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

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

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.


Prescribing Medications for Family Members

Posted Date: June 17, 2014 | Categories: Licensure & Disciplinary

Is It Illegal to Prescribe Medication to Family Members? Many physicians have been in the situation where a friend, neighbor or family member seeks their advice outside of the office for a rash, sore throat, or other common symptom.  It is human nature to try to help and offer your expertise in these situations and […]

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