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Lake Erie College

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Lake Erie College is a private liberal arts college founded in 1856 that is located in Painesville, Ohio, approximately 30 miles east of Cleveland. As of the 2012-2013 academic year, the enrollment was approximately 1200 undergraduates and graduate students.Lake Erie is best known for its equine studies program, which attracts students from across the country, and around the world, and is the most popular major at the college. The George M. Humphrey Equestrian Center is located 5 miles to the south of the main campus, in Concord Township. In 2011, the Lake Erie College IDA team won champion honors at the 9th annual IDA National Championship held at the Canterbury Equestrian Show Place in Newberry, Florida.Prior to 1986, it was one of three remaining women's colleges in Ohio, along with Ursuline College and Notre Dame College, the latter of which is also now co-educational. Wikipedia.

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News Article | May 5, 2017
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Highmark Health today announced the appointment of Tony Farah, MD, to the newly created position of Executive Vice President, Chief Medical and Clinical Transformation Officer for the organization. “It is with great pride that I welcome Tony to our leadership team, as he has proven to be invaluable in accelerating Allegheny Health Network’s and Highmark Health’s collective efforts to reinvent the healthcare model and support long-term enterprise growth,” said Highmark Health President and Chief Executive Officer, David Holmberg. “Tony is a highly respected physician-leader who is passionate about changing the way health care is delivered, and he is the right person to take Highmark Health and Allegheny Health Network to the next level when it comes to transforming clinical care to achieve the best patient experience and best outcomes at an affordable cost.” Dr. Farah has been a leading clinician, physician educator and health care executive in the western Pennsylvania region for more than three decades. As a noted cardiologist at Allegheny General Hospital and former longtime director of the institution’s cardiac catheterization laboratory, he and his team have played a pivotal role in the development of many of the field’s breakthrough therapies for cardiovascular disease, including disease fighting medications and plaque clearing technologies. The same leadership qualities that have driven Dr. Farah’s success in the clinical setting throughout his career have defined his many accomplishments as a physician executive as well. He has served in numerous high-level positions over the past 15 years, including chief medical officer of AGH, West Penn Allegheny Health System and Allegheny Health Network, and as a Trustee of one of his field’s most prestigious scientific organizations, the Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions. For the last four years, Dr. Farah has also served as President of Allegheny Clinic, AHN’s employed physician organization. Under his leadership, the Clinic has doubled in size to now more than 1,200 members. Dr. Farah played a critical role in the formation of AHN in 2013, and in his new capacity with Highmark Health he will oversee clinical transformation, deploying innovative models to create more value for Highmark members and all of the patients AHN serves by way of enhanced experience, access, clinical outcomes and affordable cost in every care setting. “I am extremely grateful for and excited about this unique opportunity to help further redefine the delivery of health care in western Pennsylvania and across Highmark Health’s vast and diverse footprint,” said Dr. Farah. “By leveraging the clinical knowledge at AHN with the financing expertise and population health insights of Highmark Health, we are well positioned to create a high-quality, value-based care model that will set a new standard, locally and nationally, for the experience it affords.” In order to effect a seamless transition to new leadership in the roles of Chief Medical Officer for AHN and President of Allegheny Clinic, Dr. Farah will continue to provide oversight of those areas as part of his responsibilities for Highmark Health. Once the positions are filled, they will report dually to Dr. Farah and AHN President and CEO, Cynthia Hundorfean. “For many years, Dr. Farah has been a tireless advocate for patients and for his colleagues at AHN,” Hundorfean said. “We expect that advocacy to only grow stronger in his important new role at Highmark Health and congratulate him on his well-deserved promotion. It is yet more evidence that AHN and Highmark Health are committed to creating and sustaining an integrated health care delivery and financing system that is both patient-centered and clinician-led.” About Allegheny Health Network Allegheny Health Network (AHN.org), part of Highmark Health, is an integrated health care delivery system serving the greater Western Pennsylvania region. The Network is composed of eight hospitals, including Allegheny General Hospital, its flagship academic medical center in Pittsburgh, Allegheny Valley Hospital in Natrona Heights, Canonsburg Hospital in Canonsburg, Forbes Hospital in Monroeville, Jefferson Hospital in Jefferson Hills, Saint Vincent Hospital in Erie, West Penn Hospital in Pittsburgh and Westfield Memorial Hospital in Westfield, NY. The Network provides patients with access to a complete spectrum of medical services, including nationally recognized programs for primary and emergency care, cardiovascular disease, cancer care, orthopedic surgery, neurology and neurosurgery, women’s health, diabetes and more. It also is home to a comprehensive research institute; Health + Wellness Pavilions; an employed physician organization, home and community based health services and a group purchasing organization. The Network employs approximately 17,000 people, has more than 2,400 physicians on its medical staff and serves as a clinical campus for Drexel University College of Medicine, Temple University School of Medicine, and the Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine. About Highmark Health Highmark Health, a Pittsburgh, PA based enterprise that employs more than 40,000 people nationwide and serves nearly 50 million Americans in all 50 states, is the second largest integrated health care delivery and financing network in the nation based on revenue. Highmark Health is the parent company of Highmark Inc., Allegheny Health Network, and HM Health Solutions. Highmark Inc. and its subsidiaries and affiliates provide health insurance to nearly 5 million members in Pennsylvania, West Virginia and Delaware as well as dental insurance, vision care and related health products through a national network of diversified businesses that include United Concordia Companies, HM Insurance Group, Davis Vision and Visionworks. Allegheny Health Network is the parent company of an integrated delivery network that includes eight hospitals, more than 2,800 affiliated physicians, ambulatory surgery centers, an employed physician organization, home and community-based health services, a research institute, a group purchasing organization, and health and wellness pavilions in western Pennsylvania. HM Health Solutions focuses on meeting the information technology platform and other business needs of the Highmark Health enterprise as well as unaffiliated health insurance plans by providing proven business processes, expert knowledge and integrated cloud-based platforms. To learn more, please visit http://www.highmarkhealth.org.


WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The U.S. Public Health Service (USPHS) and the Interprofessional Education Collaborative (IPEC) are pleased to announce the University of Central Florida (UCF) as the recipient of the inaugural Public Health Excellence in Interprofessional Education Collaboration Award. A joint effort between the USPHS and IPEC, the Excellence in Interprofessional Education Collaboration Award is presented to a team of health professional students and/or faculty, whose interdisciplinary work has significantly impacted the community they serve. USPHS and IPEC applaud UCF’s interprofessional teams from the schools of medicine, nursing, social work, physical therapy, and pharmacy that collaborated with the Farmworkers Association to provide free clinics for uninsured farmworker families. USPHS and IPEC received many impressive applications from around the country and awarded the top honor to the UCF project addressing population health focused on the care of farmworkers, which exemplified excellence in interprofessional collaboration, community integration, and service to medically-underserved populations. UCF project members will be recognized by the IPEC Council on June 7, 2017, at the headquarters of the Association of American Medical Colleges in Washington, DC. “Public health starts with education,” emphasizes Rear Admiral Pamela M. Schweitzer, Pharm.D., BCACP, Chief Professional Officer of Pharmacy, U.S. Public Health Service. “To build a strong community health infrastructure, we must continue to learn collaboratively and serve collectively. In doing so, we can effectively promote and advance the health of our Nation.” In addition to an overall winner, USPHS and IPEC also recognize an honorable mention winner in five categories. A complete list of the winners follows: 2017 USPHS IPEC Inaugural Award: Overall Winner University of Central Florida from Orlando, FL Harnessing the Strength of Inter-Professional Teams to Provide Comprehensive Care for the Farmworkers of Apopka, Florida Judith S. Simms-Cendan, M.D., College of Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology Heather Peralta, DHSc, MSN, RN, College of Nursing Priya K. Patel, BS, College of Medicine (MedPACt) Alexander Diaz, BS, College of Medicine (MedPACt) 2017 USPHS IPEC Honorable Mention: Health Communications and Health Technology Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine from Lakewood Ranch, FL Community Paramedicine Victoria Reinhartz, Pharm.D., School of Pharmacy James Crutchfield, NREMT-P, CCEMT-P, CCHW, Manatee County Public Safety Department David Nonell, M.D., Manatee County Emergency Medical Services Melissa Larkin-Skinner, MBA, LMHC, Centerstone of Florida 2017 USPHS IPEC Honorable Mention: Behavioral Health University of Alabama at Birmingham from Birmingham, AL Bridging the Gap: Caring for Birmingham’s Most Vulnerable Populations Cynthia S. Selleck, Ph.D., RN, FAAN, School of Nursing Maria R. Shirey, Ph.D., MBA, RN, NEA-BC, ANEF, FACHE, FAAN, School of Nursing 2017 USPHS IPEC Honorable Mention: Public Health Infrastructure Massachusetts General Hospital Institute of Health Professions from Charleston, MA Crimson Care Collaborative: An Interprofessional Academic-Practice Partnership Patricia A. Reidy, DNP, FNP-BC, School of Nursing Marya J. Cohen, M.D., MPH, Harvard Medical School 2017 USPHS IPEC Honorable Mention: Community Empowerment and Education East Tennessee State University from Johnson City, TN East Tennessee State University Prescription Drug Abuse and Misuse Working Group Robert P. Pack, Ph.D., M.P.H, School of Public Health Nicholas Hagemeier, PharmD, Ph.D., Gatton College of Pharmacy Fred Tudiver, MD, College of Family Medicine Angela Hagaman, MA, LPCA, College of Public Health 2017 USPHS IPEC Honorable Mention: At Risk and Vulnerable Communities University of Alabama at Birmingham from Birmingham, AL Increasing Access to Healthcare Services through an Interprofessional, Student-Led, Health Education and Medical Screening Program for Homeless Men in Birmingham Alabama James R. Kilgore, Ph.D., PA-C, School of Health Professions Kimberly Meadows Clark, Firehouse Ministries Doug Kovash, Firehouse Ministries J.M. Trimm, Ph.D, School of Health Professions Award nominations submitted by interprofessional teams were evaluated by their contribution to public health promotion through multidisciplinary collaboration among health professionals and the community. These partnerships are the cornerstone of accessible, safe, impactful, high quality community healthcare and demonstrate IPEC’s vision for team-based, community-oriented practice. “Interprofessional health care practice is achievable and it works,” says Richard W. Valachovic, D.M.D., M.P.H., President of IPEC and President and CEO of the American Dental Education Association. “We applaud the students and faculty of the University of Central Florida, and all of the nominees, for showing that if we educate health professionals together, patients and the entire health care system benefit.” For more details about the award winners and upcoming 2018 application cycle, visit IPEC’s website.


News Article | May 26, 2017
Site: globenewswire.com

NEW YORK, May 26, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Dr. Henry Chen, Physician at MAXhealth PrimeCare of Manatee has been selected to join the Physician Board at the American Health Council. He will be sharing his knowledge and expertise in Internal Medicine. With over three years of experience in the field of Internal Medicine, Dr. Chen offers valuable insight in his role as a Physician at MAXhealth PrimeCare of Manatee. MAXhealth serves as a patient-centered primary care system that offers services in Sarasota, Florida and the surrounding areas. Composed of a team of board-certified practitioners, MAXhealth prides themselves in putting the patient first, providing comprehensive care to ensure optimal health. As Physician at MAXhealth PrimeCare of Manatee, Dr. Chen’s day-to-day responsibilities include inpatient and outpatient coverage for MAXhealth PrimeCare, as well as oversight of primary care and urgent care services. Following graduation with his Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine from the Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine in 2012, Dr. Chen completed a residency at Manatee Memorial Hospital. He is board certified in Internal Medicine by the American Board of Internal Medicine. To keep abreast of the latest trends and events in the industry, Dr. Chen maintains affiliation with the Manatee County Medical Society and The American Osteopathic Association. Dr. Chen became fascinated by the field of Internal Medicine due to his belief that he can make the greatest impact in the community. Looking back, Dr. Chen attributes his success to always making sure that his patients come first. In his free time, Dr. Chen is an avid volleyball player and enjoys traveling. Considering the future, Dr. Chen hopes to continue building his practice and teaching at LECOM and Nova SE. The American Health Council is the nation’s only organization with a constituency representative of all sectors of the healthcare industry. From the coasts to the heartland, the American Health Council has drawn Affiliates from major metropolitan hubs and small communities. These Affiliates span generations and have reached different stages of their careers — from recent graduates to retirees. More information about the American Health Council and its mission can be found at: http://americanhealthcouncil.org Additionally, the American Health Council strives to provide recognition and support for those individuals making the difference in patients’ lives day in and day out. Throughout 2017, the AHC is honoring America’s Best Doctors and Nurses. The American Health Council’s “Best in Medicine” and “Best in Nursing” awards programs honor the individuals and institutions that have contributed significantly to medicine and nursing, as well as the training and education of physicians and nurses. The most current selections for these honors may be viewed here: http://bestinmedicine.org and http://bestinnursing.org.


News Article | May 26, 2017
Site: globenewswire.com

NEW YORK, May 26, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Dr. Henry Chen, Physician at MAXhealth PrimeCare of Manatee has been selected to join the Physician Board at the American Health Council. He will be sharing his knowledge and expertise in Internal Medicine. With over three years of experience in the field of Internal Medicine, Dr. Chen offers valuable insight in his role as a Physician at MAXhealth PrimeCare of Manatee. MAXhealth serves as a patient-centered primary care system that offers services in Sarasota, Florida and the surrounding areas. Composed of a team of board-certified practitioners, MAXhealth prides themselves in putting the patient first, providing comprehensive care to ensure optimal health. As Physician at MAXhealth PrimeCare of Manatee, Dr. Chen’s day-to-day responsibilities include inpatient and outpatient coverage for MAXhealth PrimeCare, as well as oversight of primary care and urgent care services. Following graduation with his Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine from the Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine in 2012, Dr. Chen completed a residency at Manatee Memorial Hospital. He is board certified in Internal Medicine by the American Board of Internal Medicine. To keep abreast of the latest trends and events in the industry, Dr. Chen maintains affiliation with the Manatee County Medical Society and The American Osteopathic Association. Dr. Chen became fascinated by the field of Internal Medicine due to his belief that he can make the greatest impact in the community. Looking back, Dr. Chen attributes his success to always making sure that his patients come first. In his free time, Dr. Chen is an avid volleyball player and enjoys traveling. Considering the future, Dr. Chen hopes to continue building his practice and teaching at LECOM and Nova SE. The American Health Council is the nation’s only organization with a constituency representative of all sectors of the healthcare industry. From the coasts to the heartland, the American Health Council has drawn Affiliates from major metropolitan hubs and small communities. These Affiliates span generations and have reached different stages of their careers — from recent graduates to retirees. More information about the American Health Council and its mission can be found at: http://americanhealthcouncil.org Additionally, the American Health Council strives to provide recognition and support for those individuals making the difference in patients’ lives day in and day out. Throughout 2017, the AHC is honoring America’s Best Doctors and Nurses. The American Health Council’s “Best in Medicine” and “Best in Nursing” awards programs honor the individuals and institutions that have contributed significantly to medicine and nursing, as well as the training and education of physicians and nurses. The most current selections for these honors may be viewed here: http://bestinmedicine.org and http://bestinnursing.org.


News Article | May 26, 2017
Site: globenewswire.com

NEW YORK, May 26, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Dr. Henry Chen, Physician at MAXhealth PrimeCare of Manatee has been selected to join the Physician Board at the American Health Council. He will be sharing his knowledge and expertise in Internal Medicine. With over three years of experience in the field of Internal Medicine, Dr. Chen offers valuable insight in his role as a Physician at MAXhealth PrimeCare of Manatee. MAXhealth serves as a patient-centered primary care system that offers services in Sarasota, Florida and the surrounding areas. Composed of a team of board-certified practitioners, MAXhealth prides themselves in putting the patient first, providing comprehensive care to ensure optimal health. As Physician at MAXhealth PrimeCare of Manatee, Dr. Chen’s day-to-day responsibilities include inpatient and outpatient coverage for MAXhealth PrimeCare, as well as oversight of primary care and urgent care services. Following graduation with his Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine from the Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine in 2012, Dr. Chen completed a residency at Manatee Memorial Hospital. He is board certified in Internal Medicine by the American Board of Internal Medicine. To keep abreast of the latest trends and events in the industry, Dr. Chen maintains affiliation with the Manatee County Medical Society and The American Osteopathic Association. Dr. Chen became fascinated by the field of Internal Medicine due to his belief that he can make the greatest impact in the community. Looking back, Dr. Chen attributes his success to always making sure that his patients come first. In his free time, Dr. Chen is an avid volleyball player and enjoys traveling. Considering the future, Dr. Chen hopes to continue building his practice and teaching at LECOM and Nova SE. The American Health Council is the nation’s only organization with a constituency representative of all sectors of the healthcare industry. From the coasts to the heartland, the American Health Council has drawn Affiliates from major metropolitan hubs and small communities. These Affiliates span generations and have reached different stages of their careers — from recent graduates to retirees. More information about the American Health Council and its mission can be found at: http://americanhealthcouncil.org Additionally, the American Health Council strives to provide recognition and support for those individuals making the difference in patients’ lives day in and day out. Throughout 2017, the AHC is honoring America’s Best Doctors and Nurses. The American Health Council’s “Best in Medicine” and “Best in Nursing” awards programs honor the individuals and institutions that have contributed significantly to medicine and nursing, as well as the training and education of physicians and nurses. The most current selections for these honors may be viewed here: http://bestinmedicine.org and http://bestinnursing.org.


News Article | May 26, 2017
Site: globenewswire.com

NEW YORK, May 26, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Dr. Henry Chen, Physician at MAXhealth PrimeCare of Manatee has been selected to join the Physician Board at the American Health Council. He will be sharing his knowledge and expertise in Internal Medicine. With over three years of experience in the field of Internal Medicine, Dr. Chen offers valuable insight in his role as a Physician at MAXhealth PrimeCare of Manatee. MAXhealth serves as a patient-centered primary care system that offers services in Sarasota, Florida and the surrounding areas. Composed of a team of board-certified practitioners, MAXhealth prides themselves in putting the patient first, providing comprehensive care to ensure optimal health. As Physician at MAXhealth PrimeCare of Manatee, Dr. Chen’s day-to-day responsibilities include inpatient and outpatient coverage for MAXhealth PrimeCare, as well as oversight of primary care and urgent care services. Following graduation with his Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine from the Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine in 2012, Dr. Chen completed a residency at Manatee Memorial Hospital. He is board certified in Internal Medicine by the American Board of Internal Medicine. To keep abreast of the latest trends and events in the industry, Dr. Chen maintains affiliation with the Manatee County Medical Society and The American Osteopathic Association. Dr. Chen became fascinated by the field of Internal Medicine due to his belief that he can make the greatest impact in the community. Looking back, Dr. Chen attributes his success to always making sure that his patients come first. In his free time, Dr. Chen is an avid volleyball player and enjoys traveling. Considering the future, Dr. Chen hopes to continue building his practice and teaching at LECOM and Nova SE. The American Health Council is the nation’s only organization with a constituency representative of all sectors of the healthcare industry. From the coasts to the heartland, the American Health Council has drawn Affiliates from major metropolitan hubs and small communities. These Affiliates span generations and have reached different stages of their careers — from recent graduates to retirees. More information about the American Health Council and its mission can be found at: http://americanhealthcouncil.org Additionally, the American Health Council strives to provide recognition and support for those individuals making the difference in patients’ lives day in and day out. Throughout 2017, the AHC is honoring America’s Best Doctors and Nurses. The American Health Council’s “Best in Medicine” and “Best in Nursing” awards programs honor the individuals and institutions that have contributed significantly to medicine and nursing, as well as the training and education of physicians and nurses. The most current selections for these honors may be viewed here: http://bestinmedicine.org and http://bestinnursing.org.


News Article | May 9, 2017
Site: www.prweb.com

LearnHowToBecome.org, a leading resource provider for higher education and career information, has released its list of the best colleges and universities in Ohio for 2017. 50 four-year schools were ranked, with Ursuline College, Xavier University, Ohio Northern University, Case Western Reserve University and John Carroll University coming in as the top five. Of the 29 two-year schools that also made the cut, Cincinnati State Technical and Community College, Belmont College, Sinclair College, Owens Community College and Columbus State Community College were in the top five. A complete list of schools is included below. “Earning a certificate or degree can be a major stepping stone for career development,” said Wes Ricketts, senior vice president of LearnHowToBecome.org. “These schools offer more than just educational opportunities, they represent Ohio’s best combination of education and employment resources that translate to strong post-college earnings for students.” To be included on the “Best Colleges in Ohio” list, institutions must be regionally accredited, not-for-profit schools. Each college is also ranked on metrics like the variety of degree programs offered, the number of employment and academic resources offered, financial aid availability, graduation rates and annual alumni earnings 10 years after entering college. Complete details on each college, their individual scores and the data and methodology used to determine the LearnHowToBecome.org “Best Colleges in Ohio” list, visit: http://www.learnhowtobecome.org/college/ohio/ Ohio’s Best Four-Year Colleges for 2017 include: Ashland University Baldwin Wallace University Bluffton University Bowling Green State University-Main Campus Capital University Case Western Reserve University Cedarville University Cleveland Institute of Art Cleveland State University Defiance College Denison University Franciscan University of Steubenville Franklin University Heidelberg University Hiram College John Carroll University Kent State University at Kent Kenyon College Lake Erie College Lourdes University Malone University Marietta College Miami University-Oxford Mount Saint Joseph University Mount Vernon Nazarene University Muskingum University Notre Dame College Oberlin College Ohio Dominican University Ohio Northern University Ohio State University-Main Campus Ohio State University-Mansfield Campus Ohio University-Main Campus Ohio Wesleyan University Otterbein University The College of Wooster The University of Findlay Union Institute & University University of Akron Main Campus University of Cincinnati-Main Campus University of Dayton University of Mount Union University of Toledo Ursuline College Walsh University Wilberforce University Wittenberg University Wright State University-Main Campus Xavier University Youngstown State University Ohio’s Best Two-Year Colleges for 2017 include: Belmont College Bowling Green State University-Firelands Central Ohio Technical College Choffin Career and Technical Center Cincinnati State Technical and Community College Clark State Community College Columbiana County Career and Technical Center Columbus State Community College Cuyahoga Community College Eastern Gateway Community College Edison State Community College Hocking College Lakeland Community College Lorain County Community College Marion Technical College North Central State College Northwest State Community College Ohio Institute of Allied Health Ohio State University Agricultural Technical Institute Owens Community College Remington College-Cleveland Campus Rhodes State College Sinclair College Southern State Community College Stark State College Terra State Community College University of Akron Wayne College Washington State Community College Zane State College About Us: LearnHowtoBecome.org was founded in 2013 to provide data and expert driven information about employment opportunities and the education needed to land the perfect career. Our materials cover a wide range of professions, industries and degree programs, and are designed for people who want to choose, change or advance their careers. We also provide helpful resources and guides that address social issues, financial aid and other special interest in higher education. Information from LearnHowtoBecome.org has proudly been featured by more than 700 educational institutions.

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