Akron/Canton District 8

 

Contact Information: 

Gabriele Bryant, Executive Director
497 Thayer Place
Wadsworth, OH  44281
(330) 608-7647 - cell phone 
(888) 268-6773 - fax

http://district8do.org
district8do@gmail.com

Click here for:  2014-15 Akron-Canton Meeting Dates

District News

Congress Approves One-Year Medicare Physician Pay Fix

The best opportunity in decades to permanently repeal Medicare’s flawed Sustainable Growth Rate (SGR) formula was within Congress' reach, and they let it slip away by opting instead to patch a broken payment system.


PSP Expands Meaningful Use and IT Services For OOA Members

The new services includes a free check up and report on IT infrastructure for all OOA members.


Ohio Legislators Frustrated By Drug Abuse Epidemic

The OOA and other physician organizations continue to advocate for an educational approach to solving the problem, while the legislators, impatient with results to date, continue to press for penalties and more stringent laws to get the attention of the physician community.


Ad Campaign Spotlights the OOA's 115th Anniversary

The campaign includes 60- or 30-second radio commercials in all 88 Ohio counties over a 10-month period; targeted digital banners statewide to reach 150,000 Ohioans who are seeking health information on the internet; and an on-demand video about the OOA posted on the Ohio Society of Association Executives (OSAE) Always Go With A Pro landing page.


Ohio Launches Opioid Prescribing Education Initiative

Guidelines Stress Reevaluation at 80 milligrams MED

As part of an ongoing effort to curb the misuse and abuse of prescription pain medications and unintentional overdoses, Gov. John R. Kasich announced the adoption of new opioid prescribing guidelines and launch of a new website for physicians.

Officers

Events

October 11-12, 2014

Touchdown to CME 2014

CME Event