Quantcast

Hospital CEO apologizes for discharge of patient in gown - KZTV10.com | Continuous News Coverage | Corpus Christi

Hospital CEO apologizes for discharge of patient in gown

Posted: Updated:

BALTIMORE (AP) - The chief executive of a Baltimore hospital has apologized after a woman was discharged, wearing only a gown and socks, at a bus stop at night.

Dr. Mohan Suntha, president and CEO of University of Maryland Medical Center Midtown Campus, told a news conference the hospital "failed" after a video posted on Facebook showed the unidentified woman mumbling and appearing disoriented in frigid weather outside. Suntha also said Thursday there are no excuses for what happened to her.

The hospital confirmed in a statement that she was discharged Tuesday night. WJZ-TV reports Imamu Baraka was the bystander who posted the viral video.

Suntha says the woman wasn't mistreated while in the hospital's care and that the incident was isolated. He says hospital officials are working on an extensive internal review.

The KZTV10.COM app is available now on the App Store™ and Android App Store 

KZTV Available on the App Store

Apple, the Apple logo, iPod, and iTunes are trademarks of Apple Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries. iPhone is a trademark of Apple Inc.

WEATHER
Coastal Bend Radar
  • Most Popular StoriesMost Popular StoriesMore>>

  • Loud noises and skyline flares concern area residents

    Loud noises and skyline flares concern area residents

    Wednesday, January 17 2018 1:19 AM EST2018-01-17 06:19:32 GMT

    Residents in Robstown and Calallen have been reporting booming sounds and a bright light throughout the afternoon and evening on Tuesday. 

    Residents in Robstown and Calallen have been reporting booming sounds and a bright light throughout the afternoon and evening on Tuesday. 

  • Pit Bull RU sues Dr, Brad Hoffman for slander and libel

    Pit Bull RU sues Dr, Brad Hoffman for slander and libel

    Tuesday, January 16 2018 11:52 PM EST2018-01-17 04:52:26 GMT
    Pit Bull RU and his attorney interrupted the 10 pm sportscast by serving Dr. Brad Hoffman papers for slander and libel. According to Pit Bull's lawyer, Dr. Hoffman has defamed Pit Bull RU by continually and publicly accusing him of attacking Nacho Lego in the back parking lot of the station.  Pit Bull RU's attorney continues by adding that Dr. Hoffman has called his client an "animal" a "thug" and a "bully who should be incarcerated." Pit Bull...
    Pit Bull RU and his attorney interrupted the 10 pm sportscast by serving Dr. Brad Hoffman papers for slander and libel. According to Pit Bull's lawyer, Dr. Hoffman has defamed Pit Bull RU by continually and publicly accusing him of attacking Nacho Lego in the back parking lot of the station.  Pit Bull RU's attorney continues by adding that Dr. Hoffman has called his client an "animal" a "thug" and a "bully who should be incarcerated." Pit Bull...
  • Family of murder victim says he was killed for defending his daughter

    Family of murder victim says he was killed for defending his daughter

    Wednesday, January 17 2018 1:57 PM EST2018-01-17 18:57:55 GMT
    Joel CunhaJoel Cunha

    Family members of the man who was shot and killed on Mistletoe Drive Monday night are speaking out. 

    Family members of the man who was shot and killed on Mistletoe Drive Monday night are speaking out. 

Powered by Frankly

© KZTV10.com 2018, KZTV10.com
A SagamoreHill Broadcasting station
All rights reserved
Privacy Policy, | Terms of Service, and Ad Choices

Can't find something?