WOSU News Archives For: June 18, 2013

Ohio State and Mt. Carmel Sign Agreement

Logos of The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center and Mt. Carmel Health System
The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center today signed an affiliation agreement with Mt. Carmel Health System.
June 18, 2013

OSU’S Wexner Medical Center and Mt. Carmel Health System announced today they will team up to improve health care in Central Ohio.

Local Hospitals Respond To Warning Of Medical Device Hacking

The FDA says it has not received any reports of injuries or deaths resulting from the hacking of medical equipment.
18, 2013

Administrators at the OSU Medical Center says they’re tightening safeguards to prevent the type of hacking mentioned in a recent release from the Food and Drug Administration.

Jury Orders Delaware Church To Pay Victim $3.6 Million

The woman and her father sued the Grace Brethren Church in Delaware because that church had supervised and supported Williams as a youth pastor at an affiliated church in Sunbury.
June 18, 2013

A Delaware County jury has ruled that a church should pay $3.6 million to a woman who was sexually assaulted by a former pastor when she was a teenager.

Grading The Teachers: Performance Often Not Reflected In Pay

Toledo 7th grade teacher Emily Brown helps students with a science experiment on the motion of waves. Brown has been rated most effective in math twice, and most effective than average in reading.
18, 2013

An analysis by a coalition of Ohio public radio stations and The Plain Dealer shows there is little correlation between a teacher’s performance and how much they are paid. Across the state, teachers who score the lowest on the new “value added” measurement frequently make more than those who score the highest.

Mental Health Care Big Business

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Ohio Department of Mental Health medical director Mark Hurst said mental illness should be treated as any health problem. Hurst said that will reduce stigma.
18, 2013

Mental health treatment continues to evolve. In the second installment of a three part series, WOSU examines the dollars associated with the business.