Hospital faces Skid Row dumping charges - Yahoo! News

to quote Josh "oh mylanta!" well this certainly goes against their "Thrive" ad campaign.
Hospital faces Skid Row dumping charges - Yahoo! News: "In the case against Kaiser, a 63-year-old patient from Kaiser Permanente's Bellflower hospital was recorded on surveillance video in March wandering Skid Row in a hospital gown.

She had continuing, untreated serious health problems when she was found by a homeless shelter's staff, Delgadillo said.

'Kaiser Foundation Hospitals, part of Kaiser Permanente, the largest HMO in the nation, will be held accountable for violating state law, its commitment to its patients, its obligations under the Hippocratic oath, and perhaps most importantly, principals of common decency,' Delgadillo said.

The legal action was the first in Los Angeles and experts said it appeared to be unprecedented nationally. Delgadillo said the charges and a civil lawsuit against Kaiser Permanente are a first step in holding hospitals accountable."