One ER patient’s tragic story
During the past eight months, Georgia Health News and WebMD have investigated violations of a longstanding federal law on emergency room care. Our investigation found that over a 27-month period, about 1 in 7 of these ER violations involved patients who were having a mental health crisis, including having... Read more
Pregnant women face risk despite federal ER law
This special report, Deprived of Care: When ERs Break the Law, is an investigation by WebMD and Georgia Health News. Here’s a link to Part 1, Lives lost amid ER violations, investigation finds Jamie Larson had just been wheeled into a room at Sutter Roseville Medical Center in Roseville, CA, after... Read more
Lives lost amid ER violations, investigation finds
This special report, Deprived of Care: When ERs Break the Law, is an investigation by WebMD and Georgia Health News.  Randy Strickland walked into the ER at North Metro Medical Center burning with fever and trembling. He told the man and the woman who were staffing the triage desk that... Read more
‘Dreamer’ raised here — now med student — feels shut out
This is the fifth and final article in our series on foreign-born doctors in Georgia. Previous articles focused on Indian-born physicians, obstacles that these doctors face in order to practice in Georgia; a clinic for immigrant patients; and Muslim physicians.    Back in 2009, Belsy Garcia Manrique was studying... Read more
In Warner Robins, Muslim doctors play a key role 
This is the fourth in a series of articles on foreign-born physicians practicing in Georgia. Other articles in this special report have focused on barriers that immigrant doctors face if they want to work in the state; a clinic that serves mainly immigrant and refugee patients; and on Indian... Read more

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