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Health Care: Northside Receives Stroke Certifications | February 15, 2016

Northside Receives Stroke Certifications

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – ValleyCare Health System of Ohio announced that Northside Medical Center has been recertified as an advanced primary stroke center, earning The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval and the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Heart-Check mark for advanced certification for primary stroke centers. Northside underwent a rigorous onsite review, where Joint Commission […]

Health Care: Western Reserve, Trumbull Health Foundations Seek Proposals | February 11, 2016

Western Reserve, Trumbull Health Foundations Seek Proposals

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Western Reserve Health Foundation and the Trumbull Memorial Health Foundation are seeking proposals for their community health grant programs and newly launched “issue-specific” grant programs. The foundations, affiliates of the Community Foundation of the Mahoning Valley, support projects that serve the health needs of Mahoning and Trumbull counties. “Both foundations support […]

Health Care: Campus Health Care Declared in ‘Immediate Jeopardy’ | January 29, 2016

Campus Health Care Declared in ‘Immediate Jeopardy’

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — The Ohio Department of Health has declared Campus Health Care Center in Liberty Township in “immediate jeopardy” and plans to terminate its Medicaid and Medicare agreements effective  Tuesday, officials say. A state investigation this week found patients and residents with bed sheets, linens and incontinence briefs soiled with urine and feces, while […]

Health Care: Project DAWN Receives Grant to Buy Overdose Kits | December 31, 2015

Project DAWN Receives Grant to Buy Overdose Kits

WARREN, Ohio – The Trumbull Memorial Health Foundation awarded a $19,127 grant to the Trumbull County Combined Health District to fund an overdose-prevention program. A statewide effort, Project DAWN – Death Avoidance with Naloxone – provides naloxone kits to social workers, family and friends of those addicted to opioids, primarily heroin. The program is credited […]

Health Care: Mercy Health, Summa Create Integrated Network | December 1, 2015

Mercy Health, Summa Create Integrated Network

CINCINNATI – Mercy Health and Akron-based Summa Health announced Monday they are jointly creating Advanced Health Select, the largest clinically integrated network in Ohio. Mercy Health Select and NewHealth Collaborative, the accountable care organizations operated by Mercy and Summa, will be the first provider networks to join Advanced Health Select. The health care systems “will continue […]