Resistant reaction: Hospital closing draws ire of Cleveland politicians

Robeznieks, Andis
June 2011
Modern Healthcare;6/13/2011, Vol. 41 Issue 24, p16
Trade Publication
The article deals with the political and threatened legal backlash facing Cleveland Clinic over its plans to close Huron Hospital, a 137-year-old hospital in East Cleveland, Ohio. It notes the continued decline in the hospital's discharges and surgical procedures since 2003. According to Cleveland Clinic, job opportunities will be offered to Huron employees who wants to stay within the health system. It highlights the negative reaction of U.S. Representative Marcia Fudge and Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson to the hospital closure.


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