Overview

Overview

Cleveland Clinic Akron General
1 Akron General Avenue
Akron, Ohio 44307
330.344.6000

Founded in 1914 as Peoples Hospital, Cleveland Clinic Akron General is a not-for-profit healthcare organization that serves as the hub for Cleveland Clinic's Southern Region. In addition to a 532-registered-bed teaching and research medical center in downtown Akron, the Cleveland Clinic Akron General system includes:

  • Lodi Hospital, a critical access hospital, offers a comprehensive range of services, including a 24-hour Emergency Department, outpatient surgery and a full range of diagnostics, rehabilitation and physical therapy, as well as acute and skilled care.
  • Visiting Nurse Service, a comprehensive provider of home healthcare services, provides nursing care, rehabilitation therapies, hospice and palliative care, as well as medical equipment and supplies.
  • Health & Wellness Centers, located in Bath, Green and Stow, offer a variety of integrated outpatient services, including 24-hour Emergency Departments, primary and specialty care practices, as well as a medically supervised exercise program.

2017 Statistics

  • Births: 2,852
  • Admissions: 22,770
  • Surgical Procedures: 17,396
  • Emergency Department Visits: 113,194

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Honors & Accreditations

Honors & Accreditations

Honors

U.S. News & World Report recently ranked Akron General as the 10th best hospital in Ohio. Akron General ranked 31st nationally in pulmonology and ranked as "high performing" in gastroenterology and GI surgery, geriatrics, nephrology and urology.

The American Nurses Association bestowed the prestigious "Magnet" status on the more than 1,000 nurses from Akron General. ANCC, a subsidiary of the American Nurses Association, grants Magnet status when a healthcare organization reflects nursing professionalism, teamwork and superiority in patient care. Fewer than 400 of the country's 6,000-plus hospitals have earned this prestigious honor.

Accreditations

A Level I Trauma Center, as designated by the American College of Surgeons (ACS), Akron General offers the technology, expertise and staffing to treat all injuries regardless of severity. Operating rooms, diagnostic services and trauma specialists are on-call 24 hours a day.

Akron General earned the Gold Seal of Approval™ for stroke care. The Joint Commission, a prestigious national hospital accrediting organization, also awarded a Primary Stroke Center Certification.

Akron General is Summit County’s first accredited Chest Pain Center, a designation granted by the Society of Chest Pain Centers and Providers.

Joint Commission

Akron General is accredited by The Joint Commission. Its standards are regarded as the most rigorous in the industry. Akron General has also received a Primary Stroke Center certification with the Gold Seal of ApprovalTM from The Joint Commission. The public may contact The Joint Commission for unresolved patient safety or quality care concerns at:

Office of Quality Monitoring
The Joint Commission
One Renaissance Blvd.
Oakbrook Terrace, IL 60181
800.994.6640
www.jointcommission.org 

Board of Trustees

Board of Trustees

Akron General Health System Board Of Trustees 2017

Mark Lerner, Chair
Theresa Carter, Vice Chair
Timothy Fitzwater, Vice Chair

  • Roberta Aber
  • Sonia Alemagno, PhD
  • Anthony J. Alexander
  • Richard S. Amundsen
  • David N. Ashe
  • Ken Babby
  • William E. Babcox
  • Rev. Karen Ballard
  • Lawrence Barger, OD
  • Marlene Barkheimer
  • Paula Bauer, MD
  • Gregory Bean
  • Michael Beeson, MD
  • Bambi Beshire
  • Charles Billow
  • Wendy S. Blosser
  • Mark B. Bober
  • Raymond Bologna, MD
  • Cornelia G. Botto
  • Robert Bowman
  • Jack Bradford, MD
  • Kenneth Braman, DO
  • Todd Breaux, MD
  • David Brockman
  • Kenneth F. Button
  • Rebecca Calaway
  • Michael Caporale
  • John Carpas
  • Dennis Chack
  • Brian Cherkala
  • Mark Clark
  • Steve Clifford
  • Robert Cooper
  • Richard W. Comstock
  • Charles E. Conner
  • Malcolm J. Costa
  • Peter D. Costello
  • William J. Costigan
  • Marie E. Covington
  • David E. Crawford
  • James Crouse
  • Laura Culp
  • Elizabeth A. Dalton
  • Elliot B Davidson, MD
  • Carla Davis
  • Judy DeVendra
  • Kathryn W. Dindo
  • Krista Dobronos
  • William Downing
  • Karen Dyer
  • Margo Erme, DO, MPH
  • Donald R. Fair
  • John C. Fairweather
  • Thomas S. Farro
  • Richard Fedorovich
  • Andrew Fenton, MD
  • William Feth
  • Jeff Floyd
  • William G. Frantz
  • Michael Gallucci
  • Ann L. Gates
  • Jody Gildersleeve
  • John A. Gill
  • Frances O. Goldman
  • Deborah Gordon
  • Donald Graham
  • Jordan Grossman, MD
  • Cherie Guster, RN
  • Daniel Guyton, MD
  • R. Mark Hamlin
  • Pastor Jean Hansen
  • Richard Harris
  • Brian Harte, MD
  • Anthony Hayek, MD
  • Robert M. Hehir
  • John W. Heslop
  • J. Michael Hochschwender
  • James E. Hodsden, MD
  • Mark Horattas, MD
  • Ann Huston
  • Dorothy O. Jackson
  • Major Kevin Jackson
  • Hayes A. Jenkins
  • Cindy Johnson
  • J. Stephen Jones, MD
  • Jefferson W. Keener
  • Edward G. Kemp
  • Annette King
  • Robert Knapp
  • Dana Kocis
  • J. Michael Kolk
  • William Kurtz, MD
  • Raymond J. Labuda
  • Frederick K. Lacher
  • Handy E. Lampley
  • Emery Leuchtag
  • George Litman, MD
  • Margaret "Peggy" Lloyd
  • Phillip LloydDee Lowery
  • William W.Lowery
  • Georges Markarian, MD
  • Raymond Martinez
  • John Meilinger, DDS
  • Tim Merryweather
  • Robert Merzweiler
  • Pam Miller
  • Diane Miller-Dawson
  • John A. Mogen
  • Jeffrey Moore, MD
  • Colin Moorehead, MD
  • Mark Mosley
  • Karen Mullen
  • Honorable Richard G. Norton
  • Anthony O'Leary
  • Rory O'Neil
  • Alan Papa
  • James M. Parry
  • William Parry
  • John Pedersen, MD
  • Eugene Pfister, MD
  • Thomas H. Pickering
  • Linda Randall
  • Roy L. Ray
  • Irwin R. Reisberg
  • Joe Remington
  • Jim Rice
  • Bob Rodman
  • Bruce W. Rogers
  • Justin T. Rogers
  • Jennifer Savitski, MD
  • Claudia Sawyer
  • Rev. Sandy Selby
  • Michael D. Serene, MD
  • Kimberly Sheets, DO
  • James E. Sheppard
  • Stan Sieniawski
  • James Snively
  • Kathy Stafford, PhD
  • F. William Steere
  • Robert Stefanko
  • Ernest I. Stewart
  • Rev. Diana L. Swoope
  • Lance Talmage, MD
  • Thomas Thompson, MD
  • J. Bret Treier
  • Anthony Tricomi
  • Captain Sylvia Trundle
  • Robert E. Tulodzieski
  • John A. Walker
  • Harold White, MD
  • Jeffrey E. Wihite
  • David L. Yeager
  • Harold A. Young
Board of Directors

Board of Directors

Akron General Medical Center Board of Directors 2018

Theresa Carter, Chair
Sonia Alemagno, PhD, Vice Chair

  • Marlene Barkheimer
  • Charles Billow
  • Todd Breaux, MD
  • Michael Caporale
  • Dennis Chack
  • Brian Cherkala
  • Ankit Chhabra
  • Laura Culp
  • Richard Fedorovich
  • William Feth
  • Richard Harris
  • Anthony Hayek, MD
  • Mark Horattas, MD
  • Cindy Johnson
  • Mark Lerner
  • George Litman, MD
  • Jeannine Marks
  • Pam Miller
  • Diane Miller-Dawson
  • Jim Rice
  • Edmund Sabanegh, MD
  • Titus Sheers, MD
  • Lance Talmage, MD
  • Thomas Thompson, MD
  • J. Bret Treier 

Ex Officio

  •  Brian Harte, MD, President

Representatives:

  • Carol Davis, President, Women’s Board
  • Ann Ilg, First Vice President, Service League
  • Douglas W. Harley, DO, Chief of Staff
  • Steve Brooks, M.D. Vice Chief of Staff
Staff:
  • David Peter, MD, AGMC Chief Medical Officer
  • Cherie Guster, RN, AGMC Chief Nursing Officer
  • Lisa Barrett, AGMC General Counsel and Secretary
  • Dave Frigo, AGMC Treasurer
  • Jason Oblander, AGMC Assistant Secretary
  • Benito Alvarez, President, PPG
  • Lynn Fichter, Corporate Compliance Officer
Partners

Partners

Concentra Akron, LLC

Akron General Partners and Concentra Health Services (CHS) have formed a joint venture. It is a limited liability company called Concentra Akron, LLC, which provides occupational healthcare services in the greater Akron, Ohio area.

Occupational Health services are offered at:
1450 Firestone Parkway 
Akron, OH 44301
330.724.3345 
Fax: 330.724.5299

Akron General Innovations, Inc. - Notice of Dissolution

January 18, 2018

Re: Akron General Innovations, Inc. Corporate Dissolution

To Whom it May Concern:

Pursuant to the instructions included in Section 1701 of the Ohio Revised Code, notice is hereby given that the above named corporate entity, an Ohio for-profit corporation, intends to dissolve. In connection with the intended dissolution, please note the following:

  1. Any and all claims shall be presented in writing and shall identify the claimant and contain sufficient information to reasonably inform Akron General Innovations, Inc. (the "corporation") of the substance of the claim.
  2. The mailing address to which all claims are to be sent is Akron General Medical Center, c/o Lisa Barrett, General Counsel, 1 Akron General Avenue, Akron, Ohio.
  3. The deadline by which the corporation must receive all claims is (not less than sixty days after the date the notice is given).
  4. Any and all claims that are not received by the deadline will be barred by the corporation.
  5. The corporation may make distributions to other creditors or claimants, including distributions to shareholders of the corporation, without further notice to any claimants.

Very truly yours,

Lisa Barrett, Secretary
Akron General Innovations, Inc.