Youngstown, Ohio (PRWEB) July 18, 2014
Frank Quintieri, a nurse and patient advocacy liaison with NPS Pharma will address the Youngstown Area Ostomy Support Group Aug. 12.
Quintieri will discuss short bowel syndrome and provide an overview of a therapy that improves absorption.
The Youngstown Area Ostomy Support Group, sponsored by Humility of Mary Health Partners, will meet from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. at St. Elizabeth Boardman Health Center, 8401 Market St., Boardman.
The group provides information and encouragement to individuals who have or will have ostomies.
The meeting is free and open to ostomy patients, families and friends. Refreshments are provided and parking is free. For information, call 330.480.3440.
The Youngstown Area Ostomy Support Group meets once a month March through December.
About Humility of Mary Health Partners
Humility of Mary Health Partners is an integrated health system located in the Youngstown/Warren area. It is a region of Catholic Health Partners (CHP) in Cincinnati, the largest health system in Ohio and one of the largest Catholic health systems in the United States. HMHP provides a full spectrum of health care services, including inpatient, outpatient, emergency, urgent care, home care and long-term care. Members are St. Elizabeth Health Center, St. Joseph Health Center, St. Elizabeth Boardman Health Center, HM Home Health Services, The Assumption Village, Humility House, Hospice of the Valley and Laurel Lake. Learn more about HMHP online at http://www.HMpartners.org.