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Interprofessional Innovation Symposium

  Interprofessional Innovation Symposium

Join Peeyush Shrivastava and Alisa Niksch from Genetesis to discuss healthcare innovation on April 2 from 4 – 6 p.m. in The Blackwell Ballroom. Shrivastava, CEO and Co-Founder, and Niksch, Chief Medical Officer, will discuss how interprofessional innovation served as a foundation for creating integrated biomagnetic solutions to improve patients’ health, outcomes and quality of […]

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Report: Infant Mortality Rate Drops Overall, Racial Disparity Persists

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Report: Infant Mortality Rate Drops Overall, Racial Disparity Persists

More Franklin County babies lived to see their first birthday in 2018, but the disparity between black and white babies has persisted, according to a report released by CelebrateOne and Columbus Public Health. Last year, the county’s infant mortality rate dropped to roughly 8 deaths per 1,000 births, an overall 23 percent decrease from 2011. […]

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“Late-Term Abortion” is Not a Medical Term, and Other Abortion Facts

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega “Late-Term Abortion” is Not a Medical Term, and Other Abortion Facts

As part of reproductive healthcare, abortion is on a spectrum of health services available to women and people. As determined by the Supreme Court in 1973, abortion, as with other decisions for reproductive and general healthcare, is protected under the constitutional right to privacy.  Conversations around abortion, particularly from anti-abortion camps, have attempted to isolate […]

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Opinion: In Ohio, Motherhood is Both Mandatory and Punished

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Opinion: In Ohio, Motherhood is Both Mandatory and Punished

Remember in Halloween, when Jamie Lee Curtis uses a shotgun on Michael Myers, stabs him, and lights him on fire, only for him to rise to his feet and resume killing? I don’t know, for some reason that came to mind when I heard that Ohio legislators had, again, passed the Heartbeat Bill. You’ve heard […]

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Open Enrollment Period for Health Insurance

Anne Evans Anne Evans Open Enrollment Period for Health Insurance

Open Enrollment Period. The yearly period when people can enroll in a health insurance plan. Open Enrollment for 2019 runs from November 1, 2018 to December 15, 2018. Outside the Open Enrollment Period, you generally can enroll in a health insurance plan only if you qualify for a Special Enrollment Period.

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Columbus State Receives $3.1 Million to Create Pathways to Careers in Health

Grant Walters Grant Walters Columbus State Receives $3.1 Million to Create Pathways to Careers in Health

The groundbreaking initiative aims to place over 1100 Columbus-area high school students in health care-related education programs

Columbus State Community College has been awarded a $3.1 million U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration grant to increase the number of economically and educationally disadvantaged central Ohio high school students entering healthcare-related professions. The college’s Health Careers Opportunity Program (HCOP) has a goal within the next five years to place 1,125 students into allied […]

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Open Enrollment Period for Health Insurance

Anne Evans Anne Evans Open Enrollment Period for Health Insurance

Open Enrollment Period. The yearly period when people can enroll in a health insurance plan. Open Enrollment for 2019 runs from November 1, 2018 to December 15, 2018. Outside the Open Enrollment Period, you generally can enroll in a health insurance plan only if you qualify for a Special Enrollment Period.

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