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A Message from the President


In the past year, more than 2,000 new donors have supported the mission and work of Humility of Mary Health Partners.
Let me tell you a little more about why I believe there is no other organization, for-profit or not-for-profit, that is more vital to the Mahoning Valley at this time.

HMHP is the largest employer in the Valley and, therefore, a vital part of our regional economy. It cares for 53 percent of all the patients in the Mahoning Valley. And in 2011, an incredible $26.7 million in charitable care was delivered at facilities supported by the HMHP Foundation.

HMHP has once again received national recognition for patient outcomes and quality care, according to the U.S. News & World Report “America’s Best Hospitals” listing for 2012-13. This year, all three HMHP hospitals are the only hospitals among the 15 hospitals reviewed in the Youngstown-Warren metropolitan area to receive “Best Regional Hospital” recognition. St. Elizabeth Health Center is ranked No. 7 out of Ohio’s 183 hospitals, and No. 3 among the 70 hospitals that make up the northeast Ohio region.

Just think about how vital HMHP is to the region’s economy and the health and well-being of those who live here.

Yet, there is so much more. Over the years, donors to the HMHP Foundation have funded a wide range of programs that affect virtually every person in the region. Our Resource Mothers program, for instance, gives high-risk pregnant women guidance before and after they give birth. Our prescription assistance program helps provide free medicines to those who can’t afford them. And our ride programs are ensuring that the elderly never miss a doctor’s appointment. We also sponsor smoking cessation programs, wellness programs, and countless other initiatives that address specific areas of need in our community. We provide more than 1,000 children with dental care each year. We have provided $600,000 in financial assistance to nursing students in local schools. And of course, we made an $8 million investment to help every woman receive the best possible care for breast cancer screening and diagnostics.
HMHP is committed to the Mahoning Valley now and into the future. We completed a $57 million investment in our future by implementing electronic health records (EHRs) so that every caregiver and physician in our system has access to accurate clinical information for every patient, anywhere in our system. And we have ambitious plans to expand and improve our facilities in Boardman, Warren and Youngstown.

These are just some of the reasons our donors are proud to support the HMHP Foundation. Each of you has your own, personal reasons as well. Charity is the Heart of the Mission and our heart is beating strong!
 

Sincerely,
Jim Schultis, President, HMHP Foundation
www.hmpartners.org