Name of Hospital: Sandhills Regional Medical Center
Location: Hamlet, NC, USA
- WSOCTV, “Documents: Hospital put in ‘jeopardy’ after alleged sex assault,” August 2014: Janitor sexually assaulted a patient in the psychiatric unit. An investigation by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services placed the hospital in ‘immediate jeopardy’ status. The janitor had also been the subject of a complaint in 2012 alleging that he sexually propositioned two psychiatric patients; it is unknown what actions were taken at that time by the hospital.