Summa Health System CEO Tom Strauss will retire by the end of this year, the Akron, Ohio-based system announced Tuesday. Strauss, 61, has led Summa for 15 years. Summa's board is creating a CEO search committee to find Strauss' replacement.
A large Ohio-based healthcare organization joins a host of hospitals and health systems that have been hoping to encapsulate the right combination of branding, familiarity and patient care in a new name.
Catholic Health Partners, Cincinnati, witnessed what many other systems have seen in 2013—admissions down nearly across the board—but it still reported a higher operating surplus and total revenue.
R. Edward Howell plans to retire in July 2014 as VP and CEO of the University of Virginia Medical Center, Charlottesville.
Four of Ohio's healthcare powerhouses — including University Hospitals and Summa Health System — have forged an alliance designed to allow the institutions to share best practices as they brace for the health industry's dramatic shift from a system that pays hospitals for the amount of...
Mercy Health, a division of Cincinnati-based Catholic Health Partners, has named Dr. Dan Roth chief medical officer.
Four healthcare systems and technology giant IBM have joined the Premier healthcare alliance in a data analytics venture, making the second announcement this week of healthcare providers going in with a big-data partner.
Yousuf Ahmad is set to become the market president and CEO of Mercy Health, the Cincinnati division of Cincinnati-based Catholic Health Partners, effective June 15.
Many hospitals that expect to see less from Medicare starting next month will spend less themselves under efforts to slash costs. Executives say they'll have no choice as pressure to curb healthcare spending grows.
Regional News/Midwest: LifePoint acquires third hospital in Michigan's Upper Peninsula, and other news
ISHPEMING, Mich.—LifePoint Hospitals, Brentwood, Tenn., forged its second deal in Michigan in less than a week as the company seeks to build a presence in the state's Upper Peninsula. The publicly traded system made its first purchase in Michigan last year when it acquired Marquette...
Summa Health System, Akron, Ohio, and Catholic Health Partners, Cincinnati, have signed a letter of intent to form a strategic partnership.
Lynn Detterman wasn't planning to leave her job as a staff accountant for a major firm in Cleveland. Yet something about the job opening as a financial operations manager at a mission-oriented hospital not far from her home town of New London, Ohio, appealed deeply to her.