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MetroHealth Trustees Release Outside Counsel’s Report

The following is a statement from Vanessa Whiting on behalf of the MetroHealth Board of Trustees:

"We recognize that the public and media organizations want more details regarding the basis for the Board's decision to terminate Dr. Boutros's employment.  MetroHealth has determined that the investigation report prepared by Tucker Ellis LLP at the Board's request is not covered by attorney-client privilege, although it is attorney work product.  To the extent we need to waive the limited work product privilege to release the Report broadly, MetroHealth hereby does so, without waiving any other privileges to which it may be entitled."

Update (November 30, 2022): Additional documents referenced in the report are now available. They can be downloaded below.

Update (December 22, 2022): Additional documents referenced in the report (exhibits 26-31) are now available. They can be downloaded below.

Download the Report Here

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