clock laboratory.University Hospitals Elyria Medical Center and our many affiliated facilities are proud to be part of your community, and to further our unwavering commitment to our mission: To Heal. To Teach. To Discover.

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