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John L. Lyman, MD, FACEP
President, Ohio ACEP
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Ketamine Can Be A Wonder Drug for ER Patients And Their Physicians
ACEP press release
July 23, 2014

Hospitals see fewer uninsured
The Columbus Dispatch
July 27, 2014

Innovation part of Ohio State emergency department expansion
The Columbus Dispatch
July 27, 2014

Radiology Utilization in Emergency Departments Declines
Diagnostic Imaging
July 29, 2014

Medical workers say violence is too often part of the job
Philadelphia Inquirer
July 31, 2014

Deadline for ICD-10 allows health care industry ample time to prepare for change
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services press release
July 31, 2014

Study: Emergency room closures can be deadly for area's residents
Los Angeles Times
August 4, 2014

MetroHealth's Life Flight testing rapid delivery of plasma to trauma patients in clinical trial
The Cleveland Plain Dealer
August 4, 2014

Cleveland's Early Medicaid Expansion Paying Off
Kaiser Health News
August 5, 2014

Only 10% of Medicaid ER use is unnecessary, MACPAC says
Modern Healthcare
August 5, 2014

[Toledo] Hospitals flush water, see increase in patients
The Toledo Blade
August 5, 2014

Kasich's top health department appointment questioned
The Columbus Dispatch
August 5, 2014

ACEP Urges Support for Graduate Medical Education Funding
ACEP Press Release
August 7, 2014

Are for-profit, free-standing emergency rooms coming to central Ohio?
The Columbus Dispatch
August 11, 2014

Malnutrition Threatens Many U.S. Seniors Seen at ERs
August 13, 2014

Uninsured in Ohio down to 11% under Obamacare
The Columbus Dispatch
August 13, 2014

Dr. Steven Stack First Emergency Physician Named President-Elect of the American Medical Association
August 14, 2014

"Boarding" Of Psychiatric Patients In Emergency Departments Unconstitutional In Washington State
By Dr. Robert Glatter for Forbes
August 16, 2014
President's Message
Our Chapter President, Dr. John Lyman, has been on vacation in California! Check back in September for his monthly President’s Message!
EM Residency Spotlight: Grandview Medical Center

The Grandview Emergency Medicine Residency, based in Dayton, strives to produce outstanding, compassionate physicians who are well-rounded in clinical practice, academic achievements, and service to their community. The residents’ clinical skills benefit from their active involvement in an emergency department that sees a large and diverse patient population. Under the leadership of Program Director, Dr. Michael Pallaci, Grandview EM Residency fosters the academic and clinical development of residents through mentoring by EM faculty.

Great things are happening at Grandview Emergency Medicine Residency program! [Read more]
Grandview EM residents participate in a cricothyrotomy lab at a recent EMS educational conference
Member Kudos

Derek Broering, MD, and Jessica Rando, MD, for winning the Ohio ACEP Poster Competition at the Ohio Emergency Medicine Residents Assembly

If you know of a member that deserves to be congratulated, let us know!
Ohio EM Residents' Assembly, 2014 - Photo Gallery! 

On August 14, Ohio ACEP held its Ohio Emergency Medicine Residents’ Assembly! For full coverage of the Assembly, be sure to check out next month’s eNews. In the meantime, have a look at some of the images we captured at the Residents’ Assembly and check out our Assembly photo album on Facebook!
Important Update: Tramadol Now a Schedule IV Controlled Substance

Pursuant to a rule adopted by the United States Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA), tramadol and products containing tramadol are now classified as a Schedule IV controlled substance. The new classification went into effect on August 18, 2014. [Read more]
Board of Pharmacy Announces New OARRS Tool

The Ohio State Board of Pharmacy has announced a new feature designed to enhance patient care from the Ohio Automated Rx Reporting System (OARRS). The new feature, the Active Cumulative Morphine Equivalent (ACME) graph, will allow health care providers to view a patient’s ACME score for up to 24 months. For more information about the tool, including an example of how the graph works as part of a patient’s prescription history report, check out the Board of Pharmacy’s announcement to Ohio health care providers. 
Members in the News

James J. Augustine, MD, FACEP, whose article, “Emergency Department Benchmarking Alliance Reports on Data Survey for Next-Generation ED Design,” was published in the August edition of ACEP Now

Eric J. Adkins, MD, who was featured in the FOX 28 Columbus story, “A Low Risk, but Columbus Prepares for Ebola Just in Case”

Dustin Calhoun, MD, and Arthur Pancioli, MD, FACEP, who were featured in the University of Cincinnati Health News article, “Emergency Medicine Partners with Ghanaian Hospital for Training, Education”

Brooke Donaldson, MD, who was featured in the Perry Tribune article, "Genesis welcomes new physicians"

John L. Lyman, MD, FACEP, who was mentioned in the Xenia Gazette article, “Boonshoft School of Medicine welcomes the class of 2018”

Michael Lyons, MD, who was quoted in the University of Cincinnati Health News article, “Undiagnosed Acute HIV Rates Higher Than Expected in 'Low Prevalence' Areas”

Howard Mell, MD, MPH, FACEP, who was quoted in the Marketplace article, “ERs are still busy, Affordable Care Act and all”

Thomas Terndrup, MD, FACEP, and Eric J. Adkins, MD, who were quoted in the FOX 28/ABC 6 Columbus story, “New Emergency Department Set to Open at Wexner Medical Center”

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