Patients & Visitors

Special Services

Mary Rutan Hospital offers a variety of special services to make your stay as pleasant and comfortable as possible. These special services include the following:


The volunteers provide mail service directly to your room, Monday through Saturday. If you have outgoing mail, please leave it with your nurse. Mary Rutan Hospital's address is:

Mary Rutan Hospital (include your room number)

205 Palmer Avenue

Bellefontaine, OH 43311-2298

Wireless Internet Access

Patients at Mary Rutan Hospital can stay connected with family and friends during their hospitalization thanks to the hospital's wireless network. The network also allows guests to surf the Web, check email and chat with friends and family on their personal computers.

The wireless network is separate from the MRH computer network to ensure privacy and security. There is no cost for patients and visitors to access the wireless network; a limited number of laptops are also available upon request for patients staying at MRH.


Volunteers may deliver flowers to your room. Please keep in mind that large plants and flowers are difficult to deliver and take home upon discharge.

Notary Public

The services of a notary are available for patients. Please inform your nurse if you are in need of these services and a notary public will be contacted.

For the Hearing Impaired

A telecommunications device is available to help hearing-impaired patients or patients who want to communicate with a hearing-impaired relative or friend. Arrangements can also be made to have a person who uses sign language help a hearing-impaired or deaf patient.


The hospital has access to interpreters for a limited number of foreign languages, should a patient require it.

Medical Equipment at Home

If you need special medical equipment at home, Logan View Home Medical Equipment can assist you. Logan View Home Medical Equipment can be reached by calling 937.593.2100 or you may contact the staff from Care Coordination at 937.592.4015 ext. 7022 for assistance.

Mary Rutan Hospital Therapy & Sports Medicine

Comprehensive outpatient physical rehabilitation services are available for adults and children with a variety of physical injuries, including head injury, spinal cord injury, stroke, pediatric disabilities, arthritis, chronic pain, amputation, and other orthopedic sports and neurological injuries. A specialized team of rehabilitation professionals, including physical therapists, occupational therapists, speech-language pathologists and audiologists can assist you with your recovery process.

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