Premier Pulse

Volume 5, Issue 8 – August 2018

Premier Health Medical Marijuana Survey Coming in September

By Jennifer Hauler, DO, system chief medical officer, Premier Health

Emperor Shen Neng of China prescribed marijuana tea for the treatment of gout, rheumatism, malaria, and poor memory as early as 2737 B.C., according to Time magazine. Despite historical accounts of the use of marijuana as a medical treatment for thousands of years, the federal government has classified marijuana as a Schedule I drug with no therapeutic benefit since 1970. Read more.

Miami Valley Hospital Austin Emergency Department to Open Soon

By Candy Skidmore, vice president of emergency and trauma services for Premier Health

The Emergency and Trauma Institute is excited to announce the near completion of a new free-standing emergency department! Please make sure to look for your invitation to the upcoming open house in September. 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