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Mercy Health - St. Vincent Medical Center
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P.O Box 636447
Cincinnati, Ohio 45263-6447
For Assistance: (855) 847-6049
Mercy Health - Children's Hospital
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P.O Box 636447
Cincinnati, Ohio 45263-6447
For Assistance: (855) 847-6049
Mercy Health - St. Charles Hospital
For Payments:
P.O Box 636422
Cincinnati, Ohio 45263-6422
For Assistance: (855) 687-5821
Mercy Health - St. Anne Hospital
For Payments:
P.O Box 636512
Cincinnati, Ohio 45263-6512
For Assistance: (855) 756-0461
Mercy Health - Tiffin Hospital
For Payments:
P.O Box 636535
Cincinnati, Ohio 45263-6535
For Assistance: (855) 294-2572
Mercy Health - Willard Hospital
For Payments:
P.O Box 636547
Cincinnati, Ohio 45263-6547
For Assistance: (855) 294-7256

What Is Palliative Care?

Facts about Cancer

Palliative Care respects the sacredness of life throughout cancer care. It emphasizes treating symptoms to keep the patient as comfortable as possible and provides an interdisciplinary team approach that meets physical, psychosocial and spiritual needs. Patients may be seen whether or not they are undergoing active treatment for cancer.

Inpatients may be seen anywhere in the hospital. It is important to realize that no matter what the prognosis or outcome of your cancer treatment, caring continues. Patients may still face many decisions that affect their quality of life. Our specialists can speak with patients and their loved ones in detail about those choices.


Palliative Care Locations/Workshop

Palliative Care - Mercy St. Vincent Medical Center
The program provides both inpatient and consultation services. It is the only facility in northwest Ohio with a dedicated acute palliative care unit. Professional and community education programs are offered. Our multi-disciplinary care team is on call 24 hours a day, seven days a week to consult with healthcare providers.  Please call 419-251-4510 .

Palliative Care - Mercy St. Charles Hospital
St. Charles has a team of specially trained nurses who see palliative care patients in the inpatient setting. They collaborate with patients and families regarding decision making and provide emotional and spiritual support. They evaluate patients for appropriate placement in a special palliative care room.  For more information call, 419-696-7528.
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