Kaitlin Schroeder

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Hospitalizations explode: Flu season may be worst in years
 A local 4-year-old’s death last week was a stark reminder about the dangers of the flu, which has quickly spread in Ohio as children returned to school and adults went back to work following the holiday break. Ohio had almost 1,750 new confirmed flu-related hospitalizations during the first week of January, bringing the total number...

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A local 4-year-old’s death last week was a stark reminder about the dangers of the flu, which has quickly spread in Ohio as children returned to school and adults went back to work following the holiday break. Ohio had almost 1,750 new confirmed flu-related hospitalizations during the first week of January, bringing the total number...
University to open Trotwood satellite office
 Central State University is planning a new satellite office in Trotwood. The new location in the Trotwood Civic and Cultural Arts Center will bring agricultural programming to the northwest Montgomery County suburb. “As a land-grant institution, our Extension and Research activities bring vital and practical information to agricultural...

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Central State University is planning a new satellite office in Trotwood. The new location in the Trotwood Civic and Cultural Arts Center will bring agricultural programming to the northwest Montgomery County suburb. “As a land-grant institution, our Extension and Research activities bring vital and practical information to agricultural...
Miami Valley Hospital names new president
 Miami Valley Hospital has named a new president.  Michael J. Maiberger, executive vice president and chief operating officer of Premier Health, will assume a dual role as the president of Miami Valley Hospital, the health system said in a statement.  As the president of Miami Valley, Maiberger will lead the largest hospital in the...

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Miami Valley Hospital has named a new president.  Michael J. Maiberger, executive vice president and chief operating officer of Premier Health, will assume a dual role as the president of Miami Valley Hospital, the health system said in a statement.  As the president of Miami Valley, Maiberger will lead the largest hospital in the...
Brother of 4-year-old who died from flu also has influenza symptoms
 The family of the 4-year-old boy who died from flu-related complications said they are thankful for the community support they have received. The child, Jonah Rieben of Clayton, died Jan. 6 at Dayton Children’s Hospital. It was the first pediatric flu-related death in Ohio this year. Last flu season there were seven pediatric deaths...

Posted: 4 days ago

The family of the 4-year-old boy who died from flu-related complications said they are thankful for the community support they have received. The child, Jonah Rieben of Clayton, died Jan. 6 at Dayton Children’s Hospital. It was the first pediatric flu-related death in Ohio this year. Last flu season there were seven pediatric deaths...
UHC, Premier still out-of-network for Medicaid plans
 UnitedHealthcare and Premier Health remain out of contract for the insurer’s 10,500 local Medicaid managed care policy holders. Premier, the largest health care network in Southwest Ohio, had been out-of-network with UHC, the largest insurer in the U.S., for more than seven months before the two announced a new contract effective...

Posted: 4 days ago

UnitedHealthcare and Premier Health remain out of contract for the insurer’s 10,500 local Medicaid managed care policy holders. Premier, the largest health care network in Southwest Ohio, had been out-of-network with UHC, the largest insurer in the U.S., for more than seven months before the two announced a new contract effective...
Trotwood senior living community sold for $1.7M
 A Trotwood nursing home and independent living community sold for $1.7 million to a local senior living network. Shiloh Gardens Retirement Community and Shiloh Care Center sold to Capital Health Care Network, which already has locations in Ohio and West Virginia. Locally, Capital also owns two other nursing homes, Carriage Inn of Dayton and...

Posted: 4 days ago

A Trotwood nursing home and independent living community sold for $1.7 million to a local senior living network. Shiloh Gardens Retirement Community and Shiloh Care Center sold to Capital Health Care Network, which already has locations in Ohio and West Virginia. Locally, Capital also owns two other nursing homes, Carriage Inn of Dayton and...
Area child’s flu death first in Ohio as cases quickly grow
 The rapidly growing flu season in Ohio claimed the life of a Clayton 4-year-old boy, the first reported pediatric death in Ohio from influenza. Family members mourned Jonah Rieben’s death on Wednesday as the young child was buried following funeral services at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints in Dayton. Jonah —...

Posted: 5 days ago

The rapidly growing flu season in Ohio claimed the life of a Clayton 4-year-old boy, the first reported pediatric death in Ohio from influenza. Family members mourned Jonah Rieben’s death on Wednesday as the young child was buried following funeral services at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints in Dayton. Jonah —...
Flu cases rampant in Ohio: 5 things you need to know
 Flu cases are continuing to increase at area hospitals and are widespread around Ohio. The virus each year leads to missed work and school, hospitalizations and even death. The start of flu season in Ohio changes each year. Last year, cases started to spike in December and peaked in February, with a total 8,661 hospitalizations within the...

Posted: 6 days ago

Flu cases are continuing to increase at area hospitals and are widespread around Ohio. The virus each year leads to missed work and school, hospitalizations and even death. The start of flu season in Ohio changes each year. Last year, cases started to spike in December and peaked in February, with a total 8,661 hospitalizations within the...
New mental health program helps area cancer patients
 A new program at Kettering Cancer Center treats patients and their families for mental health conditions like anxiety and depression, and is part of a broader mindset change in medicine that recognizes mental health treatment as part of cancer treatment. Patients with untreated depression and anxiety are less likely to take the medication...

Posted: 6 days ago

A new program at Kettering Cancer Center treats patients and their families for mental health conditions like anxiety and depression, and is part of a broader mindset change in medicine that recognizes mental health treatment as part of cancer treatment. Patients with untreated depression and anxiety are less likely to take the medication...
CareSource gives grants to 74 nonprofits
 CareSource Foundation has awarded $534,000 in grants in the second half of 2017. The foundation said in a statement that it awarded the money to 74 organizations throughout Ohio, including 16 in the Dayton area. RELATED: Need a job? Dayton career fair planned Friday The CareSource Foundation gives the money to nonprofits who serve to low...

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CareSource Foundation has awarded $534,000 in grants in the second half of 2017. The foundation said in a statement that it awarded the money to 74 organizations throughout Ohio, including 16 in the Dayton area. RELATED: Need a job? Dayton career fair planned Friday The CareSource Foundation gives the money to nonprofits who serve to low...
Parkinson’s research group expands to Dayton area
 Premier Health and Wright State University are now part of a group that does Parkinson’s drug trials. Parkinson’s Study Group is the largest nonprofit network of Parkinson centers in North America and being a part of the network could let local residents with the neurodegenerative disorder access to medications during the clinical...

Posted: 7 days ago

Premier Health and Wright State University are now part of a group that does Parkinson’s drug trials. Parkinson’s Study Group is the largest nonprofit network of Parkinson centers in North America and being a part of the network could let local residents with the neurodegenerative disorder access to medications during the clinical...