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Doctors Medical Center

(CBS SF)

Ambulance Diverted From East Bay Hospital May Have Cost Man His Life, Family Says

An East Bay family said the decision not to take their relative to a nearby hospital this week was a fatal one. They said Doctors Medical Center had the equipment to save him from cardiac arrest, but the cash-strapped hospital recently stopped accepting ambulance patients.

08/21/2014

(CBS SF)

Cash-Strapped Doctors Medical Center Ends Its Emergency Ambulance Service

After 60 years, emergency ambulance service came to an abrupt stop at Doctors Medical Center in San Pablo Thursday morning as the financially embattled hospital struggles to staff its emergency room.

08/07/2014

Doctors Medical Center in San Pablo. (CBS)

Workers Jumping Ship At Doctors Medical Center In San Pablo

The struggling Doctors Medical Center in San Pablo is losing its life blood. Workers are jumping ship, even as the hospital is on life support. The hospital is slated close in October but it may have to shut down sooner.

07/29/2014

San Jose SWAT officers on the scene of a standoff. (CBS) 2/10/14

Jump On Tomorrow: SJSU SWAT Drill, Free Mammograms, AT&T Park Fight Suspects In Court, Amazon Phone, Zach Braff Film

If you are near San Jose State University Friday morning, expect to see a lot of police cars and SWAT teams, but don’t worry – it’s only a drill.

07/24/2014

Doctors Medical Center, San Pablo

Contra Costa Supervisors Approve $6M Loan For Downsized Doctors Medical Center

A plan to keep Doctors Medical Center in San Pablo open in a drastically scaled-down form is moving forward with a $6 million loan from Contra Costa County.

06/17/2014

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Contra Costa Co. Voters OK San Pablo EMS Tax

San Pablo voters in Tuesday’s election have approved a measure to raise the city’s sales tax by a quarter of a cent to fund an emergency medical squad meant to pay for more emergency medical responders if the city’s only fire station closes.

06/04/2014

Doctors Seek Higher Fees From Health Insurers

San Pablo Hospital That Serves Thousands Likely To Close After Parcel Tax Fails

A hospital that serves tens of thousands of people every year in the East Bay will likely close.

05/06/2014

Doctors Medical Center, San Pablo

Contra Costa County Voters Consider Parcel Tax To Keep Doctors Medical Center Open

West Contra Costa County voters are starting to mail in their ballots on Measure C, which would levy a 14-cent tax on each square foot of developed property in an effort to keep the financially embattled Doctors Medical Center afloat.

04/18/2014

Doctors Medical Center, San Pablo

Doctors Medical Center San Pablo Faces Shutdown From Lack Of Funding

Doctors Medical Center San Pablo is facing closure this year if a solution isn’t found for a serious lack of state funding.

01/28/2014

Doctors Medical Center in San Pablo. (CBS)

Hospital Officials Say Deficit Could Close San Pablo Hospital

Doctors Medical Center in San Pablo could close within the year if the financially troubled community hospital cannot close a $17 million deficit, officials said Tuesday.

02/26/2013

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