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MLKCH CEO Dr. Elaine Batchlor

Our hospital CEO is excited to put the “community” from our name into action. Read more about the hospital’s community health efforts.

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The Ralph M. Parsons Foundation, Giving Big

CEO Wendy Garen discusses how excited her foundation is to support the hospital and its big goals for a community with scarce resources.

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Meet Bruce Corwin, ‘We’re All in This Together’

Find out who inspired philanthropist Bruce Corwin to join the foundation board and to give so much of his time and energy to the new hospital.

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Take a Closer Look at South LA’s Physician Gap

Consider what it means for the community, and for our hospital, when there are just not enough doctors.

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We Have 2 Top Healthcare Professionals Under 40

Two MLKCH medical directors, Dr. Briggs-Malonson and Dr. Frencher, were recognized in 2015 by the National Medical Association as top doctors.

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Tuned into Care, MLKCH on the Radio

KPCC radio 89.3 profiled our hospital and its practice of ensuring a dedicated care manager for each patient in a July 15, 2015 radio segment.

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Welcome Baby Program is now at MLKCH!

MLKCH has been awarded a grant to implement the Welcome Baby Program, an initiative created by First 5 LA to help give children the best possible start in life.

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New Hospital Dedicated in Public Ceremony

Our new Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Hospital is officially open! On August 7, 2015, we made history in an official public dedication ceremony.

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Rising to the Top, Our Best Practices Make Headlines

The September 22 edition of the Los Angeles Times showcases our hospital’s implementation of many of the healthcare industry’s best practices.

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Meaning & Emotion Present at Hospital Dedication

In a descriptive article by the project’s construction manager, LA County Public Works conveys the excitement present at the hospital’s dedication ceremony.

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Why Hospital Employees Are Giving Back

Under the banner “My community. My choice. My gift.,” employees step forward as donors to launch the new hospital’s first annual employee giving campaign.

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StudioSoCal Spotlights Medical Transformation

The transformation of the entire MLK Medical Center campus was the subject of a June 2015 episode of StudioSoCal, a program of PBS SoCal.

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