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Fairfield Medical Center

We are people you know offering care you trust. Serving more than 250,000 residents in Fairfield, Perry, Hocking and Athens counties and employing more than 2,000 individuals, Fairfield Medical Center is proud of its role in the community. Our 222-bed, nonprofit, 501(C)3 hospital located in Lancaster, Ohio, provides full-service, general acute health services.


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Fairfield Medical Center is proud to welcome Omar Al-Nouri, D.O.

Fairfield Medical Center is proud to welcome Omar Al-Nouri, D.O.

8/20/2014 Dr. Al-Nouri is welcoming new patients. His office is located in the Fairmore Building at 618 Pleasantville Road, Suite 302, in Lancaster. For more information or to schedule an appointment, please...

FMC Named Gold Partner for Organ, Eye and Tissue Donation Advocacy.

FMC Named Gold Partner for Organ, Eye and Tissue Donation Advocacy.

8/19/2014 There are more than 3,400 Ohioans waiting for a lifesaving organ transplant and every 48 hours, an Ohioan dies waiting. Recently, Fairfield Medical Center was recognized by Donate Life Ohio, the Ohio...

Community Healthfest set for August 2

Community Healthfest set for August 2

7/25/2014

Fairfield Medical Center and Fairfield Christian Academy are once again proud to host the Community Healthfest on Saturday, Aug. 2. Healthfest will be held at Fairfield Christian Church, located...

Fairfield Medical Center Receives Donation from Aladdin Shriners Hospital Association

Fairfield Medical Center Receives Donation from Aladdin Shriners Hospital Association

7/25/2014 Fairfield Medical Center received a generous donation of $45,809.30 from Aladdin Shriners for the purchase of various pediatric equipment for Outpatient Therapy...

The Monitor - Spring 2014

The Monitor - Spring 2014

5/21/2014

Individuals experiencing heart attack symptoms are encouraged to dial, not drive. Pulmonologists can now locate and test small, hard-to-reach nodules in the lungs. Project BRIGHT is just one...

Latest Project BRIGHT Update: View Time Lapse WebCam

Latest Project BRIGHT Update: View Time Lapse WebCam

5/9/2014

Fairfield Medical Center is investing $37.8 million into facility expansion as part of Project BRIGHT. Construction will be completed in 2015.

Michelle Points out Benefits of Local Cancer Care

Michelle Points out Benefits of Local Cancer Care

5/1/2014

Like Michelle, many patients choose Fairfield Medical Center for their cancer care treatment.  Find out why.

FMC's Autism Camp Receives Award

FMC's Autism Camp Receives Award

4/22/2014

Maurisa Baker, director of the Fairfield Medical Center Autism Camp, accepted the McGhee Family Inspiration Award on March 27 from the Fairfield County Board of Developmental Disabilities.

Fairfield Medical Center Ranked No. 9 on the Top Workplaces in Central Ohio List

Fairfield Medical Center Ranked No. 9 on the Top Workplaces in Central Ohio List

4/18/2014 Fairfield Medical Center is proud to have been named one of the Top Workplaces in Central Ohio for 2014.

Fairfield Medical Center Hosts State of the Center

Fairfield Medical Center Hosts State of the Center

3/18/2014

The annual State of Fairfield Medical Center update is scheduled for Wednesday, April 16 at 5:30 p.m. The meeting will be held in the FMC Assembly Rooms on the second floor.

When Every Minute Counts

When Every Minute Counts

3/18/2014

Mildred Hines entered the doors of Fairfield Medical Center, and within 27 minutes, had had her heart procedure in the cardiac catheterization lab. The national standard is 90 minutes.

Jimmie Receives the Ultimate Present

Jimmie Receives the Ultimate Present

3/7/2014 Jimmie Muncy never thought he would be happy to have pneumonia.

FMC Welcomes New Psychiatrist

FMC Welcomes New Psychiatrist

2/18/2014

Fairfield Medical Center is proud to welcome Jeffrey Pearch, D.O., to the medical staff. Dr. Pearch is a psychiatrist who is welcoming new patients.

FMC Emergency Department Recieves Valentine Bear Donation

FMC Emergency Department Recieves Valentine Bear Donation

2/14/2014

New Connections Community Church and Tender Loving Bearz recently donated 25 teddy bears to the Fairfield Medical Center Emergency Department.

Couple Renews Their Vows at FMC on Valentine’s Day

Couple Renews Their Vows at FMC on Valentine’s Day

2/14/2014

FMC Chaplain Gregory Schmaldfeldt conducted the ceremony at Jimmy’s bedside on the Telemetry Unit. The day was not only special because of it being Valentine’s Day but it was also...

Bob Williams Named Recipient of Healthcare Hero Award

Bob Williams Named Recipient of Healthcare Hero Award

2/10/2014

Bob Williams, cardiovascular services supervisor at Fairfield Medical Center, will be awarded the Healthcare Hero Award on Feb. 12 during the Eleventh Annual Heroes Breakfast at the Eagles Event...

Dawn Bishop Recognized as Dream Achiever

Dawn Bishop Recognized as Dream Achiever

2/7/2014

Fairfield Medical Center is proud to announce Financial Representative Dawn Bishop as the 2013 Dream Achiever.

St Vincent de Paul School Receives Heart Safe School Accreditation

St Vincent de Paul School Receives Heart Safe School Accreditation

2/7/2014

St. Vincent de Paul School in Mount Vernon, Ohio recently became the first parochial school in the nation to receive the Heart Safe School Accreditation.

Tom's Game-day Conversations have Changed

Tom's Game-day Conversations have Changed

2/7/2014

Tom Dunnington is grateful his game-day conversations have changed.

Bariatric Surgery Program Celebrates First Year Anniversary

Bariatric Surgery Program Celebrates First Year Anniversary

1/23/2014

Fairfield Medical Center’s bariatric surgery program will celebrate its first year anniversary in February, with 47 weight loss surgeries performed to date.

FMC Diabetes Self-management Program Merits ADA Recognition Once Again

FMC Diabetes Self-management Program Merits ADA Recognition Once Again

1/9/2014

The Fairfield Medical Center Diabetes Self-Management Program recently was awarded the prestigious American Diabetes Association Education Recognition Certificate, for the second time in a row,...

Getting Back in the Game
FMC Protects Its Patients by Implementing Crosschx System

FMC Protects Its Patients by Implementing Crosschx System

1/6/2014 Fairfield Medical Center is pleased to announce the launch of new, secure patient identification technology that will help prevent medical identity fraud, eliminate duplicate records and improve...

Cancer Resource Center First Anniversary Open House Celebration

Cancer Resource Center First Anniversary Open House Celebration

12/27/2013

Fairfield Medical Center invites you to the Cancer Resource Center's First Anniversary Open House Celebration from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 3 at 616 Forest Rose Ave.

Fairfield Medical Center to Welcome New Emergency Medicine Group in January

Fairfield Medical Center to Welcome New Emergency Medicine Group in January

12/23/2013

While national in scope, the president of EMP is Dr. David Scott, who is a Lancaster High School graduate and the brother of current ED physician Dr. John Scott. EMP’s director of clinical...

TWIG 1 With The Help Of LGSA Donate To Cancer Care Fund

TWIG 1 With The Help Of LGSA Donate To Cancer Care Fund

12/23/2013

TWIG 1 recently donated $15,000 towards the Cancer Care Fund through the Fairfield Medical Center Foundation. The proceeds were from the annual Cancer Care Run and Walk held in October at...

Fairfield Federal Savings And Loan Receives Heart Safe Business Accreditation

Fairfield Federal Savings And Loan Receives Heart Safe Business Accreditation

12/9/2013

Fairfield Federal Savings and Loan recently was presented with the Heart Safe Business Accreditation, a project of the Snider Community Heart Watch at Fairfield Medical Center.

FMC Six Sigma Black Belt Receives Firefly Award

FMC Six Sigma Black Belt Receives Firefly Award

12/3/2013

Mike Tobin, Fairfield Medical Center Six Sigma black belt, received the Firefly Award from the Adult, Family and Children First Council of Fairfield County on Nov. 21 during a celebration at...

Heritage Elementary Receives Heart Safe School Accreditation

Heritage Elementary Receives Heart Safe School Accreditation

11/27/2013

Heritage Elementary has become the fourth school in Pickerington to receive the Heart Safe School Accreditation.

TWIG 7 Tree Of Light Ceremony Held At Fairfield Medical Center

TWIG 7 Tree Of Light Ceremony Held At Fairfield Medical Center

11/26/2013

The Frank S. Benson, Sr. TWIG 7 held its Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony on Nov. 26 in the North Lobby of Fairfield Medical Center marking its 25th annual “Tree of Light” project.

Fairfield Medical Center Recognized Nationally For Patient Safety

Fairfield Medical Center Recognized Nationally For Patient Safety

11/25/2013

Fairfield Medical Center has been awarded an "A" for safety rating from The Leapfrog Group for the fourth time in 24 months. This rating places the hospital among the top-performing medical...

FMC Emergency Department Donates Adaptor To Hocking Township Fire Department

FMC Emergency Department Donates Adaptor To Hocking Township Fire Department

11/22/2013

The Fairfield Medical Center Emergency Department recently donated an adaptor to the Hocking Township Fire Department so its EMS crew can successfully transmit EKGs to the hospital.

Shifflett Awarded National Heart Of Healthcare Award

Shifflett Awarded National Heart Of Healthcare Award

11/19/2013

Rose Shifflett, environmental services attendant on the Sixth Floor at Fairfield Medical Center has been recognized as a recipient of the Heart of Healthcare Award from the Association for the...

FMC Foundation Thanks Its Community Partners For Growing Cancer Care Fund

FMC Foundation Thanks Its Community Partners For Growing Cancer Care Fund

11/18/2013

Every year, the Fairfield Medical Center Foundation receives a great amount of support from the local community in growing its Cancer Care Fund.

FMC Prepares For The Unexpected By Partnering With Lancaster Amateur Radio Club

FMC Prepares For The Unexpected By Partnering With Lancaster Amateur Radio Club

11/12/2013

For more than a decade, Fairfield Medical Center has partnered with the Lancaster and Fairfield County Amateur Radio Club to prepare for the unexpected.

Heart Safe School Accreditation among topics presented at annual SADS Conference

Heart Safe School Accreditation among topics presented at annual SADS Conference

11/11/2013

Nearly 200 people attended the Seventh Annual Sudden Arrhythmia Death Syndromes (SADS) International Conference in Columbus on Nov. 1-3.

Three Pickerington Schools Receive Heart Safe School Accreditation

Three Pickerington Schools Receive Heart Safe School Accreditation

11/5/2013

Fairfield Medical Center and the Sudden Arrhythmia Death Syndromes (SADS) Foundation have presented three Pickerington schools – Harmon Middle School, Pickerington Elementary and Violet...

FMC Nurse Marcia Price Receives CBN

FMC Nurse Marcia Price Receives CBN

11/4/2013

Fairfield Medical Center is pleased to announce that Marcia Price is now a Certified Bariatric Nurse (CBN). Price has been a nurse on the fourth floor medical/surgical unit since August...

FMC Receives Handmade Hat And Blanket Donation From Southern Ohio Synad Women Of The ELCA

FMC Receives Handmade Hat And Blanket Donation From Southern Ohio Synad Women Of The ELCA

10/31/2013

Over a year ago, local churches from Southern Ohio met to start a project to donate handmade hats and blankets to women giving birth at local hospitals.

Fairfield Federal Savings And Loan Supports Breast Cancer Awareness

Fairfield Federal Savings And Loan Supports Breast Cancer Awareness

10/17/2013

Fairfield Federal Savings and Loan recently went the extra mile in supporting breast cancer awareness by donating $500 to the Cancer Care Fund through the Fairfield Medical Center...