Summa Health System

Summa Health is one of the largest integrated healthcare delivery systems in Ohio, encompassing a network of hospitals, community health centers, a health plan, a physician-hospital organization, a multi-specialty physician organization, research and the Summa Foundation. Summa’s clinical services are consistently recognized by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (Magnet status), U.S. News and World Report, Thomson Reuters, the American College of Cardiology, and The Leapfrog Group.

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  • Formed in 1989 with the merger of Akron City Hospital and St. Thomas Hospital
  • Serves more than one million patients each year in comprehensive emergency, acute, critical, outpatient and long-term/home-care setting
  • As Summit County’s largest employer – with more than 10,000 employees – Summa is a leading economic engine for the region
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