AKRON, Ohio, December 7, 2020 – Summa Health announced today that $138.5 million in community benefit was provided to area residents in 2019. These results are detailed in the system’s 2019 community benefit report.
“Taking care of the healthcare needs of our community has always come first, but as a population health-driven system, it’s so much more than just treating the obvious health concerns,” said. Dr. Cliff Deveny, Summa Health President and CEO. “Overcoming social determinants of health and improving healthcare access in the communities we serve is an important part of what we do to keep our neighbors healthy and thriving.”
Included in Summa’s delivery of $138.5 million in community benefit are:
A copy of the report is available at www.summahealth.org/pressroom/mediacenter/newspublications.
Summa Health is one of the largest integrated healthcare delivery systems in Ohio. Encompassing a network of hospitals, community medical centers, a health plan, an accountable care organization, a multi-specialty physician organization, research and the Summa Health Foundation, we are nationally renowned for excellence in patient care and for exceptional approaches to healthcare delivery. Summa’s clinical services are consistently recognized by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (Magnet status), U.S. News and World Report, Healthgrades, Thomson Reuters and The Leapfrog Group. For more information, visit summahealth.org or find us on Facebook at facebook.com/summahealth, Twitter, twitter.com/summahealth and LinkedIn linkedin.com/company/summahealth
Media Contact: Mike Bernstein