Tag Archives: Hospital

The Latest: Doctor's license suspended after hospital deaths

The Latest on claims that Ohio hospital patients received potentially fatal doses of pain medicine (all times local): 3:30 p.m. Ohio’s medical board has suspended the license of a doctor accused of ordering excessive and possibly fatal pain medicine for dozens of hospital patients without their families’ knowledge. The board says William Husel (HYOO’-suhl) invoked… Read More »

Who gets to decide when a 14-year-old wants to change gender? The child, the hospital, the battling parents?

In many ways, Max is a typical 14-year-old. He eschews soft music in favour of rock and heavy metal, likes to wear hoodies, giggles when he’s nervous and has a flair for drawing animals. He can be opinionated and sarcastic one moment, shy and withdrawn the next. His insecurities, however, run deeper than run-of-the-mill teenaged… Read More »

Healthcare accounted for bigger portion of 2018 DOJ false claims recoveries – Becker's Hospital Review

Of the $ 2.8 billion the Department of Justice recovered from False Claims Act cases in 2018, $ 2.5 billion involved the healthcare industry, according to the department’s year-end recap. Last year the department recovered $ 3.7 billion in False Claims Act settlements and judgments, with $ 2.4 billion involving the healthcare industry. The largest… Read More »