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About Akron General

My Health. My Life.

It’s not just business, it’s personal. We recognize how important your healthcare and wellness are to you and your family. A healthy body, mind and spirit are keys to quality of life. Your healthcare and wellness goals are personal to us, and we want you to know that we are here to listen. Your confidence and trust have helped Akron General remain a caring partner in our community for nearly 100 years and counting. See our 100 year celebration!

Our philosophy of relentless commitment and understanding, carried out by nearly 7,000 employees, physicians, medical professionals and volunteers, has helped us in meeting the healthcare needs of more than 1.2 million people throughout Summit, Medina, Portage, Stark and Wayne counties.

We are committed to dialog with our patients and their families. By taking the time to listen to their needs, we are able to treat them individually by educating them on how to get better and stay well and working together for a healthier tomorrow. It’s your health. It’s your life.

1 Akron General Avenue (Formerly 400 Wabash Avenue)
Akron, Ohio 44307

Akron General Health System brings together a network of health care facilities and staff with a rich heritage of exceptional care. Akron General Health System has been a member of VHA since 1982.

Happy 100 years! We proudly celebrated in 2014 with video tributes, photos, fun facts, 5K Birthday Bash Dash, Centennial Gala and more. See all the fun!

Our mission is to improve the health and lives of the people and the communities we serve.

2013 Statistics
Births: 2,987
Admissions: 26,565
Employees: 4,888
Volunteers: 619
Medical Staff: 970
Research Studies: 240
Outpatient Visits: 635,141
Surgical Procedures: 16,315
Home Care Patients Served: 20,589
Volunteer Hours of Service: 74,110
Donations to Foundation: $2 million
Emergency Department Visits: 110,935
LifeStyles Visits: 753,138
Wages and Benefits Paid: $339,550,000
Total operating revenues: $576,365,000

Akron General Health System
Board of Directors 2013 - 2014

Mark Lerner, Chair
William Babcox, Vice Chair
Brian Cherkala
David Brockman, CPA
Diane Miller-Dawson
F. William Steere
George Litman, MD
Jeffrey Moore, MD
Mark Horattas, MD
Mark T. Clark
Michael Caporale
Michael Gallucci, Jr.
Paul Lecat, MD
Richard Fedorovich
Robert Stefanko
Thomas Pickering
Thomas Stover, MD
William Frantz
William Feth
Alan Papa (staff)
Craig Babbitt (staff, Secretary)
Don Corpora (staff)
Sue McCarthy (staff, Treasurer)
Thomas Neumann (staff)

Akron General Medical Center • 1 Akron General Avenue (Formerly 400 Wabash Avenue) • Akron, OH 44307 • 330-344-6000 • 1-800-221-4601    © 2014 Akron General Health System
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