Health Care

$100,000 Given for Better Juvenile Oral Health

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Mercy Health Foundation-Mahoning Valley has received $100,000 from the Mahoning Valley Hospital Foundation to expand its oral health wellness program to provide dental care and education for children in Trumbull and Mahoning counties, Michael S. Senchak announced Thursday. Senchak, president and CEO of the Mahoning Valley Hospital Foundation, said the grant […]

More Employers See Self-Insurance as Lower-Cost Option

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — With the end approaching of the Affordable Care Act’s “grandmother” policy, business owners can expect to see their premiums rise as they make the shift toward act-compliant plans. Since enactment, with fluid definitions and deadlines deferred but the end of grandmothering – which allowed small businesses to keep their non-ACA insurance plans […]

Trumbull Memorial Health Foundation Awards Grants

Youngstown, Ohio – The Trumbull Memorial Health Foundation is providing grants of $79,250 to six local health and wellness initiatives. “These grants recognize the severe challenges faced by people with disabilities and limited resources to access health care,” said foundation chairman Patrick W. Wilson, an attorney with Harrington, Hoppe and Mitchell in Warren. Among the […]

Trumbull Health Foundation Awards 11 Scholarships

WARREN, Ohio — The Trumbull Memorial Health Foundation has awarded scholarships ranging from $1,000 to $2,500 to 11 Trumbull County residents who are planning careers in healthcare. “We are proud of these students achievements that enabled them to secure scholarships to pursue careers in health care,” said Patrick K. Wilson, chairman of the health foundation […]

Ohio Would Benefit from More Medical Research

ROOTSTOWN, Ohio – Ohio’s economic future could very well lie in medical research and the public is willing to help with funding, a study by industry advocacy group Research! America has found. In a survey conducted last month, Research America found that 87% of Ohioans consider it important for the state to be a leader […]

Akron Children’s Tops Off $18.6M Expansion Project

BOARDMAN, Oho – Patients and their families at Akron Children’s Hospital Mahoning Valley campus here can expect to find a clubhouse instead of patient room. And areas called tree house floors, sandboxes and gardens. It’s part of a design philosophy that Akron Children’s president and CEO, Bill Considine, says guides expansion at the $18.6 million […]

Akron Children’s Tops-Off $18.6M Expansion Project

BOARDMAN, Oho – Patients and their families at Akron Children’s Hospital Mahoning Valley campus here can expect to find a clubhouse instead of patient room. And areas called tree house floors, sandboxes and gardens. It’s part of a design philosophy that Akron Children’s president and CEO, Bill Considine, says guides expansion at the $18.6 million […]

Health Insurance Brokers Become Business Educators

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – With the constant changes in health-care laws combined with uncertainty about what might happen to the Affordable Care Act after the November election, insurance brokers increasingly find themselves assuming a new role: educator. “Education is one of the biggest things we want to do,” says Bob Gearhart Jr., vice president of DC […]

Transition to Mercy Health Brings Bishop’s Blessing

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — More than 80 guests attended a sun-drenched ceremony at St. Elizabeth Hospital this morning as Bishop George Murry of the Catholic Diocese of Youngstown officially blessed and commemorated a transitional moment in the hospital’s history. With this blessing, the health care system formerly known as Humility of Mary Health Partners, has completed the move […]

IRS Won’t Be as Forgiving on ACA Regs

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Between now and next tax season, one of employers’ biggest concerns is keeping track of how many workers they have, area insurance brokers say. It’s not a simple matter of noting who’s working, they say, but knowing when they worked, how often they worked and the insurance plans offered them. All of […]

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