Navigation Links
Community & Mission Hospital of Huntington Park Shutting Down Mission Campus, Terminating Workers
Date:3/5/2008

HUNTINGTON PARK, Calif., March 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Hundreds of patients who rely on Community and Mission Hospital of Huntington Park's Mission campus for medical services will be forced to go elsewhere as the facility shuts its doors.

The hospital will shut down the Pediatric and Obstetrical Departments at Mission. No new patients will be admitted and about 100 workers will be transferred or terminated. Mission shut down its urgent care operations last year.

The Huntington Park hospitals provide healthcare services to thousands in one of L.A.'s most densely populated area. The closing of the Mission campus and the termination of employees will be a serious blow not only to the community, which will lose access to these vital services, but to devoted caregivers who will lose their jobs.

"We will do what we do best, put patients first," said Lisette Perez, admitting representative. "But I'm worried about them. When will enough be enough with this employer?"

With the loss of many emergency rooms and hospitals in Los Angeles in the past few years, this area can ill afford more patient care cuts.

"Additional closures of services will simply devastate our community," said Gilbert Zamora, ultrasound technician. "I am very concerned about the crisis that awaits our patients and the healthcare workers who work here."

Healthcare workers, elected officials and community leaders will hold a press conference denouncing the closure of the campus.

What: Press Conference

Where: In front of Mission Hospital of Huntington Park

3111 E Florence Ave, Huntington Park, Calif. 90255

When: 10 a.m., Thursday, March 6, 2008

Who: Healthcare workers, elected officials, community leaders

The 150,000-member SEIU United Healthcare Workers-West is the largest hospital and healthcare union in the western United States and represents every type of healthcare worker, including nurses, professional, technical and service classifications. Our mission is to achieve high-quality healthcare for all.

Contact: Tadzio Garcia

213-300-8974

tgarcia@seiu-uhw.org


'/>"/>
SOURCE SEIU United Healthcare Workers-West
Copyright©2008 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. Southgate Community Schools To Present Studywiz Spark at Michigan Computer Users in Learning (MACUL) Conference
2. International and Domestic Leaders to Convene to Tackle Health Issues in the Arab American Community
3. Kidney Patient Advocacy Community Joins National Effort to Raise Awareness about Health Crisis Impacting more than 26 Million Americans
4. NIDDK releases new awareness and prevention series for community health events
5. Benefitfocus(R) Healthcare Video Portal Merges Community with Credibility
6. Therap Services Announces Release 7.2 for the Developmental Disability Community
7. Local Emergency Preparedness Efforts Focus on Community-Based Organizations
8. Highmark Inc. Supports Employee Volunteerism Efforts with $5,500 in Community Grants
9. AthletixNation.com Launches Sports Website and Community Programs
10. Lifespring Health Sponsors the 30th Annual Napa Valley Marathon in an Effort to Promote Health and Fitness in the Northern California Community
11. LSU researchers study coastal community bounce back
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:10/12/2017)... ... October 12, 2017 , ... IsoComforter, Inc. ( ... today the introduction of an innovative new design of the shoulder pad. The ... get maximum comfort while controlling your pain while using cold therapy. By utilizing ice ...
(Date:10/12/2017)... (PRWEB) , ... October 12, 2017 , ... ... drug delivery system that we intend to develop to enable prevention of a ... lead to severe hearing loss, especially in pediatric patients. For cisplatin, hearing loss ...
(Date:10/12/2017)... ... ... Leading pediatric oncology experts at Children’s National Health System will join ... International Society of Paediatric Oncology (SIOP) Oct. 12-15. Chaired by Jeffrey Dome, ... at Children’s National, and Stephen P. Hunger, M.D., Chief of the Division of ...
(Date:10/12/2017)... ... October 12, 2017 , ... ... first interactive health literacy software tool, and the Cancer Patient Education Network (CPEN), ... patient education, today announce a new strategic alliance. , As CPEN’s strategic ...
(Date:10/12/2017)... ... October 12, 2017 , ... Farm Forward ... and other leading institutions in announcing the launch of the Leadership Circle ... way animals are raised for food. , Founding members of the Leadership Circle ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:10/10/2017)... ORANGE COUNTY, Calif. , Oct. 10, 2017  NDS received ... Mobile  — a medical-grade battery-powered display stand specifically designed for ... aims to transform technology into a clinical solution to support the ... costs. Innovative Design ... NDS ZeroWire Mobile Wireless Solution ...
(Date:10/5/2017)... ROSEMONT, Ill. , Oct. 5, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ ... American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons (AAOMS) ... than opioids – to be used as a ... post-surgical pain. ... relationship, the AAOMS White Paper "Opioid Prescribing: Acute ...
(Date:10/4/2017)... Oct. 4, 2017 OBP Medical ... illuminating medical devices, today announced regulatory approval from ... Agency (or Agência Nacional de Vigilância Sanitária (ANVISA)) ... cordless surgical retractor with integrated LED light source ... illumination and exposure of a tissue pocket or ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: