Episode 002 – The Emily Jerry Story Part 2

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This episode is Part 2 of a two part series covering the story of Emily Jerry. At 18 months old, Emily Jerry was diagnosed with a rare cancer. As treatment for the cancer came to a close, Emily’s tumor was found to have completed disappeared. There would only be a need for one final round of chemotherapy. However, due to a medical error, Emily Jerry would pass away.

This episode features an interview with Emily Jerry’s mother from 2008 with Mike Johnston.

Topics discussed in this episode include:

• An Interview with Kelly Jerry
• The timeline of events for Emily’s treatment
• The medical error leading to complications
• The aftermath and result of the medical error
• The registration process for pharmacy technicians at the time
• The legislative approach to fixing the problem
• Internal political battles
• The process of changing legislation in Ohio

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