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Ohio Employers Share $2.9M in BWC Safety Grants

COLUMBUS, Ohio – More than $2.9 million in grants from the Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation will be shared by 110 employers that will enable them to purchase equipment designed to substantially reduce or eliminate workplace injuries and illnesses. The Safety Intervention Grant program matches an employer’s investment 3-to-1 up to a maximum of $40,000. […]

COLUMBUS, Ohio – More than $2.9 million in grants from the Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation will be shared by 110 employers that will enable them to purchase equipment designed to substantially reduce or eliminate workplace injuries and illnesses. The Safety Intervention Grant program matches an employer’s investment 3-to-1 up...

Mental Health Board Forms ‘Preferred Care Network’

YOUNGSTOWN, OHIO — A network of 10 social service organizations in Mahoning County that serve a variety of needs has been created to give individuals and families seeking care confidence that they’re dealing with a reputable organization with a track record they can trust. The Preferred Care Network, formed by the Mahoning County Mental Health […]

YOUNGSTOWN, OHIO — A network of 10 social service organizations in Mahoning County that serve a variety of needs has been created to give individuals and families seeking care confidence that they’re dealing with a reputable organization with a track record they can trust. The Preferred Care Network, formed by...

UPMC Hamot First to Detect Lung Cancer with Robots

ERIE, Pa. – Because long cancer is often detected at an advanced stage, more than 90% of people diagnosed with the disease do not survive. But new technology is helping UPMC Hamot to detect lung cancer earlier. Auris Health Inc.’s new Monarch Platform is  robotic system that uses a minimally invasive endoscope to see inside […]

ERIE, Pa. – Because long cancer is often detected at an advanced stage, more than 90% of people diagnosed with the disease do not survive. But new technology is helping UPMC Hamot to detect lung cancer earlier. Auris Health Inc.'s new Monarch Platform is  robotic system that uses a minimally...

Seminar Looks at Medical Marijuana in Workplace

BOARDMAN, Ohio – On Demand Drug Testing & Work Solutions is hosting a “Medical Marijuana in the Workplace” seminar June 29. The seminar will be held at the Holiday Inn Boardman Conference Center and brunch will be provided. Employers are invited to learn how to get medical marijuana policies in place that will affect their […]

BOARDMAN, Ohio – On Demand Drug Testing & Work Solutions is hosting a "Medical Marijuana in the Workplace" seminar June 29. The seminar will be held at the Holiday Inn Boardman Conference Center and brunch will be provided. Employers are invited to learn how to get medical marijuana policies in...

Mental Health Board Honors Mercy Health Foundation

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio —  The Mahoning County Mental Health & Recovery Board recognized Mercy Health Youngstown and Mercy Health Foundation Mahoning Valley with the 2018 Leadership Award during its recent annual recognition luncheon. “We have worked with Mercy Health and the Mercy Health Foundation Mahoning Valley on several far-reaching projects,” observed Anna Cobbin, a member of […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio --  The Mahoning County Mental Health & Recovery Board recognized Mercy Health Youngstown and Mercy Health Foundation Mahoning Valley with the 2018 Leadership Award during its recent annual recognition luncheon. “We have worked with Mercy Health and the Mercy Health Foundation Mahoning Valley on several far-reaching projects,” observed...

PNC Gives $4K to Akron Children’s Program

BOARDMAN, Ohio – Akron Children’s Hospital Mahoning Valley has received a $4,000 grant from the PNC Foundation to support the purchase of new books for the hospital’s Reach Out and Read program. The PNC Foundation grant was provided under the PNC Grow Up Great initiative, which focuses on supporting educational programs that help children from birth […]

BOARDMAN, Ohio – Akron Children’s Hospital Mahoning Valley has received a $4,000 grant from the PNC Foundation to support the purchase of new books for the hospital’s Reach Out and Read program. The PNC Foundation grant was provided under the PNC Grow Up Great initiative, which focuses on supporting educational programs...

Akron Children’s Addresses Substance Abuse with New Program

Akron Children’s Addresses Substance Abuse with New Program

AKRON, Ohio – With philanthropic support, Akron Children’s Hospital has created a new program to join other efforts in the community addressing the high toll of substance abuse disorders. “With the second highest rate of overdose deaths in the country, Ohio is at the epicenter of the nation’s opioid epidemic,” said Akron Children’s President Grace […]

AKRON, Ohio – With philanthropic support, Akron Children’s Hospital has created a new program to join other efforts in the community addressing the high toll of substance abuse disorders. “With the second highest rate of overdose deaths in the country, Ohio is at the epicenter of the nation’s opioid epidemic,”...

UPMC Hosts Nursing Networking Event Tomorrow

WEST MIDDLESEX, Pa. — UPMC Jameson, UPMC Horizon and UPMC Senior Communities will host a nursing networking event from noon to 5 p.m. tomorrow at Park Inn by Radisson. The event is for people interested in starting or advancing their career in health care, UPMC said. Hiring managers will be on-site to interview for open […]

WEST MIDDLESEX, Pa. -- UPMC Jameson, UPMC Horizon and UPMC Senior Communities will host a nursing networking event from noon to 5 p.m. tomorrow at Park Inn by Radisson. The event is for people interested in starting or advancing their career in health care, UPMC said. Hiring managers will be...

Dutton to Chair Akron Children’s Foundation Board

AKRON, Ohio — Paul Dutton, a partner with the Youngstown law firm Harrington, Hoppe & Mitchell Ltd., has been named chairman of the Akron Children’s Hospital Foundation Board of Directors. Dutton has served on the foundation board since 2011 and on the Akron Children’s Hospital Board of Directors since 2017. In addition to his role […]

AKRON, Ohio -- Paul Dutton, a partner with the Youngstown law firm Harrington, Hoppe & Mitchell Ltd., has been named chairman of the Akron Children’s Hospital Foundation Board of Directors. Dutton has served on the foundation board since 2011 and on the Akron Children’s Hospital Board of Directors since 2017....

BWC Board OKs $1.5B in Workers’ Comp Rebates

COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation will mail $1.5 billion in rebate checks to roughly 180,000 Ohio employers this summer, thanks to healthy investment income, falling claims and prudent fiscal management. BWC’s board of directors approved the rebate today at its monthly meeting, expanding workers’ comp savings for employers to $8 billion […]

COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Ohio Bureau of Workers' Compensation will mail $1.5 billion in rebate checks to roughly 180,000 Ohio employers this summer, thanks to healthy investment income, falling claims and prudent fiscal management. BWC’s board of directors approved the rebate today at its monthly meeting, expanding workers’ comp savings...