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BWC Awards $945,000 in Safey Grants

COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation has awarded $945,000 in grants to 38 Ohio employers in 31 counties to purchase equipment designed to substantially reduce or eliminate workplace injuries and illnesses. “With equipment purchases, these employers can prevent injuries to their workers and reduce workers’ compensation costs,” said Dr. Abe Al-Tarawneh,  superintendent […]

COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation has awarded $945,000 in grants to 38 Ohio employers in 31 counties to purchase equipment designed to substantially reduce or eliminate workplace injuries and illnesses. “With equipment purchases, these employers can prevent injuries to their workers and reduce workers’ compensation costs,”...

Abdu Center Receives Guardian of Excellence Award

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – For the sixth consecutive year, the Joanie Abdu Comprehensive Breast Care Center has been presented with the Guardian of Excellence Award for patient satisfaction from Press Ganey Associates. The award is given to health-care centers in the top 5% for patient satisfaction, based on evaluations between May 2017 and April 2018, among […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – For the sixth consecutive year, the Joanie Abdu Comprehensive Breast Care Center has been presented with the Guardian of Excellence Award for patient satisfaction from Press Ganey Associates. The award is given to health-care centers in the top 5% for patient satisfaction, based on evaluations between May...

‘Meet Them Where They’re At’ is Top Lesson for Memory Care

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Working day in and day out with residents with dementia, Alzheimer’s disease or other memory-loss problems is by no means an easy task. But with training and education about the diseases more extensive than ever, senior care centers have made leaps toward providing the best care for such residents as possible. “It’s […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Working day in and day out with residents with dementia, Alzheimer’s disease or other memory-loss problems is by no means an easy task. But with training and education about the diseases more extensive than ever, senior care centers have made leaps toward providing the best care for...

Senior Care Centers Prepare for ‘Silver Tsunami’

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Ten to 15 years ago, having more than one resident over the age of 90 living at Copeland Oaks in Sebring would have been “highly unusual,” says Kim Strabala. But the nurse liaison says the average age is “much higher” with today’s resident population. More residents 85 or older are living independently […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Ten to 15 years ago, having more than one resident over the age of 90 living at Copeland Oaks in Sebring would have been “highly unusual,” says Kim Strabala. But the nurse liaison says the average age is “much higher” with today’s resident population. More residents 85...

In Assisted Living, Good Meals Nourish Happy Residents

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – In assisted living centers, the role of food is hard to overstate. Proper nutrition improves health. Enjoying a good meal with newly found friends can combat loneliness. Being able to choose what they eat helps residents regain a sense of independence. “Food is really where it’s at. That’s what people look forward […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – In assisted living centers, the role of food is hard to overstate. Proper nutrition improves health. Enjoying a good meal with newly found friends can combat loneliness. Being able to choose what they eat helps residents regain a sense of independence. “Food is really where it’s at....

Ankle & Foot Care Centers Launch Holiday Drive

BOARDMAN, Ohio — Ankle & Foot Care Centers Tuesday announced its 21st annual holiday shoe and sock drive with the goal of delivering more than 500 pairs of shoes and hundreds of pairs of socks to local residents through the Salvation Army. Through Jan. 4, the practice’s physicians,  surgeons and staff are collecting new or […]

BOARDMAN, Ohio -- Ankle & Foot Care Centers Tuesday announced its 21st annual holiday shoe and sock drive with the goal of delivering more than 500 pairs of shoes and hundreds of pairs of socks to local residents through the Salvation Army. Through Jan. 4, the practice's physicians,  surgeons and...

Mercy Health-Youngstown Names Luellen as CEO

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Mercy Health-Youngstown today announced Dr. John Luellen as the newest CEO for the more than century-old health-care system. He is also the first physician to lead the system in its history, having started his career as an emergency medicine physician. Luellen joined Mercy Health-Youngstown in September as chief operating officer. He earned […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Mercy Health-Youngstown today announced Dr. John Luellen as the newest CEO for the more than century-old health-care system. He is also the first physician to lead the system in its history, having started his career as an emergency medicine physician. Luellen joined Mercy Health-Youngstown in September as...

Mercy Health Named ‘Most Wired’ for Tech Efforts

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The College of Healthcare Information Management Executives has named Mercy Health as one of the country’s “Most Wired” for the health-care system’s investment in technology. “Our investment in technology can be found in our surgical suites, our physician practices and even at home, through mobile applications such as MyChart,” said, Dr. James […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The College of Healthcare Information Management Executives has named Mercy Health as one of the country’s “Most Wired” for the health-care system’s investment in technology. “Our investment in technology can be found in our surgical suites, our physician practices and even at home, through mobile applications such...

At-Home HPV Tests Work in Appalachian Ohio

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Screening women for HPV, or human papillomavirus, is a promising way to help detect cervical cancer early, but many at-risk women go without screening for the virus and without Pap tests that look for abnormal cells on the cervix. A new study from The Ohio State University found that mailing at-home HPV tests […]

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Screening women for HPV, or human papillomavirus, is a promising way to help detect cervical cancer early, but many at-risk women go without screening for the virus and without Pap tests that look for abnormal cells on the cervix. A new study from The Ohio State University found...

Where Do Americans Find Meaning in Life?

WASHINGTON, D.C. – What makes life meaningful? Answering such a big question might be challenging for many people. Even among researchers, there is little consensus about the best way to measure what brings human beings satisfaction and fulfillment. Traditional survey questions – with a prespecified set of response options – may not capture important sources […]

WASHINGTON, D.C. – What makes life meaningful? Answering such a big question might be challenging for many people. Even among researchers, there is little consensus about the best way to measure what brings human beings satisfaction and fulfillment. Traditional survey questions – with a prespecified set of response options –...