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Dublin Telemedicine Startup Apportis Prepares for Opioid Challenge Finals

 Taijuan Moorman Dublin Telemedicine Startup Apportis Prepares for Opioid  Challenge Finals

Philip Payne started Dublin telemedicine startup Apportis in 2015, after a career in product marketing and product development began taking him too far from home and away from his young family. His initial idea consisted of a HIPAA compliant, health and wellness platform connecting patients with doctors and nutritionists through embedded video components, and accessed […]

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The Global Dimensions of Ohio’s Opioid Crisis

  The Global Dimensions of Ohio’s Opioid Crisis

Ohio has been described as “ground zero” for the nation’s ongoing drug overdose epidemic. According to the Center for Disease Control, opioids – prescription and illicit – are the main driver of drug overdose deaths. Of the more than 64,000 drug overdose deaths reported in 2016, opioids were involved in 42,249 of those, and in […]

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Denial, Ohio: An Update on the Opioid Crisis

Kylie Harwell-Sturgill Kylie Harwell-Sturgill Denial, Ohio: An Update on the Opioid Crisis

CMC and OhioHealth present: Our Healthy Community No one should live in Denial, Ohio. That’s the message the Ohio Opioid Education Alliance (OOEA) is trying to get across in a multi-million dollar advertising campaign that will run through 2019. The OOEA is a public-private partnership made up of 14 corporations, non-profit organizations, and government bodies […]

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Can Medical Marijuana Help Combat Ohio’s Opioid Crisis?

Travis Irvine Travis Irvine Can Medical Marijuana Help Combat Ohio’s Opioid Crisis?

As medical marijuana becomes a talking point of Ohio’s 2018 election season, some candidates are questioning whether or not our soon-to-be-launched program will help fight the state’s opioid crisis, and if Ohio should go the way of full marijuana legalization. In 2016, the state legislature also considered the possibilities of what the new medical marijuana […]

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