Update on the story of the woman who died on the floor of the ER waiting room of a Brooklyn hospital: The attention from the public has forced the hospital to make some changes. Six hospital employees have been fired or suspended including employees directly involved with the incident and employees at the managerial level. Additionally, the hospital is enacting reforms, including limits to the number of patients in the psychiatric emergency ward and patient checks every 15 minutes. [CNN]
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