Ohio’s responses to drug crisis get mixed reviews By Alan Johnson & Catherine Candisky,  The Columbus Dispatch Despite tough new drug laws, a crackdown on pill mills, increases in drug seizures and nearly $1 billion in new state spending, Ohioans continue dying from drug overdoses in record numbers. Statistics released this week showed that Ohio, […]
What slowdown? Stark State’s oil and gas program continues to grow by Dan Shingler, Crain’s Cleveland Business Oil and gas drilling is still moving at a fairly slow pace in Ohio, but educating workers for the industry is moving forward at North Canton’s Stark State College, which continues to expand its ShaleNet Share project. That’s […]
Teladoc to Participate in the Piper Jaffray 28th Annual Healthcare Conference Teladoc, Inc., the first and largest telehealth platform in the United States, today announced that Jason Gorevic, chief executive officer, and Mark Hirschhorn, executive vice president, chief operating officer and chief financial officer, will participate in the Piper Jaffray 28th Annual Healthcare Conference in […]
Colleges collaborate on cutting costs By Rachel Abbey McCafferty, Crain’s Cleveland Business When Cuyahoga Community College’s tech help desk contract was getting ready to expire, the school saw an opportunity to save money. The college worked with schools including Kent State University on a joint request for proposal, leading to a master agreement with Blackboard […]
University Hospitals receives $500,000 grant from Third Frontier for tech ventures By Brie Zeltner, The Plain Dealer The Ohio Third Frontier Commission on Thursday awarded University Hospitals a $500,000 grant to help speed up the development of promising biomedical technologies. UH will match the grant from the Ohio Third Frontier Technology Validation and Start-up Fund […]
Teladoc and American Red Cross partner to provide disaster victims with remote medical care through leading telehealth platform   Partnership marks first with a telehealth provider for American Red Cross The American Red Cross and Teladoc, Inc. today announced its partnership to deliver remote medical care to communities in the United States that are significantly […]
Ohio approves Stark State College’s Akron campus, groundbreaking scheduled for end of month By Nick Glunt, Akron Beacon Journal Construction on Stark State College’s Akron campus is expected to begin by the end of the month following the Ohio Controlling Board’s approval of the project on Monday. The board approved the project with a unanimous […]
Counties Make New ID Cards Available To Veterans After Law Goes Into Effect by: Gongwer New Service Lawmakers on Monday unveiled new, standardized identification cards available to Ohio veterans. The cards were created under legislation (HB 173) signed by Gov. John Kasich in June that went into effect Sept. 8. Veterans can take their discharge […]
Stark State College among top 25 in inaugural ranking of best two-year colleges for adult learners Washington Monthly Of the nation’s 1,171 community colleges, Stark State College was named among the top 25 deemed “best for adult learners” in the just-released Washington Monthly magazine annual College Guide and Rankings. Stark State is the fourth largest […]
Biogen plans to invest another $10 million in BioMotiv LLC by Scott Suttell, Crain’s Cleveland Business Pharmaceutical giant Biogen Inc. is expanding its relationship with BioMotiv LLC of Shaker Heights and plans to invest another $10 million in the therapeutic accelerator company associated with The Harrington Project for Discovery & Development at University Hospitals. BioMotiv […]

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