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Cleveland Clinic and Okinawa (Japan) Institute of Science and Technology have developed a partnership to boost global healthcare innovation.
The Christ Hospital has been named to Newsweek’s World’s Best Specialty Hospitals 2023 list for cardiology.
Cincinnati Children’s will construct 12 extended-stay apartments on its Liberty Campus in Butler County, which will be used by families of cancer patients treated at the onsite Proton Therapy Center.
The MetroHealth System welcomed patients to The Glick Center today, bringing to life the state-of-the-art, 11-floor hospital that now anchors MetroHealth’s main campus in Cleveland’s Clark-Fulton neighborhood.
Cleveland Clinic’s Lerner Research Institute was awarded a five-year $12 million grant by the National Cancer Institute, part of the National Institutes of Health.
A new era in patient convenience, access, and service has begun at Adena Greenfield Medical Center with today’s opening of a new medical office building expansion to the hospital.
Eva M. Szigethy, M.D., Ph.D., has been named the Lois C. Orr Endowed Chair in Pediatric Psychiatry and director of Pediatric Psychiatry and Behavioral Health at Akron Children’s Hospital.
The College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME), has released their coveted Digital Health Most Wired Survey results for the 2022 data collection period. Fisher-Titus is proud to announce their Level 7 achievement for the Acute survey selection.
ProMedica today announced that its board of directors has unanimously confirmed that Arturo Polizzi will serve as ProMedica’s next chief executive officer, starting on November 1, 2022.
Farshid Guilak, Ph.D., research director at Shriners Children’s St. Louis, recently received one of the highest honors in the field of health and medicine. He has been elected to the National Academy of Medicine.
Summa Health announced today it is named to Healthgrades America's 100 Best HospitalsTM in four different specialties for 2023.
OhioHealth Marion General Hospital has invested more than $20 million to open a new 24,000-square-foot comprehensive cancer center.
For the second year in a row, University Hospitals (UH) has been recognized for its evolving work toward eliminating inequities by being named to Modern Healthcare’s List of Top Diversity Leaders.
The Christ Hospital Health Network has been recognized by the American Medical Association’s Joy in Medicine™ Health System Recognition Program.
Joseph “JT” Horsfall was named the director of pharmacy at Firelands Regional Medical Center.
On October 17, a new Kettering Health Breast Center location opened in Springfield—making it the 15th site where Kettering Health provides personalized breast-health services.
UC Health Board of Directors has announced Cory D. Shaw as the organization’s next President and CEO beginning January 9, 2023.
ProMedica and the Adrian Dominican Sisters are pleased to announce a collaborative effort to maximize social impact in east Adrian, combining ProMedica’s initiative to address health disparities with the congregation’s $1.5M “Growing Up Resilient” initiative investing in youth and their families.
OhioHealth’s newest lead executive says her mission is to help the healthcare system live by its cardinal value: to honor the dignity and worth of each person.
In an effort to improve and implement effective suicide prevention interventions for military service members, the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) has awarded $8.4 million to researchers with The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center and College of Medicine to conduct five suicide prevention studies.
Kettering College landed a $1.8 federal grant to help it start a program that will grow the public health workforce in the region.
Cleveland-based MetroHealth system has received a $3 million grant from HHS to help retain and recruit community health workers at its facilities.
Mount Carmel Health System named Andy Priday as CFO, according to an Oct. 4 news release shared with Becker's.
SummaCare announced this week its Medicare Advantage plans have been recognized with a 5-star (out of 5) overall rating for 2023 by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). The new rating is the highest-possible star rating awarded by CMS and is also an increase from SummaCare’s 4.5-star rating in 2022.
Cincinnati Children's has promoted two leaders who have served its accountable care organization, HealthVine, which coordinates care for 120,000 children in Ohio insured by Medicaid.
According to a release, Xenia Community Schools is partnering with Dayton Children’s Hospital in an initiative to bring healthcare to the students at Warner Middle School in Xenia.
The Christ Hospital Health Network has been recognized by the American Heart Association and American Medical Association for its commitment to improving blood pressure (BP) control rates, earning Silver-level recognition as part of the Target: BP™ initiative.
Kevin Harlan has been named president of Atrium Medical Center after serving for the past two years at the helm of another Premier Health hospital, Upper Valley Medical Center.
The MetroHealth System is filling a critical community need by opening the Cleveland Heights Behavioral Health Hospital, offering 112 inpatient beds to those who need treatment for mental illness, substance use disorder and other conditions
OhioHealth announced that it will be committing $100,000 to the Richland County Foundation for the Mansfield Rising: Downtown Investment project.
TriHealth – the Cincinnati region’s only nationally recognized integrated health system made up of five hospitals, 13 major ambulatory campuses and more than 140 sites of care – is breaking ground on a $240 million project to transform Good Samaritan Hospital.
Gordon T. Edwards has joined Akron Children’s Hospital as chief financial officer.
County fair season across southern Ohio brings families, friends and neighbors together to enjoy the fun and festivities at the highly anticipated annual events.
For a second consecutive year, Adena Regional Medical Center (ARMC) has received the highest overall hospital rating, five-star, given by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS).
Crain’s Cleveland Business recently honored two transformative leaders at MetroHealth for the key role they play in advancing equity and inclusion here and the broader community.
Findings from a Cleveland Clinic-led trial show that a Cerebral Embolic Protection (CEP) device reduced the risk of disabling strokes by capturing and removing tiny pieces of calcium and other fragments resulting from transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) before they can reach the brain.
Keith Bricking, MD, will serve as Premier Health’s chief clinical officer, a newly created position that will help coordinate care across the health system’s provider work force. The appointment is effective Oct. 3.
The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center – Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital and Richard J. Solove Research Institute (OSUCCC – James) Blood and Marrow Transplant (BMT) Unit has received national recognition for exceptional patient care and professional nursing practice from the American Association of Critical Care Nurses (AACN) by being named a 2022 recipient of the Silver Beacon Award for Excellence.
Cleveland Clinic, the American Academy of Physician Associates (AAPA), and the PA Foundation are recipients of a grant from the Davos Alzheimer’s Collaborative (DAC), the organization leading a global response to Alzheimer’s disease.
The board of the MetroHealth System has selected Airica Steed to serve as the next president and CEO of the health system, effective Jan. 1.
Medical Group Management Association (MGMA) has recognized Mercer Health Medical Group as a “better performer” in 2022 because of superior operational performance compared with similar medical group practices nationwide in areas such as operations, profitability, productivity and value and their systematic approach to improving patient care and services.
University Hospitals has received a $12.5 million grant from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control to research the effectiveness of vaccines for flu, COVID-19 and other illnesses.
The Sisters of Charity Health System and St. Vincent Charity Medical Center today announced the vision for the St. Vincent Charity Health Campus. This new ministry of the Sisters of Charity Health System will transform the Sisters of Charity’s property on East 22nd Street, including St. Vincent Charity Medical Center, into a vibrant hub that promotes holistic health and wellness through health care and services that address the social determinants of health.
House Bill (HB) 371, recently passed by the Ohio General Assembly and expected to be signed into law by Gov. Mike DeWine soon, will require insurance companies to cover additional screenings for individuals who are at high risk for breast cancer, or have dense breast tissue, thanks to the advocacy of survivors, UC Health physicians and state legislators.
The City of Middleburg Heights, Cleveland Clinic and Premier Development Partners are collaborating on the construction of a new medical outpatient center in Middleburg Heights.
For the fifteenth time, the American Heart Association recognized Kettering Health’s stroke program with its “Get With The Guidelines® – Stroke” quality achievement award.
The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center announced recently it is partnering with Kindred Rehabilitation Services (KRS), a business unit of LifePoint Health, to build and operate a new 80-bed, 86,000 square foot adult inpatient rehabilitation hospital in Columbus.
Fisher-Titus Medical Center named David Levine, MD, its new chief medical officer Sept. 2. His appointment is effective Sept. 19.
The play loop will provide naturally designed park and public spaces for families and visitors that promote healing, reflection and relaxation while connecting the Akron Children’s Hospital campus to downtown Akron via the Ohio & Erie Canal Towpath Trail.
On September 3, 2022, the Adams County Regional Medical Center (ACRMC) celebrates 70 years of providing quality healthcare close to home for residents of Adams, Brown, and surrounding counties.
The Ohio State University College of Medicine research funding grew to $367.7 million during the 2022 fiscal year, bolstered by multimillion dollar grants to study traumatic brain injury, gene therapy, and maternal and pediatric medication safety.
SummaCare announced today the launch of Lift Up Local, an annual mentorship program designed to help small Ohio businesses succeed through improved marketing support and guidance.
Celina Cunanan, MSN, APRN-CNM, has been named University Hospitals’ new Chief Diversity, Equity & Belonging Officer. In her role, Cunanan will be charged with creating a system-wide strategy to enhance diversity, equity and inclusion.
Wooster Community Hospital has developed a new app, WCHConnect, to help patients better manage their health care and take advantage of our high-quality services.
Beginning Monday, Aug. 29, Lima Memorial Health System will officially welcome patients and visitors through its new Welcome Center.
On August 24, Forbes announced their 2022 list of America’s Best Employers by State.
For roughly two decades, Adena Health System has partnered with school districts across the region to provide for the health and safety of their students.
Monday afternoon, Mercy Health leaders made a special delivery to Coy Elementary School.
CareSource, a Dayton-based non-profit health insurance company that primarily manages Medicaid plans, will open its first CareSource Health Hub at the new YMCA being built at the former Good Samaritan Hospital site. Click here to read more.
Genesis HealthCare System has been named as a 100 Top Hospital and Everest Award Winner by Merative. The annual list was published last week by Fortune Magazine.
While watching a demonstration of a delivery room bed's movable parts at Wooster Community Hospital, Dr. Marith Lopez's eyes widened. "Wow," was all she could say.
Rosland Fisher McLeod will join Cincinnati Children’s as Senior Vice President, Legal and Public Affairs and Chief Legal Officer on September 6, 2022.
Cleveland Clinic has appointed Michelle Kang Kim, M.D., Ph.D., as chair of the Department of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition with Cleveland Clinic’s Digestive Disease & Surgery Institute.
University Hospitals has appointed Scott Sasser, MD, FACEP, as Chief Physician Executive and President, University Hospitals Medical Group and University Hospitals Physician Services.
University Hospitals (UH) Harrington Heart & Vascular Institute is now serving patients in its newly upgraded cardiac catheterization laboratory at UH Samaritan Medical Center in Ashland.
Cincinnati-based Mercy Health, a health network connecting 50 regional hospitals, was recently recognized as one of the top workplaces in the country for women by a research firm focused on diversity and inclusion.
Mercy Health – Springfield Regional Medical Center has begun using a new treatment option for patients with severely calcified coronary artery disease.
Mercy Health – St. Elizabeth Boardman Hospital is excited to be celebrating 15 years of serving the community.
The Cleveland Clinic is actively working to stay ahead of the curve and prep for the fall and winter sports seasons by hosting a series of catastrophic sports injury simulation labs.
Premier Health has named Lisa Gossett as the vice president and system chief nursing officer and the chief experience officer.
The University of Akron and Akron Children's Hospital have entered into a new multi-year partnership that makes Akron Children’s the official sports health provider for Akron Zips Athletics.
During a learning exchange Wednesday morning between four physicians from war-torn Ukraine and medical staff at the burn unit of Akron Children’s Hospital, the visiting physicians explained how care at their hospitals has changed dramatically.
Akron Children’s Hospital has named Carole Ettinger vice president, Information Services Division and Troy Stairwalt vice president of Information Security.
Cleveland Clinic and University Hospitals have joined forces to boost the economic health of Northeast Ohio’s diverse business communities.
The possible next generation of doctors and health professionals recently got a chance to experience their industry hands-on.
As the new Genesis Coshocton Medical Center nears completion, it's starting to hire for more than 200 jobs.
Two women who had never before met became sisters on July 1, 2020. At least that’s what they tell people.
The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center has appointed Vincent Tammaro chief financial officer and vice president for health sciences, effective Aug. 1.
Fisher-Titus has been awarded on Newsweek’s list of Best Maternity Hospitals 2022 – only one of 350 winners recognized nationally.
Bernett Williams has been named chief diversity, equity and inclusion officer and vice president for community initiatives at Akron Children’s Hospital, the hospital announced Tuesday.
Back pain is one of the most common causes of disability in America. The Cleveland Clinic's Center for Spine Health is taking a different approach to treating it.
A new Premier Health Emergency Center is coming to Greene County. Premier Health is expanding access to its emergency services in Beavercreek and surrounding communities.
Kettering Health has a new PET/CT digital extended-length scanner–the first of its kind in the Dayton region. The Siemens Vision 600 PET/ST camera provides more accurate images, with shorter scan times and less radiation exposure for patients. With shorter scan times, there will be more appointment times.
Cleveland Clinic has expanded its direct-to-employer offerings to include a Musculoskeletal Center of Excellence and Bariatric Center of Excellence. These options help employers manage costs while also providing employees and their covered dependents with access to care at Cleveland Clinic in Ohio.
A new study from University Hospitals (UH) Harrington Heart & Vascular Institute further proves that people living in areas that were subjected to housing discrimination decades ago now suffer from higher rates of poor health outcomes, including heart disease, kidney failure and diabetes.
The Christ Hospital Health Network is expanding its capabilities to offer world-class cancer care to its patients by becoming the newest member of the Dana-Farber Brigham Cancer Care Collaborative.
Cleveland Clinic has successfully performed a first-in-the-world full multi-organ transplant to treat a patient with a rare form of appendix cancer called pseudomyxoma peritonei (PMP). Upon completion of the lifesaving transplant surgery, the patient received five digestive organs: liver, stomach, pancreas, duodenum, and small intestine.
Cleveland Clinic has been awarded a $14.2 million grant from the National Institutes of Health for atrial fibrillation research. The five-year award will support four synergistic projects aimed at improving and finding new treatments for patients with atrial fibrillation, the most common heart rhythm abnormality.
Trumbull Regional Medical Center announced Thursday that Cindy Russo has been named president of the hospital.
After a national search, The Christ Hospital Health Network has hired Corey Heller as new Chief Human Resource and People Officer.
Providing outstanding patient care is what drives every CMH employee– and often, that care doesn’t stop at the hospital doors. From fundraisers to professional partnerships, Clinton Memorial Hospital is heavily engaged in the health and well-being of our community.
It’s one thing to tell a patient battling a chronic illness to change their diet and another to actually show that person how to accomplish an often difficult goal.
More children landed in the pediatric intensive care from COVID-19 than influenza during the early months of the COVID-19 pandemic, suggests new findings from researchers at University Hospitals Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital.
University Hospitals Connor Whole Health, one of the largest integrative medicine programs in the country, will expand its services further thanks to a new $3 million gift from the Connor Foundation.
Northern Kentucky parents will have new access for their children to Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center primary pediatric care in about two years at the Union Promenade development in Boone County.
Atrium Medical Center is located in a community the size of Middletown and not a metropolitan city, but that doesn’t indicate the scope of its services, said Dr. Mouhamad Abdallah, medical director of Atrium’s Chest Pain Center and cardiac catheterization lab.
Alex Adjei MD, PhD, will serve as the new chair of Cleveland Clinic's Taussig Cancer Institute starting in July, the system said June 23.
Cleveland Clinic Akron General opened a food pantry today to better serve patients who are experiencing food insecurity. A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held at the pantry located on the first floor of the hospital.
Ceiling-to-floor windows throughout Aultman's Timken Family Cancer Center are one of the features that give the new addition a light and open atmosphere.
Mercy Health – Lorain officially opened June 20 the newly built Sheffield Medical Center with a ribbon-cutting ceremony.
State lawmakers are taking a stand in support of Southern Ohio veterans and the Chillicothe VA Medical Center.
Cleveland Clinic Children’s has been named a national leader in clinical care, according to U.S. News & World Report’s 2022 – 2023 “Best Children’s Hospitals” rankings.
University Hospitals Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital (UH Rainbow) has been recognized as a Best Children’s Hospital for 2022-23 by U.S. News & World Report. UH Rainbow ranks among the nation’s top 50 children’s hospitals in nine specialties, five of which rank in the top 25.
University Hospitals (UH) Geneva Medical Center has opened a new pulmonary rehabilitation center, and is now seeing patients. Those who have lung diseases can live and breathe easier by working with a team of specialists in a variety of supervised medical programs.
Spinal surgery gone wrong could rob a patient of the ability to walk, but an advanced technology called the Pulse Platform increases the surgery’s chances of success by creating 3D images of the patient’s spine.
Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center has been ranked third in the nation among all pediatric hospitals by U.S. News & World Report and has once again been included on The Honor Roll, which recognizes the 10 pediatric hospitals across the country with the highest rankings across specialties.
Nationwide Children’s Hospital has once again been named to U.S. News & World Report’s Best Children’s Hospitals Honor Roll. The Honor Roll is a distinction awarded to only 10 children’s hospitals nationwide recognized by U.S. News as the “Best of the Best.” Nationwide Children’s is recognized at number 9 on the Honor Roll list.
Nationwide Children’s Hospital has earned the National Pancreas Foundation’s (NPF) recognition as an Academic Center of Excellence. This is in addition to the Clinical Center of Excellence designation that Nationwide Children’s received in 2020, which has now been renewed.
The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center has selected Dr. Chyke A. Doubeni to serve as chief health equity officer and lead the Office of Health Equity, Diversity and Inclusion, effective July 1.
University Hospitals (UH) and Northeast Ohio Medical University (NEOMED) have announced a new affiliation agreement that supports the joint aim of developing leadership and deploying a transformational workforce who heal, teach and discover, and care for the underserved populations within both Cuyahoga County and other Ohio counties.
University Hospitals (UH) Portage Medical Center has received $1 million to establish a new Breast Health Center, in order to provide improved, comprehensive breast care to patients in Portage and surrounding counties.
Mercy Health – Springfield Regional Medical Center announced today that it has become the first in the Midwest to treat patients with the advanced imaging capabilities of Loop-X®, a new mobile imaging robot.
The Christ Hospital Health Network has acquired Alliance Integrative Medicine (AIM), a prominent integrative medicine practice led by renowned physicians Steve and Sandi Amoils, MDs.
The Christ Hospital Health Network reached its 50th milestone case using the Monarch Robotic-assisted bronchoscopy Platform to diagnose lung cancer in patients.
Cleveland Mayor Justin Bibb has tapped MetroHealth’s Dr. David Margolius to head up the city’s Department of Public Health.
TriHealth is announcing a series of changes in executive responsibilities to better align its leadership structure with its long-term strategy of getting healthcare right by fulfilling the Triple Aim Plus One – better care, better health, and better value, PLUS an enhanced practice and work environment.
In recognition of June’s National CPR and AED Awareness Week observance, the American Heart Association and Mercy Health – Lourdes Hospital present “Community of Lifesavers: A CPR Awareness Community Conversation.”
Mercy Health – Cincinnati has named Bradley (Brad) Bertke president of Mercy Health – West Hospital effective Tuesday, July 5.
Premier Health’s new chief executive is already developing a new strategic plan for the Dayton region hospital and health care system and envisions transformational progress through partnerships with Wright State University and Wright-Patterson Air Force Base.
As racial inequities remain significant in Franklin County health outcomes, Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center’s Healthy Community Day is part of an effort by the center to support not just individual patients but entire communities.
As the date grows closer for OhioHealth's Marion General Hospital to open its new $20 million cancer center in the fall, the hospital's oncology staff shed light on how it feels to work with patients fighting for their lives every day.
When it comes to recovering from many leg injuries, being non-weight-bearing is often key for patients.
Today, Cleveland Clinic leaders welcomed Sara Bleich, Ph.D., the director of Nutrition Security and Health Equity at the U.S. Department of Agriculture Food and Nutrition Service (FNS), for a roundtable discussion on local efforts to support equitable, sustainable food-secure neighborhoods.
In recognition of June as Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month, the Women’s Alzheimer’s Movement at Cleveland Clinic today announced the recipients of the 2021 WAM research grants, seed funding for innovative women-based Alzheimer’s disease research studies, which will be conducted over two years, 2022-2023.
University Hospitals Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital (UH Rainbow) is the first in the world to utilize the Pulse platform to perform pediatric spine surgery.
A vision to expand Urgent Care access on Chillicothe’s north side became a reality today with the official opening of Adena Urgent Care – Bridge Street.
The Aultman Foundation recently partnered with 14 area nonprofits through grant awards that will advance community wellness initiatives in Stark, Wayne, Holmes, Carroll and Tuscarawas counties.
The Christ Hospital Health Network’s 2022 Gala raised more than $5.4 million dollars for The Christ Hospital Heart & Vascular Institute. The money will go towards patient assistance, research and cardiovascular programs.
Transgender individuals are often the subject of discrimination, harassment and violence, which can lead to struggles with mental health issues such as anxiety and depression.
Aultman Hospital has received the American College of Cardiology’s NCDR Chest Pain – MI Registry Platinum Performance Achievement Award for 2022. Aultman is one of only 240 hospitals nationwide to receive the honor.
Mercy Health – Youngstown will build a new, 241-bed hospital and medical office complex on a key 62.88-acre site adjacent to the Kent State University Trumbull Campus.
Dr. William Farrar is retiring as CEO of James Cancer Hospital and Solove Research Institute at Ohio State University's Wexner Medical Center.
The new OhioHealth obstetrics and gynecology office in Lexington was celebrated by local officials on Friday.
Ohio State University's Wexner Medical Center is ready to build an outpatient campus in Powell, completing a ring of four.
Cleveland Clinic is the first hospital in Ohio to announce its use of radiofrequency ablation technology to treat benign thyroid nodules that can cause troublesome symptoms, such as neck pain or pressure, difficulty swallowing or breathing.
Cleveland Clinic Cancer Center has initiated a drug repository program for orally administered drugs used in cancer treatment and management of side effects for patients who are experiencing financial hardship.
Since its founding in 1921, Cleveland Clinic has seen tremendous growth in size and scope, serving more patients in a wider variety of specialties each year.
Doctors and nurses watched eagerly Thursday afternoon as a medical helicopter circled OhioHealth Mansfield Hospital, then slowly landed on the roof.
Thursday is the last day of National Nurses Week, and it is no secret that nurses across the country including here in the Miami Valley have been through a lot the last two years.
An agreement signed in Steubenville on Thursday means free college is up for grabs -- and it’s meant to bolster the local workforce.
Wright State University is boasting what it calls the Dayton region’s sole advanced magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scanner dedicated just to research — and university leaders see the machine as a way to spark collaborations with Air Force scientists.
Senator Sherrod Brown and U.S. Representative Brad Wenstrup are working to avoid the closure of the Chillicothe Veterans' Affairs Medical Center — both trying to communicate the importance of the facility to the area.
Aultman Orrville Hospital was named to Newsweek’s list of Best Maternity Hospitals 2022, according to a press release shared by the hospital. The hospital was one of 350 throughout the U.S. to get the award.
An overwhelming, potentially life-threatening response to an infection, sepsis can lead to tissue damage, organ failure, other serious complications and even death.
Bon Secours Mercy Health (BSMH), one of the 20 largest health systems in the United States and the fifth-largest Catholic health system in the country, today announces the launch of Accrete Health Partners, a digital holding company that will expand, align and synergize the organization’s digital health services, investments and partnerships.
Since Metro Health System CEO Dr. Akram Boutros’ 2019 City Club speech in which he blamed structural racism and childhood trauma for many of Cuyahoga County’s public health crises, some organizations that pledged to help are backing away from their commitments, he reported Wednesday.
Mercy Health-St. Rita’s Medical Center has started a $33 million renovation of one of the hospital’s oldest patient care buildings.
Mercy Health-Youngstown is partnering with a Brentwood, Tenn.-based provider of rehabilitation services to build a 60-bed, acute inpatient rehabilitation hospital in the Mahoning Valley.
Adena Reginal Medical Center has received an "A” Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade for Spring 2022.
Premier Health has confirmed that it will be moving its obstetric services out of Miami Valley Hospital South by early July.
Dr. Robyn Strosaker has been named president and chief operating officer of University Hospitals’ Lake West, TriPoint and Beachwood medical centers.
The University of Toledo Medical Center is now a Level 2 trauma center, upgrading from a Level 3 after getting approval from the state of Ohio.
Nearly 15 years after adding a seven-story patient tower to the campus of Bethesda North, officials at TriHealth are planning to add a new floor to the structure.
Premier Health and Homefull are partnering to offer access to health care and groceries to several communities.
Salem Regional Medical Center (SRMC) has once again earned the Join Commission's Gold Seal of Approval for its comprehensive hip and knee replacement program.
U.S. senators Rob Portman and Sherrod Brown visited the Chillicothe Veterans' Affairs Medical Center Friday morning alongside the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Veterans' Affairs, Denis McDonough.
Akron Children’s Hospital is among the top pediatric medical centers in the world — a distinction that’s significant to the Mahoning Valley and a tremendous asset in the region.
Kettering Health’s $20 million medical center in Springfield officially opened Friday, and it will begin accepting patients on Wednesday.
An emphasis on preventive care and expanding local medical care services were a big part of a round table discussion of community involvement for McCullough-Hyde Memorial Hospital/TriHealth.
A Lorain native has taken the reins at Mercy Health – Allen Hospital in Oberlin and she couldn’t be happier about her new position.
Kettering Health Main Campus has a new water harvesting system that could reduce the water used by about 12 million gallons or more a year.
A Beavercreek man has been named the new executive director of Emergency and Ambulatory Services for Mercy Health – Springfield.
The Minority Men’s Health Fair, an annual event that puts a bigger focus on educating Northeast Ohio's African American communities, is making its new home at the MetroHealth system.
The U.S. Air Force School of Aerospace Medicine and the Kettering Health Network celebrated the official opening of the Enlisted Critical Care Training Center located at Soin Medical Center on April 13, 2022.
Senator Sherrod Brown visited Chillicothe for the second time in recent weeks to meet with employees of the Chillicothe Veterans' Affairs Medical Center (CVAMC).
OhioHealth's Marion General Hospital's nursing staff gathered alongside members of its leadership team on the floor of the newly opened 2 South Unit Tuesday morning, celebrating the completion of the second phase of $46 million renovation plan that launched in 2018.
Avita Health System opened a new inpatient wing Monday within its Ontario Hospital.
The Modern College of Design is proud to announce a new partnership with Kettering Health to provide corporate design training.
ProMedica CEO Randy Oostra is among Modern Healthcare’s 2022 class of top innovators.
Premier Health announced it will be opening a new urgent care location on Dorothy Lane in Kettering.
Forget-Me-Not Baskets, a nonprofit providing items of comfort, peace and remembrance to families who have experienced a loss during pregnancy, birth or soon after, recently expanded to serve Cleveland Clinic Mercy Hospital patients.
Kettering Health is expanding healthcare offerings in Wilmington with the construction of a new medical center.
Adena Health System and the Ross County Sheriff’s Office are working on a partnership where a special detail will handle the safety and security at Adena Regional Medical Center’s (ARMC) Chillicothe campus.
Mercy Health-Youngstown has spent close to $1.2 million to acquire two office buildings due south of the health care provider’s St. Elizabeth Boardman Hospital on Market Street, but their future use is yet to be determined.
Kettering Health Network is scheduled to open a $20 million emergency center in Springfield — the healthcare giant’s third and most significant investment in the area — by the end of April.
UC, UC Health, Cincinnati Children’s and Kroger form research collaboration to improve health outcomes.
Can health care start in a barber chair? In Dayton, it can.
A lighting technology invented by developers at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center to influence eye development, circadian rhythms, and metabolism, has been licensed by California-based Bios and used in a new product, the company announced Thursday.
A retired hospital volunteer got an extra special birthday celebration as he turned 100 years old.
Mercy Health REACH Services in Springfield and Urbana is hosting a free, six-week series of smoking cessation classes starting this month.
Patients are being accepted at a new obstetrics and gynecology office in Lexington.
Following an expansive internal and national search, University Hospitals has chosen Stathis Antoniades, MPH, FABC, as the new President of UH Cleveland Medical Center.
St. Rita’s Medical Center announced the launch of a new Ceribell Rapid EEG Brain Monitoring program to ensure optimal care is provided for critically ill patients. The Rapid EEG is the first of its kind and provides a vital sign for brain function.
Cleveland Clinic announced today the opening of Cleveland Clinic London Hospital, a 184-bed state-of-the-art hospital, at 33 Grosvenor Place in central London.
SOMC Hospice recently welcomed back an important employee who had spent the last two years working from home. Ray, a golden doodle who has served as the facility’s “hospice dog” since 2016, made a triumphant return to building where he visits with patients and their families.
Memorial Hospital announces the appointment of Valerie Tracey, BSN, ACM-RN, CMAC, as the organization’s Director of Case Management and Will Thomaschek as Laboratory Director.
The Cleveland-based nonprofit MedWish International and area hospitals have teamed up to donate items to Ukraine to help ease critical medical supply shortages in the war-torn country.
Muhammad Momen, MD, medical director of the inpatient behavioral health units at Mercy Health – St. Elizabeth’s Youngstown Hospital was recognized by NeoMed for his superior contribution to the medical students psychiatric clinical training. Read more
Mercy Health has named its new vice president of mission for its Springfield area operations. Mike Adamson will assume his new position on Monday and will be tasked with leading initiatives that aim to support the organization’s Catholic heritage, integration of the health network’s mission and values, spiritual health as well as its ethics.
More than 700 doctors have cared for patients at the community’s hospital which is marking 65 years since opening its doors in 1957. It has long been a dream of one of those doctors to pay tribute to those who served the hospital and the anniversary year will see that happen.
Dave Fikse, who served as Bon Secours Mercy Health's Cincinnati market president for four years, will retire in June, the health system announced Wednesday.
Kettering Health is expanding and adding services to Ross Health Center. The primary care office located at the center moved into a new suite on the first floor. The 12,250-square-foot expansion includes 16 new exam rooms.
With COVID-19 believed to be “in the rear-view mirror,” Cleveland Heights-University Heights School Superintendent Liz Kirby expects to put some more distance on the pandemic using part of a new $4.5 million grant from MetroHealth to bolster campus clinics.
African-Americans and rural Americans often face barriers that keep them off organ transplant waiting lists, according to a new report from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine.
OhioHealth Physician Group Primary Care hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony Thursday to celebrate the opening at 25 Spring St. in Plymouth. The celebration was livestreamed by the Richland Area Chamber & Economic Development on Facebook.
Bon Secours Mercy Health, the parent organization to Mercy Health-Fairfield Hospital, has presented concept plans to develop a 9-acre parcel adjacent to the hospital.
The power of music knows no bounds.
A doctor who has spent the last 29 years serving in the U.S. Army has been appointed as the new president of Cleveland Clinic Union Hospital in Dover.
Nationwide Children’s Hospital is now implementing what we believe is a truly neighborhood-driven and co-designed community investment initiative in Columbus, Ohio.
Highland District Hospital Vice President of Operations and COO Tim Parry will become president and CEO of the Hillsboro, Ohio-based hospital on April 15.
For two years, Licking Memorial Hospital has faced unprecedented challenges, prompting its president and CEO to praise the resiliency of its employees.
Local high school students have a chance to win scholarships through Adena Health System's Hope for our Future Initiative.
For about a third of all epilepsy patients, anti-seizure medication doesn’t work. That's why the Cleveland Clinic wants to study whether yoga, music therapy, or behavioral therapy could help people who still have seizures even after taking medication.
Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center has partnered with an innovation district-based drug firm to develop and commercialize novel therapeutics discovered by its own researchers.
During a recent conversation with Samantha Patrick of Ohio Living Westminster-Thurber, the subject at one point turned to fake cockroaches.
With a new market president at its helm, Mercy Health – Lorain is poised to make a handful of changes to better serve the community.
OhioHealth recently announced Cherie Smith, PhD, MBA, RN as chief nursing officer and vice president of Patient Care Services at OhioHealth Grady Memorial Hospital and Dublin Methodist Hospital.
Second Gentleman Doug Emhoff, the husband of Vice President Kamala Harris, visited Nationwide Children's Hospital Wednesday to push President Joe Biden's focus on mental health of youth during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Nationwide Children's Hospital's purchase of Mercy Health-Children's Hospital is complete.
Avita invested approximately $15 million on Phase III of Ontario Hospital — the development of the second floor — which includes a maternity unit and an additional medical/surgical unit and intensive care unit.
Learn about the hospital happenings and other important developments happening at hospitals and health systems across Ohio from February 2022.
OhioHealth Mansfield Hospital is expanding its lactation services to support mothers as well as newborns and infants.
Mercy Health – Lorain Hospital, 3700 Kolbe Road, opened its new Behavioral Health Access Center on Feb 17, according to a news release.
The Cleveland Clinic wants to open a lounge at Cleveland Hopkins International Airport for its patients traveling to Cleveland from across the U.S. and abroad.
A symbol for health care workers throughout the pandemic, the Blue Hearts Ceremony is currently taking place at UH Parma Medical Center where nursing leaders are providing a cathartic release for staff members looking back on a tough two years.
Imagine a moment with me. You’re sitting at home on a Saturday morning drinking your coffee while your child is watching some TV. Suddenly, they begin having a seizure. You call 911, and the ambulance arrives shortly after. Your child’s seizures have not stopped.
Blanchard Valley Health System (BVHS) has implemented a new digital application that will provide new features at the health system’s medical practices, as well as offer convenience for patients ahead of scheduled visits.
ProMedica Foundation announced a new fundraising campaign that enables the community to show ProMedica caregivers their appreciation.
Former Highland District Hospital Chief Executive Officer Eloise Yochum Moran passed away Feb. 19, 2022. She was 91.
It’s been a full year since Mercy Hospital in Stark County was acquired by health care giant Cleveland Clinic, in a deal that was in the works since 2019 and persisted through the still ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
The Christ Hospital Health Network is pleased to announce that Deborah Kiser MHA, RN, BSN-BC has accepted the position of Executive Director for The Christ Hospital Health Network Heart and Vascular Institute.
Some northwest Ohio hospitals made the ranks for the Chartis Center for Rural Health's Top 100 Rural & Community Hospitals for 2022.
A new OhioHealth medical office opened at 869 N. Bridge St. on Monday.
Pomerene Hospital is a 2022 Top 100 Rural & Community Hospital by The Chartis Center for Rural Health.
Blanchard Valley Health System has donated $50,000 toward the construction of Findlay's $1 million Simulated Tactical Response & Incident Command Training (STRICT) Center.
Grove City College is partnering with a major healthcare provider that will give students a chance to get more work experience.
The Cleveland Clinic is the new official health care provider for Hall of Fame Village powered by Johnson Controls.
Showing up for one another like a family, nine community organizations "adopted" a different hospital unit at OhioHealth's Marion General Hospital.
O’Bleness Hospital staff is getting in on the Joe Burrow fever by celebrating Joe’Bleness Week with themes for each day leading up to the Super Bowl.
After experiencing a large number of employees calling off due to the Martin Luther King Jr. Day snowstorm, UH Parma Medical Center wasn’t messing around with Winter Storm Landon.
On a recent January evening, a panel of Dayton Veterans Affairs physicians and administrators took dozens of calls from area patients.
Wilson Health announced Tuesday it will begin offering cancer care services in Shelby County and surrounding communities in collaboration with Premier Health, whose cancer care centers are accredited by the Commission on Cancer.
The residue of tobacco smoke that seeps into carpets and furniture in homes or the interior of cars, lingering long after a final cigarette smoked there is crushed out, is a health threat – especially to young children.
Valentine’s Day isn't the only reason you will be seeing hearts this month. February is also American Heart Month. A month dedicated to keeping your heart healthy.
Art has the power to heal, to comfort and to offer hope. That's why the new Critical Care Pavilion at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital, besides housing the latest state-of-the-art medical technology, also displays more than 1,000 pieces of original artwork throughout.
ProMedica is pleased to announce that Keith Burmeister has been appointed president of ProMedica Defiance Regional Hospital, effective February 1, 2022.
Learn about the hospital happenings and other important developments happening at hospitals and health systems across Ohio from January 2022.
Commissioners got an update Wednesday on new programs and services being implemented at Twin City Medical Center in Dennison.
Hospitals are using a mix of strategies to deal with nurse shortages, including efforts emphasizing education, competitive compensation, and temporary staff.
University Hospitals will build a new campus at the southeast corner of Route 2 and the Oak Point Road interchange in Amherst, the hospital system announced Tuesday.
The MetroHealth System is starting a new dental assistant apprentice program that will educate and train potential dental assistants while paying them, with the goal of placing them in one of the System’s dental offices.
Teresa Brewer lost her mother three years ago to complications of Alzheimer’s disease. Brewer’s grandmother and aunts also had Alzheimer’s. Brewer, 60, worries she will hear that diagnosis someday, too.
A one-page piece of legislation doesn't capture the importance of a new contract between OhioHealth and the Mansfield Fire Department.
The culmination of years of planning and construction were celebrated in the ceremonial opening of the Genesis Orthopedic Center on Wednesday.
At a time many children in Northeast Ohio have less access to books due to school library closures from the COVID-19 pandemic, Akron Children’s Hospital’s Reach Out and Read chapter has worked harder than ever to get books into the hands of kids.
Adena Health Systems will soon open a new urgent care facility on Bridge Street in Chillicothe.
Want to reduce heart attacks? First, stop climate change. A scientific review, written by researchers from University Hospitals, Case Western Reserve University and Boston College, shows that air pollution promotes heart disease, and draws a direct link between environmental pollutants and climate change.
When Springfield resident Greg Brumfield had his heart attack in July, he said he had no initial warnings until experiencing pain in the middle of his chest a few days before.