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Health Officials Ban New Admissions to Arbour-HRI

November 28, 2013

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From the Boston Globe, by Chelsea Conaboy: New curb on Brookline mental health hospital State finds risk at facility, bars admissions State regulators have prohibited a Brookline psychiatric hospital from admitting any patients, citing deteriorating conditions and an immediate risk to patient safety. Health officials took the unusual action Thursday against Arbour-HRI, part of a […]

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

Long List of UHS Violations

January 31, 2012

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This scathing Failure to Care report by Service Employees International Union, Local 1107 includes a long list of violations found at UHS facilities, as well as a statement of concern from the National Alliance of Professional Psychology Providers. The full report can be found here: media.charleston.net/2011/pdf/Failure_to_Care.pdf Executive Summary Universal Health Services (UHS) is one of […]

Facebook Group Exposing UHS Abuse

January 30, 2012

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Some dedicated people have formed a Facebook group, “Keep An Eye on PSI! (and UHS!)” to expose the abuses at Universal Health Services facilities. It is an excellent way to keep up with UHS news, very informative! http://www.facebook.com/groups/keepaneye/

Political Contributions by Hospitals and Lobbyists

January 13, 2012

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On State and Federal Levels; from UHS/Arbour officials and hospital lobbyists to presidential candidates and congresspeople. On a local level MA legislators and State officials. This ‘clout’ plays a large part in the hospitals’ ability to deny basic rights. Universal Health Services/Arbour Health Systems: ———————————————————————————— UHS Vice Presidents and Executives Gave $4,250 to Former Senator […]

ARBOUR HEALTH SYSTEMS (AHS) – Universal’s Massachusetts Affiliate

January 13, 2012

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• Largest ‘behavioral health-only’ chain in Mass., known for rights abuses on a large scale. “Our staff views every patient as a fellow human being in crisis, who is entitled to empathy, dignity, respect, and the level of clinical excellence that each of us would want for ourselves and our loved ones.”  – Arbour Health […]