Emergency Rooms

February 10, 2020

New tool shows fewer overdose victims at Ohio ERs

The state is now making suspected overdose emergency department visit data publicly available, giving a more timely and detailed look at the opioid overdose crisis than the current death certificate data available.
December 21, 2018

Ohio implementing new rules for prescription of opioids

The new rules, which take effect Sunday, require increased communication with patients and establish safety check points for physicians to reassess whether opioids are needed to treat pain lasting longer than six weeks.