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Recent Health Coverage from ideastream

Meet the MetroHealth System’s New Leader

Meet the MetroHealth System’s New Leader

The Sound of Ideas
Posted November 26, 2014

Dr. Akram Boutros talks about his first 18 months as CEO and the need for an overhaul of Metro's main campus.

Transparent Pricing for Medical Services Remains Murky, But Change is on the Horizon

Transparent Pricing for Medical Services Remains Murky, But Change is on the Horizon

Regional News Stories
Posted November 26, 2014

Efforts are underway to help consumers know how much they can expect to pay at the doctor's office.

Intelligence Squared U.S. – Should we legalize assisted suicide

Intelligence Squared U.S. – Should we legalize assisted suicide

90.3 WCPN Special Broadcast
Airs November 25, 2014

Intelligence Squared U.S. – Should we legalize assisted suicide

Legislation to Help Family Caregivers

Legislation to Help Family Caregivers

Regional News Stories
Posted November 25, 2014

The AARP's introducing "Care Act" legislation in many states, including Ohio.

Be Well: Caregivers [Full Program]

Be Well: Caregivers [Full Program]

Regional News Stories
Posted November 24, 2014

We explore the complexities and challenges of caregiving in Northeast Ohio.

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Resources

NetWellness

NetWellness

ideastream and NetWellness are partnering to bring more understanding to the health and medical issues you care about. Launched in 1995, NetWellness is a consumer health information website from Case Western Reserve University, The Ohio State University and the University of Cincinnati. Visit NetWellness where you will find in-depth information about your health concerns from Ohio’s three medical research universities.

ideastream Community Health Forums

Health Forums Report

The need for information about health has never been greater. ideastream is responding to this need by undertaking an ongoing health programming initiative. To inform this effort, ideastream invited health professionals in the region to participate in a series of discussions between June 9-18, 2009, about the local health assets and challenges.

Read the report about these meetings.

Living With Cancer

Living With Cancer

ideastream and The Gathering Place partnered with Northeast Ohio community organizations and healthcare facilities to present a special broadcast event, Living with Cancer: Celebrating National Cancer Survivors Day.

Living with Cancer Resource Guide PDF

And Thou Shalt Honor

And Thou Shalt Honor

A caregiver is anyone providing care and support to adult family members or friends who are frail, elderly, chronically ill, or have a disability.

And Thou Shalt Honor Resource Guide PDF

A Lion in the House

A Lion in the House

"Your child has cancer." Hearing these words will profoundly change a family's life, plunging members into a world of uncertainty, emotional upheaval and excruciating decisions. A Lion in the House tells the stories of five children facing battles with cancer.

A Lion in the House Resource Guide PDF

Be Well Funders

Mt. Sinai Health Care Foundation The Cleveland Foundation The Community Foundation of Lorain County The Margaret Clark Morgan Foundation The Woodruff Foundation