Skip to comments.Man captures video of "patient dumping" outside Baltimore hospital
Posted on 01/11/2018 1:21:36 PM PST by Morgana
BALTIMORE -- Overnight, Imamu Baraka was walking past a Baltimore hospital when he noticed something he says he'll never forget.
The hospital's security guards had just wheeled a patient to a bus stop, and in the freezing temperatures they left her there. The only thing she had on was a hospital gown.
"It's about 30 degrees out here right now," Baraka says in a recording of the encounter. "Are you OK, ma'am? Do you need me to call the police?" he asks.
It's called "patient dumping" and it doesn't just happen in Baltimore. In 2007, "60 Minutes" investigated the practice of removing homeless patients from Los Angeles hospitals and leaving them downtown.
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Obamacare. You get a gown and a free ride to the curb.
University of Maryland medical center!!
Freak state ping!!
One of those lovely, compassionate Democrat-run paradise cities were always hearing about.
Oh gosh Tom don’t you just know it!!
"...patient dumping outside of a hospital..."
“he noticed something he says he’ll never forget.”
“The hospital’s security guards had just wheeled a patient to a bus stop,”
Notice the language. It goes out of the way to not say he saw them wheel her there.
If he had seen it, it would say clearly, “he saw the security guards wheel the patient to a bus stop and leave her there”.
This was going on long before the ACA.
IIRC, Moochelles hospital job in Chicago was keeping deadbeats from getting care.
Wow. I went there to have my stent put in.
They were very quick, efficient and nice. It was
a nice hospital and I was treated very well there.
They saved my life.
Hospitals are not flop houses. They are there to take
care of sick people. No way should they be used as
homeless shelters. That said, the person in question
should have been transported to a homeless shelter, not left
on the street.
I never heard of it. Can you give some examples? Has it gotten worse?
I remember back in the 70’s the Houston Police got in trouble for what was then known as “Greyhound therapy”. They use to take the mentally ill down to the bus station and ask them where they want to go.
I take back my earlier post.
Watch the video. The woman was old, sick, could not even talk. Was shocked she was released. They did not even take off all the tape on her arm. What about clothing? She must have been wearing something when she arrived. To put her at a bus stop in a hospital dress? Not even a coat and shoes? This woman did not even know she was on planet earth. Please tell me she had relatives that could have picked her up or met her.
I wonder what they did with her clothes. Pretty sure she didn’t arrive at the hospital in a hospital “gown”.
There are employees of major health care institutions ready and willing to murder patients to satisfy corporate and government guidelines.
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