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From Teen Mom to Maternity Department Leader

Tammy Turner became a mother at age 16 and was determined to break the cycle of poverty she had been born into by successfully pursuing a career in nursing.

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An Apple for the Student

What do red apples have to do with simple, innovative ideas that save the lives of people with diabetes? Ask MLKCH nurse Diane Fortin.

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Building a Relationship with Good Health

This family found a doctor they loved and it changed their relationship to health. See how access to high-quality care impacted three generations.

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Our Nurses Take Patients’ Needs to Heart

With compassion and perception, our nurses create a way to empower patients with heart disease to improve their health at home.

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Dr. Batchlor Receives Leadership Award

The James Irvine Foundation bestowed the honor, along with a gift of $250,000, for improving health equity and access in South LA.

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Wells Fargo Accelerates Innovative Effort to Bring Doctors to South LA

Wells Fargo announced its commitment to solving South Los Angeles’ medical provider shortage with a $1 million gift to Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Hospital (MLKCH).

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MLKCH Finds Mobile Partner to ‘Boost Health’

Our hospital’s exciting work with a team of innovative partners engages South LA residents in a mobile vision of health.

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Heartbeats & Hope – An Employee Gives Back

Dona Ejimofor works the night shift as a monitor tech. One of her reasons for giving this year: “I believe in this community.”

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Hospital Staff Give Hope from the Heart

The hospital’s fourth annual MLKCH Gives campaign kicks off July 16, 2018 with enthusiasm, an ambitious goal, and lots of heart.

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Citi Shines National Spotlight on MLKCH

Dr. Batchlor’s leadership in transforming South LA is honored in Citi’s month-long, multimedia Progress Makers campaign.

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Good Hope Takes a Stand Against Diabetes

The $500,000 gift supports the MLK Community Medical Group—and our hospital’s efforts to fill South LA’s gap in diabetes care.

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From Hospital to Healthcare System

Weingart Foundation and Ballmer Group give a combined $15 million to boost our hospital’s vision to bring doctors to South LA.

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