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Federal Regulator Cites Baltimore Hospital After Patient Left At Bus Stop In Gown

The investigation by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services found that the hospital failed to protect the patient from "harassment and potential harm."
A woman discharged from a Baltimore hospital, later identified as Rebecca, was captured on video by passerby Imamu Baraka. Source: Imamu Baraka

A federal regulator has cited a Baltimore hospital for breaches of federal regulatory requirements, after a passerby shot a video of a confused patient in a hospital gown being taken by guards to a bus stop on a cold night in January.

The disturbing video prompted broader questions about the University of Maryland Medical Center Midtown Campus's treatment of emergency room patients.

by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services "enacted barriers to patients receiving care in the Emergency Department, failed to discharge a patient in a safe

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