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May 30 2013
David J. Owsiany, JD - ODA Executive Director Recent studies show membership in professional associations across the country is less than it was in the past. The national trends in professional association membership have been in a downward direction for several years. Additionally, we have all witnessed certain professions, including many in ... [continue reading]
May 3 2013
Last month, the Columbus Dispatch reported that a physician was sentenced to 10 days in jail for failing to report child abuse. The physician was also placed on five years probation and ordered to perform 200 hours of community services and pay a $250 fine plus court costs. The physician could also face discipline by the Ohio State Medical ... [continue reading]
May 2 2013
In light of the recent Ohio Supreme Court case upholding the four-year statute of repose for dental malpractice claims, the ODA has received several telephone calls from member dentists inquiring what this decision means for patient record retention. Every dental office should have a patient record retention policy and that policy should be ... [continue reading]
Apr 17 2013
David J. Owsiany, JD - ODA Executive Director April 21-27, 2013, is National Volunteer Week.  According to Points of Light – an organization made up of a network of service groups – National Volunteer Week is a time to celebrate people doing extraordinary things through service. Established in 1974, National Volunteer Week focuses ... [continue reading]
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