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Good Samaritan final decision made night before announcement
 Good Samaritan Hospital in Dayton will close by the end of 2018. Premier Health announced on Wednesday that the hospital, based on the northwest side of Dayton, will shut down by the end of 2018. The health network — the largest private employer in the region — said the closure is “part of Premier Health’s new strategic...

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Good Samaritan Hospital in Dayton will close by the end of 2018. Premier Health announced on Wednesday that the hospital, based on the northwest side of Dayton, will shut down by the end of 2018. The health network — the largest private employer in the region — said the closure is “part of Premier Health’s new strategic...
Premier Health to close Good Samaritan Hospital in Dayton 
 A city that has had its share of economic body blows took another one Wednesday with the news that Good Samaritan Hospital will close its doors by the end of the year and move 1,600 jobs out of the northwest Dayton neighborhood where it has served as an anchor for nearly a century. The shocking news, announced Wednesday morning by Dayton-based...

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A city that has had its share of economic body blows took another one Wednesday with the news that Good Samaritan Hospital will close its doors by the end of the year and move 1,600 jobs out of the northwest Dayton neighborhood where it has served as an anchor for nearly a century. The shocking news, announced Wednesday morning by Dayton-based...
UD researcher wins national recognition
 A University of Dayton biologist won a $439,499 grant to research retinal disease and birth defects in the human eye. Amit Singh was awarded the grant from the National Institute of Health and will use the fruit fly eye model to determine how genes regulate the process of transforming a single layer of cells into a three-dimensional organ...

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A University of Dayton biologist won a $439,499 grant to research retinal disease and birth defects in the human eye. Amit Singh was awarded the grant from the National Institute of Health and will use the fruit fly eye model to determine how genes regulate the process of transforming a single layer of cells into a three-dimensional organ...
Surprised by out-of-network medical bill? Tell us your story
 Going to an in-network hospital doesn’t always prevent patients from getting an out-of-network medical bill. If you go to an emergency room at a hospital within your insurance network, you could still get care from a doctor who does not have a contract with your insurer and end up with an unexpected bill where you have to pay a greater...

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Going to an in-network hospital doesn’t always prevent patients from getting an out-of-network medical bill. If you go to an emergency room at a hospital within your insurance network, you could still get care from a doctor who does not have a contract with your insurer and end up with an unexpected bill where you have to pay a greater...
Middletown manufacturer buys Springboro site for $3.675M
 The owner of a Middletown manufacturer has bought the former Springboro distribution center of MCM Electronics for nearly $3.7 million. Mark Booker, owner of Advanced Design Solutions at 1701 Reinartz Blvd., said he could use the newly acquired building at 405 S. Pioneer Blvd. to expand his Middletown business or as an investment property...

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The owner of a Middletown manufacturer has bought the former Springboro distribution center of MCM Electronics for nearly $3.7 million. Mark Booker, owner of Advanced Design Solutions at 1701 Reinartz Blvd., said he could use the newly acquired building at 405 S. Pioneer Blvd. to expand his Middletown business or as an investment property...
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...

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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...

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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...

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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...