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 n
'/>"/>

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

Page: 1 2

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:7/11/2014)... reports that tickets to the Argentina vs. Germany World ... Brazil and Netherlands are in high demand. The ... at Estadio Nacional de Brasilia Mane Garrincha Brasila, Federal District. ... 13th at Estadio Jornalista Mario Filho - Estadio do Maracana, ... are guaranteed to be authentic and are covered by Ticket ...
(Date:7/11/2014)... 11, 2014 Butler Mobility has recently updated ... Platform Lifts . Previously the two standard colors were ... beautiful earth tone colors as standard colors at no additional ... the home but will enhance the beauty of the stairway. ... home color scheme or individual décor. , The new selection ...
(Date:7/11/2014)... (HealthDay News) -- People with the lowest incomes may have ... disease (PAD), a new study suggests. People with PAD ... limbs, most often the legs. The condition causes leg pain ... throughout the body. People with PAD have a higher risk ... nearly 6,800 people with PAD who took part in the ...
(Date:7/11/2014)... Volunteers from Scientology Churches ... week with drug education lectures, forums and conferences, information ... cities around the world. , Drug abuse is an ... Drug Abuse, abuse of alcohol and illicit drugs costs ... work, decreased productivity and healthcare. , In the ...
(Date:7/11/2014)... As part of its morcellator ... has been closely monitoring the ongoing meeting of ... Obstetrics and Gynecology Devices Panel, which has been ... risks associated with the use of power morcellators ... report published by Dow Jones Business News, a ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Argentina vs. Germany World Cup Finals Tickets & Brazil vs. Netherlands 3rd Place World Cup Tickets Are in Huge Demand 2Health News:Butler Mobility Products Announces Five New Standard Colors for Their Inclined Platform Lifts 2Health News:Poor More Prone to Leg Circulation Trouble 2Health News:Scientologists Taking Action against Drug Abuse 2Health News:Scientologists Taking Action against Drug Abuse 3Health News:Morcellator Lawsuit News: Bernstein Liebhard LLP Notes Financial Ties Between FDA Advisory Panel Members and Manufacturers of Power Morcellators 2Health News:Morcellator Lawsuit News: Bernstein Liebhard LLP Notes Financial Ties Between FDA Advisory Panel Members and Manufacturers of Power Morcellators 3Health News:Morcellator Lawsuit News: Bernstein Liebhard LLP Notes Financial Ties Between FDA Advisory Panel Members and Manufacturers of Power Morcellators 4
... chair to support efforts to address the rising ... in Maryland BALTIMORE, April 10 Richard H. ... General (2002-2006) and President of the non-profit Canyon ... elected Chairman of the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers ...
... scientific article is cited by other articles is currently the ... measure: the number of unique downloads. , A recent ... that downloads are a good predictor of citations and ... in an editorial by Journal of Vision (JOV) ...
... 14-17, 2009, Underwriters Laboratories Inc.,s (UL) Primary Designated ... Manager Jola Wroblewska will present International Electrotechnical Committee ... (IECEE) CB Test Laboratories and National Certification Bodies ... promote common application of the guidelines prepared by ...
... April 10 Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is a systemic ... defense system attacks the joints through the thin layer ... the joints. The most visible symptoms of RA are ... and feet. It can cause fatigue, fever, loss of ...
... eye physicians recommends , sport-specific eyewear to prevent devastating ... what started out as a routine basketball game his senior ... was a young basketball star who played years of hoops ... the eye by a teammate, Stephen ended up with a ...
... for skin appearance in 3 trials , , THURSDAY, April 9 ... to improve the healing of skin scars, according to three ... administered to their skin before wounding and again 24 hours ... the way through the skin of the upper inner arm ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:National Health Experts to Announce Creation of Bipartisan Coalition to Fight Maryland's Growing Burden of Chronic Disease Tuesday at Inner Harbor 2Health News:UL Medical Experts to Provide Instruction on Guidance for Risk Management in IEC 60601-1:2005 at IECEE Workshop 2Health News:Rheumatoid Arthritis Therapeutics in Taiwan 2Health News:Rheumatoid Arthritis Therapeutics in Taiwan 3Health News:Eye Protection is Essential for Texas Athletes 2Health News:Eye Protection is Essential for Texas Athletes 3Health News:Medication May Improve Scar Healing 2
(Date:7/10/2014)... , July 10, 2014  Decision Resources Group ... infectious disease (ID) specialists are willing to prescribe ... (oritavancin) for use as OPAT, approximately two-thirds of ... agents to their hospital inpatients. However, our findings ... patients are initiated on OPAT following hospital discharge, ...
(Date:7/10/2014)... Decision Resources Group finds that over half ... and Drug Administration,s (FDA) approval of Vifor Fresenius Medical ... approved by the FDA in November 2013 for the ... on dialysis. Other key findings from the ... : , Bundling: ...
(Date:1/15/2014)... , Jan. 15, 2014 Most osteoporosis patients want ... a recent online survey* sponsored by Mission Pharmacal Company. ... National Osteoporosis Foundation online support community, revealed that 74 ... that comes in a form other than a pill ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Long-Acting Antibiotics Offering Once-Weekly Dosing Will See Favorable Uptake and Use as Outpatient Parenteral Antimicrobial Therapy (OPAT) 2Long-Acting Antibiotics Offering Once-Weekly Dosing Will See Favorable Uptake and Use as Outpatient Parenteral Antimicrobial Therapy (OPAT) 3Half of Surveyed Nephrologists Report Moderate Familiarity with Velphoro, Which Received FDA Approval Late Last Year for the Treatment of Hyperphosphatemia in Dialysis 2Half of Surveyed Nephrologists Report Moderate Familiarity with Velphoro, Which Received FDA Approval Late Last Year for the Treatment of Hyperphosphatemia in Dialysis 3Mission Pharmacal Conducts Online Survey of Osteoporosis Patients 2Mission Pharmacal Conducts Online Survey of Osteoporosis Patients 3
... Varian Medical Systems (NYSE: VAR ) ... U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) for multiple IntellX® cargo ... company,s largest single order for Varian,s IntellX gantry systems. The ... vehicles for both border security and manifest verification purposes. ...
... 2011 DURECT Corporation (Nasdaq: DRRX ) ... (FDA) has accepted the resubmission of the New Drug ... KG ) and the PDUFA goal date ... ) REMOXY, based on DURECT,s ORADUR® technology, ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Varian Medical Systems' Security and Inspection Products Group Receives Largest Single Order for IntellX Systems 2REMOXY® New Drug Application Accepted by the FDA with PDUFA Goal Date of June 23, 2011 2REMOXY® New Drug Application Accepted by the FDA with PDUFA Goal Date of June 23, 2011 3
They employ Lea Symbols. Contrast levels are the same at 25%, 10%, 5%, 2.5% and 1.25%. Each offers a different set of Lea Symbols to guard against memorization. Also uses recording forms (P/N 215400)...
Symbol 10' Test Chart 10/100 to 10/10 size. 9" x 14"....
Wilbrandt-binkhorst irrigating cannula....
Binkhorst, length 35 mm....
Medicine Products: