Health Care

Health Foundations Seek Grant Applicants

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — The Trumbull Memorial Health Foundation and the Western Reserve Health Foundation are inviting applicants to submit proposals for their community health and issue-specific grant programs. The two foundations, which are supporting organizations of the Community Foundation of the Mahoning Valley, provide funding for projects that address the current priorities identified by each […]

Study: Industry Funds Most Patient Advocacy Groups

CLEVELAND — Patient advocacy groups – nonprofit organizations that provide counseling and education to patients and advocate for policy changes – frequently receive funding from for-profit industry, raising questions about independence and conflicts of interest, according to new research from the Cleveland Clinic. In a national survey of 439 patient advocacy groups, a team of […]

Industry Funds Most Patient Advocacy Groups

CLEVELAND — Patient advocacy groups – nonprofit organizations that provide counseling and education to patients and advocate for policy changes – frequently receive funding from for-profit industry, raising questions about independence and conflicts of interest, according to new research from the Cleveland Clinic. In a national survey of 439 patient advocacy groups, a team of […]

Reducing Workplace Stress Is Serious Business

WARREN, Ohio — There’s stress and then there’s extreme stress. The severe and prolonged type can be a silent killer. One in five Americans reports suffering from extreme stress, one of many aspects of stress that Sue Trimacco and Natasha Cramer of Meridian Healthcare presented Wednesday at a Mahoning Valley Safety Council workshop, “Stress in […]

ACA Repeal Threatens 1M Ohioans, Report Finds

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Repealing the Affordable Care Act would jeopardize health care for nearly 1 million Ohioans, saddle Ohio’s hospitals with $15 billion in costs and drain $3.5 billion from the upcoming state budget, according to a report released today by Policy Matters Ohio. As President-elect Donald Trump and leaders of the Republican-controlled Congress plan […]

Alta Sets Seminar on ‘Raising Resilient Children’

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Alta Behavioral Healthcare will present a free seminar on “Raising Resilient Children” Jan. 18 at its offices, 711 Belmont Ave. The seminar is for parents of children from birth to 12 years old. The seminar, part of the Positive Parenting Program, will be presented Marci Masters, a master trainer and early childhood […]

Alta offers Seminar on ‘Raising Resilient Children’

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Alta Behavioral Healthcare will present a free seminar on “Raising Resilient Children” Jan. 18 at its offices, 711 Belmont Ave. The seminar is for parents of children from birth to 12 years old. Part of the Positive Parenting Program, the seminar will be presented Marci Masters, a master trainer and early childhood […]

ValleyCare Exec: Restore Medicare Hospital Payments with ACA Repeal

Submitted by John Walsh CEO at Trumbull Memorial Hospital and Hillside Rehabilitation Hospital; Chief operating officer for ValleyCare Health System of Ohio YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Congress and President-elect Trump have promised to repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA) this year. If they are successful, it is imperative that they restore critical Medicare payment cuts to […]

ValleyCare Exec: Restore Hospital Medicare Payments with ACA Repeal

Submitted by John Walsh CEO at Trumbull Memorial Hospital and Hillside Rehabilitation Hospital; Chief operating officer for ValleyCare Health System of Ohio YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Congress and President-elect Trump have promised to repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA) this year. If they are successful, it is imperative that they restore critical Medicare payment cuts to […]

Cleveland Clinic Performs First Deep Brain Stimulation

CLEVELAND — The Cleveland Clinic has performed the first deep brain stimulation surgery for stroke recovery, as part of an ongoing clinical trial assessing the procedure’s potential to improve movement in patients recovering from stroke. Stroke is the leading cause of long-term disabilities in the United States, the clinic said in announcing the break-through surgery. […]

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