Kaitlin Schroeder

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Democrats appear at Good Sam for Medicaid expansion support
 Ohio Democrats gathered in front of Good Samaritan Hospital on Friday to advocate for Medicaid expansion support. The Dayton hospital is poised to close 12:01 a.m. Monday, and the hospital’s emergency department has already closed. Local Democratic candidates said erosion of Medicaid expansion could lead to more hospital closings as...

Posted: 16 hours ago

Ohio Democrats gathered in front of Good Samaritan Hospital on Friday to advocate for Medicaid expansion support. The Dayton hospital is poised to close 12:01 a.m. Monday, and the hospital’s emergency department has already closed. Local Democratic candidates said erosion of Medicaid expansion could lead to more hospital closings as...
What’s next? How the Good Sam ER closure will affect other area hospitals and patients
 Health facilities in the region have prepared for an anticipated boost in emergency room patients following the closure of Good Samaritan Hospital’s ER on Thursday. The Good Samaritan ER closed at noon Thursday ahead of the full hospital closure at 12:01 a.m. on Monday. The event prompted bittersweet sign-offs from dispatch operators...

Posted: a day ago

Health facilities in the region have prepared for an anticipated boost in emergency room patients following the closure of Good Samaritan Hospital’s ER on Thursday. The Good Samaritan ER closed at noon Thursday ahead of the full hospital closure at 12:01 a.m. on Monday. The event prompted bittersweet sign-offs from dispatch operators...
LISTEN: Good Sam dispatch has final sign off for emergency room
 Dispatchers and EMS crews signed off for the final time as Good Samaritan Hospital closed its emergency department this afternoon. The Dayton hospital, operated by Premier Health, has been closing down major units as it approaches the final close date of 12:01 a.m. Monday. Watch the video above for the the final dispatch traffic as crews...

Posted: a day ago

Dispatchers and EMS crews signed off for the final time as Good Samaritan Hospital closed its emergency department this afternoon. The Dayton hospital, operated by Premier Health, has been closing down major units as it approaches the final close date of 12:01 a.m. Monday. Watch the video above for the the final dispatch traffic as crews...
UC Health buys Kettering Health reproductive practice
 Kettering Health Network’s reproductive health practice has been acquired by UC Health. The academic health system affiliated with University of Cincinnati will manage the Kettering fertility practice starting Oct. 1. UC Health Center for Reproductive Health – Kettering will maintain its current location in Kettering Medical Center&rsquo...

Posted: 2 days ago

Kettering Health Network’s reproductive health practice has been acquired by UC Health. The academic health system affiliated with University of Cincinnati will manage the Kettering fertility practice starting Oct. 1. UC Health Center for Reproductive Health – Kettering will maintain its current location in Kettering Medical Center&rsquo...
Employees remember Good Sam as a place that felt ‘like home.’ These are their stories.
 Good Samaritan President Eloise Broner said that a decade ago, when she first had the opportunity to work at the hospital, she asked former president Jim Pancoast what she should expect. “I will always remember his response. He said to me, ‘You will be there for one week and it will feel like home. It is a family.’ I will...

Posted: 2 days ago

Good Samaritan President Eloise Broner said that a decade ago, when she first had the opportunity to work at the hospital, she asked former president Jim Pancoast what she should expect. “I will always remember his response. He said to me, ‘You will be there for one week and it will feel like home. It is a family.’ I will...
Good Sam civil rights complaint: 5 things to know
 The civil rights complaint about Good Samaritan Hospital closing is being investigated by U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Here’s five things to know about the story so far and what’s next. When a complaint is filed with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, the department’s Office of Civil Rights...

Posted: 2 days ago

The civil rights complaint about Good Samaritan Hospital closing is being investigated by U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Here’s five things to know about the story so far and what’s next. When a complaint is filed with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, the department’s Office of Civil Rights...
Dayton mayor: Don’t demolish Good Sam during investigation
 Dayton Mayor Nan Whaley has asked Premier Health to not start any demolition of Good Samaritan Hospital while a federal investigator examines whether the closure of the hospital is a civil rights violation. Premier, which operates the northwest Dayton hospital, is planning to close the ER at noon on Thursday and the main campus at 12:01 a...

Posted: 3 days ago

Dayton Mayor Nan Whaley has asked Premier Health to not start any demolition of Good Samaritan Hospital while a federal investigator examines whether the closure of the hospital is a civil rights violation. Premier, which operates the northwest Dayton hospital, is planning to close the ER at noon on Thursday and the main campus at 12:01 a...
Springboro drug distributor’s insurer won’t cover DEA opioid investigation
 The insurance company for Miami-Luken does not have to cover the Springboro pharmaceutical distributor’s costs that come from fighting a federal investigation, an Ohio judge ruled. The U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency is seeking to yank the company’s license, which allows it to buy pharmacy drugs from manufacturers and then distribute...

Posted: 4 days ago

The insurance company for Miami-Luken does not have to cover the Springboro pharmaceutical distributor’s costs that come from fighting a federal investigation, an Ohio judge ruled. The U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency is seeking to yank the company’s license, which allows it to buy pharmacy drugs from manufacturers and then distribute...
Good Samaritan to close doors for last time
 Good Samaritan Hospital for the past 90 years has been the site of countless births, deaths, surgeries, career starts, professional milestones and medical innovations. On Thursday, the hospital will close its emergency room at noon and at 12:01 a.m. July 23, Good Sam will close for good. The initial announcement in January on the hospital...

Posted: 5 days ago

Good Samaritan Hospital for the past 90 years has been the site of countless births, deaths, surgeries, career starts, professional milestones and medical innovations. On Thursday, the hospital will close its emergency room at noon and at 12:01 a.m. July 23, Good Sam will close for good. The initial announcement in January on the hospital...
Clergy consider suit over upcoming Good Sam closure
 A group of clergy that filed a federal civil rights complaint earlier this year about the closure of Good Samaritan Hospital said they are considering a local lawsuit to stop the closing. Good Samaritan will close 12:01 a.m. July 23, ending a 90-year legacy. Premier Health plans to tear down the hospital campus at the corner of Philadelphia...

Posted: 7 days ago

A group of clergy that filed a federal civil rights complaint earlier this year about the closure of Good Samaritan Hospital said they are considering a local lawsuit to stop the closing. Good Samaritan will close 12:01 a.m. July 23, ending a 90-year legacy. Premier Health plans to tear down the hospital campus at the corner of Philadelphia...
Competing hospital prepares for Good Samaritan closing
 Grandview Medical Center is on the final leg of a $25 million emergency department expansion in anticipation of Good Samaritan Hospital closing. When Good Samaritan closes its ER at noon on July 19, its nearly 60,000 annual patient visits will have to shift elsewhere. While Premier Health, Good Samaritan’s parent company, has said it...

Posted: 8 days ago

Grandview Medical Center is on the final leg of a $25 million emergency department expansion in anticipation of Good Samaritan Hospital closing. When Good Samaritan closes its ER at noon on July 19, its nearly 60,000 annual patient visits will have to shift elsewhere. While Premier Health, Good Samaritan’s parent company, has said it...