Newsroom - Genesis HealthCare System - Zanesville, Ohio


Genesis Implants Fully-Dissolving Stent, First of Two Hospitals in Ohio

Naturally dissolving stents are an important option for coronary artery disease patients who do not want a permanent implant. Genesis Hospital is among the first in the country – and the second in Ohio - to implant the world's first FDA-approved dissolving heart stent.

About Genesis HealthCare System

Genesis is an integrated healthcare delivery system based in Southeastern Ohio. The system includes Genesis Hospital, a not-for-profit hospital in Zanesville; centers of excellence including Respiratory, Women’s & Children’s, Emergency & Trauma, Cancer Services; Neurosciences & Orthopedics; Center of Surgical Excellence; the Heart and Vascular Institute, an extensive network of more than 300 physicians; and multiple outpatient care centers throughout the region. Affiliates of Genesis include Northside Pharmacies, Northside Oxygen & Medical Equipment Company, Genesis Community Ambulance Service, Genesis Children’s Center and more. Better Begins Here.

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