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Health Care: Trumbull Memorial Hospital Appoints New President | June 27, 2017

Trumbull Memorial Hospital Appoints New President

WARREN, Ohio – Trumbull Memorial Hospital has named Ron Bierman as its president, the hospital announced Monday. Bierman previously served as the CEO of Affinity Medical Center from 2008-2016, CEO for certain Tenet Healthcare operations from 2005-2007, and CEO for certain Health Management Associates operations from 1998-2005, according to the announcement. “I am excited to […]

Health Care: Portman Not Thrilled with Senate Health Care Bill | June 23, 2017

Portman Not Thrilled with Senate Health Care Bill

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Senate’s draft of legislation intended to supplant the Affordable Care Act drew criticism from Democrats, progressive groups and even some Republicans. What is described as a “discussion draft” of the legislation was released Thursday, following weeks of closed-door meetings that drew bipartisan criticism. Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell is said to […]

Health Care: Democrats, GOP React to Anthem’s ACA Pullout | June 7, 2017

Democrats, GOP React to Anthem’s ACA Pullout

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown accused President Trump and congressional Republicans of actively sabotaging the Affordable Care Act after Anthem announced Tuesday it will exit Ohio’s individual health insurance market in 2018. Anthem cited volatility in the individual market and “the lack of certainty of funding for cost sharing reduction subsidies.” The company […]

Health Care: Hospital’s ‘Dreaming Tree’ Art Takes Children Back to Nature | June 1, 2017

Hospital’s ‘Dreaming Tree’ Art Takes Children Back to Nature

BOARDMAN, Ohio – When the new addition to Akron Children’s Hospital Mahoning Valley opens, patients and their families will be greeted by an art installation that employed several techniques, including 3-D printing. The colorful “Dreaming Tree” sculpture hangs on the southern wall facing the entrance of the 51,000-square foot addition to Building A on the […]