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Media Statement: OhioHealth Grant Medical Center Incident

Final Grant Incident Update, 3/28/17, 11:00 a.m.

We have concluded our investigation of the events at Grant Medical Center and have taken appropriate action relative to the officers involved. Our investigation has concluded that our officers acted according to our internal protective services policies and procedures.

However, we have learned from this experience and will continue to improve moving forward including developing some additional organizational training to make sure we all are complying with our policies in a way that is reflective of our values. Our associates work hard, day in and day out, to care for, protect and serve our patients and their families.

We are committed to living our values in all that we do and we look forward to continuing that care for our community using the learnings from this unfortunate event.

Michael Lawson, President, OhioHealth Grant Medical Center

Third Grant Incident Update, 3/15/17, 4:30 p.m.

Although our investigation is not yet complete into the incident that happened at OhioHealth Grant Medical Center involving three of our Protective Service officers and a visitor at Grant, we want to provide an update.

The update includes the findings of our initial investigation, how we can learn from this situation, and how we could have handled things differently in alignment with our values as an organization.

This update was shared with OhioHealth associates and our intent is to share it with the general public as well.

Once the investigation is complete, we will make a determination about further necessary actions.

Please take a moment to watch the video message from Michael Lawson, President, OhioHealth Grant Medical Center.


Second Grant Incident Update, 3/14/17, 7:38 p.m.

Last night, an altercation took place in front of OhioHealth Grant Medical Center involving three of our OhioHealthsecurity officers and a visitor at the hospital.

We began an investigation immediately and the security officers were placed on fact-finding suspension.

A thorough and complete investigation continues including witness interviews.

This matter is being addressed at the highest levels and we hope to have it resolved quickly. We will share the results as soon as we have them.

First Media Statement, 3/14/17, 10:45 a.m.

We are aware of the incident that happened at OhioHealth Grant Medical Center last night and began investigating the matter immediately.

The three security officers involved have been placed on a fact-finding suspension until the investigation is complete.

When a situation like this occurs we take it very seriously. We will provide more information once we conclude our investigation.