TITLE

RM says she was fired for reporting EMTALA violation

PUB. DATE
November 2010
SOURCE
Healthcare Risk Management;Nov2010, Vol. 32 Issue 11, p121
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the filed lawsuit in the U.S. District Court, District of Massachusetts by an experienced risk manager Margaret O'Connor to employer Jordan Hospital after dismissing her for reporting an Emergency Medical Treatment and Active Labor Act (EMTALA) violation.
ACCESSION #
55163538

 

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