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Hospital could lose taxing power

Original post made on May 31, 2012

For the second time in less than a year, a governmental watchdog agency has delivered a severe critique of El Camino Hospital -- but this time, the future of the tax-collecting special hospital district hangs in the balance.

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Posted by Audit more needed
a resident of Monta Loma
on May 31, 2012 at 3:02 pm

"Stephen Foti, who led the Rose Associates audit"

Stephen Foti, our Government and our Schools need your services very badly. Please help stop the waste.

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Posted by Rodger
a resident of Sylvan Park
on May 31, 2012 at 5:41 pm

Start by firing the managers that bought the Los Gatos Community Hospital which has nothing to do with the tax district, then sell the Los Gatos Community Hospital.

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Posted by Anon
a resident of another community
on May 31, 2012 at 10:46 pm

Rodger, I’ll let you in on a little secret. 80% of the doctors that practice out of El Camino Hospital (ECH) are associated with Palo Alto Medical Foundation (PAMF) which is affiliated with Sutter. Sutter runs a chain of hospitals but has none in this area. The real reason ECH bought Las Gatos was to keep Sutter out, otherwise the PAMF doctors might refer there and not ECH, so in some ways Los Gatos acquisition did strengthen ECH.

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Posted by Garrett
a resident of another community
on Jun 1, 2012 at 5:02 pm

How about the guy that did all those lawsuits, didn't he live in Los Gatos. Beside it seems everyone wants first rate care, first rate hospital, want we first rate schools but are we will to pay are taxes for this