Office relocated

Office relocated


Advanced Chiropractic & Rehab, Inc., has relocated its Boardman office to the Southbridge office complex, 755 Boardman-Canfield Road, Building P, Unit 1.

Advanced Chiropractic, established in Boardman in 1998, has added new equipment, including a Triton DTS decompression table for severely degenerative and herniated spinal discs, and a Vectra Genesis Class IV cold- laser therapy that promotes tissue healing in repetitive injuries such as carpal tunnel.

New services include health and wellness programs, nutritional education and products from Standard Process, an expanded rehabilitative exercise area and massage therapy. For information, call Angie Peterson at 330-726-7404.

Heart bypass award


The Society of Thoracic Surgeons (STS) has awarded an overall 3-Star Composite Quality Rating, the highest category, to the open-heart bypass surgery program at Sharon Regional Health System for the period of July 1, 2011, through June 30, 2012. Sharon Regional’s 3-Star rating places it among the top 12 percent to 15 percent of open- heart surgery programs in the U.S.

To view Sharon Regional’s open-heart surgery quality scores and other information about the STS, visit its website at

UPMC accreditation


UPMC CancerCenter has received accreditation by the American College of Radiation Oncology for 20 of UPMC CancerCenter’s 21 sites in western Pennsylvania. The 21st site, at the newly opened UPMC East, will be eligible for accreditation after being opened for one year. UPMC CancerCenter is a partner with the University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute.

The accreditation process includes a review of patient charts, technology, staff certifications and documentation of processes for each radiation oncology site followed by ACRO visits to each site to survey day-to-day operations.

St. Elizabeth award


St. Elizabeth Health Center has received the Get With the Guidelines Æ – Heart Failure Gold Quality Achievement Award from the American Heart Association for the second year in a row.

The award recognizes St. Elizabeth for achieving an exceptional goal of treating heart-failure patients according to the guidelines of care recommended by the American Heart Association/American College of Cardiology.

‘Singing Praises’


The third annual “Singing Praises,” a free vocal health seminar for church choirs and vocal teams, offered by the UPMC Voice Center, will take place from 3 to 6 p.m. March 10 at UPMC Mercy, Clark Auditorium, 1400 Locust St. Parking is available in the Locust Street garage.

Presenters are Dr. Libby J. Smith, associate professor of otolaryngology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine; Douglas F. Roth, voice clinician, and Rita Hersan, speech pathologist.

Make reservations by March 3 at For information, call 412-232-7464.

UPMC scholarship


The trustees of the UPMC Horizon Medical Staff Scholarship Fund are accepting applications Friday through April 15. Students from UPMC Horizon’s service area who have successfully completed their first year of an allopathic or osteopathic medical school are eligible to apply. Contact Julie Anderson, UPMC Horizon Medical Staff Services administrative assistant, at 724-589-6224 for an application.

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