EDITORIAL DRASTIC ACTIONS.
At the same time, it's a hopeful sign that - finally - county supervisors are taking action to fix the troubled medical center. Of course, their actions have been forced by threats of losing federal funds and accreditation.
The closing of the trauma unit, which will mean five or six severely injured patients every day will be sent to the other 12 trauma units in the county, puts a strain on an already overburdened county health care system.
We can only hope that this overdue action by the county isn't too late to save the hospital itself.
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|Publication:||Daily News (Los Angeles, CA)|
|Date:||Sep 27, 2004|
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