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Resource ID: #21191
Subject: Prisons
Source: WBNS-TV (Columbus, Ohio)
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Date: Aug. 23, 24, 25, 27; Sept. 14; Dec. 30

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This series of stories revealed substandard medical care in Ohio prisons. The death of a 19-year-old inmate from a staph skin infection prompted the investigation, which later revealed a settlement from a wrongful death lawsuit, prison doctors who lied about their backgrounds and state-hired doctor-placement agencies with repeated problems. Four months after the investigation the Ohio Prison Department recommended 140 changes to the prison medical system.

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