Hospital Fires 23 Workers in Case of Excessive Doses, Deaths

July 11, 2019

(ABC News) – The Ohio hospital system where excessive painkiller doses were given to dozens of patients who died fired 23 more employees Thursday and said it is changing leadership, a sign that professional fallout from the scandal has expanded far beyond the intensive care doctor accused of ordering the drugs. The announcement by the Columbus-area Mount Carmel Health System comes five weeks after William Husel pleaded not guilty to murder charges in 25 of the deaths, marking one of the biggest cases of its kind against an American health care professional.

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