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Health Care: At AG’s Urging, Jameson Seeks More Merger Proposals | August 26, 2015

At AG’s Urging, Jameson Seeks More Merger Proposals

NEW CASTLE, Pa. – The office of the Pennsylvania Attorney General wants Jameson Health System to seek proposals from potential merger partners other than the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center before it determines whether UPMC’s proposed acquisition violates competitive guidelines. UPMC and Jameson signed a tentative merger agreement last September that was expected to be […]

Health Care: ACH Offers Free Programs to Reduce Childhood Obesity | August 25, 2015

ACH Offers Free Programs to Reduce Childhood Obesity

BOARDMAN, Ohio — Akron Children’s Hospital is offering free programs intended to reduce childhood obesity in the Mahoning Valley such as the Fitness Lifestyle Challenge. The challenge is a six-week program that promotes fitness and good eating habits, and safe, gradual weight loss. In the Mahoning Valley, 38% of children are overweight or obese compared […]

Health Care: Park Vista’s Kolenich Named Baldridge Award Examiner | August 24, 2015

Park Vista’s Kolenich Named Baldridge Award Examiner

GAITHERSBURG, Md. — Brian Kolenich, executive director of Park Vista Retirement Community, Youngstown, Ohio, has been named to the board of examiners for the 2015 Malcolm Baldridge National Quality Award. The award, named in honor of the 26th U.S. secretary of commerce and a former businessman who encouraged excellence, is the nation’s highest honor for […]

Health Care: Jameson Delays Closing of Behavioral Health Services | August 10, 2015

Jameson Delays Closing of Behavioral Health Services

NEW CASTLE, Pa. – Jameson Health System will extend “through at least Dec. 31” the operation of its behavioral health services unit at the South Campus here. The extension comes as the office of the Pennsylvania attorney general continues to review Jameson’s merger agreement with Pittsburgh-based UPMC. Jameson’s South Campus, 100 S. Mercer St., offers […]