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Substance Abuse Affects Work at All Levels

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — It’s become a common trope in the coverage of drug epidemics over the decades: substance abuse affects all kinds of people in all communities, with no consideration for age, race, vocation or gender. And, in a similar vein, so it affects all industries across the country and within the region. “There are […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- It’s become a common trope in the coverage of drug epidemics over the decades: substance abuse affects all kinds of people in all communities, with no consideration for age, race, vocation or gender. And, in a similar vein, so it affects all industries across the country and...

‘Booming Business’ in Getting Seniors Where They Need to Go

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – For many years, transportation at Briarfield was contracted out, says CEO Diane Reese. But in the past few years, complaints started to come in, whether about the quality of the buses the contractor deployed or the ever-rotating roster of drivers. “Continuity is important to our seniors. They build relationships with our drivers, […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – For many years, transportation at Briarfield was contracted out, says CEO Diane Reese. But in the past few years, complaints started to come in, whether about the quality of the buses the contractor deployed or the ever-rotating roster of drivers. “Continuity is important to our seniors. They...

First Class Completes Residencies at St. E’s Boardman

BOARDMAN, Ohio – St. Elizabeth Boardman Hospital has graduated its first class of physicians, adding 10 emergency and family medicine doctors to the area’s health-care ecosystem. The creation of the residency program five years ago at St. Elizabeth Boardman was driven largely by the need for young doctors in the area. According to the American […]

BOARDMAN, Ohio – St. Elizabeth Boardman Hospital has graduated its first class of physicians, adding 10 emergency and family medicine doctors to the area’s health-care ecosystem. The creation of the residency program five years ago at St. Elizabeth Boardman was driven largely by the need for young doctors in the...

St. E’s Youngstown, Boardman Hospitals End Lockdown

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – An “all clear” has been called for lockdowns at St. Elizabeth Youngstown Hospital and St. Elizabeth Boardman Hospital after access was restricted in response to what a hospital spokesman described as a “nonspecific threat.”   The threat was received around 10:45 a.m., said Jonathon Fauvie, public relations and communications manager for Mercy […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – An "all clear" has been called for lockdowns at St. Elizabeth Youngstown Hospital and St. Elizabeth Boardman Hospital after access was restricted in response to what a hospital spokesman described as a “nonspecific threat.”   The threat was received around 10:45 a.m., said Jonathon Fauvie, public relations...

Personal Care Homes Offer Lower Cost Option in Pa.

HERMITAGE, Pa. — Finding the ideal senior living community for oneself or a loved one can be confusing, especially when it comes to personal-care homes versus assisted living – a distinction that the commonwealth of Pennsylvania recognizes and regulates. In general, a personal-care residence provides housing and meals, along with assistance with medications and other […]

HERMITAGE, Pa. -- Finding the ideal senior living community for oneself or a loved one can be confusing, especially when it comes to personal-care homes versus assisted living – a distinction that the commonwealth of Pennsylvania recognizes and regulates. In general, a personal-care residence provides housing and meals, along with...

Anthem to Acquire Beacon Health Options

INDIANAPOLIS – Health-insurance company Anthem, Inc. has entered an agreement to acquire Beacon Health Options, the largest independent behavioral-health organization in the country. Beacon, based in Boston, currently serves more than 36 million people across the United States, including 3 million in comprehensive risk-based behavioral programs. “We’re focused on providing solutions that address the needs […]

INDIANAPOLIS – Health-insurance company Anthem, Inc. has entered an agreement to acquire Beacon Health Options, the largest independent behavioral-health organization in the country. Beacon, based in Boston, currently serves more than 36 million people across the United States, including 3 million in comprehensive risk-based behavioral programs. “We’re focused on providing...

Community Health Needs Assessment Results Being Presented Thursday

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — The Mahoning County Board of Public Health will present the results of the latest Community Health Needs Assessment at an event tomorrow from 1 to 4 p.m. The public event will be held at St. Christine’s Parish Center at 3165 S. Schenley Ave. and will include presentation of the assessment results as […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- The Mahoning County Board of Public Health will present the results of the latest Community Health Needs Assessment at an event tomorrow from 1 to 4 p.m. The public event will be held at St. Christine's Parish Center at 3165 S. Schenley Ave. and will include presentation...

$11M Grant to Focus on Opioid Epidemic, Workforce

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Over the next two years, the state of Ohio will invest $11 million to help employers and unemployed workers overcome issues related to the opioid epidemic. In an announcement Wednesday, Gov. Mike DeWine said the funds will support employers who hire individuals in recovery and provide job training and other services to […]

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Over the next two years, the state of Ohio will invest $11 million to help employers and unemployed workers overcome issues related to the opioid epidemic. In an announcement Wednesday, Gov. Mike DeWine said the funds will support employers who hire individuals in recovery and provide job...

Rise Recovery Opens Second Site in Warren

WARREN, Ohio – Rise Recovery, the medication-assisted treatment and addiction counseling center operated by One Health Ohio, has opened its second location. The new site, 1032 E. Market St. in Warren, joins Rise’s first site on Belmont Avenue in Liberty, which opened in January. Appointments are available at the Warren office 5 to 9 p.m. […]

WARREN, Ohio – Rise Recovery, the medication-assisted treatment and addiction counseling center operated by One Health Ohio, has opened its second location. The new site, 1032 E. Market St. in Warren, joins Rise’s first site on Belmont Avenue in Liberty, which opened in January. Appointments are available at the Warren...

One Health Ohio to Open Northside Dental Center

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — In June, a new dental center on the city’s north side will provide basic dental services to adults and children. One Health Ohio at Northside Dental Center will open at 500 Gypsy Lane, Medical Building A on the third floor in space formerly occupied by Northside Regional Medical Center, which ceased operations […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- In June, a new dental center on the city's north side will provide basic dental services to adults and children. One Health Ohio at Northside Dental Center will open at 500 Gypsy Lane, Medical Building A on the third floor in space formerly occupied by Northside Regional...