June 2019 Ohio Department of Health Director Amy Acton, MD, MPH, has announced the appointment of Mark Hurst, MD, to the position of medical director. 6.13.19 Read more. Mercy Health-Cincinnati has named Justin Krueger as the next president of Fairfield Hospital and the system’s surrounding North Market. 6.13.19 Read more. Barbara A. Johnson, a system vice president and Premier Health’s chief human resource officer, has been selected as the health system’s next executive vice president and chief operating officer. 6.12.19 Read more. A new asset has been added to Trinity Health System's west campus as construction continues on a multi-million-dollar expansion project. 6.12.19 Read more. The grand opening of the $9 million Licking Memorial Medical Campus building addition attracted more than 400 people Monday evening. 6.11.19 Read more. Susan Fuehrer, VA Northeast Ohio Healthcare System director and CEO, is retiring from that job to become the MetroHealth System’s president of social determinants of health and health equity. 6.11.19 Read more. Licking Memorial Internal Medicine is pleased to announce the addition of Shawn L. Reed, M.D. 6.11.19 Read more. Licking Memorial Health Systems (LMHS) hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony and open house for the addition to the Licking Memorial Medical Campus, located at 1717 West Main Street in Newark. 6.11.19 Read more. St. Elizabeth Healthcare has opened a Women’s Health Center in Edgewood, in renovated space previously occupied by the Northern Kentucky Health Department. 6.10.19 Read more. The Gala of Hope Foundation has awarded a $353,200 grant to the Premier Health foundations in support of integrative therapies for cancer patients at the health system’s cancer centers. 6.7.19 Read more. In a moving speech Friday at the City Club of Cleveland, MetroHealth CEO Dr. Akram Boutros blamed the far-reaching effects of structural racism and childhood trauma for many of Cuyahoga County’s public health crises and issued a call to action for citizens to do their part in addressing them. 6.7.19 Read more. Kettering Health Network officials opened the doors Thursday to its $100 million Troy Hospital in a ribbon-cutting ceremony. 6.6.19 Read more. The University Hospitals Parma Medical Center was given provisional status as an Adult Level III trauma center by the state, allowing patients in Parma facing life-threatening injuries to be treated faster. 6.5.19 Read more. Christ Hospital has opened its first onsite clinic by partnering with a Covington manufacturer. 6.4.19 Read more. The MetroHealth System chose University Hospitals Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital as its new partner for pediatric services. 6.3.19 Read more. Spencer A. Kowal has been named chief financial officer at Akron Children’s Hospital. 6.3.19 Read more.