WARREN, Ohio -- Akron Children’s Hospital has taken over operation of the pediatric unit at Mercy Health Youngstown’s St. Joseph Warren Hospital.
Akron Children’s assumed pediatric operations at 8 a.m. Tuesday, ACH spokeswoman Annie Sofran says. The two hospitals signed an agreement last spring for Akron Children’s to operate the five-bed pediatric unit as well as a six-bed special care nursery, which will open later this year.
FRANKLIN, Tenn. -- Community Health Systems Inc. expects to report net operating revenues of $4.9 billion for the final three months of 2014, the company reports.
The company, which operates ValleyCare Health System of Ohio in northeastern Ohio and Sharon Regional Health System in western Pennsylvania, also projects net operating revenues of $18.6 billion for the year, according to a preview of its fourth quarter and annual results released this morning.
CHS reported net operating revenues of $3.2 billion during the final quarter of 2013 and $12.8 billion for the year.
POLAND, Ohio -- CarePatrol, a franchise that assists seniors and their families with finding the safest care options for their loved ones, has opened its doors here. The free community service helps connect them with assisted living, memory care, in-home care services and independent living.
CarePatrol was started by a social worker in Arizona more than 21 years ago and now operates in multiple states. The new office’s service area includes Mahoning, Trumbull, Columbiana, Portage, Summit and Stark counties.
YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- Mercy Health Youngstown, formerly Humility of Mary Health Partners, recently opened a heart valve clinic at St. Elizabeth Youngstown Hospital.
The clinic, on the first floor of the hospital and easily accessible from its main entrance, was developed after a review of echocardiograms suggested that a high percentage of patients in the Mahoning, Trumbull and Columbiana counties have severe valvular heart disease.
BOARDMAN, Ohio -- Since the beginning of November, all 19 Ankle & Foot Care Centers have been collecting shoes to donate to the Salvation Army and on Wednesday more than 500 pairs were given to the charity. The chain of podiatric office also collected socks to donate.
“People don't always have the resources to get decent shoes, so we're trying to not only care for their feet medically, but to give them the necessary shoes and socks,” Ankle & Foot Care operations manager Elizabeth Emch said.
- Mercy Health Opens Heart Valve Clinic at St. E's - January 16, 2015
- Ankle & Foot Care Donates Shoes to Salvation Army - January 15, 2015
- Akron Children's Hospital to Celebrate 125 Years - January 8, 2015
- Niles Naturopatholist Launches 100-Day Challenge - January 7, 2015
- Joanie Abdu Center Receives Patient Satisfaction Award - January 5, 2015
- Issues Resolved, ELCH to Merge with Mercy - December 19, 2014
- Neomed, Mercy Health Partner on MD Scholarships - December 18, 2014
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