Do No Harm documentary comes to Atlanta tonight

Those of you looking for a real-life tale of the importance — and risks — of speaking out have an opportunity tonight, as the documentary Do No Harm will finally be screened in Atlanta.

The 55-minute film tells the story of two whistleblowers who uncovered what they felt were questionable practices at Phoebe Putney, a nonprofit hospital in Albany, Ga.

From the Do No Harm website:

In 2003, Dr. John Bagnato and accountant Charles Rehberg stumble upon evidence that the hospital is overcharging uninsured and indigent patients and is using aggressive collections tactics to recover costs. Their subsequent investigation uncovers millions of dollars in offshore bank accounts and lucrative for-profit businesses under the control of the non-profit hospital - not only at Phoebe, but also at non-profit hospitals around the country. And shockingly – this is all entirely legal.

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