Health Care

CHS Explores ‘Variety of Options’ Amid Sale Rumors

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Community Health Systems Inc., which owns hospitals in the Mahoning and Shenango valleys, could be shedding the business. The Tennessee-based company confirmed this morning that it is “exploring a variety of options with financial sponsors, as well as other potential alternatives.” The statement, posted on its website, follows a report by Bloomberg […]

Alta to Counsel Youths for Domestic, Juvenile Courts

  YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Alta Behavioral Healthcare will provide new services to two Mahoning County courts, with the goal of supporting programs that benefit children and teens. Alta currently conducts educational sessions through the Mahoning County Domestic Relations Court for parents who are in the process of divorcing. At the request of Domestic Relations Court […]

Kent State Trumbull Receives Beds from TMH

CHAMPION TOWNSHIP, Ohio – As part of the nursing curriculum, students and faculty at Kent State University at Trumbull will be using eight new hospital beds in the nursing lab. The beds were donated by Trumbull Memorial Hospital. “We are truly appreciative of Trumbull Memorial Hospital’s generous support,” said Kathy Dwinnells, Kent State Trumbull’s nursing […]

Food Banks to Raise Awareness in ‘Hunger Action Month’

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Second Harvest Food Bank of the Mahoning Valley, together with the Feeding America network of 200 food banks, will mark Hunger Action Month in September by raising awareness that 48 million Americans, including 15 million children, are food insecure. Each week, in the Mahoning Valley, member agencies are filling nearly 15,000 requests […]

Hybrid Policies Offer Options for Long-Term Care

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — When it comes to retirement, the best advice is to simply plan for it. Chase Booms has seen what happens when you don’t, especially for long-term health care. “I’ve had a grandmother in a facility for nine years now and we’ve watched the majority of her money whittle away,” says the vice […]

Kolenich Named Examiner for Malcolm Baldrige Award

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Brian Kolenich, executive director of Park Vista of Youngstown, has been named to the 2016 Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award Board of Examiners. The appointment by director of the U.S. Commerce Department’s National Institute of Standards and Technology positions Kolenich as one of the examiners responsible for evaluating applications submitted for the […]

Author to Speak at One Health Ohio’s 30th Anniversary

WARREN, Ohio – Author and documentary filmmaker Kevin Hines will be the keynote speaker at One Health Ohio’s 30th anniversary celebration dinner tonight at the Avalon Inn and Resort. The event, which will begin at 6 p.m., is scheduled in conjunction with National Health Center Week, a week honoring community health centers for providing comprehensive […]

Author Will Speak at One Health Ohio’s 30th Anniversary

WARREN, Ohio – Author and documentary filmmaker Kevin Hines will be the keynote speaker at One Health Ohio’s 30th anniversary celebration dinner tonight at the Avalon Inn and Resort. The event, which will begin at 6 p.m., is scheduled in conjunction with National Health Center Week, a week honoring community health centers for providing comprehensive […]

Ankle & Foot Care Centers Walks Ahead of Its Field

BOARDMAN, Ohio — As she walks through the halls of the Boardman office of Ankle & Foot Care Centers, Dr. Danielle Butto knows that her time at the practice is almost over. A year ago, she joined the podiatry center as a fellow to co-founder Dr. Lawrence DiDomenico, working with patients, assisting with surgeries and […]

Revenues Down at Community Health Systems

FRANKLIN, Tenn. – Community Health Systems Inc. ended the second quarter of 2016 with net operating revenues down 6.0% from the same period a year ago. Revenues also were down 2.1% for the first six months of the year compared to last year, the company reported Tuesday. The company operates ValleyCare Health System of Ohio […]

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