Neurosurgeon Paul Hartzfeld, MD, Joins Western Reserve Hospital Physicians, Inc.

With common neurological disorders more prevalent among a growing and aging population and the demand for neurosurgeons driven by patient need, the number of practicing neurosurgeons is considered...


Being Recruited? Trump Tax Cuts Make Relocation Expenses Taxable

In a competitive market, hospitals and other health care providers often offer fringe benefits (compliant with Stark Law and the Anti-Kickback Statute, of course) to attract talented...


WRHPI Vascular Surgery Adds Second Surgeon to Meet Growing Need


Jeffrey Stanley, DO, FACOS, and Nicole Ramon, DO, are members of Western Reserve Hospital Physicians Inc. (WRHPI) Vascular Surgery.

As our population of baby boomers continues to age, the...


MACI: New Tool for Cartilage Repair

In the past 30 years, orthopaedic knee surgery has come a long way. With recent advancements in medicine and technology, it’s now possible to preserve a patient’s knee. The goal is to...


Competency v. Capacity: A Refresher Roadmap for Obtaining Informed Consent

On September 29, 2018, the latest version of Ohio’s informed consent statute, Revised Code 2317.54, became effective. It reaffirms how the responsibility for obtaining a patient’s written...