Hospital News

HVCH Receives Melvin Creeley Environmental Leadership Award

LOGAN – On Earth Day, April 21, the Ohio Hospital Association (OHA) announced HVCH as one of the nine recipients of the 2017 Melvin Creeley Environmental Leadership Award Recipients. The Melvin Creeley Award recognizes hospitals and health systems that promote...

HVCH welcomes Dr. Fratczak

Hocking Valley Community Hospital is pleased to welcome Mark Fratczak, M.D., as a new hospitalist. Dr. Fratczak has worked as a hospitalist for Aultman Inpatient Medicine, InCompass Health Inc. since 2006. He also has ran a private practice, worked as...

HVCH following new antibiotic standards

Antimicrobial Stewardship is a new Joint Commission Standard for 2017. The standard states that in 2017, all hospitals must have an Antimicrobial Stewardship Program based on current scientific literature. The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates 2...