Premier Pulse

Volume 4, Issue 10 – October 2017

New Ohio Opioid Prescribing Rules Unveiled

P-W-COM41717-Lundstrom_105By Tammy Lundstrom, MD, JD, interim chief clinical officer and interim president, Premier Physician Network, Premier Health

The Ohio Board of Medicine has released the long-awaited rules on opioid prescribing that track the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention guidelines. These rules took effect on August 31. They include the basics that apply to the first opioid analgesic prescription for the treatment of an episode of acute pain. Read more.

Women’s Health Institute Delivers on Initiatives, Sets Sights on 2020

Scalise_HS_350x350By Lori Scalise, system vice president, service integration, women’s services, Premier Health

The Women’s Health Institute (WHI) service line continues to make progress system-wide with growth initiatives, patient experience, research, clinical quality, safety, and program development. Read more.

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Editorial Board: Dr. Marc Belcastro, Dr. Atindra Chatterji, Dr. Jerry Clark, Dr. Jennifer Hauler, Dr. Scott Kanagy, Dr. Tammy Lundstrom, Dr. Matthew Reeves 

Chief Communications Officer: Diane Ewing 

Chief Consumer Officer: Chris Butler 

Director, System Communications: Ben Sutherly 

Editor: Niki Miller