June 12, 2015
Wenstrup leads tour of Cincinnati VA
Cincinnati Enquirer
US. Rep. Brad Wenstrup accompanied a fellow House member Tuesday on a tour of the Cincinnati VA Medical Center and the two lawmakers said the rest of the veterans' health system could learn from the Corryville facility.
 New clinical science tower opens at Children's Hospital
Cincinnati Enquirer
Officials at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center will cut the ribbon Friday for the institution's new $205 million glass tower for pediatric medicine, and its top floor will be named for astronaut Neil Armstrong, the first man on the moon and a longtime supporter of the hospital.
CareSource to move 200 more employees into newest downtown office
Dayton Business Journal
CareSource is growing in downtown Dayton again.
 Anthem offering free college tuition to employees
Dayton Daily News
DEERFIELD TWP. — Thousands of Anthem employees in Ohio now have access to free college degrees through an expanded partnership with a higher education entity.
Acuity opens at Weirton Medical Center
Steubenville Herald-Star
Officials with Acuity Specialty Hospitals of Ohio Valley were joined Wednesday by the Weirton business community in celebrating the grand opening of its new long-term acute care hospital, located on the ninth floor of Weirton Medical Center.
Cincinnati Children’s unveils $205M tower
Cincinnati Business Courier
Construction of the $205 million Clinical Sciences Building at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center was completed June 12.
 $25M health care center clears final hurdle
Cincinnati Business Courier
A judge’s ruling has cleared the way to build a $25 million nursing care center that will create more than 200 jobs in Boone County.
Good Sam patients to be moved on June 27
Zanesville Times Recorder
ZANESVILLE – In about two weeks, every patient in Good Samaritan Hospital will be moved to Bethesda Hospital, and Bethesda will drop its name to officially become Genesis Hospital.
Up to 100 Ohio hospitals could add Walk With A Doc
Columbus Business First
The Walk With A Doc exercise promotion program could grow chapters by 66 percent under an Ohio Hospital Association grant to cover startup-costs for up to 100 hospitals in the state.
Media swarm Akron City Hospital to see birthplace of LeBron James, Steph Curry
Akron Beacon Journal
An Akron hospital is making a name for itself internationally as the birthplace of basketball’s biggest stars.
 Baby shower educates expectant and new mothers
Chillicothe Gazette
CHILLICOTHE – Ashley Neely, and about twenty other expectant and new mothers flocked to the Ohio University Child Development and Family Resource Center Thursday morning for a different kind of baby shower.
Central Ohio hospitals to deter early deliveries
Columbus Dispatch
A week or two more in the womb can mean the difference between taking your baby home after she’s born and visiting her in the neonatal intensive-care unit.
 Largest blood drive of year set for Wednesday
Steubenville Herald-Star
WINTERSVILLE - The largest blood drive of the year is scheduled for Wednesday and comes at a time when blood donations decrease for the summer months but the need doesn't.
Fix the gap in eligibility
Columbus Dispatch
It wasn’t an issue created at the state level, but Gov. John Kasich and state legislative leaders are right to advocate fixing an insurance-eligibility gap left by the federal health-insurance law.
Press Releases
I. James Hackenberg Awarded Ohio Hospital Association’s Crew
Ohio News Wire
I. James Hackenberg, Esq., a member of the Lake Health Board of Trustees, received the 2015 Dr. Eli Crew Community Service Excellence Award at the Ohio Hospital Association’s (OHA) annual recognition dinner held June 9 in Columbus.
Cleveland Clinic launches MyCare Online, $49 urgent care consults via mobile devices
Cleveland Plain Dealer
CLEVELAND, Ohio — With a smartphone, iPad or computer and $49, you can now receive an urgent care consult with the Cleveland Clinic from the comfort of your home, office, or car. Or anywhere you can find an Internet connection and a camera, really.
 Cleveland Clinic launches 24-hour MyCare Online service for Ohio-based patients
Crains Cleveland Business
Cleveland Clinic now is offering a 24-hour online service that allows Ohio-based patients the ability to see a medical professional for urgent matters via their computers or smartphones.
Sussman joins Behavioral Healthcare Partners
Newark Advocate
Behavioral Healthcare Partners of Central Ohio has a new youth services supervisor, and she is determined to make a difference in the community