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Health Care: Medical Mutual Reenters Medicare Advantage Market | September 30, 2015

Medical Mutual Reenters Medicare Advantage Market

CLEVELAND – Medical Mutual of Ohio plans to reenter the Buckeye State’s Medicare Advantage market, the company announced today with insurance options that it says will make the market more competitive. “These new plans are designed to meet the budget and health-care needs of every Medicare-eligible Ohioan,’’ said Rick Chiricosta, chairman, president and CEO of […]

Health Care: Akron Children’s Brings Pediatric Palliative Care to Valley | September 24, 2015

Akron Children’s Brings Pediatric Palliative Care to Valley

BOARDMAN, Ohio — Akron Children’s Hospital is expanding its pediatric palliative care program to the Mahoning Valley to serve children with complex or chronic health conditions. “We’ve always served patients in the Mahoning Valley through our Haslinger Family Pediatric Palliative Care Center in Akron — both at the center and through home visits,” said Sarah […]

Health Care: Mercy Health Foundation’s Schultis to Retire Jan. 1 | September 21, 2015

Mercy Health Foundation’s Schultis to Retire Jan. 1

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio– James P. Schultis, president of Mercy Health Foundation Mahoning Valley, will retire from the organization effective Jan. 1, the foundation announced this morning. Schultis has been with Mercy Health Foundation, formerly HMHP Foundation, eight years. In that time, he spearheaded community support and fundraising for construction of the Joanie Abdu Comprehensive Breast Care […]

Health Care: Meridian, Public Library Partner on ‘Now You Know’ Talks | September 10, 2015

Meridian, Public Library Partner on ‘Now You Know’ Talks

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Meridian HealthCare and the Public Library of Youngstown & Mahoning County will partner to present monthly talks focusing on family, health and lifestyle topics at various library branches. Inspired by the TED Talks series, the 45-minute “Now You Know” talks will feature experts in their fields who can speak to prominent issues […]

Health Care: Park Vista Launches TripleCare Telemedicine | September 9, 2015

Park Vista Launches TripleCare Telemedicine

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Park Vista of Youngstown has launched TripleCare’s telemedicine service that enables delivery after hours of high-quality care to patients, the CEO of Park Vista, Brian Kolenich, announced Tuesday. The customized services at Park Vista will be enhanced by the two-way video and digital diagnostic equipment, Kolenich said. “TripleCare doctors provide patients with […]

Health Care: SEIU Files NLRB Complaint against Northside | September 9, 2015

SEIU Files NLRB Complaint against Northside

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Employees of Northside Medical Center represented by the Service Employees International Union Tuesday filed federal unfair labor practice charges with the National Labor Relations Board because the union says the hospital has failed to bargain in good faith, the union announced. SEIU District 1199 represents more than 300 professional, technical and other […]