TITLE

Hospital settles after waiting room death

PUB. DATE
August 2009
SOURCE
Healthcare Risk Management;Aug2009, Vol. 31 Issue 8, p89
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on a lawsuit settled by Brooklyn, New York-based Health and Hospital Corp. after a patient was reportedly unnoticed by the hospital in more than an hour.
ACCESSION #
43976557

 

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