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Clinical Connections is a publication designed to share information about Fairfield Medical Center’s medical staff, services and capabilities with healthcare providers in Southeastern Ohio.

Clinical Connections Fall 2023

Clinical Connections, Fall 2023

Clinical Connections is a publication designed for healthcare professionals and providers.
In this issue…..

Innovation in Lung Care
Lung cancer is the deadliest type of cancer in the United States, so a multidisciplinary approach to diagnosis and treatment is essential to delivering positive outcomes and exceptional patient care. Fairfield Medical Center continues to show its commitment to excellence through a collaborative network of Fairfield Healthcare Professionals providers and investments in new robotic technology, like Intuitive’s Ion Endoluminal System.

New Technology and Services
VTE patient pathway program streamlines treatment, reduces time-to-discharge.
Despite rise in popularity, at-home colon screening tests should be carefully considered.
FMC performs 200th LINX® procedure to correct GERD.
New “heads-up CPR” protocol shown to increase survival to hospital discharge.

Service Lines Spotlight
Emergency Department wait times, length of stay decrease under new care model.
Diagnosing aortic stenosis through auscultation.
Symposium provides continuing education for APPs.

Patient Perspectives
The beat goes on: FMC caregivers, EMS celebrate life with cardiac arrest survivors.

Clinical Connections-Summer 2023

Clinical Connections, Summer 2023

Clinical Connections is a publication designed for healthcare professionals and providers.
In this issue…..

Managing Hepatic Disease
The liver is associated with systems throughout the body, but perhaps none more than the digestive tract. As a gastroenterologist, Isabel Manzanillo-DeVore, DO, and her team at Fairfield Healthcare Professionals Gastroenterology have been keeping a particularly close eye on this critical structure.

New Technology and Services
Biomarker testing to assist with early detection, treatment of cancer.
FMC performs first Tactiflex case in Central Ohio.
One step at a time: Team helps patient with anxiety disorder undergo cardiac procedure

Service Lines Spotlight
Cholesterol-lowering injections help reduce risk of heart attack, stroke
FMC & Nationwide Children’s Hospital Resume Pediatric Care Partnership
Kicking the habit: Electronic cigerettes can complicate tobacco cessation efforts
Graduate Medical Education program prepares residents for the future

Patient Perspectives
Esophageal testing recommended for high-risk patients, regardless of symptoms
Programs help alleviate financial stress for patients in need of screenings, treatment

Clinical Connections Spring 2023 cover

Clinical Connections Spring 2023

Clinical Connections is a publication designed for healthcare professionals and providers.
In this issue…..

Treating Complex Wounds….A Team Approach
The Wound Clinic at Fairfield Medical Center utilizes multidisciplinary approach to improve patient outcomes, healthcare savings.

New Technology and Services
Test uses DNA to detect esophageal abnormalities
EEG video monitoring aims to improve diagnosis, treatment

Service Lines Spotlight
Diagnosing and treating rheumatoid arthritis
Congestive Heart Failure Clinic helps patients control their condition
FMC to offer free lung cancer screenings to eligible patients

Patient Perspectives
Local historian embraces active lifestyle following TAVR procedure
Surgical complications reduced through robotic cholecystectomy

Clinical Connections Fall 2022

Clinical Connections, Fall 2022

Clinical Connections is a publication designed for healthcare professionals and providers.
In this issue…..

Helping Asthma Patients Breathe Easy
Asthma biologics improving outcomes for patients with severe symptoms

New Technology and Services
Preventive Cardiology: Advanced Imaging and Screenings
Corticosteroid vs. Viscosupplementation Injections

Service Lines Spotlight
Patient Case Study – Treatment of Post-COVID Patients
Navigating Long-Term Care for Post-Op Bariatric Patients
Therapy Can Help Patients Living With Lymphedema

Patient Perspectives
From Heartburn to Healing – A Patient’s Story of Recovery

Clinical Connections-Summer 2022 Cover

Clinical Connections, Summer 2022

Clinical Connections is a publication designed for healthcare professionals and providers.
In this issue…..

Setting the Pace
As the population ages and the average life expectancy lengthens, the increased prevalence of arrhythmia – particularly atrial fibrillation – is a global phenomenon. In response, Fairfield Medical Center is expanding electrophysiology services to meet a growing demand for this cardiac subspecialty. Most notably, the recent introduction of new technology, coupled with staff physician recruitment, is broadening access to advanced treatment options.

New Technology and Services
New Diagnostic Technology to Improve Esophageal Cancer Detection
Breaking Barriers Through Alternative and Augmentative Communication

Service Lines Spotlight
Rib Plating Reduces Pain, Promotes Healing
Bariatric Surgery in the Treatment of Type 2 Diabetes

Patient Perspectives
FMC Helps Patients Manage Chronic Pain through Physical Therapy
FMC Advancing Lung Cancer Diagnosis, Treatment

Clinical Connections Spring 2022

Clinical Connections, Spring 2022

Clinical Connections is a publication designed for healthcare professionals and providers.
In this issue…..

Surgical Innovation 
Robotic-Assisted Technology Enhances Patient Care, Provides High-Quality Outcomes

Service Lines Spotlight
Outpatient Therapy Services
Genetic Counseling
Emergency Care
Mental Health
Vascular Surgery

Patient Perspectives
Community Heart Watch
Heart Care

Clinical Connections Fall 2021

Clinical Connections, Fall 2021

Clinical Connections is a publication designed for healthcare professionals and providers.
In this issue…..

Expanding Cancer Care
Varian TrueBeam® linear accelerator brings new treatment options to Fairfield Medical Center

New Technology and Services
Gaining Strength Through Blood-Flow Restriction Training

Service Lines Spotlight
Pain Care
Wound Care
Heart Care

Patient Perspectives
Bariatric Care
Cancer Care

Clinical Connections-Summer 2021

Clinical Connections, Summer 2021

Clinical Connections is a publication designed for healthcare professionals and providers.
In this issue…..

Advancing Vascular Care.
With a long-established vascular presence in the region, Fairfield Medical Center’s venous program continues to thrive, focusing on growth and advancement in patient care.

Service Lines Spotlight
Infectious Disease
Bariatric Services
Cardiovascular Care
Pulmonology
Cancer Care
Audiology & Hearing
Pediatrics

Patient Perspectives
Heartburn
Orthopedics & Outpatient Therapy

Clinical Connections Spring 2021

Clinical Connections, Spring 2021

Clinical Connections is a publication designed for healthcare professionals and providers.
In this issue…..

Lifesaving TAVR care at FMC.
FMC’s Structural Heart Program celebrates one-year anniversary of TAVR.

New Technology and Services
FMC Heart Failure Clinic Introduces New Technology
Anterior Hip Replacement a Beneficial Approach to Major Surgery

Service Lines Spotlight
Heartburn
Bariatric Services
Cancer Care
Palliative Care

Patient Perspectives
Maternity
Cancer Care
Neurology