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Hospital Investigations

Read: Deaths of 12 Hollywood Nursing Home Patients Ruled Homicides

Deaths of 12 Hollywood Nursing Home Patients Ruled Homicides

The patients died from environmental heat exposure after Hurricane Irma knocked out the power to its central air conditioning.

Read: Security Guard Charged with Assaulting Patient in Mental Health Unit

Security Guard Charged with Assaulting Patient in Mental Health Unit

The patient who is autistic and bipolar had been admitted to Excela Healthcare Westmoreland Hospital for self-inflicted injuries.

Read: Hawaii State Hospital Waited 10 Hours to Report Dangerous Escapee

Hawaii State Hospital Waited 10 Hours to Report Dangerous Escapee

The escapee had been acquitted of a 1979 murder by reason of insanity and was diagnosed with sexual sadism and necrophilia.

Read: Utah Nurse Alex Wubbels Reaches $500K Settlement for Arrest Video

Utah Nurse Alex Wubbels Reaches $500K Settlement for Arrest Video

The nurse plans to donate part of the money to a local nurses union and to help people obtain body camera footage of incidents involving themselves.

Read: Nursing Homes Sued, Criticized for Sheltering in Place During Hurricanes

Nursing Homes Sued, Criticized for Sheltering in Place During Hurricanes

A study conducted by the University of South Florida suggests nursing home patients have a higher chance of dying if evacuated.

Read: Elderly Couple Dead After Officer-Involved Shooting at Ontario Hospital

Elderly Couple Dead After Officer-Involved Shooting at Ontario Hospital

Patient accounts suggest that the husband shot and killed his wife, although investigators will not confirm that the man had a weapon.

Read: New Dad Sells Heroin in Maternity Ward Following Baby’s Birth

New Dad Sells Heroin in Maternity Ward Following Baby’s Birth

Authorities were led to the suspect after occupants of a vehicle during a traffic stop told police they bought heroin from a man at a hospital.

Read: Man Killed at Vegas Hospital Had Officer’s Stun Gun

Man Killed at Vegas Hospital Had Officer’s Stun Gun

The suspect obtained the stun gun from a corrections officer’s bag after he and another officer left the man unattended in the emergency room.

Read: Fla. Naval Hospital Corpsmen Removed After Mishandling of Newborns

Fla. Naval Hospital Corpsmen Removed After Mishandling of Newborns

A social media post shows an employee gesturing her middle finger at a newborn with the caption, “How I currently feel about these mini Satans.”

Read: 10th Patient Dies in Hollywood Hills Nursing Home Irma Disaster

10th Patient Dies in Hollywood Hills Nursing Home Irma Disaster

A criminal investigation is underway after power to the air conditioning was lost but patients stayed in the facility.

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