Patient Care and Resources
The Ohio State Medical Association is committed to empowering physicians to engage and educate patients on improving their health and the health of Ohio. Our mission and strategic priorities continue to protect the practice of medicine as well as promote our state’s primary health objectives.
The Ohio State Medical Association is proud to present Smart Rx
– Smart Medicine and Responsible Treatment. Smart Rx is a statewide campaign aimed at addressing Ohio’s prescription drug abuse and subsequent opioid addiction troubles which have been identified by key stakeholders as the state’s leading public health epidemic.
Living Wills and Advance Directives
If you or your patients have any questions regarding advance directives, there are numerous resources available, including this packet
developed by the OSMA, the Ohio Hospital Association (OHA), the Ohio Osteopathic Association (OOA) and Ohio Hospice & Palliative Care Organization (OHPCO).
Recommended book references are:
How We Die: Reflections on Life’s Final Chapter
by Sherwin B. Nuland
Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters
by Atul Gawande