Kaitlin Schroeder

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2 local deaths linked to Hep A outbreak, says public health officials
 The recent deaths of two area people who had hepatitis A concerns local health officials, who are worried about a year-long outbreak that has killed seven in Ohio and hospitalized more than 1,000. Clark County Combined Health District reported Thursday that the deaths of two people in the county were related to the highly contagious viral...

Posted: a day ago

The recent deaths of two area people who had hepatitis A concerns local health officials, who are worried about a year-long outbreak that has killed seven in Ohio and hospitalized more than 1,000. Clark County Combined Health District reported Thursday that the deaths of two people in the county were related to the highly contagious viral...
Ohio AG says state owed $15.8M from pharmacy benefit manager
 The Ohio Attorney General is arguing the state is owed $15.8 million from a company that manages pharmacy benefits for Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation — an accusation that the company says is “without merit.” The allegation comes amid growing tensions between Gov. Mike DeWine’s administration and pharmacy...

Posted: 3 days ago

The Ohio Attorney General is arguing the state is owed $15.8 million from a company that manages pharmacy benefits for Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation — an accusation that the company says is “without merit.” The allegation comes amid growing tensions between Gov. Mike DeWine’s administration and pharmacy...
Premier CEO named among top women in health care
 Premier Health president and CEO Mary Boosalis has been recognized by Modern Healthcare as one of its 2019 Top 25 Women Leaders. The program recognizes female health care executives from across the country every two years, acknowledging executives who are influencing policy and care delivery models nationwide. MORE: Google affiliate confirms...

Posted: 4 days ago

Premier Health president and CEO Mary Boosalis has been recognized by Modern Healthcare as one of its 2019 Top 25 Women Leaders. The program recognizes female health care executives from across the country every two years, acknowledging executives who are influencing policy and care delivery models nationwide. MORE: Google affiliate confirms...
Hospital names new board president
 Upper Valley Medical Center has named a new president of the Troy hospital’s board of directors. Steve Staley, with Koverman Staley Dickerson Insurance Agency, was named the new board chairman, succeeding Craig Bundschuh. Upper Valley is a top employer in Miami County and is part of Dayton-based Premier Health. Staley, a Piqua resident...

Posted: 4 days ago

Upper Valley Medical Center has named a new president of the Troy hospital’s board of directors. Steve Staley, with Koverman Staley Dickerson Insurance Agency, was named the new board chairman, succeeding Craig Bundschuh. Upper Valley is a top employer in Miami County and is part of Dayton-based Premier Health. Staley, a Piqua resident...
Payless received tax incentives to open local distribution center
 A Brookville Payless distribution center that’s future is in doubt was hailed by state and local officials when the $25 million site opened a decade ago with the help of tax incentives. Now Payless is closing all of its stores and plans to file for its second bankruptcy. While the shoe retailer has still not answered questions about...

Posted: 4 days ago

A Brookville Payless distribution center that’s future is in doubt was hailed by state and local officials when the $25 million site opened a decade ago with the help of tax incentives. Now Payless is closing all of its stores and plans to file for its second bankruptcy. While the shoe retailer has still not answered questions about...
Bill would pave way for program for families in crisis
 A bill under consideration by the Ohio General Assembly would create a framework for programs allowing a parent in crisis to request that their children be temporarily placed with a “host family.” Such programs already operate in the state. This would clarify that they’re legal, heading off potential problems. The nonprofit...

Posted: 5 days ago

A bill under consideration by the Ohio General Assembly would create a framework for programs allowing a parent in crisis to request that their children be temporarily placed with a “host family.” Such programs already operate in the state. This would clarify that they’re legal, heading off potential problems. The nonprofit...
Dayton water outage described as ‘nearly catastrophic’: What we know
 Officials are still working to learn what caused a break in a water line on Wednesday that led to an unprecedented water outage across Montgomery County. By Friday afternoon, the boil water advisory was lifted for all communities affected by the water emergency, which Dayton City Manager Shelley Dickstein described as “near catastrophic...

Posted: 7 days ago

Officials are still working to learn what caused a break in a water line on Wednesday that led to an unprecedented water outage across Montgomery County. By Friday afternoon, the boil water advisory was lifted for all communities affected by the water emergency, which Dayton City Manager Shelley Dickstein described as “near catastrophic...
Boil water advisory over, officials still investigating cause
 Officials are still working to learn what caused a break in a water line on Wednesday that led to an unprecedented water outage across Montgomery County. By Friday afternoon, the boil water advisory was lifted for all communities affected by the water emergency, which Dayton City Manager Shelley Dickstein described as “near catastrophic...

Posted: 7 days ago

Officials are still working to learn what caused a break in a water line on Wednesday that led to an unprecedented water outage across Montgomery County. By Friday afternoon, the boil water advisory was lifted for all communities affected by the water emergency, which Dayton City Manager Shelley Dickstein described as “near catastrophic...
Water outage: Dayton and Montgomery County cancel boil advisories 
 A Wednesday water outage say the City of Dayton lose 2.52 million gallons of water in 10 minutes. During a Friday afternoon press conference, City Manager Shelley Dickstein said that the city is unable to say what caused the break until river levels drop and it can be accessed better. It is not clear how much the water needs to recede...

Posted: 10 days ago

A Wednesday water outage say the City of Dayton lose 2.52 million gallons of water in 10 minutes. During a Friday afternoon press conference, City Manager Shelley Dickstein said that the city is unable to say what caused the break until river levels drop and it can be accessed better. It is not clear how much the water needs to recede...
Ratings agency says Premier Health faces challenges
 A ratings agency has lowered its bond rating for Dayton-based Premier Health in part because it said the company will face operating challenges in the coming year stemming from the closure of Good Samaritan Hospital and from the eight months the health network spent out of network with UnitedHealthcare during 2017. Moody’s Investors...

Posted: 12 days ago

A ratings agency has lowered its bond rating for Dayton-based Premier Health in part because it said the company will face operating challenges in the coming year stemming from the closure of Good Samaritan Hospital and from the eight months the health network spent out of network with UnitedHealthcare during 2017. Moody’s Investors...
Investor plans $1M office update, wants to buy more properties
 A $1 million renovation is bringing an outdated office building back to life in Riverside. The new owner of the Claypool Building at 4130 Linden Ave. is banking on updates like new paint, and landscaping to attract more tenants. The building will be renamed the Claypool Office Suites. For now, the building is about 30 percent occupied and...

Posted: 13 days ago

A $1 million renovation is bringing an outdated office building back to life in Riverside. The new owner of the Claypool Building at 4130 Linden Ave. is banking on updates like new paint, and landscaping to attract more tenants. The building will be renamed the Claypool Office Suites. For now, the building is about 30 percent occupied and...