The members of the Akron Regional Hospital Association have a 75 year history and an excellent reputation for collaboration. The staff at ARHA are known for dependability and meeting members' needs. ARHA has been nationally recognized for working with many public and private partners within the Northeast Central Ohio region.


The mission of Akron Regional Hospital Association (ARHA) is to work on behalf of its hospitals through coordination of services that assist hospitals in meeting and improving the health care needs of the communities they serve. These services include advocacy and representation, policy development, communication and information, education, research and data.

ARHA Annual Report

 For a copy of the ARHA 2015 Annual Report, click here

Regional Responsibilities

ARHA also provides services for Emergency Preparedness and Electronic Health Record Implementation Services to the 14 county region which includes Ashland, Carroll, Columbiana, Harrison, Holmes, Mahoning, Medina, Portage, Richland, Stark, Summit, Trumbull, Tuscarawas, Wayne.

Did You Know…

In 1937, a maternity stay of five days with all services was $35.10?

In 1940, an emergency visit was $1.25, and an x-ray was $1.75?

In 1946, an x-ray increased to $2.50?

In 1962, the minimum salary was $1.15 per hour?



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