In 2012, University Hospitals contributed $273 million to a wide variety of community benefit programs that serve the residents of northeast Ohio. Learn more
The Centering Pregnancy program at UH MacDonald Women’s Hospital provides at-risk moms-to-be with group-based health assessment, education and support services. Participants learn from each other, resulting in significant reductions in preterm birth rates and incidence of low-birth-weight babies. Read More...
The UH EMS training & Disaster Preparedness Institute has trained first responders to help people like heart attack victim Roger Norris. The UH trained EMS squad took immediate action and performed lifesaving CPR on Mr. Norris aboard a speeding ambulance. At UH Geauga Medical Center, they seamlessly transitioned his care to cardiac care specialists. Read More...
Priscilla Crespo and her son, Victor, attended a UH-sponsored Stay Well program and were surprised to learn they both had dangerously high blood pressure. UH health professionals connected with Priscilla and Victor and guided them toward lifestyle changes that dramatically improved their health.
For more information on UH Community Benefit, please email Jori.Mintz@uhhospitals.org
This chart totals $285 million. This amount is reduced by $12 million received through the Hospital Care Assurance Program for a net Community Benefit of $273 million.
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