Health Care Professionals

February 12, 2022

Ohio doctor's trial set to open in alleged high-dose fentanyl deaths of ICU patients

Dr. William Husel who worked at the Mount Carmel Health System in Columbus faces 14 counts of murder. His defense says he was acting in good faith.
February 8, 2022

Doc Accused of Murdering Patients With Fentanyl Set to Stand Trial

William Husel, DO, allegedly killed 25 patients with lethal doses of the opioid
January 17, 2022

Ohio doctors, pharmacists cut back on the dispensing of prescription opioids in 2021, continuing a yearslong trend

CLEVELAND, Ohio – Ohio doctors and pharmacists cut back the number of prescription opioids they dispensed last year, a move that continues a large-scale drop in the number of painkillers doled out across the state.
January 19, 2022

Judge expects William Husel to face fewer murder charges

Judge Michael J. Holbrook said he will likely approve prosecutors' plan to dismiss a portion of the 25 murder counts against former Mount Carmel doctor William Husel.
December 1, 2021

William Husel's Attorney Wants Murder Indictment Thrown Out

Former Mount Carmel doctor William Husel is back in court Wednesday as his attorneys try to convince a Franklin County judge to dismiss one of the largest murder indictments in Ohio history.
October 17, 2021

Ohio health leaders meet to discuss pandemic's role in rising overdose deaths

State health leaders are sounding the alarm when it comes to opioid overdoses - calling it the 'Epidemic within the Pandemic'.
October 13, 2021

Ohio health professionals work to address opioid epidemic

COLUMBUS (WCMH) — Throughout the pandemic, drug overdoses have reached record highs, and Ohio’s doctors are meeting to bring awareness to it.
September 9, 2021

Commissioners recognize responders in opioid fight

ST. CLAIRSVILLE — The mental health needs of area residents and the ongoing fight against opioid overdoses can feel like a “never-ending battle,” and local responders are being recognized.