Health Care

‘Magic of Michael’ Gives $250K to Akron Children’s

BOARDMAN, Ohio – Akron Children’s Hospital Mahoning Valley announced today it received a $250,000 donation from The Magic of Michael Foundation. The funds will support Akron Children’s new Palliative Care Center here. Poland’s Hirschbeck family created the foundation to celebrate the life of their son Michael. At the age of 5, Michael Hirschbeck was diagnosed […]

Foundation Donates $250K to Akron Children’s

BOARDMAN, Ohio – Akron Children’s Hospital Mahoning Valley announced today it received a $250,000 donation from The Magic of Michael Foundation. The funds will support Akron Children’s new Palliative Care Center here. Poland’s Hirschbeck family created the foundation to celebrate the life of their son Michael. At the age of 5, Michael Hirschbeck was diagnosed […]

A Jubilant Southwoods Celebrates 20 Years

BOARDMAN, Ohio — Every morning a constant flow of people enter and leave the lobby of The Surgical Hospital at Southwoods. Drivers pull up to the roundabout just outside the front door, either dropping off family members or picking them up. Inside, patients and nurses crisscross the room every few minutes. Family members wait on […]

PsyCare Starts ‘Reading from the Heart’

LIBERTY TOWNSHIP, Ohio – PsyCare Inc., a provider of outpatient behavioral health care, has launched a new community service project, “Reading from the Heart.” Each of PsyCare’s 10 offices  has designated an area dedicated to children that includes books and a comfortable reading center to encourage children to sit and read. Books are also available […]

$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 […]

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