Hospital Says Doctor Accused of Ordering Fatal Doses Should Have Been Removed Faster

January 28, 2019

(NBC News) – The Ohio hospital where a doctor is accused of ordering fatal doses of fentanyl to near-death patients said Thursday that three patients died even after the hospital was initially notified about the physician. In addition, officials at the Mount Carmel Health System in Columbus said it had found seven more cases in which patients of Dr. William Husel were given “excessive doses of pain medication,” bringing the total number of people affected to 34.

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