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Dayton-based CareSource to hire 260

Dayton-based CareSource says it will hire about 260 people over the next several months. A spokesperson for the downtown company confirmed it projects to add the jobs incrementally by Dec. 31, increasing the number of people employed there from 1,527 to 1,787.

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Tax incentives could bring nearly 50 jobs to Dublin

A pair of tax incentive deals could lead to nearly 50 new jobs in Dublin at Decillion Healthcare LLC and ProspeX LLC.
The proposed deals went before Dublin City Council on Monday evening for a first reading, putting them on track to be voted on Aug. 26.

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$20m Northside Medical project in Youngstown represents commitment to community

Northside Medical Center officials say the ceremonial groundbreaking earlier this week for a $20 million addition and renovation project in Youngstown represents a commitment to the hospital, its patients and the community. The project at Northside on Gypsy Lane, an affiliate of ValleyCare Health System of Ohio, includes a 30,000-square- foot, three-story tower that will house the Emergency Department and serve as the hub of the hospital. Construction is expected to be completed in 2014.

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Hudson-based COMS Interactive nets $21m in private equity

A young Hudson software company has received a $21 million investment from Summit Partners of Boston. The company, COMS Interactive, will use some of the money to add staff and tailor its software -- which is popular among nursing homes -- for other long-term care providers.

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Entrepreneurial boom expected in Ohio as a result of health care reform, study finds

Ohio could add as many as 67,000 new entrepreneurs as a result of the federal government subsidies made available to aspiring business owners through the Affordable Care Act, according to a new report from the Urban Institute.

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Akron doc champions heart-shocking device list

Automated external defibrillators (AEDs) are available in schools, churches, fitness centers and other places across the community to rescue people experiencing sudden cardiac arrest, but no master list exists to let emergency medical responders or well-intentioned citizens know exactly where those AEDs are located.

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HealthSpot raises $10.4m from investors, secures $1.5m state loan

HealthSpot Inc., the Dublin company seeking to bust open the telemedicine market with its big blue booths, has raised another $10.4 million in a private investment round that included Cardinal Health Inc. and has secured a $1.5 million state loan.

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Clay Marsh to lead new innovation studio at Ohio State

Through the convergence of technology development and design thinking, the IDEA Studio will focus on identifying important gaps or critical problems needing addressed and create technologies and solutions to solve these vexing problems.

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U.S. must work to prevent chronic diseases, says cleveland clinic ceo

President Barack Obama's re-election means the Affordable Care Act is here to stay, and Cleveland Clinic CEO Toby Cosgrove has a clear view of the next steps for health systems, employers and citizens.

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fierce healthcare q & a with cleveland clinic's michael roizen

FierceHealthcare, the leading source of healthcare management news for healthcare industry executives, recently published a Q and A with Cleveland Clinic Chief Wellness Officer Michael Roizen.

"As Cleveland Clinic's wellness program hits its five-year anniversary, Chief Wellness Officer Michael Roizen says the program is showing real results and returns. FierceHealthcare spoke with Roizen about how the program has affected the patients, the community and employees -- plus previews a patient wellness widget that's in the works."

"Our goal is to help our employees be as healthy as they can be, which obviously will drive down our costs, which drive down the community's costs, which make our communities competitive for jobs," says Roizen.

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leaders explore potential of health research as key economic driver for columbus and state of ohio

Last year, more than $710 million in federal funding from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) flowed into Ohio by way of its major research institutes including the Wexner Medical Center at Ohio State, Battelle, OhioHealth and the Research Institute at Nationwide Children’s. The state ranked 10th in the nation in NIH funding, which is a closely watched metric in academic, business and political circles.  Now civic, business and economic development leaders are focusing their attentions on how to translate these research dollars into jobs and revenue.  Click here to read the full article.

techcolumbus commits $500,000 to fund osu spinoff nanofiber solutions

TechColumbus announced this week its commitment to invest $500,000 from its Pre-Seed Fund in Nanofiber Solutions LLC to advance innovations in cell culture technologies and regenerative medicine. Click here to read the full article.

minority biomedical entrepreneurship conference takes place may 21-22 in cleveland

The America21 Project and BioEnterprise are hosts of a groundbreaking national conference dedicated to promoting and accelerating underrepresented minority healthcare innovation and entrepreneurship.  

The First Annual Minority Biomedical Entrepreneurship Conference will be held on May 21 – 22 at the Cleveland Marriott, overlooking the construction of the Cleveland Medical Mart and Convention Center. View event information here.

university of akron research team gets national award for breast cancer research

A research team from the University of Akron is one of five national recipients of a $100,000 grant from General Electric, which last fall launched a program to identify and bring to market innovations created to diagnose and treat breast cancer. Read the article here.

clay marsh of osu is an innovator in preventative health care, says md4 utah

Physician-scientist Clay Marsh is one of the indisputable rising stars in the constellation of personalized health care (a term he doesn’t fancy), and a genuine innovator in devising preventative health care as opposed to “sick care,” and in pursuing novel translational research and pilot projects that find new ways to engage patients in the nation’s largest academic health care system. Read the article here.
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