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Health Care: Mercy Health Awarded $51K for Dental Program | August 23, 2017

Mercy Health Awarded $51K for Dental Program

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The HealthPath Foundation of Ohio has awarded the Mercy Health Foundation Mahoning Valley $51,000 to help implement innovative dental programming for children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). “We currently treat many children with ASD in the operating room due to their sensitivity to light, noise as well as communication and social behaviors,” said […]

Health Care: NEOMED Granted Longest Accreditation Term | August 15, 2017

NEOMED Granted Longest Accreditation Term

ROOTSTOWN, Ohio – The College of Pharmacy at Northeast Ohio Medical University was granted continued accreditation status through 2024-2025. The full accredited term of eight years is the longest accreditation period a college can receive from the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) board of directors. The review was based upon the accreditation standards and key […]

Health Care: TMH Re-verified as Level III Trauma Center | August 9, 2017

TMH Re-verified as Level III Trauma Center

WARREN, Ohio – Trumbull Memorial Hospital was recently re-verified as a Level III Trauma Center by the American College of Surgeons. The re-verification signifies that TMH has consecutively demonstrated its ability to provide prompt treatment of traumatic injuries and other complex life-threatening conditions, according to a news release from the hospital. Trauma verification is conducted […]

Health Care: St. E’s Boardman Marks 10 Years 
of Serving Valley | August 9, 2017

St. E’s Boardman Marks 10 Years 
of Serving Valley

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – St. Elizabeth Boardman Hospital is marking its 10th anniversary this week with a “Decade of Excellence” celebration designed to draw attention to its mission and rapid growth. Events include activities to recognize and thank patients, the community, physicians and employees for their role in transforming the site at 8401 Market St. “from […]

Health Care: Housing Complex Opens for Residents in Recovery | August 1, 2017

Housing Complex Opens for Residents in Recovery

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – A partnership involving three social service agencies in the Mahoning Valley has opened the doors to those struggling with homelessness, addiction, mental illness and other disorders. The Commons at Madison, a 40-room affordable-housing complex on the North Side, officially welcomes residents today, stakeholders said at a ribbon-cutting and open house Monday. “It’s […]

Health Care: Calls for Bipartisanship After Health Care Vote | July 28, 2017

Calls for Bipartisanship After Health Care Vote

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Members of the Ohio and Pennsylvania congressional delegations reacted later Friday to the early-morning defeat of the Republicans’ latest effort to repeal and/or replace the Affordable Care Act, mostly with calls for bipartisan cooperation. GOP Sens. John McCain of Arizona, Lisa Murkowski of Alaska and Susan Collins of Maine joined Senate Democrats […]