Ohio hospitals are at the forefront of collaborations addressing issues of prescribing patterns, partnering with local resources and agencies and promoting the best and most comprehensive treatment available for the estimated 110,000 Ohioans currently suffering with an addiction to opioids. OHA in 2017 launched the Opioid Response Initiative. Leveraging the association’s data on Ohio hospital encounters, OHA analysts pinpointed communities and hospitals disproportionately affected by the opioid epidemic.
OHA and Cardinal Health have partnered to provide resources to help advance community solutions to address the state's opioid crisis. Click here to learn more.
OHA and Cardinal Health have partnered to provide online resources to help advance clinical solutions to address the state's opioid crisis. Click here to learn more.
In 2019, the Ohio Hospital Association, in support of our Board-approved strategy to address the opioid crisis, was awarded a grant from the Coverys Community Healthcare Foundation.
OHA launched this interactive dashboard in 2018 with downloadable files to provide state, regional and county-level data on opioid overdose encounters at Ohio hospitals. Access information by clicking here.