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Dr. William Husel

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The Franklin County Prosecutor says a county court should refuse to dismiss the murder indictment against William Husel, the former Mount Carmel Health physician who has pleaded not guilty to 25 murder counts. 

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A judge Wednesday gave the Franklin County Prosecutor 14 days to respond to a motion to dismiss charges in the William Husel case. 

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The former Mount Carmel Health physician who pleaded not guilty to killing 25 patients by ordering excessive amounts of painkillers has asked a court to dismiss the indictment and alleged misconduct by the prosecutor. 

Mount Carmel Health System has reached three more legal settlements with families of some of the 25 patients former physician William Husel allegedly killed by overprescribing painkillers. 

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A state board has suspened the licenses of two nurses who worked with William Husel, the now former Mount Carmel doctor charged with murdering 25 people with fatal doses of painkillers. 

A judge has ruled the parent company of Mount Carmel Health System and its insurer don't have to cover the costs of a doctor's defense against murder charges in the deaths of 25 patients. 

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The now former Mount Carmel doctor accused of ordering fatal painkiller doses for dozens of patients won't face trial on murder charges until next year. 

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The Ohio Board of Pharmacy is fining Mount Carmel Health system 400 thousand dollars for violating state pharmacy law. 

A federal judge has declined to compel Michigan-based Trinity Health Corporation to pay for a doctor's defense against murder charges in the deaths of 25 patients. 

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Host: Dan Skinner (@danielrskinner)

Guests: Megan Henry (@megankhenry) and Sheridan Hendrix (@sheridan120) of the Columbus Dispatch (@DispatchAlerts)

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The former Mount Carmel Health System physician charged with giving dozens of patients fatal doses of pain medication has filed a defamation lawsuit against the system, parent company Trinity Health Corporation, and former Mount Carmel President and CEO Edward Lamb. 

Another lawsuit has been filed against Mount Carmel Health System by one of the families of a patient who died after receiving an excessive amount of medication. 

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The Franklin County Court of Appeals has rejected a request from Doctor William Husel and Mount Carmel Health System to stay the 29 wrongful death lawsuits filed by patient families while his criminal case is still pending. 

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The State Medical Board of Ohio is postponing a hearing for accused murderer Doctor William Husel from today until July of next year.  

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The Ohio Board of Pharmacy is recommending disciplinary measures against the licenses of three pharmacists at Mount Carmel West Hospital connected with the investigation of Doctor William Husel. 

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The former Mount Carmel doctor accused of causing the death of 25 patients has filed a lawsuit against the hospital system.  

The former Mount Carmel doctor charged with 25 counts of murder is now scheduled for trial next June. 

Settlement records show the family of a former patient of William Husel has settled a wrongful death lawsuit with Mount Carmel Health System for 4.65 million dollars. 

Columbus-based Mount Carmel Health System has named an interim CEO. 

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Columbus-based Mount Carmel Health System says it's firing 23 more employees and changing leadership after investigating fatal painkiller doses given to dozens of patients. 

A 30th wrongful death lawsuit has been filed against Mount Carmel Health System and a former employee, William Husel. 

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A new wrongful death lawsuit filed against Mount Carmel Health System and Doctor William Husel involves a previously unidentified patient. 

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The attorney for the doctor charged with murder in the deaths of 25 hospital patients says his client was trying to provide "comfort care", not euthanization. 

A former Mount Carmel West doctor accused of killing dozens of patients surrendered to police this morning.  

Columbus-based Mount Carmel Health System is asking a court to delay a records release involving malpractice lawsuits filed over allegations a now-former doctor ordered fatal painkiller doses for dozens of patients. 

Columbus-based Mount Carmel Health System has settled two more lawsuits filed by the families of women who died after a physician ordered excessive amounts of painkillers. 

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The U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services has accepted a plan from St. Ann's Hospital to address problems with the hospital's environment. 

 Columbus-based Mount Carmel Health system has settled three wrongful-death lawsuits filed against it and the intensive care doctor accused of ordering fatal painkiller doses for dozens of patients. 

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The former Mount Carmel Health System doctor accused of ordering fatal doses of painkillers for dozens of patients is asking a Franklin County court to consolidate 27 lawsuits filed against him and the system. 

Federal inspector says the central Ohio hospital that is the subject of more than two dozen wrongful death lawsuits is "in compliance" but "significant deficiences" still threaten federal funding.  

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