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It appears UHS paid Santorum more in the six months before he left to run for president than he received in the previous two years combined

February 29, 2012

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CREW, Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington, takes a look at the compensation Rick Santorum received from UHS. They found Santorum was paid $227,345 for six months’ work for Universal Health Services, right before he left to run for President. That’s more than he was compensated during the previous two years combined. UHS’ political […]

Rick Santorum-Linked Hospital Chain Saw Suicide Attempts, Abuse, And Loss Of Parents’ Rights

February 25, 2012

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http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/02/21/rick-santorum-uhs-hospitals-patient-rights_n_1276403.html In this excellent, in-depth article, Jason Cherkis examines the health care Rick Santorum’s daughter, Bella, received versus what the kids in UHS facilities receive. Santorum is quoted, “Put simply, a patient should be the decision-maker in their care — not a government or bureaucrat.” What Santorum doesn’t talk about is the how parents’ and […]

Santorum: Who do you love?

February 24, 2012

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Virginia relies on trouble-ridden UHS program because no other options are available

February 17, 2012

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Excerpted from May 3, 2011 article, Report: Virginia lacks mental health services for kids. The Pines is owned by UHS. http://hamptonroads.com/2011/05/report-virginia-lacks-mental-health-services-kids Last week, the Virginia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services suspended admissions to and downgraded the license of The Pines Residential Treatment Center’s three Hampton Roads-area facilities after a North Carolina boy’s claims […]

Watchdog Blogs

February 8, 2012

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Couple of terrific blogs… Civil Rights in Psychiatric Hospitals Working to end to the demeaning, disempowering, and illegal violation of human rights at inpatient psych facilities. http://civilrightspsychiatrichospital.blogspot.com Justice in JP Monitoring civil rights violations at Arbour Hospital in Jamaica Plain (JP), Boston, a Universal Health Services psychiatric facility. http://justiceinjp.blogspot.com