Hospital Safety


OC treasurer opposes Tri-City's loan request

Orange County Treasurer Chriss Street, in a letter made public Tuesday, tells county supervisors he will not pursue a proposed loan to Tri-City Medical Center.


Clinics help shoulder burden of uninsured

While local hospitals compete to lure insured patients in well-off areas such as Carlsbad, the recession is leaving more and more residents without jobs or health insurance.


Medical buildings sprout amid quest for patients

Anyone curious about local health care trends need only cruise along the boulevards of eastern Carlsbad to find some telling clues.


PPH executive Covert 'A Type Triple-A personality'

ESCONDIDO -- Both supporters and critics say that insight into the personality and management style of Michael Covert, the charismatic chief executive of Palomar Pomerado Health, can be gleaned from the battle over where to locate the new Palomar


Tri-City executive Anderson is alone at the top

OCEANSIDE -- Throughout several careers, and especially in his current role as chief executive officer of Tri-City Medical Center, Larry Anderson has relied on the contents of his rolodex to get things done.


Board member profiles

Each of the two boards that set policy for their respective hospital districts has seven elected members. In each district, board members are elected to four-year terms. TRI-CITY HEALTH CARE DISTRICT


Too public?

The bed-bound patients at Tri-City Medical Center last Thursday afternoon could not have suspected the acrimony breaking out downstairs on floor L-L.


Health care centers grew with region

California's network of district hospitals is the product of a turbulent era, when troops returning from World War II needed acute care, especially in low-income rural areas where hospital beds were scarce.


Levies on property help fund districts

Though they do the same kind of work as other hospitals in the region, North County's two main medical centers sprouted from vastly different roots.


Tri-City cedes market share to Palomar

North County's two flagship public hospitals are locked in a fierce business struggle, with Tri-City Medical Center losing money and patients to competitors while Palomar Medical Center surges ahead, a North County Times special report shows.


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