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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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Dr. Elaine Batchlor an Eyewitness Newsmaker

On the Sunday roundtable television show, Dr. Batchlor shared the overwhelming number of applications they’ve received to work for the new hospital.

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LA Times Notes Innovation in Hospital Opening

The opening of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Hospital was a front page story in the Tuesday, July 7, 2015 edition of the Los Angeles Times.

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Hospital Opening is Front Page News

The opening of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Hospital was a front page story in the Tuesday, July 7, 2015 edition of the Los Angeles Times.

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Dr. Batchlor Honored as 2015 Woman of the Year

The honorific recognizes Dr. Batchlor’s 20 years as a medical professional and her work to increase healthcare access to underserved and vulnerable populations.

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Kaiser Permanente, Leading the Way for Mothers

New mothers get five-star maternity services at MLKCH thanks to founding support from Kaiser Permanente, which provided $2 million and a wealth of expertise.

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Disney, Harnessing the Power of Creativity

The Walt Disney Company stepped forward to help us promote comfort and normalcy in the hospital environment through a curated art collection.

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Meet Efrain Talamantes, MD, MBA, MS

In this spotlight profile of Medical Director for Hospital Medicine, Dr. Talamantes shares his personal connection to the hospital’s mission and patient base.

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