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Federal Opioid Strikeforce Indicts More Than A Dozen Ohio Valley Doctors

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The U.S. Department of Justice announced on Wednesday more than a dozen indictments against doctors in the Ohio Valley on charges relating to the illegal distribution of opioids. These are the first major indictments from the Appalachian Regional Prescription Opioid Strike Force, which started work in December. “The opioid epidemic is the deadliest drug crisis in… Read More

Ohio Considering Increased Hospital Regulation Following Patient Deaths

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – State officials are considering how Ohio might increase regulation of hospitals following allegations that a doctor ordered excessive painkiller doses for dozens of patients who then died. Republican Gov. Mike DeWine tells The Columbus Dispatch it makes no sense that Ohio is the only state that doesn’t license general hospitals. It… Read More