YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- In her room in the intensive care unit following surgery, Brenda Elsagher knew her husband, Bahgat, would say the right thing to her.
Seeing the multitude of tubes and wires hanging to her, he leaned over and told her she looked like the back of his stereo.
“It was so goofy and ridiculous, it made me laugh out loud,” she recalls. “So even though I was in the middle of all that pain, I laughed and I felt good for that second. I felt I’ll be OK.”
BOARDMAN, Ohio -- Akron Children’s Hospital Mahoning Valley is launching the public phase of its multi-year campaign, Building on the Promise: A Vision for Our Valley’s Children. The goal is to raise $18 million in philanthropic support to finance strategic growth and expansion in the Mahoning Valley.
The quiet phase of the campaign, which began last year, has raised nearly $6 million in gifts and commitments, says Bruce Beeghly, co-chairman the Vision leadership committee. The other co-chairmen are his wife, Nancy, and Paul and Sallie Tod Dutton.
YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- The Centers for Hearing Care is among the first to offer Halo, a made-for-iPhone hearing aid. The Halo also is compatible with the iPad and iPod Touch.
YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan, D-13, today joined with two of his colleagues in introducing legislation that would create a grant program for medical schools and osteopathic colleges to create an integrated nutrition curriculum program.
SHARON, Pa. -- Community Health Systems Inc. completed its purchase of substantially all of the assets of Sharon Regional Health System, the companies jointly announced late Tuesday.
Sharon Regional Health System, which operates a 251-bed hospital and 23 satellite centers in Mercer and counties, announced plans last August to affiliate with CHS, which operates ValleyCare Health System Inc. of Ohio. The sale follows approval by regulatory agencies.
- Ryan's Bill Seeks Nutrition Curricula in Med Schools - April 8, 2014
- CHS Finalizes Purchase of Sharon Health System - April 2, 2014
- Massage Cafe De-stresses Downtown Workers - April 1, 2014
- St. E's Boardman to Open Maternity Unit April 7 - March 31, 2014
- Mahoning County TASC Joins Meridian Community Care - March 26, 2014
- Advocates Urge Obamacare Sign-ups as Deadline Nears - March 20, 2014
- Ohio Joins Effort to End Tobacco Sales at Pharmacies - March 18, 2014
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