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Sharon Regional Health System Names New President

SHARON, Pa. – Sharon Regional Health System has named Joseph S. Hugar as its new president. Hugar, who is originally from Franklin, Pa., brings decades of senior level health care administration experience to his new role at Sharon Regional, according to the announcement. He replaces Jason Roeback, who returned to his hometown of Erie to […]

SHARON, Pa. – Sharon Regional Health System has named Joseph S. Hugar as its new president. Hugar, who is originally from Franklin, Pa., brings decades of senior level health care administration experience to his new role at Sharon Regional, according to the announcement. He replaces Jason Roeback, who returned to...

St. E’s Boardman to Open Ambulatory Pharmacy

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — St. Elizabeth Boardman Hospital today cut the ribbon to announce “Meds to Beds,” an initiative centered on a new ambulatory pharmacy that will provide prescription medications and at-home therapies to patients before they are discharged. The pharmacy will open next month upon the completion of agreements with insurance providers, officials said. It […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- St. Elizabeth Boardman Hospital today cut the ribbon to announce “Meds to Beds,” an initiative centered on a new ambulatory pharmacy that will provide prescription medications and at-home therapies to patients before they are discharged. The pharmacy will open next month upon the completion of agreements with...

BWC Awards 14 Safety Intervention Grants

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Fourteen employers will share $375,000 in grants from the Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation to purchase equipment designed to substantially reduce or eliminate workplace injuries and illnesses. The grants, from BWC’s Safety Intervention program, we approved in July and announced Thursday. “The prevention of workplace injuries helps Ohio workers remain healthy and […]

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Fourteen employers will share $375,000 in grants from the Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation to purchase equipment designed to substantially reduce or eliminate workplace injuries and illnesses. The grants, from BWC's Safety Intervention program, we approved in July and announced Thursday. “The prevention of workplace injuries helps...

Heart Walk Set for Sept. 30 at WATTS Center

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — The American Heart Association will hold its annual Tri-County Healthy for Good Heart Walk Sept. 30 at the Watson and Tressel Training Site at Youngstown State University. More than 2,000 residents in the tri-county area are expected to raise more than $280,000 at the event, which begins with registration and the festival […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- The American Heart Association will hold its annual Tri-County Healthy for Good Heart Walk Sept. 30 at the Watson and Tressel Training Site at Youngstown State University. More than 2,000 residents in the tri-county area are expected to raise more than $280,000 at the event, which begins...

ONA Adds to Its Ranks at East Liverpool Hospital

EAST LIVERPOOL, Ohio – Behavioral health coordinators at East Liverpool City Hospital voted Wednesday to join the Ohio Nurses Association. The union already represents nurses at the hospital. An announcement from the ONA reports 915 of the votes tallied were in favor of joining the union. “We rallied together to be included in the Ohio […]

EAST LIVERPOOL, Ohio – Behavioral health coordinators at East Liverpool City Hospital voted Wednesday to join the Ohio Nurses Association. The union already represents nurses at the hospital. An announcement from the ONA reports 915 of the votes tallied were in favor of joining the union. “We rallied together to...

Opioids Drive Increase in Overdose Deaths for 2016

COLUMBUS – Ohio’s opioid epidemic continued to evolve in 2016 with stronger drugs driving an increase in overdose deaths, according to a new report released by the Ohio Department of Health. The report shows a sharp rise in deaths involving the opioid fentanyl, the emergence of more deadly fentanyl-related drugs like carfentanil, and indications that […]

COLUMBUS – Ohio’s opioid epidemic continued to evolve in 2016 with stronger drugs driving an increase in overdose deaths, according to a new report released by the Ohio Department of Health. The report shows a sharp rise in deaths involving the opioid fentanyl, the emergence of more deadly fentanyl-related drugs...

Mercy Health Awarded $51K for Dental Program

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The HealthPath Foundation of Ohio has awarded the Mercy Health Foundation Mahoning Valley $51,000 to help implement innovative dental programming for children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). “We currently treat many children with ASD in the operating room due to their sensitivity to light, noise as well as communication and social behaviors,” said […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The HealthPath Foundation of Ohio has awarded the Mercy Health Foundation Mahoning Valley $51,000 to help implement innovative dental programming for children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). “We currently treat many children with ASD in the operating room due to their sensitivity to light, noise as well as...

NEOMED Granted Longest Accreditation Term

ROOTSTOWN, Ohio – The College of Pharmacy at Northeast Ohio Medical University was granted continued accreditation status through 2024-2025. The full accredited term of eight years is the longest accreditation period a college can receive from the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) board of directors. The review was based upon the accreditation standards and key […]

ROOTSTOWN, Ohio – The College of Pharmacy at Northeast Ohio Medical University was granted continued accreditation status through 2024-2025. The full accredited term of eight years is the longest accreditation period a college can receive from the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) board of directors. The review was based upon...

TMH Re-verified as Level III Trauma Center

WARREN, Ohio – Trumbull Memorial Hospital was recently re-verified as a Level III Trauma Center by the American College of Surgeons. The re-verification signifies that TMH has consecutively demonstrated its ability to provide prompt treatment of traumatic injuries and other complex life-threatening conditions, according to a news release from the hospital. Trauma verification is conducted […]

WARREN, Ohio – Trumbull Memorial Hospital was recently re-verified as a Level III Trauma Center by the American College of Surgeons. The re-verification signifies that TMH has consecutively demonstrated its ability to provide prompt treatment of traumatic injuries and other complex life-threatening conditions, according to a news release from the...

St. E’s Boardman Marks 10 Years 
of Serving Valley

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – St. Elizabeth Boardman Hospital is marking its 10th anniversary this week with a “Decade of Excellence” celebration designed to draw attention to its mission and rapid growth. Events include activities to recognize and thank patients, the community, physicians and employees for their role in transforming the site at 8401 Market St. “from […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – St. Elizabeth Boardman Hospital is marking its 10th anniversary this week with a “Decade of Excellence” celebration designed to draw attention to its mission and rapid growth. Events include activities to recognize and thank patients, the community, physicians and employees for their role in transforming the site...