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Northside Regional Releases Job Fair Details

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Employees at Northside Regional Medical Center will have an opportunity to meet with more than two dozen regional employers during job fairs on Aug. 23 and Sept. 6. The employee-only job fairs are scheduled from 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. in Northside’s Medical Office Building A. Following the announcement on Aug. 15 […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- Employees at Northside Regional Medical Center will have an opportunity to meet with more than two dozen regional employers during job fairs on Aug. 23 and Sept. 6. The employee-only job fairs are scheduled from 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. in Northside's Medical Office Building A. Following...

Prima Healthcare Now Part of Mercy Health

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Prima Healthcare today officially became part of Mercy Health-Youngstown. As Prima integrates into the Mercy Health, patients will experience optimized, coordination of care, enhanced communication and experience across all Mercy Health and former Prima points of care, the health care company said in a release. Mercy is the largest provider of health […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Prima Healthcare today officially became part of Mercy Health-Youngstown. As Prima integrates into the Mercy Health, patients will experience optimized, coordination of care, enhanced communication and experience across all Mercy Health and former Prima points of care, the health care company said in a release. Mercy is...

Senior Care Industry Adapts to Changes, Challenges

Senior Care Industry Adapts to Changes, Challenges

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – A tight labor market makes more difficult what was already a challenging task for those in the senior care industry – finding enough staff and employees to fill the numerous openings in the region’s skilled nursing and assisted living campuses. It’s just one of the trends developing within the local market, which […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – A tight labor market makes more difficult what was already a challenging task for those in the senior care industry – finding enough staff and employees to fill the numerous openings in the region’s skilled nursing and assisted living campuses. It’s just one of the trends developing...

Steward Hikes Northside Job Losses to 468

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – An additional 80 employees will lose their jobs when Northside Regional Medical Center closes, the hospital’s operator informed state officials Friday. A revised notice provided to the state’s Office of Workforce Development under the federal Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act reported that a total of 468 employees would be idled when […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – An additional 80 employees will lose their jobs when Northside Regional Medical Center closes, the hospital's operator informed state officials Friday. A revised notice provided to the state’s Office of Workforce Development under the federal Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act reported that a total of 468...

Northside Nurses, Elected Officials Sound Off on Closing

Northside Nurses, Elected Officials Sound-Off on Closure

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Emotions ran high as 11 nurses from Northside Regional Medical Center joined union representatives and elected officials at a press conference this morning on the hospital’s front lawn. Theresa Lyons, a wound-care nurse at Northside, addressed those gathered, her voice shaking as she talked about the services and upgrades that will be […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Emotions ran high as 11 nurses from Northside Regional Medical Center joined union representatives and elected officials at a press conference this morning on the hospital’s front lawn. Theresa Lyons, a wound-care nurse at Northside, addressed those gathered, her voice shaking as she talked about the services...

Ohio Auditor: Medicaid Pays Pharmacy Benefit Managers Too Much

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Ohio’s Pharmacy Benefit Managers (PBMs) charged the state a “spread” of more than 31% for generic drugs – nearly four times as much as the previously reported average spread across all drugs, according to a report released today by Ohio Auditor of State Dave Yost. An analysis conducted by Yost’s staff found […]

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Ohio's Pharmacy Benefit Managers (PBMs) charged the state a “spread” of more than 31% for generic drugs – nearly four times as much as the previously reported average spread across all drugs, according to a report released today by Ohio Auditor of State Dave Yost. An analysis...

Northside Closing Was ‘Decade in the Making’

Northside Closing Was 'Decade in the Making'

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Steward Health Care’s decision to close Northside Regional Medical Center was “a decade in the making,” a spokeswoman for the health-care provider said Wednesday. Boston-based Steward announced yesterday that it would close the Gypsy Lane medical center. Northside, which opened in 1929, was among the facilities that Boston-based Steward acquired when it […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- Steward Health Care’s decision to close Northside Regional Medical Center was “a decade in the making,” a spokeswoman for the health-care provider said Wednesday. Boston-based Steward announced yesterday that it would close the Gypsy Lane medical center. Northside, which opened in 1929, was among the facilities that...

Unions Call Northside Closing a ‘Devastating Decision’

Nurses Union Calls Northside Closing a ‘Devastating Decision’

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — The Youngstown General Duty Nurses Association, which represents some 188 nurses at Northside Regional Medical Center, is holding a press conference at 10 a.m. today to offer comments on yesterday’s announced closure of the hospital. Membership from SEIU District 1199 will be on hand as well as U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan, D-13 […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- The Youngstown General Duty Nurses Association, which represents some 188 nurses at Northside Regional Medical Center, is holding a press conference at 10 a.m. today to offer comments on yesterday’s announced closure of the hospital. Membership from SEIU District 1199 will be on hand as well as...

Northside Closing No Surprise to Area Hospital Execs

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YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – This morning’s announcement that Steward Health Care would close Northside Regional Medical Center came as little surprise to the CEOs of two competing local health-care providers. Boston-based Steward, which in May 2017 acquired Northside along with three other hospitals and their affiliates in the Mahoning and Shenango Valleys, announced its intention to […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – This morning’s announcement that Steward Health Care would close Northside Regional Medical Center came as little surprise to the CEOs of two competing local health-care providers. Boston-based Steward, which in May 2017 acquired Northside along with three other hospitals and their affiliates in the Mahoning and Shenango...

Mercy Health Unveils Renovated Infusion Space

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Mercy Health St. Elizabeth Youngstown Hospital unveiled its newly renovated medical infusion space on Tuesday, which will serve patients needing pulmonary, hematology, urology and renal care. In addition to the updated center, patients will benefit from coordinated services as physicians and pharmacists will work alongside the infusion center team to increase synchronization […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Mercy Health St. Elizabeth Youngstown Hospital unveiled its newly renovated medical infusion space on Tuesday, which will serve patients needing pulmonary, hematology, urology and renal care. In addition to the updated center, patients will benefit from coordinated services as physicians and pharmacists will work alongside the infusion...