Ohio’s Million Hearts Initiative – Check it. Change it. Control it.

Ohio’s Million Hearts Initiative – Check it. Change it. Control it.

Good afternoon everyone and welcome to the second local health department peer-group call for the ASTHO Million Hearts Learning Collaborative. It’s just after 2 o’clock now, so we’re going to get started. My name is Katie Potestio, I’m an analyst for health promotion and disease prevention at the Association of State and Territorial Health Officials, […]

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700 new jobs coming to Ohio for office renovation

jobs will be coming to Ohio. United Healthcare Group is currently renovating an office complex in Dublin just outside Columbus. The new positions will “support care providers and individuals nationwide who are enrolled in UnitedHealthcare plans.” The 700 jobs will cover a number of different departments. [A25]20170609 UNITED HEALTHCARE-SV Dave Wichmann: ” THE INTENTION IS […]

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Franklin County Public Health receives grant to fight opioid epidemic

Franklin County Public Health receives grant to fight opioid epidemic

DARLENE: LOCAL LEADERS ARE NOW ON THE RECEIVING END OF MILLIONS OF DOLLARS DEDICATED TO FIGHTING THE OPIOID CRISIS. THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT HAS AWARDED THE CITY AND COUNTY A GRANT, THAT WILL BRING CLOSE 12- MILLION DOLLARS INTO THE COMMUNITY TO ASSIST WITH OVERDOSE AND ADDICTION PREVENTION. NBC4’S DAN PEARLMAN IS HERE NOW WITH HOW […]

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Health Insurance Reform Right Now

Health Insurance Reform Right Now

Connie: Hi. Hi. My name is Connie and I am here to introduce the President on behalf of my sister Natoma who is sick and can’t be here today. She, like so many Americans, has long struggled with the cost of health insurance. In 2009, Natoma’s premiums were increased over 25%. When she learned that […]

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Cost of Healthcare Concerning Ohioans

Cost of Healthcare Concerning Ohioans

is a NATIONAL Crisis. And a NEW study shows the crisis is just as pronounced in the Buckeye state. While costs may be going down for some – getting coverage — then paying for that coverage is STILL a big problem for many of us. First news reporter Alexis Walters is live in the newsroom […]

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American Nightmare: Guns & Racism, more accessible than Healthcare | Ayishat Akanbi

American Nightmare: Guns & Racism, more accessible than Healthcare | Ayishat Akanbi

A society where guns and racism is more accessible than healthcare, is the height of moral depravity. You cannot afford to boast on being the best nation on earth, when you have such ideas that are seeped in a poverty of ethics. You can judge a nation by how important health care and the basic […]

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Interview with UnitedHealthcare’s Melvin Harris

Interview with UnitedHealthcare’s Melvin Harris

[D15]6AM FIELD LIVE SHOT 2-INTRO Ohio is ranked 37th in infant health… Wanting to increase that number… The city of Youngstown is hosting a community baby shower… Where expecting moms — dads and grandparents can come to learn valuable health information about their new baby.. First News reporter Christina Mullen is at the shower this […]

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Rep. Brian Babin: My bill will help keep Americans safe

Rep. Brian Babin: My bill will help keep Americans safe

THE GOVERNOR SAYS HE SEES NO EVIDENCE RACISM MOTIVATED THE BLOODSHED IN DAYTON, OHIO. LIZ: THE PRESIDENT IS CONSIDERING NEW REGULATIONS ON GUNS.>>THESE ARE TRAGIC CIRCUMSTANCES, SORRY THIS IS HAPPENING, BUT IT’S GOOD TO BE WITH YOU WITH A SOLUTION. LIZ: WHAT WOULD THIS EXECUTIVE ACTION LOOK LIKE? COULD IT INCREASE FINES FOR GUN MAKERS […]

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Gov. DeWine urges gun sale background checks, mental health programs after shooting

Gov. DeWine urges gun sale background checks, mental health programs after shooting

MATT: THIS MORNING, GOVERNOR DEWINE IS RESPONDING TO CALLS FOR ACTION AFTER TRAGEDY STRUCK THE OREGON DISTRICT IN DAYTON THIS WEEKEND. MATT: THE GOVERNOR JUST WRAPPED UP A PRESS CONFERENCE AT THE STATE HOUSE, NBC FOUR’S JASON AUBRY WAS THERE AND JOINS US NOW LIVE. MATT: POLICE SAY 9 PEOPLE WERE KILLED WITHIN 30 SECONDS […]

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Dispute puts Premier Health out of network for UnitedHealthcare customers

Dispute puts Premier Health out of network for UnitedHealthcare customers

TRISTATE PATIENTS FORCED TO PAY MORE AND/OR LEAVE THEIR LONGTIME DOCTORS. IT’S A REALITY TODAY. TWO HUGE HEALTHCARE COMPANIES FAILED TO REACH A CONTRACT DEAL BY LAST NIGHT’S DEADLINE. NOW THOUSANDS OF TRISTATERS ARE CAUGHT IN THE MIDDLE WITHOUT THE COVERAGE THEY’VE COME TO RELY ON. ON. 9 ON YOUR SIDE ANCHOR JULIE O’NEILL JOINS […]

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