West Contra Costa Co. In Dire Need Of Hospital ER Since Shutdown Of Doctors Medical CenterIt has been four years now since the closure of Doctors Medical Center, in San Pablo. While West Contra Costa County has done its best to cope with the loss of that emergency room capacity, residents are calling for a better solution.
Urgent Care Center Opening Before Doctors Medical Center Closes TuesdayA new urgent care center will open today in San Pablo that aims to meet some of the needs of patients who would have gone to Doctors Medical Center, according to the nonprofit opening the center.
Board Votes To Close Doctors Medical Center In San Pablo Next MonthThe governing board for Doctors Medical Center in San Pablo has voted to start closing down the facility on April 21st.
Doctors Medical Center In San Pablo Gets $3M Funding After Governor Brown Signs BillGov. Jerry Brown has signed a bill to give $3 million to Doctors Medical Center in San Pablo, which has faced closure in recent months due to its ongoing financial problems.
Governor Gives Doctors Medical Center A $3M Shot In The ArmGovernor Brown has signed a measure that will give $3 million to cash-strapped Doctors Medical Center.
Oakland Doctors Produce 'Welcome To County' Rap Video To Publicize Hospital Funding NeedsOakland doctors concerned about the funding of county hospitals are taking a one-of-a-kind approach to publicizing that concern, with the release of a slickly-produced rap video.
Ambulance Diverted From East Bay Hospital May Have Cost Man His Life, Family SaysAn 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.
Cash-Strapped Doctors Medical Center Ends Its Emergency Ambulance ServiceAfter 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.
Workers Jumping Ship At Doctors Medical Center In San PabloThe 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.
Jump On Tomorrow: SJSU SWAT Drill, Free Mammograms, AT&T Park Fight Suspects In Court, Amazon Phone, Zach Braff FilmIf 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.
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.
Contra Costa Co. Voters OK San Pablo EMS TaxSan 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.
San Pablo Hospital That Serves Thousands Likely To Close After Parcel Tax FailsA hospital that serves tens of thousands of people every year in the East Bay will likely close.
Contra Costa County Voters Consider Parcel Tax To Keep Doctors Medical Center OpenWest 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.
Doctors Medical Center San Pablo Faces Shutdown From Lack Of FundingDoctors Medical Center San Pablo is facing closure this year if a solution isn’t found for a serious lack of state funding.