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What Should You Consider When Choosing a Nursing Home?

Courtesy of Pittsburgh Healthcare Report

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Pa. Nursing Homes Not Required to Notify Patients, Families When Sex Offenders Move In

Courtesy of Target 11 News WPXI

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Sex Offender Allegedly Molests Care Home
Courtesy of KDKA.com

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Kane McKeesport Probed After Patient Calls 911
Courtesy of © MMX, CBS Broadcasting Inc. May 6, 2010.

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John Kane Regional Center at Glen Hazel Law Suit

3rd Circuit Recognizes New Cause of Action for Civil Rights Violations at Nursing Homes
Courtesy of The Legal Intelligencer. July 1, 2009.

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UPMC Montefiore law suit

Charges Won't Be Filed In Hospital Death Patient Found Dead On Montefiore Roof After Wandering Off
Courtesy of Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. May 8, 2009.

No Criminal Charges Will Be Filed In Patient Death
Courtesy of KDKA-TV. May 7, 2009.

Son Sues UPMC over Mom's Death on Roof Accuses 'Recklessly Indifferent' Hospital of Systemic Errors
Courtesy of Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. February 11, 2009.

Lawsuit Filed Against UPMC in Patient Death
Courtesy of KDKA-TV. February 10, 2009.

Suit Accuses UPMC of Negligence in Woman's Death
Courtesy of WPXI-TV. February 10, 2009.

Family of Patient Who Died on UPMC Roof Files Lawsuit
Courtesy of WTAE-TV. February 10, 2009.

Dead Woman's Family Plans to Review Montefiore Documents
Courtesy of Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. February 6, 2009.

Lawsuit over UPMC Documents Resolved
Courtesy of KDKA-TV. February 6, 2009.

Family of Dead Woman Allowed To See Confidential UPMC Documents
Courtesy of WPXI-TV. February 6, 2009.

Security Documents Could Factor in Death of UPMC Patient
Courtesy of WTAE-TV. February 6, 2009.

UPMC Cited for Death on Rooftop
Courtesy of Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. January 27, 2009.

State Cites UPMC for Patient's Death on Roof
Courtesy of Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. January 26, 2009.

State: UPMC at Fault in Death of Woman
Courtesy of Pittsburgh Tribune-Review. January 26, 2009.

State Cites UPMC Hospital in Missing Dementia Patient's Death
Courtesy of WTAE.com. January 26, 2009.

UPMC Security Papers Sought
Courtesy of Pittsburgh Tribune-Review. January 17, 2009.

Police Get Search Warrant for UPMC Security Records
Courtesy of WTAE.com. January 16, 2009.

Lawyers Argue Over Evidence in Woman's Death
Courtesy of KDKA-TV. January 16, 2009.

UPMC Suit over Documents Tied To Woman's Death
Courtesy of Pittsburgh Tribune-Review. January 16, 2009.

FUPMC: Documents Related To Patient's Death Were Stolen
Courtesy of WPXI-TV. January 16, 2009.

UPMC Tightens Patients' Security after Death
Courtesy of Monessen Valley Independent. December 31, 2009.

UPMC Starts New Safety Measures after Patient Dies
Courtesy of WTAE.com. December 30, 2008.

UPMC Has New Procedure to Find Missing Patients (Article no longer available online)
Courtesy of Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. December 30, 2008.

UPMC to Implement New Alert System
Courtesy of KDKA-TV. December 30, 2008.

Family of woman who died on hospital roof sues UPMC
Courtesy of Pittsburgh Tribune Review. December 16, 2008.

Family of woman who died on hospital roof sues UPMC
Courtesy of Pittsburgh Tribune Review. December 16, 2008.

Groundwork Laid For Lawsuit In Patient Death
Courtesy of KDKA-TV. December 16, 2008.

Attorneys Take First Steps For Family Of Woman Found On UPMC Roof
Courtesy of WPXI-TV. December 16, 2008.

Family Attorney Files Subpoenas In Death Of Elderly UPMC Patient
Courtesy of WTAE. December 16, 2008.

Family Attorney For Woman Who Died On Hospital Roof Says Other Patients Have Wandered At UPMC
Courtesy of WPXI-TV. December 11, 2008.

Patient, 89, found dead on hospital roof
Courtesy of Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. December 4, 2008.

Elderly patient found dead on hospital roof
Courtesy of Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. December 3, 2008.

UPMC Montefiore patient found dead on roof
Courtesy of Pittsburgh Tribune Review. December 4, 2008.

Missing Woman Found Dead On Hospital Roof
Courtesy of KDKA-TV. December 3, 2008.

Attorney: Hospital Waited 45 Minutes To Alert Police Of Patient's Death
Courtesy of WPXI-TV. December 3, 2008.

Elderly UPMC Patient Wanders Through Fire Exit, Dies On Roof
Courtesy of WTAE-TV. December 3, 2008.

Dementia patient found dead on Pittsburgh hospital roof
Courtesy of The Morning Call. December 3, 2008.