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Physicians from MVH's Orthopedic Institute Discuss Common Injuries
Sports Injury Report: Football related injuries
Richard Mitchell, M.D.
What is a sprained AC joint?
Ari Pressman, M.D.
What is a meniscus tear?
Shaka Walker, M.D.
What is an ACL injury and how do you treat it?
Ari Pressman, M.D.
If an injury requires total joint replacement, what activities can be resumed?
Thomas Brockmeyer, M.D., Ph.D.
Also listen to:
Stan Savran's interview with Richard Mitchell, M.D.
Stan Savran's interview with Shaka Walker, M.D.
Stan Savran's interview with William DeCarbo, D.P.M.
MVH Auxiliary to Hold Strawberry Festival - May 27, 2016
The Auxiliary of Mon-Vale Health Resources, Inc. will sponsor their Annual Strawberry Festival on Friday, June 10, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Anthony M. Lombardi Education Conference Center and the outdoor Central Plaza at Monongahela Valley Hospital. ...Read more.
Healthy Directions Moves to Dr. Laurie Molinda's Office - May 26, 2016
Healthy Directions is getting a new home. Effective June 1, Healthy Directions is moving less than one mile away to the medical office of Laurie S. Molinda, M.D. ...Read more.
Monongahela Valley Hospital Receives Heart Failure Bronze Award - May 24, 2016
Monongahela Valley Hospital received the Get With The Guidelines® - Heart Failure Bronze Quality Achievement Award for implementing specific quality improvement measures outlined by the American Heart Association/American College of Cardiology Foundation's secondary prevention guidelines for the treatment of patients with heart failure. ...Read more.
California Dreamin': Monongahela Valley Hospital's 28th Annual Gala - May 23, 2016
Monongahela Valley Hospital's Gala 28: California Dreamin', which was held on May 21 at the Westin Convention Center in Pittsburgh, set two new records. The event raised $153,000 which is the largest amount raised at a Gala in the health system's history. In addition, with nearly 630 people in attendance, it marks the largest attendance for a single MVH Gala. To date, the 28 Galas have generated more than $3 million in total revenue. ...Read more.
Monongahela Valley Hospital Raises Money for Mon Valley Relay For Life - May 19, 2016
Monongahela Valley Hospital (MVH) participated in the recent Mon Valley Relay For Life, held at Charleroi School District Stadium, on May 6. Relay For Life is a worldwide event sponsored by the American Cancer Society that raises funds and awareness to save lives from cancer. ...Read more.
Monongahela Valley Hospital Staff Makes Annual Scouting for Food Donation - May 19, 2016
Monongahela Valley Hospital (MVH) and its affiliated companies partner with the Boy Scouts of America Laurel Highlands Council each year to collect donations of non-perishable goods for area food banks. This year MVH and affiliates contributed a donation of 10,735 units to the campaign which is in its 30th year. ...Read more.
MVH Receives American Heart Association/American Stroke Association Gold Plus Award - May 18, 2016
For the second consecutive year, Monongahela Valley Hospital (MVH) has been approved for the AHA/ASA's Get With the Guidelines® - Stroke Gold Plus Award, and for recognition on the Target: Stroke Honor Roll. These honors place MVH among an elite group of hospital's recognized by the associations. The award recognizes the hospital's commitment to providing the most appropriate stroke treatment according to nationally recognized, research-based guidelines based on the latest scientific evidence. ...Read more.
Monongahela Valley Hospital To Present Innovations Series on Oncology - May 18, 2016
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, cancer will soon become the leading cause of death in the United States. The U.S. population is getting older and growing; more people will be in the age groups most likely to get cancer, so the total number of cancer cases and deaths is expanding. ...Read more.
Monongahela Hospital Opens Public Blood Draw Site in Monongahela - May 17, 2016
In early June, Monongahela Valley Hospital is opening a public blood draw site in Monongahela to offer local residents greater convenience. The site, which is located at 447 West Main Street, will be open for blood draws weekdays from 6:30 to 10:45 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. ...Read more.
Monongahela Valley Hospital Earns ACR Lung Cancer Screening Center Designation - May 17, 2016
Monongahela Valley Hospital has been designated a Lung Cancer Screening Center by the American College of Radiology (ACR). The ACR Lung Cancer Screening Center designation is a voluntary program that recognizes facilities that have committed to practice safe, effective diagnostic care for individuals at the highest risk for lung cancer. ...Read more.
MVH Honors Employees' Years of Service - May 16, 2016
"Health Care from the Heart" was the theme of Monongahela Valley Hospital's 44th Annual Service Awards Event that honored employees, physicians and board members. During the May 10 event, employees were recognized for their many years of dedicated services. ...Read more.
MVH CCU Nurse Named 2016 Cameos of Caring® Awardee - May 12, 2016
Some people just know when they are growing up how they want to spend their careers, while others work in one or two fields before they find a career that is rewarding to them. Ten years ago, when John Spencer was changing careers, he studied nursing at Community College of Allegheny County. When he received his Associates degree in nursing, he began his full-time career at Monongahela Valley Hospital. A registered nurse in MVH's Coronary Care Unit, Mr. Spencer has participated in various health, wellness and educational initiatives, and earned many commendations and honors during the past decade. His most recent honor was being named the 2016 Cameos of Caring Awardee at the Hospital's May 12 Nurses Appreciation Breakfast. He was one of 13 distinguished MVH nurses who were nominated by their peers for this honor. ...Read more.
Managing Substance Abuse: A three-part series for Health Care Professionals - May 12, 2016
This three-part series features the following: Acute Phases of Substance Abuse on May 24, Diversion Behaviors of Substance Abuse on June 29, and Community Response to Substance Abuse on August 25. ...Download PDF to learn more.
Monongahela Valley Hospital Announces 2016 Protin Award Recipient - May 11, 2016
Lynda Nester, assistant vice president of Nursing, was awarded the 2016 Edward J. Protin Memorial Award during Monongahela Valley Hospital's annual Service Recognition event on May 10. The award is one of the Hospital's highest honors. It is given to an employee who has 10 or more years of service to MVH, exhibits significant contributions to the health system over and above what is required and demonstrates qualities of leadership, loyalty, compassion and empathy. ...Read more.
The Auxiliary of Mon-Vale Health Resources, Inc. Hosts Annual Linen Ingathering Luncheon - May 3, 2016
The members of the Auxiliary of Mon-Vale Health Resources, Inc. are always busy raising money for Monongahela Valley Hospital. From operating the Gift Shop to planning and working the seasonal festivals and merchandise/food sales, the Auxilians are present at the hospital daily. ...Read more.
MVH to host free Innovations in Medicine program focusing on arthritis pain - May 2, 2016
Ajay Mathur, M.D., MVH rheumatologist, will address "Living with Arthritis Pain/Related Conditions" on Wednesday, May 18, at 6 p.m. The program will be held in the Anthony M. Lombardi Education Conference Center, located on the hospital's Carroll Township campus. Refreshments will be served and parking is free. To register, call 724-258-1333. ...Read more.
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