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(From the June 2017 Issue of MedStat)

New Law Does NOT mean Marijuana can be Prescribed

The law allowing medical marijuana has been passed by the Ohio legislators. However, before a physician can advise or prescribe marijuana legally for medicinal purposes final rules must be passed. To date there are no final rules, so a physician in Ohio CANNOT legally prescribe marijuana and SHOULD NOT be advising on its use. It is still an illegal substance. For more information, visit

Dublin Urgent Care Update

Dublin Urgent Care is temporarily closed but will re-open on Wednesday, August 2. Urgent Care services are still available at the Hilliard, Marysville, Canal Winchester, East Columbus (East Broad), Westerville and main campus locations. In addition, Nationwide Children’s Emergency Department in Lewis Center is open 24 hours per day/7 days per week. For a full list of services available in Dublin, visit

Pathology and Laboratory Services Toolkit Now Available in Physician Connect

The Physician Connect app helps medical professionals provide great patient care with convenient access to pediatric content direct from the experts at Nationwide Children’s. This resource now includes a Pathology and Laboratory Services Toolkit, delivering lab specific resources, reports and updates at your fingertips.

  • Connect and securely message our pediatric pathologists and laboratory scientists directly
  • Access our full test directory with sample and preparation instructions
  • View the Respiratory Pathogen and Antibiogram reports
  • Quick links to our locations, testing updates and program news

Physician Connect is now available for download on either Apple or Android devices.

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