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Health Care: CHS Sells ValleyCare, Sharon Hospitals | February 16, 2017

CHS Sells ValleyCare, Sharon Hospitals

FRANKLIN, Tenn. – Community Health Systems Inc. announced Thursday that it has signed a definitive agreement to sell its ValleyCare Health System of Ohio and Sharon Regional Health System in Pennsylvania to subsidiaries of Boston-based Steward Health Care LLC. The ValleyCare system encompasses of Northside Medical Center in Youngstown, Ohio, Trumbull Memorial Hospital in Warren, […]

Health Care: Growth Report 2017: Akron Children’s Hospital Expands to Meet Needs | February 16, 2017

Growth Report 2017: Akron Children’s Hospital Expands to Meet Needs

Editor’s Note: The following story is from Growth Report 2017, published by The Business Journal. YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Akron Children’s Hospital Mahoning Valley added several services in 2016 to bring quality care even closer to home for families, officials say. Palliative care, which provides care to children with complex, chronic or serious conditions, is now […]

Health Care: Growth Report 2017: Community Foundation Emphasizes Health | February 14, 2017

Growth Report 2017: Community Foundation Emphasizes Health

Editor’s Note: The following story is from Growth Report 2017, published by The Business Journal. By Rachael Chacon, Donor services associate, Community Foundation of Mahoning Valley YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — The Community Foundation of the Mahoning Valley has at the core of its mission improving the quality of life for residents and 2016 was a year […]

Health Care: Growth Report 2017: Mercy Expands Access to Care | February 2, 2017

Growth Report 2017: Mercy Expands Access to Care

Editor’s Note: The following story is from Growth Report 2017, published by The Business Journal. By Donald Kline, Mercy Health-Youngstown President and CEO YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — One-hundred and five years after our first hospital opened its doors, Mercy Health–Youngstown remains committed to our founding purpose: to improve the health of our communities by ensuring access […]

Health Care: Salem Regional Medical Center Expands Outpatient Endoscopy Unit | February 1, 2017

Salem Regional Medical Center Expands Outpatient Endoscopy Unit

SALEM, Ohio – The newly expanded endoscopy center at Salem Regional Medical Center opens tomorrow, allowing the hospital to meet the rising demand for outpatient endoscopy procedures. Over the past seven years, said Dr. Anita Hackstedde , president and CEO, the procedure volume has risen 31%, with 3,700 performed in 2016. The new center is […]

Health Care: Health Foundations Seek Grant Applicants | January 18, 2017

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 […]