Health Care Professionals

August 2, 2021

The fight is personal for some EMTs attacking Ohio overdoses one study, one emergency call at a time

ASHTABULA COUNTY, Ohio — It’s a scene playing out far too often in our area and across the country, people overdosing on illegal drugs forcing first responders to rush in and try to help.
July 21, 2021

Port Clinton doctor found guilty on 101 charges of distribution of opioids, healthcare fraud

Bauer will face sentencing for the conviction at a later date.
July 22, 2021

Ohio doctor convicted of overprescribing painkillers, fraud

A federal jury on Wednesday convicted Dr. William Bauer of Port Clinton on charges of distributing controlled substances to 14 patients and healthcare fraud.
April 16, 2021

Sandusky physician charged with prescribing medically unnecessary controlled substances and health care fraud

Acting U.S. Attorney Bridget M. Brennan announced that a federal grand jury returned an indictment charging Gregory J. Gerber, 55, of Port Clinton, Ohio, with 51 counts of distribution of controlled substances and two counts of health care fraud.
March 29, 2021

Local Medical Community Participating in NIH Sponsored Opioid Project

The Ohio Health Physicians Group Heritage College and Ohio Health O’Bleness Hospital are participating in a national study called “Healing Communities” sponsored by the National Institutes of Health (NIH).
March 22, 2021

Ohio doctor sentenced to prison for role in unlawful distribution of controlled substances

An Ohio physician was sentenced to 40 months in prison this month for his role in illegally distributing controlled substances.
March 1, 2021

Doctor Sentenced to Prison for Role in Unlawful Distribution of Controlled Substances

An Ohio physician was sentenced to 40 months in prison today for his role in illegally distributing controlled substances.
February 26, 2021

Ohio professors examine physician bias and stigma toward individuals who misuse opioids

Ohio University professors Berkeley Franz, Ph.D., and Lindsay Dhanani, Ph.D., have continued their research examining how psychology and public health intersect, this time analyzing the effects of physician bias and stigma toward people who misuse opioids.