Celebrating One Year of Robotic Surgery at Fairfield Medical Center
Since its introduction in February 2022, more than 400 patients have benefitted from Fairfield Medical Center’s robotic surgery program, which provides access to advanced lung biopsy technology and minimally invasive surgical techniques.
Park National Bank Becomes a Platinum Sponsor
Park National Bank has been a valuable resource and supporter of the FMC Foundation for nearly 15 years.
Fisher Catholic High School Accredited as Heart Safe
In December 2022, Fisher Catholic High School in Lancaster received a three-year Heart Safe School Accreditation from Community Heart Watch.
Local Parks Receive Heart Safe Park Designation from Community Heart Watch
Three local parks – Rising Park in Lancaster, Alt Park in Baltimore and Buckeye Lake State Park – recently earned the designation of a “Heart Safe Park” from Community Heart Watch.
FMC Expands Electrophysiology Program, Treatment
Fairfield Medical Center’s comprehensive cardiovascular program is investing in technology to expand care and treatment options for patients with arrhythmias, or abnormal heart rhythms.
FMC Providers Named Top Doctors by Columbus CEO
Congratulations to the following providers, who were recognized as 2022 Top Doctors by Columbus CEO magazine:
Dr. Sang-Kyune Lee, Family Medicine
Dr. P. Aryeh Cohen, Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery
Community Heart Watch Unveils Mobile CPR and AED Training Unit
Community Heart Watch is proud to announce that its new CPR and AED mobile training unit will begin serving Fairfield, Hocking and Perry counties beginning this spring. The mobile training unit is a 14’ trailer equipped with CPR manikins and AED training devices. Throughout the year, Community Heart Watch members will bring the unit to various community events to provide hands-on training for CPR and AED use.
Fairfield Medical Center Reunites Recovered Heart Patients with Caregivers
Fairfield Medical Center hosted a special reunion at FMC’s River Valley Campus. During the event, three recovered cardiac patients were given the opportunity to share a heartfelt “thank you” with the caregivers who not only made a difference in their lives, but who made their survival and recovery possible.
FMC Adopts Robotic Technology for Lung Cancer Biopsy
Fairfield Medical Center is one of just three Ohio hospital systems investing in Intuitive’s ION robotic technology, designed to beat lung cancer in the earliest stages of disease. The ability to biopsy suspicious nodules, regardless of size or location within the lung, will lead to faster treatment and better outcomes for those facing the life-changing diagnosis.
Fairfield Medical Center Launches Robotic Surgery Program
Fairfield Medical Center is excited to announce the implementation of robotic-assisted surgical procedures, an innovative advancement that will benefit patient care.
Fairfield Co. Wins $5,000 Grant in AED Pulsepoint Contest
Fairfield Medical Center’s Community Heart Watch Committee is the recipient of a $5,000 grant from the PulsePoint Foundation, money that will be used to purchase AEDs (automated external defibrillators) for public safety staff and the community.
FMC Expands Care in Perry County
Fairfield Medical Center is committed to investing and expanding services in Perry County. Opening Nov. 22, 2021, FMC’s new office space – located at 775 Carroll St., New Lexington – will offer convenient access to diagnostic and specialty care.
Community Heart Watch Receives $9,950 Grant from Fairfield Co. Foundation
Fairfield Medical Center and Community Heart Watch – a committee dedicated to raising awareness and improving survival rates of sudden cardiac arrest (SCA) – recently received a $9,950 grant from the Fairfield County Foundation that will be used for education and the purchase of automated external defibrillators (AEDs) for the community.
FMC Receives $1 Million to Support Cancer Care
Cancer patients at Fairfield Medical Center will experience shorter and more precise radiation treatments beginning September, 2021 thanks to new technology that was purchased through a generous donation from the FMC Foundation.
Fertility & COVID-19
Lancaster Teen Recognized by Lancaster Fire Department, FMC for Heroic Actions
The Lancaster Fire Department, Fairfield Medical Center and FMC Community Heart Watch came together during Festival Fair Day on July 24 to recognize a local teenager whose quick action helped save the life of his grandmother.
LHS Donates Footballs to FMC Newborns
On June 28, Kyle and Katie VanAtta and their new son, Landon, were the first recipients of a Lancaster High School keepsake football.
Educators Save Life of Local Student, Recognized for Taking Action
On April 27, Fairfield Medical Center and the Community Heart Watch committee recognized seven Lancaster City Schools staff members for their lifesaving actions during a medical emergency in January 2021.
For the Love of Lacy Cuddle Cot Donation
Through the heartbreaking loss of their daughter – Lacy Mae Meadows McClellan – Danielle Meadows McClellan and her husband, Thomas, have become beacons of hope and healing for others in the infant loss community.
FMC Bariatric Program Receives National Accreditation
In March 2021, Fairfield Medical Center’s Bariatric Services Program received national recognition from the Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program (MBSAQIP), officially certifying the service as a Center of Excellence.
Dr. Angeline Stergiou Named Recipient of Friend of ADAMH Award
Dr. Angeline Stergiou of Fairfield Healthcare Professionals Psychiatry and Health Psychology has been named a recipient of the Friend of ADAMH Award, which is presented by the Fairfield County Alcohol, Drug Addiction, and Mental Health (ADAMH) Board.
FMC Honors Excellence in Heart Attack Care
As 2020 drew to a close, STEMI Coordinator Deserae “Des” Belcher, RN, recruited the help of leadership to honor and thank the departments essential to providing such outstanding cardiac care: the Cath Lab, Emergency Department and Open-Heart Teams.
COVID-19 and Variant Strains
In recent news, countries across the world – including the United States – have reported finding “variant strains” of SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19.
FMC RECEIVES FIRST SHIPMENT OF COVID-19 VACCINE
Fairfield Medical Center received an early Christmas present Wednesday with the arrival of the highly-anticipated Moderna COVID-19 vaccination, which received emergency use authorization from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) late last week.
COVID-19 Vaccine: FAQs
You’ll find answers to some of the most frequently asked questions about the new COVID-19 vaccines, which are designed to prevent and protect against infection from the novel coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2).