Health Care

Western Reserve, Trumbull Health Foundations Seek Proposals

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Western Reserve Health Foundation and the Trumbull Memorial Health Foundation are seeking proposals for their community health grant programs and newly launched “issue-specific” grant programs. The foundations, affiliates of the Community Foundation of the Mahoning Valley, support projects that serve the health needs of Mahoning and Trumbull counties. “Both foundations support […]

Campus Health Care Declared in ‘Immediate Jeopardy’

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — The Ohio Department of Health has declared Campus Health Care Center in Liberty Township in “immediate jeopardy” and plans to terminate its Medicaid and Medicare agreements effective  Tuesday, officials say. A state investigation this week found patients and residents with bed sheets, linens and incontinence briefs soiled with urine and feces, while […]

Jameson, UPMC to Work on Merger Consent Decree

NEW CASTLE, Pa. – The Pennsylvania Attorney General’s Office will not object to Jameson Health System’s proposed merger with the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center on the condition that the office can reach an acceptable consent decree with UPMC, Jameson officials announced Thursday. “The result of this decision is that we can proceed to close […]

Jameson, UPMC Work toward Consent Decree on Merger

NEW CASTLE, Pa. – The Pennsylvania Attorney General’s Office will not object to Jameson Health System’s proposed merger with the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center on the condition that the office can reach an acceptable consent decree with UPMC, Jameson officials announced Thursday. “The result of this decision is that we can proceed to close […]

Gantt Honored With Outstanding Teacher Award

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Association for Surgical Education named Dr. Nancy Gantt, medical director of the Joanie Abdu Comprehensive Breast Care Center, as a recipient of this year’s Philip J. Wolfson Outstanding Teacher Award. Gantt is also a professor of surgery at Northeast Ohio Medical University, a surgeon at St. Elizabeth Youngstown Hospital, past president […]

Project DAWN Receives Grant to Buy Overdose Kits

WARREN, Ohio – The Trumbull Memorial Health Foundation awarded a $19,127 grant to the Trumbull County Combined Health District to fund an overdose-prevention program. A statewide effort, Project DAWN – Death Avoidance with Naloxone – provides naloxone kits to social workers, family and friends of those addicted to opioids, primarily heroin. The program is credited […]

NEOMED Launches $40M Fundraising Campaign

ROOTSTOWN, Ohio – Elizabeth Looney’s medical career began at a support group in Puerto Rico. Years ago, before Looney set foot on the campus of Northeast Ohio Medical University or became a member of its first class of urban primary-care students, she worked as an intern at a medical center in the island territory. There […]

Akron Children’s Marks 7 Years With Groundbreaking

BOARDMAN, Ohio – Seven years to the day that it opened its doors to families, Akron Children’s Hospital Mahoning Valley began one of its largest expansions yet in a way familiar to anyone who’s visited the hospital’s campus. They made it about the kids. Before and after the groundbreaking ceremony, families and children – not […]

Toy, Book Drives Begin for Akron Children’s Hospital

BOARDMAN, Ohio – With the holiday season in gear, three area retailers have begun their annual toy and book drives for Akron Children’s Hospital Mahoning Valley, the hospital announced Wednesday. Youngstown Cycle Supply, 6915 Market St., is collecting books and toys for its fifth annual “Brighten Up for the Kids” drive through Dec. 22. Last […]

Mercy Health, Summa Create Integrated Network

CINCINNATI – Mercy Health and Akron-based Summa Health announced Monday they are jointly creating Advanced Health Select, the largest clinically integrated network in Ohio. Mercy Health Select and NewHealth Collaborative, the accountable care organizations operated by Mercy and Summa, will be the first provider networks to join Advanced Health Select. The health care systems “will continue […]

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