At ProMedica Fostoria Community Hospital, we're dedicated to providing patients and families with a positive experience. With a combination of excellent facilities and skilled, compassionate staff, we strive every day to meet this commitment. Below, we have listed many of our major hospital services along with contact information for each. Please use this information to connect to our hospital services. If no number is listed for a service, please feel free to contact us at our main number (419-435-7734) for more information.
Cancer Care (Oncology Services)
ProMedica is committed to providing quality cancer services. From early detection and diagnosis to inpatient and outpatient services, we provide the full spectrum of cancer care services that help our patients fight the disease and live well. ProMedica Fostoria Community Hospital offers a wide range of services to cancer patients in Fostoria and the surrounding communities. Outpatient oncology and infusion services are offered Monday through Friday, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on the hospital’s third floor. After hours and weekend appointments may be available with prior arrangements. Our dedicated team of medical professionals includes Renu Soni, MD, oncologist/hematologist, medical director; oncology-trained registered nurses; social services; dietary/nutrition advisors; and health unit coordinators. We provide each patient with the one-on-one attention and care they deserve.
Treatment options include, but are not limited to: chemotherapy administration, IV therapy (IV hydration, blood product transfusion, antibiotic infusion and iron infusion), injections, Foley catheter changes, PICC line maintenance, implanted port maintenance, as well as blood draws.
A physician referral is required, so talk to your health care provider today. Please call 419-436-6646 to schedule an appointment for cancer care services at Fostoria Community Hospital.
Living well with diabetes is a matter of diligently monitoring your health. You have certain nutrition and physical activity requirements, and you know you need to keep tabs on your medication and blood sugar levels. Diabetes education through ProMedica Fostoria Community Hospital provides you with the correct tools, education and support to be healthy, enjoy life and prevent complications.
Our programs are designed around an individualized assessment during your first visit. Your self-management training and the topics covered will be tailored to your particular needs. Our staff will help you learn to manage your diabetes by teaching you about the diabetes disease process, nutrition management, physical activity, medications, glucose monitoring, diabetes complications, goal-setting and problem-solving psychosocial adjustments, as well as pregnancy and diabetes. Additional topics that may be discussed include skin and foot care, stress management, medical identification, travel, and other special concerns.
The diabetes education program at Fostoria Community Hospital has been awarded recognition by the American Diabetes Association in accordance with the National Standards for Diabetes Self-Management Education Programs.
Either you or your physician may schedule your appointments for outpatient diabetes self-management training. A written physician referral is required. Medicare and most health insurance providers may cover the cost of a diabetes education program. Please call ahead to verify your coverage. If you do not have insurance coverage and cannot afford the services, please contact the diabetes education staff to discuss other options. Please call 419-436-6629 if you have questions about diabetes education at Fostoria Community Hospital.
For those who have experienced kidney failure, hemodialysis is the most common treatment method. Though it can be a complicated and difficult treatment method for patients, it can be administered in a way that will help you get the most out of the treatment with the fewest side effects. A CKD or Chronic Kidney Disease Clinic is available through the dialysis department as well. Please call 419-436-6685 to schedule an appointment.
When our community members have an emergency, we're there – 24 hours a day, seven days a week. ProMedica Fostoria Community Hospital’s ER provides a full continuum of care for injured and ill patients. Our highly-skilled team is trained in emergency medicine and focuses on providing timely services and the highest quality of care to treat every type of injury and illness from infancy through geriatric age groups. In addition, the Fostoria Community Hospital Emergency Center has established procedures to ensure well coordinated and timely transfers of critical patients to the most appropriate tertiary care facility via air ambulances and mobile intensive care units when indicated. Please contact Emergency Services at 419-436-6640. If you are experiencing a medical emergency, call 911 right away.
Endoscopy involves the use of a thin, optical scope that allows your physician to look inside your body at your internal organs. It can be used for preventive screenings and for certain kinds of surgeries. Endoscopy services are located within the surgery department. ProMedica Fostoria Community Hospital has two dedicated minor procedure rooms for gastrointestinal procedures. Call 419-436-6646 if you have questions about endoscopy at ProMedica Fostoria Hospital.
The Health Ministry utilizes a holistic approach to provide for the physical, emotional, social and spiritual needs of individuals within church congregations and the community regardless of age, income or religion. Guided by a health ministry coordinator who works with individual faith community nurses in their congregations, this is accomplished by:
- Health screenings
- Health and wellness promotion
- Support groups
- Health fairs
- Collaboration/referrals to community and hospital resources
- Newsletter/bulletin articles
- Individual counseling for symptoms, diet, diseases, spiritual concerns, etc.
- Individual patient visits in homes, nursing homes, hospital and faith community nurse office
If you would like more information on our Health Ministry program, contact our health ministry coordinators at 419-436-6688.
Health Supplies and Equipment
As part of our commitment to providing comprehensive care for patients in our communities, ProMedica Fostoria Community Hospital offers health supplies and equipment to enhance the recovery process. Please call 419-436-0004 if you have questions about health supplies and equipment at Fostoria Community Hospital.
At ProMedica Fostoria Community Hospital, we take your health to heart. Our hospital provides services to meet each patient’s specific heart care needs. Our cardiac rehabilitation program provides assessment, education and supervision for heart problems. The program is designed to let patients with heart disorders resume active and normal lives within the limits of their disease. It is a key part of healing and an important step toward a healthier lifestyle. As part of the comprehensive program, a team of experienced professionals will assist you in the development of an individualized care plan. In addition, our cardiopulmonary department provides diagnostic testing for patients dealing with heart and lung conditions. If you have questions about heart care at Fostoria Communiy Hospital, please call cardiopulmonary services at 419-436-6809.
Home Health Care
Through Fostoria HomeCare, we can help patients recover and experience better outcomes in the privacy and comfort of their own homes. Fostoria HomeCare, or ProMedica Home Health Care, has been serving the Fostoria area since 1986. The program is accredited by The Joint Commission. Comprehensive and compassionate services include: skilled nursing, disease management for chronic conditions such as COPD, heart disease, diabetes and cancer treatment, education for patients and caregivers, infusion therapy, medical social services, maternal and child health, pain management, pediatric care, personal care, an on-call RN, therapy (including physical, occupational and/or speech), as well as wound and ostomy care. Please contact 419-435-1832 for questions about home health care services offered by Fostoria Community Hospital.
Hospital Pricing Information
Hospital pricing and payment can be topics of concern for many patients. We at ProMedica are committed to communicating with you in advance so that you know what to expect when it comes to the cost of services. Our pricing specialist can review your insurance benefits for the services your doctor has ordered to provide you with an estimate of your final bill. We have provided hospital pricing for the most common healthcare services at Fostoria Community Hospital for your convenience. Because what you owe can vary due to your insurance and other factors, we encourage you to call our hospital pricing hotline at 419-824-9015 so we can help determine what your costs may be.
Consistent, quality laboratory services mean that many health problems can be diagnosed in their early stages, when they are most treatable. Changes in blood, urine, or body cells, which can be detected by laboratory tests, can help diagnose problems in time to take preventive action. When your physician orders a lab test, you have many options for where your test will take place. The outpatient lab draw site is open Monday through Friday from 6:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. and on Saturday from 8 a.m. to noon. Our laboratory is accredited by the Commission on Laboratory Accreditation of the College of American Pathologists. Most clinical laboratory tests are performed on-site. Special testing is referred to approved reference labs.
Find a complete list of our laboratory services sites, along with hours and directions.
FCH Lab (draw site in Tiffin)
Northwest Ohio Medical Institute
3101 W. U.S. Route 224
Open Monday-Friday: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. (closed daily from 1 – 2 p.m. for lunch)
Saturday: 8 a.m. to noon
Open to the public. Walk-ins welcome.
For more information about this draw site, call 419-262-1920.
For questions about laboratory services at ProMedica Fostoria Community Hospital, please call 419-436-6637.
ProMedica Fostoria Community Hospital’s Surgery Center specializes in treating a wide range of musculoskeletal conditions. Please contact 419-436-6646 if you have questions about orthopaedics at Fostoria Community Hospital.
Our patients breathe easier with the knowledge that the comprehensive pulmonary rehabilitation services at ProMedica Fostoria Community Hospital help them get the care they need when they need it. Learn more about pulmonary rehab at Fostoria Community Hospital, or call 419-436-6809 for more information.
Radiology / Imaging Services
Radiology and imaging services are crucial to diagnosing diseases and helping your physician create a treatment plan for you. When you have imaging services done at ProMedica Fostoria Community Hospital, you can be confident that you are receiving services from a leader in diagnostic technology. As a leader in diagnostic imaging, we provide technologically advanced care in the new Donald and Judy Miller Diagnostic Center. Our diagnostic testing services include: general radiology, fluoroscopy. open bore MRI/MRA, PET/CT scans through Alliance Imaging, 64-slice CT scans, nuclear medicine, ultrasound, non-invasive vascular studies, full-field digital mammography, as well as DEXA scans. If you’d like to contact us about radiology or imaging services at Fostoria Community Hospital, please call 419-436-6643.
At Total Rehab, we can help you return to your best quality of life – one step at a time. Total Rehab at ProMedica Fostoria Community Hospital provides outpatient therapy services at 610 Plaza Drive. Services include physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech and language pathology athletic training, and industrial medicine. Please call 419-436-8320 to schedule and appointment.
Sleep Disorders Center
Few things can improve your outlook on life more than getting a good night’s sleep. Unfortunately, sometimes medical conditions or stress can cause sleep problems. At the Sleep Disorders Center at ProMedica Fostoria Community Hospital, we’re here to help you find out how to get back to sleep. Please call us at 419-436-6882.
The experienced team at ProMedica Fostoria Community Hospital provides comprehensive and compassionate care to both inpatients and outpatients in our community. Please contact 419-436-6646 for questions about surgical services offered at Fostoria Community Hospital.
In an instant, an injury or medical condition can become life-threatening. Medical experts who specialize in trauma care are devoted to providing fast, accurate treatment. Please call 419-436-6640 for more information.
At ProMedica Fostoria Community Hospital, we offer outpatient and surgical urology services through Anyse Storey, MD, to treat a wide array of urological conditions for adults and for pediatric patients. Our areas of service include: general urology, lithotripsy procedures, prostate cancer, prostate disease, bladder cancer, kidney cancer, kidney stones, incontinence, urinary tract disease and infections, urinary control problems, as well as vasectomy. Fostoria Urology is located in the hospital's specialty clinic on the first floor. Surgical cases are performed in Fostoria Community Hospital's Surgery Center. Please contact 419-436-6897 for questions about urology services offered at Fostoria Community Hospital.
Managing your weight can have a positive affect on all aspects of your life. The Scale Down program offers two different options to best fit participants' lifestyles and goals. The program offers weekly classes, with a strong emphasis on physical activity and long-term lifestyle changes, directed by health educators to achieve moderate weight loss using meal replacements. The at-home program uses the same moderate weight-loss diet with brief weekly visits by a health educator for increased accountability.
The Scale Down program of ProMedica Fostoria Community Hospital uses Health Management Resources™ (HMR), a national health care company specializing in professional programs for weight and health management. In 2009, the Scale Down program received 8 HMR Gold Standard Awards. This distinguishes the program from hundreds of similar clinics nationwide for the eighth straight year. The Gold Standard award represents the top 5% of programs nationally.
Worksite Wellness Activities
A variety of health activities are available for corporations to offer to their employees at the worksite. Employee health risk appraisals combined with various screenings can help determine a baseline health status for your employees and allow us to assist you in developing a company goal toward better health. Contact 419-436-6688 to discuss your company needs and obtain specifics on services and pricing.