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Health Care: ValleyCare Exec: Restore Medicare Hospital Payments with ACA Repeal | January 6, 2017

ValleyCare Exec: Restore Medicare Hospital Payments with ACA Repeal

Submitted by John Walsh CEO at Trumbull Memorial Hospital and Hillside Rehabilitation Hospital; Chief operating officer for ValleyCare Health System of Ohio YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Congress and President-elect Trump have promised to repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA) this year. If they are successful, it is imperative that they restore critical Medicare payment cuts to […]

Health Care: Cleveland Clinic Performs First Deep Brain Stimulation | January 4, 2017

Cleveland Clinic Performs First Deep Brain Stimulation

CLEVELAND — The Cleveland Clinic has performed the first deep brain stimulation surgery for stroke recovery, as part of an ongoing clinical trial assessing the procedure’s potential to improve movement in patients recovering from stroke. Stroke is the leading cause of long-term disabilities in the United States, the clinic said in announcing the break-through surgery. […]

Health Care: Health Foundations Award $102K to Local Initiatives | December 28, 2016

Health Foundations Award $102K to Local Initiatives

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Western Reserve Health Foundation and the Trumbull Memorial Health Foundation have awarded nearly $102,000 in grants to six area health initiatives. The largest grant, $25,000, was awarded to the YMCA of Youngstown for its 12-week Livestrong program, which provides cancer survivors with fitness and strength activities as well as support groups. […]

Health Care: YSU, CityScape, Foundation Partner on Fitness Equipment | November 28, 2016

YSU, CityScape, Foundation Partner on Fitness Equipment

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Youngstown State University students and employees, North Side residents and others will benefit from new fitness equipment installed at Wick Park under a partnership between YSU, Youngstown CityScape and the city. In fall 2015, CityScape received funding from the Western Reserve Health Foundation to replace the 35-year-old outdoor fitness equipment in the […]