Kaitlin Schroeder

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17K hospitalized with flu last year: What you need to know about this season
 Flu season is once again approaching and public health officials recommend everyone six months or older get vaccinated to reduce the risk of illness, hospitalization, missed work or school or even death. Last season there were 17,397 flu-related hospitalizations in Ohio, more than four times the number from 2015 to 2016 when there were 3...

Posted: 19 hours ago

Flu season is once again approaching and public health officials recommend everyone six months or older get vaccinated to reduce the risk of illness, hospitalization, missed work or school or even death. Last season there were 17,397 flu-related hospitalizations in Ohio, more than four times the number from 2015 to 2016 when there were 3...
Miami Valley Hospital to build out last of empty floors
 Miami Valley Hospital is building out the 10th and 11th floors of its southeast tower, which were left empty space in 2010 to leave room for expansion. The Dayton hospital, operated by Premier Health, said in a statement that it just opened an upgraded 36-bed neuroscience advanced care unit on the 10th floor and is set to finish construction...

Posted: a day ago

Miami Valley Hospital is building out the 10th and 11th floors of its southeast tower, which were left empty space in 2010 to leave room for expansion. The Dayton hospital, operated by Premier Health, said in a statement that it just opened an upgraded 36-bed neuroscience advanced care unit on the 10th floor and is set to finish construction...
Downtown storage company served the rich and famous
 A storage company that the rich and Dayton famous had long entrusted with their art, pianos and silver is still in business today and operates as it did in 1916. Lincoln Storage and Moving’s century-old headquarters at 315 E. First St. is now surrounded by newcomers as new construction and rehabilitation continues to transform the Webster...

Posted: a day ago

A storage company that the rich and Dayton famous had long entrusted with their art, pianos and silver is still in business today and operates as it did in 1916. Lincoln Storage and Moving’s century-old headquarters at 315 E. First St. is now surrounded by newcomers as new construction and rehabilitation continues to transform the Webster...
Health care a top ballot box concern for older Ohioans
 The majority of Ohioans over the age of 50 say concerns about health care will affect their vote this fall. About 81 percent said health care is a “very important” issue when it comes to their vote for Congressional candidates this fall. About 80 percent said Social Security is a very important issue and 76 percent said Medicare...

Posted: 3 days ago

The majority of Ohioans over the age of 50 say concerns about health care will affect their vote this fall. About 81 percent said health care is a “very important” issue when it comes to their vote for Congressional candidates this fall. About 80 percent said Social Security is a very important issue and 76 percent said Medicare...
Dayton startup pilots app for physicians
 A Dayton startup is piloting new medical record software at local doctors offices with plans to fully launch in 2019. Pomiet’s software, called Healthii, is an app intended to be a better way for primary care physicians to gather health record data when caring for patients with chronic conditions. Challenges with electronic health care...

Posted: 3 days ago

A Dayton startup is piloting new medical record software at local doctors offices with plans to fully launch in 2019. Pomiet’s software, called Healthii, is an app intended to be a better way for primary care physicians to gather health record data when caring for patients with chronic conditions. Challenges with electronic health care...
With Enon ER, more health care options inch closer to Dayton market
 Mercy Health is about to push deeper into the Dayton health care market than ever before with plans to open a freestanding emergency center in Enon and just outside the city of Fairborn. Mercy executives said while the immediate plan is to open the ER by October 2019, the long term goal is to explore building out other options like inpatient...

Posted: 3 days ago

Mercy Health is about to push deeper into the Dayton health care market than ever before with plans to open a freestanding emergency center in Enon and just outside the city of Fairborn. Mercy executives said while the immediate plan is to open the ER by October 2019, the long term goal is to explore building out other options like inpatient...
5 things local leaders say are key to staying in business 100+ years
 The Dayton Daily News asked some of the longest running companies in the Dayton area about what it takes to stay in business for more than 100 years. Here’s five key things the business leaders had to say. 1. “You’ve got to know your unique value proposition from your clients. You want to create a higher barrier of entry...

Posted: 4 days ago

The Dayton Daily News asked some of the longest running companies in the Dayton area about what it takes to stay in business for more than 100 years. Here’s five key things the business leaders had to say. 1. “You’ve got to know your unique value proposition from your clients. You want to create a higher barrier of entry...
Here’s when Premier’s newest ER will open
 Premier Health plans to open its newest freestanding emergency center on Monday in Miamisburg. The center will open be just off the Austin Boulevard exit of Interstate 75. Catching up? Read more about freestanding ERs in the region • Freestanding ERs on the rise in region • Mercy to build $14M medical campus in Enon • Premier...

Posted: 4 days ago

Premier Health plans to open its newest freestanding emergency center on Monday in Miamisburg. The center will open be just off the Austin Boulevard exit of Interstate 75. Catching up? Read more about freestanding ERs in the region • Freestanding ERs on the rise in region • Mercy to build $14M medical campus in Enon • Premier...
STAYING POWER: Dayton area companies open for 100+ years
 To stay in business for more than 100 years, local business leaders say the trick is no trick — put customers first, invest in employees and take intelligent risks. What drives the success of historic companies are the same strengths that drive new companies, said Alan Pippenger, president of Dayton’s Requarth Co., which traces...

Posted: 4 days ago

To stay in business for more than 100 years, local business leaders say the trick is no trick — put customers first, invest in employees and take intelligent risks. What drives the success of historic companies are the same strengths that drive new companies, said Alan Pippenger, president of Dayton’s Requarth Co., which traces...
Local incomes still below recession levels, census shows
 While the Dayton area has made inroads in recent years, local household income has lost ground since the Great Recession began 10 years ago. New census data released this week shows the median household income for the Dayton metro area was $52,745 last year, almost flat from 2016. It’s also down from 2008, when the median income was...

Posted: 6 days ago

While the Dayton area has made inroads in recent years, local household income has lost ground since the Great Recession began 10 years ago. New census data released this week shows the median household income for the Dayton metro area was $52,745 last year, almost flat from 2016. It’s also down from 2008, when the median income was...