There has always been a tension between a health care employer’s desire to protect its patient relationships and a physician’s obligation not to abandon patients when a physician either resigns or is terminated from employment. In Ohio, physician non-compete agreements are legal so long as they (1) are no broader than necessary to protect the employer’s business interests; (2) do not unreasonably restrain the physician’s ability to practice in the future; and (3) are not injurious to the public. As a result, many physician employment agreements contain post-employment non-competition and non-solicitation provisions. While reasonable non-competition provisions remain viable, recently enacted …