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Failure to Provide Communication Aid Costs Hospital $20K

John Dempsey Hospital agreed to pay $20,000 as compensation to a patient after failing to provide auxiliary communication aids during an emergency department visit. The patient, who is deaf and uses American Sign Language for communication, had to rely on a companion for all treatment communications.  In addition to paying compensation to the patient, the […]

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