Stories tagged: patients
MONDAY, DEC. 5, 2016, 7:22 A.M.
87 escape Kenya psych hospital as medics strike nationwide
Kenyan officials say at least 87 patients with mental illnesses have escaped from the country’s only psychiatric hospital after they were left unattended when medical workers at public hospitals went …
FRIDAY, DEC. 2, 2016, 9:35 P.M.
Psychiatric hospital worker charged with molesting patients
Prosecutors have charged an employee at Washington state’s largest psychiatric hospital with four counts of molesting four female patients, according to court records made public Friday.
SUNDAY, OCT. 2, 2016, 5:36 P.M.
Patients flood ERs, hospitals after shutdown of Seattle Pain Centers
More than 1,500 former patients of Seattle Pain Centers have sought help in Washington emergency rooms since the chain of clinics was closed abruptly in July – and hundreds more …
WEDNESDAY, OCT. 5, 2011, 1 P.M.
Study: Worst hospitals treat larger share of poor
The nation’s worst hospitals treat twice the proportion of elderly black patients and poor patients than the best hospitals, and their patients are more likely to die of heart attacks …