The OPPA, a district branch of the American Psychiatric Association, is a statewide medical specialty organization whose more than 1,000 physician members specialize in the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of mental illnesses, including substance use disorders.
The Nov. 2015 issues of Providers' Clinical Support System (PCSS) is now available and features the article: Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT) Gaining Acceptance. Read More
Due to ongoing implementation challenges with the new Clozapine REMS Program, FDA is extending the November 23, 2015 prescriber certification deadline and the December 14, 2015 pharmacy certification deadline to help ensure that health care professionals have sufficient time to complete this process and that patient access to clozapine is maintained. Read More
A national survey released this week found that Ohio ranks 13th in the nation when it comes to access to physicians (Source: “Ohio among better states for physician access, survey says,” Dayton Business Journal, Nov. 18, 2015). Read More
UnitedHealth Group, one of the nation’s largest health insurance companies, surprised investors Thursday morning by significantly lowered profit estimates, placing the blame for an expected loss of hundreds of millions of dollars on selling individual policies under the federal health care law. Read More
Northeast Ohio Medical University (NEOMED) Departments of Psychiatry and Family and Community Medicine are accepting applications for a one-year, post-residency Integrated Community Psychiatry and Primary Care Fellowship training program that will begin July 1, 2016. Read More
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