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Niles Trucker Guilty of Workers’ Comp Fraud

COLUMBUS , Ohio —  A truck driver from Niles must pay more than $12,000 in restitution to the Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation after the agency’s investigators found him working again while collecting disability benefits. Marshall Winn IV pleaded guilty Wednesday to a fifth-degree felony count of workers’ compensation fraud in Franklin County Common Pleas […]

COLUMBUS , Ohio --  A truck driver from Niles must pay more than $12,000 in restitution to the Ohio Bureau of Workers' Compensation after the agency’s investigators found him working again while collecting disability benefits. Marshall Winn IV pleaded guilty Wednesday to a fifth-degree felony count of workers’ compensation fraud...

Ohio Workers’ Comp Open Enrollment Begins Monday

COLUMBUS, Ohio – The open enrollment period for Ohio employers to select a managed care organization to oversee medical treatment for workers injured on the job begins Monday and continues through May 25. The Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation offers open enrollment every two years for employers to select from a network of 13 MCOs […]

COLUMBUS, Ohio – The open enrollment period for Ohio employers to select a managed care organization to oversee medical treatment for workers injured on the job begins Monday and continues through May 25. The Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation offers open enrollment every two years for employers to select from...

Mental Health Board, WRPA Partner on YDC Building

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Mahoning County Mental Health and Recovery Board and the Western Reserve Port Authority will partner to redevelop the former Youngstown Developmental Center in Austintown, the agencies announced Thursday. The mental health board and the port authority’s economic development staff will develop a plan over the next six months for the property, […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Mahoning County Mental Health and Recovery Board and the Western Reserve Port Authority will partner to redevelop the former Youngstown Developmental Center in Austintown, the agencies announced Thursday. The mental health board and the port authority’s economic development staff will develop a plan over the next...

Mitchell to Open Hope Village Treatment Facility

ROOTSTOWN, Ohio – A Warren native and former president of Warren Fabricating and Machining is opening a facility in Rootstown to help individuals and families struggling with drug addiction. Regina Mitchell, who spent nine years at the helm of Warren Fabricating and Machining, is the CEO and co-owner of Hope Village, which will open April […]

ROOTSTOWN, Ohio – A Warren native and former president of Warren Fabricating and Machining is opening a facility in Rootstown to help individuals and families struggling with drug addiction. Regina Mitchell, who spent nine years at the helm of Warren Fabricating and Machining, is the CEO and co-owner of Hope...

Health Underwriters Concerned about Market Stability

OUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Market instability in the health insurance industry remains a common concern at both the state and national level.

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Market instability in the health-insurance industry remains a common concern at both the state and national level. “Our biggest concern in Ohio is the stabilization of the individual market,” said Carol Conway, president of the Ohio Association of Health Underwriters. “There’s very limited options available for individuals who do not have access […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Market instability in the health-insurance industry remains a common concern at both the state and national level. “Our biggest concern in Ohio is the stabilization of the individual market,” said Carol Conway, president of the Ohio Association of Health Underwriters. “There’s very limited options available for individuals...

Mercy Health Opens $4.2M Infusion Center

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – With the opening of its new Infusion and Multi-Disciplinary Center at St. Elizabeth Youngstown Hospital, Mercy Health Youngstown is aiming to show people that quality health care can be found in the Mahoning Valley. “Right now the instinct for a lot of people is, ‘I have cancer and I need to go […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – With the opening of its new Infusion and Multi-Disciplinary Center at St. Elizabeth Youngstown Hospital, Mercy Health Youngstown is aiming to show people that quality health care can be found in the Mahoning Valley. “Right now the instinct for a lot of people is, ‘I have cancer...

NEOMED Professor Awarded NIH Grant to Research Atherosclerosis

NEOMED Professor Awarded NIH Grant to Research Atherosclerosis

ROOTSTOWN, Ohio – A professor at Northeast Ohio Medical University has been awarded a five-year, $2.5-million grant from the National Institutes of Health to study atherosclerosis. With the grant from the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute, Dr. Yanqiao Zhang will examine the role of hepatic transcription factors in lipid regulation, lipoprotein metabolism and atherosclerosis, […]

ROOTSTOWN, Ohio – A professor at Northeast Ohio Medical University has been awarded a five-year, $2.5-million grant from the National Institutes of Health to study atherosclerosis. With the grant from the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute, Dr. Yanqiao Zhang will examine the role of hepatic transcription factors in lipid...

Steward Seeks Nominations for Exceptional EMS Providers

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Steward Health Care System is accepting nominations for Emergency Medical Services providers who go “above and beyond” in their interactions with patients at each of Steward’s community hospitals. The winner will be honored at the EMS Stewards of the Community awards ceremony on May 24 at the Squaw Creek Country Club. The […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Steward Health Care System is accepting nominations for Emergency Medical Services providers who go “above and beyond” in their interactions with patients at each of Steward’s community hospitals. The winner will be honored at the EMS Stewards of the Community awards ceremony on May 24 at the...

YMCA Takes Workplace Wellness to Job Sites

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — The YMCA of Youngstown is launching a program that partners with area businesses to deliver workplace wellness programs at job sites. A pilot program began at UPS in Boardman, and the YMCA has received positive feedback on the effectiveness of the workshops, says Kevin Ruse, director of healthcare and business development for […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- The YMCA of Youngstown is launching a program that partners with area businesses to deliver workplace wellness programs at job sites. A pilot program began at UPS in Boardman, and the YMCA has received positive feedback on the effectiveness of the workshops, says Kevin Ruse, director of...

One Health Ohio Outlines $4M Clinic Project

One Health Ohio Outlines $4M Clinic Project

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – One Health Ohio plans to spend approximately $4 million to convert and equip the former Bottom Dollar Food grocery store building on the South Side for use as a health clinic. At a news conference this morning, CEO Ron Dwinnells said he expects to be providing core services at the new clinic […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – One Health Ohio plans to spend approximately $4 million to convert and equip the former Bottom Dollar Food grocery store building on the South Side for use as a health clinic. At a news conference this morning, CEO Ron Dwinnells said he expects to be providing core...