Health http://wyso.org en Montgomery County Health Commisioner Announces Retirement http://wyso.org/post/montgomery-county-health-commisioner-announces-retirement <p>Montgomery County Health Commissioner Jim Gross has announced his retirement. The commissioner was appointed to the position with Public Health – Dayton &amp; Montgomery County seven years ago and will retire early next year.&nbsp;</p><p>“I’m very proud of the work that Public Health – Dayton &amp; Montgomery County does within our county,” Gross says. We provide leadership in many areas and help identify the greatest public health challenges, and then we work within our public health system to strategically meet those needs and also promote healthier lifestyles.”</p> Mon, 07 Jul 2014 22:28:34 +0000 Jerry Kenney 52448 at http://wyso.org Montgomery County Health Commisioner Announces Retirement Amid Continued Obamacare Confusion, Administration Extends Deadline For Some http://wyso.org/post/amid-continued-obamacare-confusion-administration-extends-deadline-some <p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span id="docs-internal-guid-62fec16e-001f-4cca-a2dd-450dbef2560b"><span style="font-size: 16px; font-family: Arial; background-color: transparent; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;">It’s the last week to sign up for health plans under the Affordable Care Act—the deadline is Monday, March 31. As people continue to wade through the confusion surrounding the law, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has announced it will offer some wiggle room on the deadline.</span></span></p> Wed, 26 Mar 2014 21:18:01 +0000 Lewis Wallace 47626 at http://wyso.org Amid Continued Obamacare Confusion, Administration Extends Deadline For Some Medicaid Expansion Underway In Ohio, But Numbers Can Confuse http://wyso.org/post/medicaid-expansion-underway-ohio-numbers-can-confuse <p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span id="docs-internal-guid-6d73810b-2ca0-9c17-80f5-16d19478c864"><span style="font-size: 16px; font-family: Arial; background-color: transparent; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;">Ohio officials are reporting over 23,000 people newly eligible for Medicaid in Ohio got enrolled in January, after Ohio Governor John Kasich decided to expand the insurance program to cover more low-income people using Affordable Care Act funds. </span></span></p><p></p> Thu, 13 Feb 2014 19:14:06 +0000 Lewis Wallace 45871 at http://wyso.org Aids Resource Center Opens New Medical Center, Pharmacy http://wyso.org/post/aids-resource-center-opens-new-medical-center-pharmacy <p></p><p><span style="background-color: transparent; font-family: Arial; font-size: 19px; white-space: pre-wrap; line-height: 1.15;">The AIDS Resource Center of Ohio, or <a href="http://www.arcohio.org/" target="_blank">ARC</a>, has opened a new medical center near the University of Dayton campus. The center will be funded in part by its own in-house pharmacy on the first floor of the Wright Health Building, where the center will take over the second floor.</span></p><p></p> Thu, 30 Jan 2014 04:33:01 +0000 Lewis Wallace 45256 at http://wyso.org Aids Resource Center Opens New Medical Center, Pharmacy Sen. Brown In Dayton To Promote EpiPen Legislation http://wyso.org/post/sen-brown-dayton-promote-epipen-legislation <p></p><p><span style="background-color: transparent; font-family: Arial; font-size: 15px; white-space: pre-wrap; line-height: 1.15;">U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) was in Dayton Thursday promoting a newly-passed federal law that aims to protect kids with allergies. Brown is also urging passage of a state law in Ohio that would make the allergy drug epinephrine, usually known as the </span>EpiPen<span style="background-color: transparent; font-family: Arial; font-size: 15px; white-space: pre-wrap; line-height: 1.15;">, widely available in schools.</span></p><p></p> Fri, 06 Dec 2013 17:53:36 +0000 Lewis Wallace 42996 at http://wyso.org Sen. Brown In Dayton To Promote EpiPen Legislation