Four people are dead in two separate accidents in Central Ohio. In Pataskala, investigators say a head-on collision on East Broad took three lives. One vehicle crossed the center line. Early this morning, the driver of a pick-up truck was killed when he slammed into a tree in a residential area south of Route 104 [...]
Authorities are investigating a directive by the Ohio Senate president that allowed two top aides to create dozens of time records requesting time away from state work, mostly for political consulting.
A longtime counselor at a job agency for Ohioans with disabilities has been placed on paid leave after documents with personal client information were found in an outdoor trash bin. The items from the Ohio Rehabilitation Services Commission were found outside an agency office in Portsmouth. The state’s top watchdog has said his office is [...]
A physician’s advocacy group estimates about 25% of Ohio doctors have converted their medical records from paper to electronic. But, some early adopters of e-records tell a cautionary tale.
In the debate over healthcare reform, electronic medical records have been touted as as a key way to control costs. But converting millions of records and installing new computer systems is very expensive. All three of Central Ohio’s major hospital systems are in the middle of the process.
State senators have okayed a proposal that could stop Ohio criminals who have sexually attacked children from having their criminal records expunged. Click on the icon to hear the story.
Two state senators from different political parties are working together on a bill to strip Governor Bob Taft of the right to conceal certain policy documents from the public.
The state Supreme Court has ruled that the governor may keep secret some records he uses for decision-making.
Electronic medical records are the trend in medicine, driven by President Bush’s announcement that most Americans should have an electronic medical record within ten years.
Patients and doctors alike are concerned that electronic medical records might interview with their exam room conversations.