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NEOMED Granted Longest Accreditation Term

ROOTSTOWN, Ohio – The College of Pharmacy at Northeast Ohio Medical University was granted continued accreditation status through 2024-2025. The full accredited term of eight years is the longest accreditation period a college can receive from the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) board of directors. The review was based upon the accreditation standards and key […]

ROOTSTOWN, Ohio – The College of Pharmacy at Northeast Ohio Medical University was granted continued accreditation status through 2024-2025. The full accredited term of eight years is the longest accreditation period a college can receive from the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) board of directors. The review was based upon...

TMH Re-verified as Level III Trauma Center

WARREN, Ohio – Trumbull Memorial Hospital was recently re-verified as a Level III Trauma Center by the American College of Surgeons. The re-verification signifies that TMH has consecutively demonstrated its ability to provide prompt treatment of traumatic injuries and other complex life-threatening conditions, according to a news release from the hospital. Trauma verification is conducted […]

WARREN, Ohio – Trumbull Memorial Hospital was recently re-verified as a Level III Trauma Center by the American College of Surgeons. The re-verification signifies that TMH has consecutively demonstrated its ability to provide prompt treatment of traumatic injuries and other complex life-threatening conditions, according to a news release from the...

St. E’s Boardman Marks 10 Years 
of Serving Valley

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – St. Elizabeth Boardman Hospital is marking its 10th anniversary this week with a “Decade of Excellence” celebration designed to draw attention to its mission and rapid growth. Events include activities to recognize and thank patients, the community, physicians and employees for their role in transforming the site at 8401 Market St. “from […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – St. Elizabeth Boardman Hospital is marking its 10th anniversary this week with a “Decade of Excellence” celebration designed to draw attention to its mission and rapid growth. Events include activities to recognize and thank patients, the community, physicians and employees for their role in transforming the site...

USDA Grants Support SNAP Programs in Valley

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – A grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture will help encourage participation in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, or SNAP, U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan has announced. The $498,880 grant stems from a proposal by the Youngstown Neighborhood Development Corp., “Eating for Health in the Mahoning Valley.” The funds will expand the Mercy […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – A grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture will help encourage participation in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, or SNAP, U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan has announced. The $498,880 grant stems from a proposal by the Youngstown Neighborhood Development Corp., “Eating for Health in the Mahoning Valley.” The...

Housing Complex Opens for Residents in Recovery

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – A partnership involving three social service agencies in the Mahoning Valley has opened the doors to those struggling with homelessness, addiction, mental illness and other disorders. The Commons at Madison, a 40-room affordable-housing complex on the North Side, officially welcomes residents today, stakeholders said at a ribbon-cutting and open house Monday. “It’s […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – A partnership involving three social service agencies in the Mahoning Valley has opened the doors to those struggling with homelessness, addiction, mental illness and other disorders. The Commons at Madison, a 40-room affordable-housing complex on the North Side, officially welcomes residents today, stakeholders said at a ribbon-cutting...

Insurers Restore Health Coverage to 19 Ohio Counties

COLUMBUS, Ohio —  The Ohio Department of Insurance Monday joined five health care insurers to announce that insurance options have been restored on the federal exchange in 19 counties. Buckeye Health Plan, CareSource, Medical Mutual of Ohio, Molina Health Care of Ohio and Paramount Health Care are helping ensure coverage is available in these counties […]

COLUMBUS, Ohio --  The Ohio Department of Insurance Monday joined five health care insurers to announce that insurance options have been restored on the federal exchange in 19 counties. Buckeye Health Plan, CareSource, Medical Mutual of Ohio, Molina Health Care of Ohio and Paramount Health Care are helping ensure coverage...

Workplace Wellness Roundtable Aug. 14 at YMCA

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The YMCA of Youngstown will host a roundtable discussion about the workplace wellness issues that local businesses face. The free session begins at 7:30 a.m. Aug. 14 at the Central YMCA downtown. The roundtable will begin with presentations from YMCA President Thomas Gasce, hChoices’ Steve Pelton and Mark Clendenin, northeast regional business […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The YMCA of Youngstown will host a roundtable discussion about the workplace wellness issues that local businesses face. The free session begins at 7:30 a.m. Aug. 14 at the Central YMCA downtown. The roundtable will begin with presentations from YMCA President Thomas Gasce, hChoices’ Steve Pelton and...

Calls for Bipartisanship After Health Care Vote

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Members of the Ohio and Pennsylvania congressional delegations reacted later Friday to the early-morning defeat of the Republicans’ latest effort to repeal and/or replace the Affordable Care Act, mostly with calls for bipartisan cooperation. GOP Sens. John McCain of Arizona, Lisa Murkowski of Alaska and Susan Collins of Maine joined Senate Democrats […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Members of the Ohio and Pennsylvania congressional delegations reacted later Friday to the early-morning defeat of the Republicans’ latest effort to repeal and/or replace the Affordable Care Act, mostly with calls for bipartisan cooperation. GOP Sens. John McCain of Arizona, Lisa Murkowski of Alaska and Susan Collins...

Many Americans too Tired to Function Safely at Work

ITASCO, Ill. – Nearly half, 43%, of Americans say they do not get enough sleep to mitigate critical risks that can jeopardize safety at work and on the roads, including the ability to think clearly, make informed decisions and be productive. That’s the finding of a new survey by the National Safety Council. Eighty-one percent […]

ITASCO, Ill. – Nearly half, 43%, of Americans say they do not get enough sleep to mitigate critical risks that can jeopardize safety at work and on the roads, including the ability to think clearly, make informed decisions and be productive. That's the finding of a new survey by the...

BWC Delivers $50M in Rebates to Valley Employers

LEETONIA, Ohio – Employers in Mahoning, Trumbull and Columbiana counties should see more than $50 million in rebates from the Ohio Bureau of Workers Compensation this year, a portion of the $1 billion the agency will return to Ohio employers, officials said Tuesday. “We’ve been working really hard to have good relationships and partnerships with […]

LEETONIA, Ohio – Employers in Mahoning, Trumbull and Columbiana counties should see more than $50 million in rebates from the Ohio Bureau of Workers Compensation this year, a portion of the $1 billion the agency will return to Ohio employers, officials said Tuesday. “We’ve been working really hard to have...