Health Care Professionals

February 9, 2021

Ohio physician gets 2-year prison sentence for illegal opioid distribution

Dayton, Ohio-based physician Morris Brown, MD, was sentenced...
January 25, 2021

Most doctors can prescribe opioid treatment medication after rule change

Most doctors will be allowed to prescribe a medication that dramatically improves the odds of patients reaching recovery from opioid addiction under a federal rule change made in the final weeks of the Trump administration.
January 12, 2021

Anderson expected to appeal sentence

Nearly five years from the date a joint investigation in Marietta netted a federal raid on the city’s brick streets, a former local physician was sentenced to prison this month.
January 8, 2021

Marietta Doctor Sentenced To Eight Years In Prison For Illegally Distributing Opioids

COLUMBUS, Ohio – A Marietta doctor was sentenced in U.S. District Court Friday to eight years in prison for illegally prescribing opioids and other controlled substances and defrauding health care programs.
November 16, 2020

Ohio's Franz publishes study on strategies hospitals adopt to address opioid epidemic

While the world's attention to public health remains focused on COVID-19, Berkeley Franz, Ph.D., assistant professor at the Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine, continues to focus her attention on one of the largest public health crises in the United States today - the opioid epidemic.
October 16, 2020

Ohio’s hospitals are working together to end the opioid crisis

Despite losing some $3.3 billion from March 9 through July 1 due to the Covid-19 pandemic, Ohio’s hospitals are not only doubling down on finding solutions for caring for patients and putting an end to the coronavirus pandemic, but they’re partnering to stem the continued tide of opioid overdose deaths.
September 18, 2020

Alexandria Real Estate Equities, Inc., in Partnership With Verily, Delivers OneFifteen Living, a Residential Housing Component of OneFifteen's One-of-a-Kind Campus Dedicated to Reversing the Trajectory of the Opioid Epidemic and Overcoming Addiction

OneFifteen holds the potential to revolutionize the way addiction is treated and to serve as a blueprint for the rest of the country with its pioneering, evidence-based healthcare model providing the full continuum of care for people suffering from addiction
September 14, 2020

Lorain County’s mental health board salutes first responders Sept. 20-26

LORAIN, Ohio -- First responders in Lorain County are receiving a big thank you for their efforts in “Bringing Help, Bringing Hope.”