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Lakewood City Council votes to put Lakewood Hospital closure issue on November ballot
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Lakewood City Council votes to put Lakewood Hospital closure issue on November ballot

City Law Director Kevin Butler last month in a legal opinion said he believes courts would hold it is too late to reverse the in-process closure plans despite the outcome of a public vote.

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Lakewood City Council Calls Special Meeting Feb. 11 to Review Petitions

Lakewood City Council Calls Special Meeting Feb. 11 to Review Petitions

Lakewood City Council has scheduled a special public meeting to create a formal opportunity for the community to be heard on issues involving healthcare delivery in the city.

Emergency Medical Services Remain Fully Operational in Lakewood

Emergency Medical Services Remain Fully Operational in Lakewood

The existing emergency department at Lakewood Hospital remains fully operational until the new emergency department is built at the new family health center across the street at the southwest corner of Belle and Detroit avenues.

A New Year, A New Investment in Lakewood

A New Year, A New Investment in Lakewood

After nearly one year of fact gathering, feedback from the public, a general election, and negotiations between the city, Lakewood Hospital Association and the Cleveland Clinic, Lakewood City Council unanimously approved a new master agreement designed to ensure the availability of high-quality health care in the city of Lakewood.

Lakewood City Council Members Look Forward to Healthcare Future

Lakewood City Council Members Look Forward to Healthcare Future

Lakewood City Council is considering a new master agreement designed to ensure the availability of high-quality health care in the city of Lakewood. The agreement comes after nearly one year of fact gathering, feedback from the public, a general election, and negotiations between the City, Lakewood Hospital Association and The Cleveland Clinic. The agreement involves […]

Lakewood City Council Responds to Questions About Health Care in Lakewood

Lakewood City Council Responds to Questions About Health Care in Lakewood

Lakewood City Council will answer questions and provide more opportunity for public comment on the agreement reached recently with the Cleveland Clinic that defines and ensures the delivery of health care services in Lakewood. The lengthy document known as the “Master Agreement Among the City of Lakewood, Lakewood Hospital Association and the Cleveland Clinic Foundation […]

Updated Version of Healthcare Master Agreement Completed

Updated Version of Healthcare Master Agreement Completed

Lakewood City Council President Mary Louise Madigan has released an updated version of the legislation introduced last Monday, December 7, involving the future of healthcare in Lakewood. The initial version of the legislation did not contain the full master agreement between the city, the Cleveland Clinic Foundation and the Lakewood Hospital Association, as the parties’ […]

Lakewood City Council Moves Forward on New Deal for Lakewood Hospital

Lakewood City Council Moves Forward on New Deal for Lakewood Hospital

After nearly one year of fact gathering, feedback from the public, a general election, and negotiations between the City, Lakewood Hospital Association and The Cleveland Clinic, Lakewood City Council will consider a new master agreement designed to ensure the availability of high-quality health care in the city of Lakewood. City Council will consider the agreement […]

Lakewood Hospital Association Calls for Two Special Meetings

Lakewood Hospital Association Calls for Two Special Meetings

The City of Lakewood has been notified that the Lakewood Hospital Association governing board has called for two special meetings to be held on Wednesday, Aug. 12, 2015, and Wed., September 16, 2015, at 4 p.m., each in Wasmer Auditorium at Lakewood Hospital, 14519 Detroit Avenue.

By April 12, 2015 0 Comments Read More →

Mayor Summers Discusses Future of Healthcare in Lakewood (Video)

Lakewood Mayor Michael Summers explains the need for changes in healthcare and the future of Lakewood Hospital.