A Firelands Regional Health System Blog
Firelands Offers Financial Assistance to Those Who are Underinsured
According to The Commonwealth Fund, roughly 31 million people in the U.S. are considered underinsured – meaning they have high out-of-pocket healthcare costs.
How to Pack a Backpack for School – The Safe Way
In 2013, 22,200 strains, sprains, dislocations, and fractures from backpacks were treated in medical settings. See how to pack a backpack for school safely.
"Help is Always There" Through The Foundation for Firelands
Kevin Kilgore never thought a discovery he would make while shaving one morning would completely change his life. Read this cancer patient story on Empower.
Your Generosity in Action: The Heart Center Waiting Room Renovation
If you’ve enjoyed our Salute! event in the past six years, your generosity will soon help patients in the Firelands Regional Medical Center Heart Center.
Lucking Into Life-Saving Sleep Apnea Treatment
Snoring is often harmless, but in cases like Martin’s, it’s a sign of a more dangerous health problem. Read about Martin's patient experience at Firelands.
BioFire: A New System to Detect Infections
By utilizing the BioFire syndromic diagnostic approach, we can identify actual causative agents within one to two hours. Read more about BioFire here.
Mike Wanagat’s Joint Replacement Surgery at Firelands
“I had a partial knee replacement in 2003 and my hip started bothering me a few years after that surgery,” Mike said. Read about his hip surgery at Firelands.
Real Results from Pediatric Speech Therapy in Sandusky: Austin’s Story
When he was six months old, Austin’s parents became concerned that he was not developing as he should. See how pediatric speech therapy at Firelands helped.
From Tragic Accident to Inpatient Rehabilitation & Recovery: Andrew’s Story
After an accident left Andrew with severe injuries, his doctors recommended inpatient rehabilitation. He chose to stay close to home. Read his story here.
Time is Muscle: Marvin Brenzo’s Open Heart Surgery Story
When Marvin’s heart gave out, he was transported to Firelands Regional Medical Center where he had open heart surgery. Read about Marvin’s experience and recovery.