Massachusetts General Hospital Structured NegotiationsMassachusetts General Hospital and Brigham & Women’s Hospital Commit to Improving Health Care Access for People with Disabilities
In 2008, DRA and Co-counsel Greater Boston Legal Services reached a settlement through structured negotiations with Massachusetts General Hospital and Brigham & Women’s Hospital in Boston.
The hospitals agreed to make the following improvements to health care access for patients with mobility, vision, and hearing disabilities:
- Remove physical and programmatic barriers
- Provide accessible medical equipment for people with disabilities
- Modify policies and procedures to ensure access