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News - December 28, 2012

Uncertainty ahead for El Camino Hospital

by Nick Veronin

This year at El Camino Hospital, a long-running feud between district administrators and the hospital's major union was mostly resolved, while the November elections brought two significant changes — including new, reform-minded district board members and the passage of a controversial initiative, which, if implemented, could cap the amount the hospital would legally be allowed to pay its employees.

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Posted by Steve, a resident of Jackson Park
on Dec 28, 2012 at 12:39 am

QUOTE: "...if the hospital were forced to abide by Measure M, it would be impossible to attract top talent and the hospital would suffer as a result."
Hospital executive hiring policies forced Measure M into necessary existence. We ALL want the very best for ourselves (which often means the most expensive), but sometimes we simply cannot afford the very best and have to settle for just "very good". That goes for hospitals too.
In these tough times, fiscal reality must faced.