Hospital Dumps Patient Outside At A Freezing Bus Stop

A viral video that has many outraged was shot right here in Baltimore

A pedestrian captured the incident on video, in which he says staff at the University of Maryland Medical Center Midtown campus left the woman, only in her hospital gown, near a bus stop in about 30-40 degree weather Wednesday night.

Baraka expressed indignation that the woman was being left, and confronted the people leaving her, who replied that she was being forced out of the hospital, "Due to the circumstances of what it was". "Are you able to speak?" to which the woman seems to respond "Please help me", before another clip shows paramedics taking her back in the hospital after Baraka called the police.

BALTIMORE-The University of Maryland Medical Center's top executive apologized to a patient who was discharged and found on the street wearing only a thin hospital gown and socks outside its midtown facility, calling it an isolated incident.

Hospital Dumps Patient Outside At A Freezing Bus Stop

When Fox News asked the hospital Thursday what the criteria is for a patient to be medically cleared, a spokeswoman said she was "not sure" and didn't believe the hospital put the policy online.

"I just witnessed this with my own eyes", he wrote on his Facebook page, where he posted three videos of the Tuesday night incident. Baraka asks, noting the temperatures were in the 30s.

Imamu Baraka is the man who shot the video and said he also spoke with the woman's mother. He later said an ambulance came for the woman, who had sat down at a nearby bus stop and was crying.

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"In the end we clearly failed to fulfill our mission with this patient", they concluded.

Family members told 11 News that the woman has since been taken to another hospital.

The incident happened on January 9 at the Emergency Department of University of Maryland Medical Center Midtown Campus and video of it spread across Facebook.

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He is heard in the video asking the hospital's security officers several times why they put the woman out of the hospital.

In his Facebook post where he posted the video, Baraka criticizes the hospital.

"Then you all need to call the police", replied Baraka, who is himself a licensed psychotherapist. " 'UMMC will be known for providing high value and compassionate care, improving health in Maryland and beyond, educating future health care leaders and discovering innovative ways to advance medicine worldwide.' You can do better".

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"Your health care team will help you get ready to leave and give you and your loved ones instructions on at-home care", it adds. Additionally, a hospital official said they are conducting a "thorough review and said there is the possibility of personnel action".

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