AbortionistEarl N. Mcleod
Delhi E. Thweatt Jr
Phone301-733-2400 or 800-773-9140
According to the OCHQ (Health Dept), this clinic “has not been licensed as a Surgical Abortion Facility since May 2013.” See document at right
Address160 W Washington St. #100 - FL 1, Hagerstown, MD 21740
2016-02-19 Civil case docket -- Dreyer v. Dreyer -- subpoena for Hagerstown Reproductive Health Services
06-11-2018 OHCQ -- Health Dept Response letter - no clinic license since 2013Office of Health Care Quality: Hagerstown Reproductive Health Services "has not been licensed as a surgical abortion facility since May 2013."
Hagerstown Reproductive Health Services -- 06-13-2018 Maryland Dept of Health - FOIA response letter
Hagerstown Reproductive Health Services -- 2015 Surgical Abortion Facility license application2015 application for a Surgical Abortion Facility license.
Hagerstown Reproductive Health, Initial Survey, 2 28 2013Deficiencies discovered during Feb. 2013 inspection. 5 of 5 employees not trained in emergency transfer of patient for hospitalization ---- failure to ensure the use of chemical indicators in each package of sterilized equipment ---- failure to use steam indicator strips to ensure sterilization of surgical instruments
Hagerstown Reproductive Health Complaint Survey 4 7 2016At the time of the survey, the complaint issue was in compliance.
Hagerstown Reproductive Health Survey 8 14 20151 of 2 physicians missing infection control training and did not understand "basic precautions as handwashing, wiping down equipment..., use of gloves,...proper disposal of soiled linen, glass, needles, and sharps." ----- one RN did NOT don gloves or wash hands during pre-op patient care using her bare hands, and after cleaning the toilet with her bare hands the RN cleaned the recovery room chair for the patient to sit without washing her hands or donning gloves ----- the clinic administrator revealed there is NO infection control training for physicians, and revealed she was not aware of infection control breaches and failure to wash hands or don gloves by the nursing staff ---- staff members not trained in emergency transfer of patients to hospital; administrator did not provide emergency training ----- 5 of 5 patients did not have a history and physical exam performed by a physician or qualified health professional before their surgical procedure, and failed to assess 1 of 1 patient's elevated blood pressure ----- spore testing not done on autoclaves (for sterilization of instruments)
Deficiency Report - August 2018Deficiencies cited and plan of correction- deficiencies cited include failure to ensure personnel are free of communicable diseases and failure to ensure infection control among staff; failure to implement professional pharmacy service policies
Deficiency report - July 14, 2020No deficiencies found