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Cleveland Clinic Boosts Ohio Economy by $17.8B

CLEVELAND – Cleveland Clinic boosted the Ohio economy by $17.8 billion in 2016, according to the hospital system’s most recent economic impact report,  “A Vital Force in Ohio’s Economy.“ The activities of Cleveland Clinic – the second largest employer in Ohio – supported 119,720 Ohio jobs in 2016, representing more than $7.5 billion in total […]

CLEVELAND – Cleveland Clinic boosted the Ohio economy by $17.8 billion in 2016, according to the hospital system’s most recent economic impact report,  "A Vital Force in Ohio’s Economy." The activities of Cleveland Clinic – the second largest employer in Ohio – supported 119,720 Ohio jobs in 2016, representing more...

Steward Remains on Track to Close Northside Thursday

Northside Closing Was 'Decade in the Making'

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Northside Regional Medical Center is on schedule for an effective closure at 12:01 a.m. Thursday, a Steward Health Care spokeswoman said. As of 6 a.m. Monday, the hospital stopped taking admissions and ambulances in the emergency department and labor and delivery unit said, Trish Hrina, Steward’s central division marketing manager. Northside, which […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Northside Regional Medical Center is on schedule for an effective closure at 12:01 a.m. Thursday, a Steward Health Care spokeswoman said. As of 6 a.m. Monday, the hospital stopped taking admissions and ambulances in the emergency department and labor and delivery unit said, Trish Hrina, Steward’s central...

Future Began Years Ago at Mercy Health

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – It was simply happenstance that Mercy Health-Youngstown made three major announcements – and had the seal broken on the possibility of a fourth – in the span of 10 days in late August, says its president and CEO, Donald Kline. On Aug. 20, it was announced that the health-care system’s acquisition of […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – It was simply happenstance that Mercy Health-Youngstown made three major announcements – and had the seal broken on the possibility of a fourth – in the span of 10 days in late August, says its president and CEO, Donald Kline. On Aug. 20, it was announced that...

Northside Nurses Ratify Agreement with Steward

Northside Regional Releases Job Fair Details

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Nearly one month after nurses from Northside Regional Medical Center were told they would soon be out of a job, union representatives have ratified an agreement with the hospital’s owner, Steward Health Care. On Wednesday, the Youngstown General Duty Nurses Association voted to ratify closure and separation agreements with Steward. The union […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Nearly one month after nurses from Northside Regional Medical Center were told they would soon be out of a job, union representatives have ratified an agreement with the hospital’s owner, Steward Health Care. On Wednesday, the Youngstown General Duty Nurses Association voted to ratify closure and separation...

BWC Starts Pilot Program to Address Opioid Impact

COLUMBUS, Ohio ­– The Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation will launch a program next month to support employers who are willing to hire workers dealing with opioid addiction and recovery. The Opioid Workplace Safety Program will provide up to $5 million over two years to help employers in Montgomery, Ross and Scioto counties hire, manage […]

COLUMBUS, Ohio ­– The Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation will launch a program next month to support employers who are willing to hire workers dealing with opioid addiction and recovery. The Opioid Workplace Safety Program will provide up to $5 million over two years to help employers in Montgomery, Ross...

Mercy Health Starts Work on Community Health Assessment

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Mercy Health-Youngstown and community partners have begun working on the Valley’s Community Health Needs Assessment, a tool that helps identify community health needs and public health disparities that need addressed. Through a collaboration with Mahoning and Trumbull County District Boards of Health, health care systems such as Mercy Health and public health […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Mercy Health-Youngstown and community partners have begun working on the Valley’s Community Health Needs Assessment, a tool that helps identify community health needs and public health disparities that need addressed. Through a collaboration with Mahoning and Trumbull County District Boards of Health, health care systems such as...

Akron Children’s Featured in Parents Magazine

AKRON, Ohio – Akron Children’s Hospital is featured in Parents magazine as one of the 20 “most innovative children’s hospitals” in the United States. The online story is published at Parents.com/hospitals and will be featured in the October print edition of the magazine. The designation, based on a comprehensive survey sent to members of the […]

AKRON, Ohio – Akron Children’s Hospital is featured in Parents magazine as one of the 20 “most innovative children’s hospitals” in the United States. The online story is published at Parents.com/hospitals and will be featured in the October print edition of the magazine. The designation, based on a comprehensive survey...

Northside Nurses, Steward Reach Tentative Agreement

Northside Nurses, Steward Reach Tentative Agreement

AUSTINTOWN, Ohio – The negotiating committee representing the nurses of Northside Regional Medical Center has reached a tentative agreement with the hospital’s owner, Steward Health Care. The agreement is subject to ratification by the Youngstown General Duty Nurses Association membership. Association President Laurie Hornberger made the announcement just after 11 p.m. Thursday evening. More details […]

AUSTINTOWN, Ohio – The negotiating committee representing the nurses of Northside Regional Medical Center has reached a tentative agreement with the hospital's owner, Steward Health Care. The agreement is subject to ratification by the Youngstown General Duty Nurses Association membership. Association President Laurie Hornberger made the announcement just after 11...

Nurses Union Launches Campaign Against Steward

Northside Closing Was 'Decade in the Making'

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — The Ohio  Nurses Association says it’s raising red flags about Steward Health Care so that “community residents get the care they need in light of the company’s greedy, hasty decision” to close Northside Regional Medical Center. In a news release issued this morning, the union, which represents 188 nurses at Northside, said […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- The Ohio  Nurses Association says it's raising red flags about Steward Health Care so that "community residents get the care they need in light of the company's greedy, hasty decision" to close Northside Regional Medical Center. In a news release issued this morning, the union, which represents...

Southwoods Receives Program Accreditation

BOARDMAN, Ohio — Southwoods Sleep Centers announced that it received program accreditation from the American Academy of Sleep Medicine, or AASM. To receive the five-year accreditation, a sleep center must meet or exceed the AASM’s professional health care standards in core areas, including personnel, facility and equipment, policies and procedures, data acquisition, patient care, and quality assurance. […]

BOARDMAN, Ohio -- Southwoods Sleep Centers announced that it received program accreditation from the American Academy of Sleep Medicine, or AASM. To receive the five-year accreditation, a sleep center must meet or exceed the AASM's professional health care standards in core areas, including personnel, facility and equipment, policies and procedures, data acquisition,...