City leaders highlighted the victims from an especially violent Memorial Day in their appeal to prioritize funding for D.C.’s only hospital east of the Anacostia River.
The effort to close United Medical Center is being led by Ward 7’s Vince Gray, who said closing the hospital will save D.C. substantial amounts of money.
At a legislative meeting Tuesday, the council voted unanimously in support of the fiscal 2020 District budget, which includes changes to plans for a new Ward 8 hospital to replace UMC.
A D.C. government-operated hospital in Southeast has been ordered by the D.C. Department of Health to stop delivering babies and offering newborn care after being cited for deficiencies.
An emergency room technician at United Medical Center, in southeast D.C., has been arrested for sexually assaulting a woman who was receiving treatment at the hospital.
United Medical Center has imminent and long-term
problems as a result of Monday’s bombshell
revelation that the
District has been distributing too much federal
aid to the
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