The state has hired more doctors to work in two of its psychiatric hospitals, and the newest hospital is using more of its patient beds, a move that may help move patients more quickly out of local hospital ERs and into mental health treatment.
The Baltimore Sun / Columbia Flier, November 3, 2017
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