Kaitlin Schroeder

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Number of Ohioans employed increase in December: Here’s why
 The Ohio unemployment rate didn’t move between December and November, holding at 4.6 percent. That’s down from 12 months prior when Ohio unemployment was 4.9 percent. The number of unemployed has decreased by 16,000 in the past 12 months from 281,000. The U.S. unemployment rate for December was 3.9 percent, up from 3.7 percent...

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The Ohio unemployment rate didn’t move between December and November, holding at 4.6 percent. That’s down from 12 months prior when Ohio unemployment was 4.9 percent. The number of unemployed has decreased by 16,000 in the past 12 months from 281,000. The U.S. unemployment rate for December was 3.9 percent, up from 3.7 percent...
Premier Health hospitals get nursing recognition
 Premier Health has earned Magnet status for its entire system, which is a professional nursing recognition given by a subsidiary of the American Nurses Association. Staff at Upper Valley Medical Center, Miami Valley Hospital and Atrium Medical Center were told Thursday morning about the recognition. MORE: What’s your hospital&rsquo...

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Premier Health has earned Magnet status for its entire system, which is a professional nursing recognition given by a subsidiary of the American Nurses Association. Staff at Upper Valley Medical Center, Miami Valley Hospital and Atrium Medical Center were told Thursday morning about the recognition. MORE: What’s your hospital&rsquo...
Program seeks to teach 250 providers how to talk about alcohol, drugs
 More patients, particularly in the rural parts of the region, will soon be routinely asked by their doctor about alcohol and substance use, after local doctors and other providers get training on how to start the conversation. Wright Rural Health Initiative, part of the Boonshoft School of Medicine, is seeking to teach 250 providers how to...

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More patients, particularly in the rural parts of the region, will soon be routinely asked by their doctor about alcohol and substance use, after local doctors and other providers get training on how to start the conversation. Wright Rural Health Initiative, part of the Boonshoft School of Medicine, is seeking to teach 250 providers how to...
Dayton Daily News Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter dies
 Russell Carollo, a Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter while at the Dayton Daily News, died Dec. 19 in Switzerland, according to his family. Carollo was 63. Carollo’s award-winning career includes an investigation that exposed serious flaws in the U.S. military health care system. The Dayton Daily News series, which he reported with Jeff...

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Russell Carollo, a Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter while at the Dayton Daily News, died Dec. 19 in Switzerland, according to his family. Carollo was 63. Carollo’s award-winning career includes an investigation that exposed serious flaws in the U.S. military health care system. The Dayton Daily News series, which he reported with Jeff...
Gov. DeWine unveils plans to help pregnant women, new moms
 Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine plans to at least triple funding for health care home visits for at-risk pregnant women and new moms in an effort to lower Ohio’s high infant mortality rate. “It’s no secret that children’s issues will be a focal point of our administration,” DeWine said at Nationwide Children’s Hospital...

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Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine plans to at least triple funding for health care home visits for at-risk pregnant women and new moms in an effort to lower Ohio’s high infant mortality rate. “It’s no secret that children’s issues will be a focal point of our administration,” DeWine said at Nationwide Children’s Hospital...
Meet Centerville-based Graceworks’ new CEO
 Graceworks Lutheran Services has named a new chief executive to lead the growing Centerville nonprofit. Judy Budi will take over March 2 as the new president and CEO of the 93-year-old organization, succeeding outgoing CEO Willis Serr II. The Dayton Daily News previously reported Serr was retiring after 30 years. Budi will be in charge...

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Graceworks Lutheran Services has named a new chief executive to lead the growing Centerville nonprofit. Judy Budi will take over March 2 as the new president and CEO of the 93-year-old organization, succeeding outgoing CEO Willis Serr II. The Dayton Daily News previously reported Serr was retiring after 30 years. Budi will be in charge...
New flight to Outer Banks coming in June
 Budget airline Allegiant plans to add a new flight from Cincinnati to the Outer Banks. Allegiant will start service to from Cincinnati to Virginia Beach and the Outer Banks via Norfolk International Airport beginning June 7. One-way fares start at $49. MORE: Old Scratch Pizza to open 2nd location This new seasonal service will operate twice...

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Budget airline Allegiant plans to add a new flight from Cincinnati to the Outer Banks. Allegiant will start service to from Cincinnati to Virginia Beach and the Outer Banks via Norfolk International Airport beginning June 7. One-way fares start at $49. MORE: Old Scratch Pizza to open 2nd location This new seasonal service will operate twice...
Dayton Children’s to perform bone marrow transplants
 Children with cancer soon will be able to get bone marrow transplants at Dayton Children’s Hospital, after the hospital starts offering the procedure for the first time. Hospital officials say it is a first for children in Dayton, who have previously been referred out for stem cell bone marrow transplants to neighboring institutions...

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Children with cancer soon will be able to get bone marrow transplants at Dayton Children’s Hospital, after the hospital starts offering the procedure for the first time. Hospital officials say it is a first for children in Dayton, who have previously been referred out for stem cell bone marrow transplants to neighboring institutions...
Wright State faculty union files ‘unfair labor practice’ complaint
 The Wright State University faculty union has accused the administration of unfair labor practices as a proposed strike date nears. The union has filed a complaint with the State Employment Relations Board accusing administrators of breaking collective bargaining ruled by negotiating in public, telling the news media about their “last...

Posted: 7 days ago

The Wright State University faculty union has accused the administration of unfair labor practices as a proposed strike date nears. The union has filed a complaint with the State Employment Relations Board accusing administrators of breaking collective bargaining ruled by negotiating in public, telling the news media about their “last...
Flu cases spike in Ohio
 Flu cases are rising in Ohio as the typical peak season for the virus begins. The number of flu-associated hospitalizations are also rising with 338 new cases during the first week of January compared to 166 during the last week of December, according to the Ohio Department of Health. There have been 893 total flu-associated hospitalizations...

Posted: 7 days ago

Flu cases are rising in Ohio as the typical peak season for the virus begins. The number of flu-associated hospitalizations are also rising with 338 new cases during the first week of January compared to 166 during the last week of December, according to the Ohio Department of Health. There have been 893 total flu-associated hospitalizations...
Program helps Ohioans with 10 or more prescriptions
 A pilot program is helping local people who take 10 or more prescriptions avoid medication errors and stay out of the emergency room. The program is through Buckeye Health Plan, which in 2017 covered about 345,000 Ohioans between its Medicaid, Medicare and Affordable Care Act marketplace plans. MORE: Meet Wilson Health’s new CEO Meera...

Posted: 7 days ago

A pilot program is helping local people who take 10 or more prescriptions avoid medication errors and stay out of the emergency room. The program is through Buckeye Health Plan, which in 2017 covered about 345,000 Ohioans between its Medicaid, Medicare and Affordable Care Act marketplace plans. MORE: Meet Wilson Health’s new CEO Meera...