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Lawmakers want to expand role of hospitals in preventing violence

April 22, 2021
A Maryland lawmaker and a Republican colleague are proposing legislation that would expand the role hospitals play in preventing violent crimes. “One of the leading factors for violent injury is prior injury,” one of the bill’s sponsors, Rep. Dutch Ruppersberger, D- Timonium, said. “If we can help victims of violent injury before they become repeat victims or ever perpetrators themselves, we end the cycle and net cost savings to the American taxpayer.”

 

Article Source: Maryland Reporter

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