Prescribing Opioids to Minors: Form required 9/17/14

Posted Date: September 23, 2014 | Categories: Contracts, Credentialing, Health Care & Businesses, Licensure & Disciplinary, Mediation

As of September 17th, Ohio law requires a “Start Talking!” consent form for prescribing opioids to minors before a prescriber issues the first prescription containing an opioid to a minor, unless it is a medical emergency or a specific exception applies.


AMA Applauds New Effort to Modernize State Medical Licensure

Posted Date: September 8, 2014 | Categories: Credentialing, Health Care & Businesses, Licensure & Disciplinary

“The American Medical Association (AMA) has long supported reform of the state licensure process to reduce costs and expedite applications while protecting patient safety and promoting quality care. “State-based licensure is an important tenet of accountability, ensuring that physicians are qualified through the review of their education, training, character, and professional and disciplinary histories.


Legal Issues Concerning Hospital Privilege Denials

Posted Date: June 5, 2014 | Categories: Credentialing

Under Ohio law, the governing body of every hospital has the duty to establish standards and procedures to be applied by the hospital and its medical staff in considering and acting upon applications for medical staff membership and professional privileges.  If you have questions or concerns regarding hospital privileges please contact us at (614) 545-9998.  […]

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