Health Care Professionals
August 20, 2020
Mercy College of Ohio receives grant
SPRINGFIELD – Mercy College of Ohio received a four-year grant totaling $740,998 from The Health Resources and Services Administration to increase the number of peer support specialists and other behavioral health-related paraprofessionals working with families impacted by opioid use and other substance abuse disorders.
July 13, 2020
Overdose Incidents Rose Sharply Around Ohio Valley During Pandemic
Emergency response data from across the Ohio Valley show sharp increases in suspected drug overdoses since March, when health measures including school and business closures and stay-at-home orders increased social isolation.
May 4, 2020
Spero Health Bringing Addiction Treatment to Fairfield Ohio Offering Telehealth Visits
BRENTWOOD, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Spero Health, a national leader in providing care for individuals struggling with substance use disorders, announced today that it will open a new clinic in Fairfield, Ohio as it continues to respond to the high demand for increased access to addiction treatment services during the COVID-19 pandemic.
April 22, 2020
Best Life: Opioid free c-section, doctors looking to cut back on drug used for new moms
CLEVELAND, Ohio (Ivanhoe Newswire) - This year, one in three women will give birth by c-section. Most of these new moms will be sent home with opioids to help control the pain.
April 20, 2020
Effects of the Ohio Opioid Prescribing Guidelines on Total Joint Arthroplasty Postsurgical Prescribing and Refilling Behavior of Surgeons and Patients
In 2017, Ohio guidelines were passed to reduce acute pain opioid prescriptions. We compared pre/post-guidelines opioid scripts for hip and knee arthroplasty.
March 30, 2020
Trial delayed for Ohio doctor charged in deaths at hospital
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The murder trial of an Ohio doctor accused of ordering excessive painkiller doses for dozens of patients will be delayed due to coronavirus concerns.
April 2, 2020
Editorial: Joining Ohio opioid cases a good step toward settlement
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