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2012-07-30 10:24:55

Multi-institutional collaboration aims to accelerate technology development and commercialization TOLEDO, Ohio, July 30, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- ProMedica has entered into a collaborative business relationship with Cleveland Clinic as part of a national Innovation Alliance network to help commercialize medical innovations. ProMedica joins the University of Notre Dame, MedStar Health and North Shore-LIJ as part of a collaborative network focused on identifying and executing joint...

2012-05-14 06:26:45

TOLEDO, Ohio, May 14, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- ProMedica Flower Hospital has earned Ohio's premier award for exceeding patient safety and quality standards established by the internationally-recognized Malcolm Baldrige Criteria. It is the only organization in the state to receive a platinum-level award from The Partnership for Excellence (TPE) for performance excellence, innovation and visionary leadership in health care. TPE is Ohio, Indiana and West Virginia's Baldrige-based awards...

2012-03-28 06:24:01

Final Opinion and Order Uphold Initial Decision Issued in December 2011 WASHINGTON, March 28, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Federal Trade Commission ruled that ProMedica Health System's August 2010 acquisition of rival St. Luke's Hospital was anticompetitive and likely to substantially lessen competition and increase prices for general acute-care inpatient hospital services and inpatient obstetric services sold to commercial health plans in the Toledo, Ohio area. In a 4-0...

2011-08-02 07:00:00

ST. LOUIS, Aug. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Stockell Healthcare Systems, Inc. is pleased to announce that long-time client ProMedica has added ProMedica St. Luke's Hospital in Maumee, Ohio to the growing list of its member hospitals utilizing the InsightCS® Revenue Cycle Information system. ProMedica St. Luke's Hospital is the tenth and newest member of the ProMedica family of healthcare facilities to be utilizing InsightCS® to meet its Patient Access and...

2009-08-31 09:20:00

MONROE, Mich., Aug. 31 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Two hospital systems and one comprehensive cancer center are joining forces to bring world-renowned cancer services to Monroe, Michigan. Mercy Memorial Hospital System of Monroe (MMHS), ProMedica Health System of Toledo, and the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Center in Detroit have announced a joint venture agreement which will bring innovative, state-of-the-science cancer care to Monroe and the surrounding communities. Each of the health...

2009-06-16 09:32:00

TOLEDO, Ohio, June 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On June 10, 2009 ProMedica Continuing Care Services and the Ohio Nurses Association (ONA) signed a Stipulated Election Agreement which allows the Registered Nurses of ProMedica Home Care to hold an election to determine if they want union representation from the Ohio Nurses Association. The election is to be held on July 16, 2009 at ProMedica Offices in Wauseon, Toledo and Lenawee. About the Ohio Nurses Association The Ohio Nurses...

2008-10-06 03:00:29

By Colter, Tiffany Many adults spend a majority of their time doing fairly sedentary tasks. As the days begin to get shorter in northwest Ohio and southeast Michigan, even the health conscious can find it difficult to get in a walk, and the availability of healthy foods on the run are few. An inactive lifestyle with unhealthy eating can lead to a number of problems. The American Heart Association has introduced a program in an attempt to offset these issues in the workplace. The Fit-...

2008-08-07 09:01:05

NORTH HOLLYWOOD, Calif., Aug. 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- IPC The Hospitalist Company, Inc. , a leading national hospitalist physician group practice company, announced today that it has signed hospitalist service agreements with Toledo Children's Hospital in Toledo, Ohio and Good Samaritan Hospital in Lebanon, Pennsylvania. These agreements establish IPC's operations in two additional northeastern states, expanding its national presence to 18 states. "With our expansion into Ohio, we are...

2008-07-09 06:00:00

By Bart Mills, The Lima News, Ohio Jul. 9--LIMA -- At a time when layoffs are almost daily news, nobody seems immune to the trend, maybe not even the county's largest employer. St. Rita's officials have been plagued by rumors of layoffs in recent years. In the past, officials have refused to comment on the possibility. Hospital officials have scheduled a news conference for 10 a.m. today, but will not say what they will be announcing. Those rumors of layoffs at St. Rita's Medical...

2008-01-24 12:02:30

By Julie M. Mckinnon, The Blade, Toledo, Ohio Jan. 24--Alan Brass plans to retire next year from ProMedica Health System, the Toledo hospital provider that expanded under his tutelage through investments -- including the 2001 opening of Bay Park Community Hospital in Oregon -- and the addition of hospitals throughout the region. Under Mr. Brass' leadership for 10 years, ProMedica is financially secure and committed to the community, as evidenced by projects such as the ongoing rebuilding...