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Fort Hamilton’s Wound Care Expands to Liberty Township

Fort Hamilton Hospital’s wound care is expanding to Liberty Township in Butler County with the opening of the Liberty Pointe Wound Care Center® at 1717 Dutchland Parkway. The center is scheduled to open Monday, December 29, 2014. The Wound Care Center specializes in the treatment of chronic or difficult-to-heal wounds, including hyperbaric oxygen therapy, negative...
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Fort Hamilton Lights of Love Challenge

Fort Hamilton employees can take part in the Lights of Love Challenge by selling In Honor Of or In Memory Of lights and snowflakes to friends and family. The department with the highest sales will have the Main Entrance Christmas tree dedicated to their honor. Lights of Love order forms are available from Sandy Clark,...
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Fort Hamilton Helps Raise Heart Disease Awareness at Heart Chase

This year’s American Heart Association Butler County Heart Chase helped the community chase away heart disease. Fort Hamilton was represented with 21 participating teams. Proceeds from t-shirt sales reached nearly $3,000. Teams visited checkpoints around downtown Hamilton to complete challenges and earn points. Congratulations to the Fort Fighters who won second place at the competition.
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Fort Hamilton Recognized for Innovative Technology

Fort Hamilton received the Innovative Solutions in Technology Award from the Greater Cincinnati Health Council for the hospital’s Decision to Floor (D2F) Project. This project successfully decreased the time it takes to move admitted patients from the emergency department to the inpatient floor. Check out the complete article on page four of the Greater Cincinnati Health...
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Transfer Call Center Now Serving Fort Hamilton

The Kettering Health Network Transfer Call Center will now include facilitating admissions and transfers into Fort Hamilton. Since starting with two hospitals three years ago, the call center has gradually expanded to include all of network hospitals. RNs answer the 24/7 hotline to assist referring physicians or their representative with obtaining an accepting physician, arranging for bed...
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June Employee of the Month is Todd Ayers

Todd Ayers works in Security at Fort Hamilton. He was nominated by a co-worker. His nomination reads: A procedure in the OR was being done that required a special large mesh. The mesh that was needed was not available at the time in the facility. However, this mesh was available at a different facility. Time...
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Emergency Department Navigator

The Emergency Department at Fort Hamilton is providing patients a new level of service after they go home. As ED Navigator, Diane Perkins, RN, BSN, works with certain discharged ED patients to connect them with local physician follow-up care and appointments. She calls approximately 30-40 patients per day to discuss how their care was in...
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Fort Hamilton Celebrates 85 Years

Fort Hamilton Hospital invited the community to celebrate 85 years of health care. The hospital offered a free courtyard cookout, physician talks, and hosted a health fair with free blood pressure screenings, osteoporosis screenings and education on the effects of sun damage to the skin. Attendees were encouraged to tour four units of the hospital:...