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Amazon Prepares to Disrupt Health Care

BOARDMAN, Ohio – Imagine walking into a Whole Foods Market and while shopping, your Amazon Alexa virtual assistant tells you grocery items to purchase that follow the diet prescribed by your doctor, and on the way out, you grab your pharmacy prescription. This is what Amazon is trying to accomplish in the next 12- to […]

BOARDMAN, Ohio – Imagine walking into a Whole Foods Market and while shopping, your Amazon Alexa virtual assistant tells you grocery items to purchase that follow the diet prescribed by your doctor, and on the way out, you grab your pharmacy prescription. This is what Amazon is trying to accomplish...

Joanie’s Promise Helps Pay Treatment Bills

Joanie’s Promise Helps Pay Treatment Bills

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Julie Paine recalls meeting a woman who wanted to get a 3D mammogram screening for her breast. The woman didn’t have insurance or a doctor and while going through paperwork, she told Paine she had found a lump in her breast. When Paine replied that they could find out if it was […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Julie Paine recalls meeting a woman who wanted to get a 3D mammogram screening for her breast. The woman didn’t have insurance or a doctor and while going through paperwork, she told Paine she had found a lump in her breast. When Paine replied that they could...

$1M Gift Establishes Endowed Chair at Akron Children’s

AKRON, Ohio – A $1 million gift from Dr. Robert “Boomer” Burnstine and his wife, Jill Burnstine, will go toward establishing a new endowed chair in pediatric ophthalmology at Akron Children’s Hospital. The gift will result in the creation of the Dr. Boomer and Jill Burnstine Endowed Chair in Pediatric Ophthalmology, which is the first […]

AKRON, Ohio – A $1 million gift from Dr. Robert “Boomer” Burnstine and his wife, Jill Burnstine, will go toward establishing a new endowed chair in pediatric ophthalmology at Akron Children’s Hospital. The gift will result in the creation of the Dr. Boomer and Jill Burnstine Endowed Chair in Pediatric...

DCW Discusses Amazon’s Impact on Health Care

Employee Benefits 101 Live Discusses Amazon’s Impact on Health Care

BOARDMAN, Ohio – In an effort to change the way employers offer health care to their employees, Amazon joined with Berkshire Hathaway Inc. and J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. to create an independent health-care company for their own employees. The partnership could drive a potential reform to the health-care industry...

Panera Bread Launches Pink Ribbon Month

WARREN, Ohio – Covelli Enterprises today will donate 100% of all Pink Ribbon Bagel sales at participating Mahoning Valley Panera Bread bakery-cafés in recognition of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Then throughout October, a portion of the Pink Ribbon Bagels’ sales will be donated to the Joanie Abdu Comprehensive Breast Care Center at St. Elizabeth Youngstown […]

WARREN, Ohio – Covelli Enterprises today will donate 100% of all Pink Ribbon Bagel sales at participating Mahoning Valley Panera Bread bakery-cafés in recognition of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Then throughout October, a portion of the Pink Ribbon Bagels’ sales will be donated to the Joanie Abdu Comprehensive Breast Care...

Exhibit Lauds Nurses Who Raised Awareness of Domestic Abuse

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — A traveling exhibition from the National Library of Medicine tells the story of nurses who worked to raise awareness to domestic violence since the late 1970s. “Confronting Violence: Improving Women’s Lives” is on display at Youngstown State University’s Cushwa Hall. In recognition of Domestic Violence Awareness month, the exhibit’s six banners are […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- A traveling exhibition from the National Library of Medicine tells the story of nurses who worked to raise awareness to domestic violence since the late 1970s. "Confronting Violence: Improving Women's Lives" is on display at Youngstown State University's Cushwa Hall. In recognition of Domestic Violence Awareness month,...

Joanie Abdu Center Increases Access with Poland Site

POLAND, Ohio – Starting today women who live in the southeastern part of Mahoning County will be able to receive breast cancer screenings with 3D mammography through the Joanie Abdu Comprehensive Breast Care Center, without traveling to downtown Youngstown. On Wednesday, Mercy Health – Youngstown and the Joanie Abdu Center unveiled its first 3D mammography-screening […]

POLAND, Ohio – Starting today women who live in the southeastern part of Mahoning County will be able to receive breast cancer screenings with 3D mammography through the Joanie Abdu Comprehensive Breast Care Center, without traveling to downtown Youngstown. On Wednesday, Mercy Health – Youngstown and the Joanie Abdu Center...

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...