Medical Facility News

All the Right Moves: The Resurgence of Summa Health

The saying “no news is good news” truly rang true when it came to Summa Health over the past 18 months.


Healthcare Industry Headlines

New Chair for CCF Cardiovascular

Cleveland Clinic has appointed Samir Kapadia, MD, as department chair of the Robert and Suzanne Tomsich Department of Cardiovascular Medicine.


Samir Kapadia, MD
Photo courtesy of Cleveland Clinic

In this capacity, Dr. Kapadia will lead the...


Unity Health Network: Leading with a Value-Based Care Approach

Policy and payment reforms created by The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) drive much of the healthcare industry’s move toward value-based care — providing the best outcomes at an optimal price. The Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA) of 2015 changed the way...


Women Physician Leaders: Northeast Ohio Hospitals Boast Gender Diversity

A study released late in 2018 by the Women’s Network of Northeast Ohio found that in the region, women are underrepresented in senior leadership roles.

The report, “Women’s Network Gender Equity and Female Leadership Research Study,” was commissioned two years ago to discover...


Dr. Toomas Anton Joins Western Reserve Hospital Neurosurgery: Hospital Focuses on Expanding Clinical Excellence to Meet Regional Need


Dr. Toomas Anton and Dr. Paul Hartzfeld of Western Reserve Hospital Physicians Neurosurgery

Western Reserve Hospital Physicians Neurosurgery continues to grow with the addition of Toomas Anton, MD. Dr. Anton joins Paul Hartzfeld, MD and, together, they are dedicated to expert diagnosis...


Hospital Headlines: Organizational and Leadership Growth and Advancements

Summa Health Launches Indoor Navigation App

Summa Health is the first hospital system in Northeast Ohio to provide a mobile indoor navigation system to patients and visitors of its downtown Akron campus. In partnership with LogicJunction, a technology firm located in Beachwood, Ohio, the...


Neurosurgeon Paul Hartzfeld, MD, Joins Western Reserve Hospital Physicians, Inc.

With common neurological disorders more prevalent among a growing and aging population and the demand for neurosurgeons driven by patient need, the number of practicing neurosurgeons is considered insufficient to meet the growing patient demand.

According to the American Board of...


WRHPI Vascular Surgery Adds Second Surgeon to Meet Growing Need


Jeffrey Stanley, DO, FACOS, and Nicole Ramon, DO, are members of Western Reserve Hospital Physicians Inc. (WRHPI) Vascular Surgery.

As our population of baby boomers continues to age, the potential for vascular disease increases. According to the National Institute on Aging, by 2020 this...


Summa Multidisciplinary Clinic: A New Approach to Comprehensive Cancer Care


(L-R) Summa Health Cancer Institute specialists Eric A. Espinal, MD, Brian D. Bauman, MD, Melanie A. Lynch, MD, and Gilbert D. Padula, MD

The management of cancer has become increasingly complex and complicated as the number of treatment options grows for patients with both early and...


Expanding Endocrinology in Northeast Ohio

It was a book about hormones that Michael Koren, MD, read as a teenager that first piqued his interest in endocrinology. He was intrigued with how minute amounts of chemicals have tremendous impact on the human body — determining how tall or short, obese or thin, or even how happy or depressed a...