University of Maryland Medical Center Midtown Campus Nominated For The Companies Are People Too Award
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He saw a dazed woman put out in the cold by a Baltimore hospital. He started filming.
University of Maryland Medical Center Midtown Campus
|Why this nomination?||Cruel and inhumane.|
|Description:||The man hurried up the Baltimore sidewalk with a camera in his hand as four black-clad hospital security guards walked toward him, then past him. One of them was pushing an empty wheelchair.
“So wait, y’all just going to leave this lady out here with no clothes on?” said Imamu Baraka, referring to a dazed woman wearing only a thin hospital gown and socks whom they had left alone at a bus stop Tuesday night in mid-30s temperatures. Her face appeared bloody, her eyes empty.
It was the latest incident of “patient dumping,” which has sparked outrage around the country — and one that, according to an expert, probably violated a 1986 federal law that mandates hospitals release those in their care into a safe environment.
“This kind of behavior is, I think, both illegal and I’m sure immoral,” said Arthur L. Caplan, founding head of the division of medical ethics at the New York University School of Medicine. “You don’t just throw someone out into the street who
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|Publication/Media Source:||The Washington Post|
|Author:||John Woodrow Cox, Theresa Vargas and Justin Wm. Moyer|
|Photo and/or Video Source:||Imamu Baraka on Facebook. https://www.facebook.com/imamu.baraka/posts/1946306892050110|
|Publication Date:||January 12 at 11:50 AM|
|Tags:||hospital, baltimore, inhumanity|
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|Submission Date||Jan 12, 2018|