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May 17, 2022
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May 16, 2022

Enhanced Recovery After Surgery Program at University Hospitals Recognized with Patient Engagement Best Practice Award

Ohio Hospital Association acknowledges protocols for improving outcomes and lowering costs
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May 16, 2022

New nonprofit will decide how to spend hundreds of millions of Ohio’s opioid settlement money

COLUMBUS, Ohio — The decision of how Ohio will spend hundreds of millions of dollars – and maybe more – in opioid settlement money will be up to a new non-profit, whose board met for the first time on Monday.
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May 13, 2022

Doctor innocent after murder trial permanently loses license

What You Need To Know. A jury found a former Columbus-area doctor accused of killing 14 people by ordering excessive doses of fentanyl not guilty in April. William Husel faced 14 counts of murder, which alleged he used the excessive doses on purpose to speed up the deaths of patients. He could still practice in other states
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May 12, 2022

Pharmacy chains should pay $878 mln for opioid epidemic role, Ohio counties say

CLEVELAND, May 10 (Reuters) - A lawyer for two Ohio counties said on Monday that CVS Health Corp (CVS.N), Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc (WBA.O) and Walmart Inc (WMT.N) should fund an $878 million plan to address the opioid crisis there, as a first-of-its-kind trial got underway to determine the pharmacy chains' contribution.
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May 11, 2022

U.S. marks first National Fentanyl Awareness Day after uptick in opioid-related deaths

What You Need To Know. Ohio is among the worst in the nation for opioid overdoses. In 2019, Ohio documented 4,251 overdose deaths with 76% of them involving fentanyl. That number jumped in 2020 to 5,204, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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May 11, 2022

Here's to Hoping: Adena Health Substance Abuse Program Tackles the Opioid Crisis in Rural Ohio

Key Takeaways: The health system's partnership with the community, the Hope Partnership Project, has helped them combat substance abuse disorders like opioid addiction in their community. Appalachian Ohio was the epicenter of the nation's opioid crisis. Taking steps to disprove negative stigmas associated with substance abuse disorders has made the community more receptive of the Hope Partnership Project's efforts.
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May 11, 2022

America's response to addiction relies on fixing this website

(KHN)At a psychiatric hospital in Michigan, Dr. Cara Poland's patients were handed a sheet of paper to find follow-up care.
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