Did you know that in Ohio, if you give aid to a sick or injured person, the failure to report to law enforcement any gunshot or stab wound that you have treated or observed, or any serious physical harm to a person that you know or have reasonable cause to believe resulted from an offense … Continue reading Ohio Physicians: Do you know the Reporting Requirements?
Questions often arise as to when it is appropriate to retire from the practice of medicine. In many instances, physicians who are happy and healthy do not want to consider retirement. Many physicians have told me that they have devoted their entire life to their medical practice and that, because they do not have any … Continue reading Ohio Physicians considering retirement should make the decision voluntarily and prior to being compelled to retire by the State Medical Board of Ohio
The Hippocratic Oath (“Oath”) is arguably the most widely known ancient Greek medical text. The Oath governs ancient Greek physicians’ professional and ethical behavior. Although written approximately 2,500 years ago, certain standards in the Oath are reflected in current legal requirements concerning Ohio physicians’ medical practice and behavior. This is a literal translation of the … Continue reading The Hippocratic Oath: A Blueprint For Certain Legal Requirements Applicable to Ohio Physicians