A New Jersey news sources (northjersey.com) recently published an article about Bergen Regional Medical Center and the shocking recent events that have taken place at the facility.
According to the article a number of patients and staff members have been seriously hurt at the facility. Each of the injuries noted in the article were a result of patient violence.
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) took action in August of 2015, issuing it’s most serious sanction against the hospital. Aside from hospital staff, it appears the hospitals most vulnerable patients have been targeted (small children and elderly patients, often those suffering dementia).
Many citizens are concerned that hospital administration is jeopardizing patient/staff safety by understaffing in order to increase profitability.
Both hospital patients and employees have the right to assume they will be safe and free from harm within the walls of the hospital. Unfortunately it appears this isn’t the case at Bergen Regional Medical Center. To read the full article, click here.
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