History and Recognition
Established in July 1999, Summa’s Palliative Care and Hospice Services provides care in Northeast Ohio, offering optimum care for patients and their loved ones. Our board-certified medical directors contribute over 80 years’ experience combined to Summa’s expert multidisciplinary team, and they are involved with staff on a daily basis.
Hospice of Summa has exceeded patient satisfaction scores of 98 percent since opening. In 2010, we received the American Hospital Association’s Circle of Life Citation of Honor award.
Summa currently offers a comprehensive education program and the region’s only ACGME-accredited adult palliative medicine fellowship.