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Petition for Expedited Judicial Intervention

Tampa General files to remove patient overstaying welcome

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A Tampa woman has overstayed her welcome at Tampa General Hospital, forcing the hospital to petition for Expedited Judicial Intervention. On Sept. 24, 2014, Theresia Fombo was brought to Tampa General after suffering a stroke. Since then, she has become strong enough to be discharged. Her three physicians determined she no longer needs acute care, however, she should be placed in long-term nursing care. When she was first discharged, the hospital made plans for her to go home with her…

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