News & Updates July 14, 2014


Judge Upholds Ohio’s Decision Ordering Martin Haskell’s Late-Term Abortion Biz Closed
Today, a Hamilton County magistrate ruled to uphold the Ohio Health Department’s decision to close the Lebanon Road Surgery Center, Martin Haskell’s Sharonville abortion clinic, for failure to meet Ohio medical standards. 


Growing Shortage of Clinical Training Sites Challenges Medical Schools
July 06, 2014 03:01 pm Sheri Porter – What has appeared to be solid progress toward growing an adequate U.S. health care workforce could be derailed by an escalating shortage of clinical training sites to accommodate many of those learners.

New Device Allows Brain To Bypass Spinal Cord, Move Paralyzed Limbs
COLUMBUS, Ohio – For the first time ever, a paralyzed man can move his fingers and hand with his own thoughts thanks to an innovative partnership between The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center and Battelle. 

CWRU, UH announce collaborative fundraising initiative for Adolescent and Young Adult cancer
Announcement comes as Char and Chuck Fowler make third major gift to help defeat the disease, inspiring an anonymous donor to commit $5 million as well 


University Hospitals introduces surgical procedure for management of glaucoma in NE Ohio
With the arrival of a leading expert in glaucoma, Douglas Rhee, MD, as its chairman of the Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, University Hospitals Case Medical Center is introducing a surgical procedure for the management of glaucoma that is new to Northeast Ohio.


Ohio’s trauma care needs a fix, experts say
Experts: Stronger standards, more info-sharing needed

Concerns raised about hospital closing’s impact on emergency calls in service area
The Athens County Commissioners are requesting a sit-down with administrative officials of OhioHealth to press for the continued presence of an emergency medical department in Nelsonville.