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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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Dr. Batchlor Honored by Becker’s Hospital Review

The Becker’s lists include policy makers, executives, and physicians with demonstrated influence in the healthcare industry nationally.

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Outreach is Vital to Board Member Steve Yslas

In this board member spotlight profile, Steve Yslas, native of South Los Angeles, shares the importance of the hospital to the community.

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Kaiser Permanente Awards Milestone $2 Million

The funding supports the expansion of the MLKCH maternity services, so new mothers in South Los Angeles will be able to deliver their babies close to home.

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Weingart Partners for Maternal, Infant Health

Without MLKCH maternity services, more than half of the women in South Los Angeles travel far from their community to obtain maternity care.

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The Ralph M. Parsons Foundation Gives Lead Grant

The Ralph M. Parsons Foundation leads the way for South Los Angeles’ Healthy Babies, Healthy Beginnings with an early, and significant, grant.

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Ahmanson Brings Critical Equipment to Hospital

The Ahmanson Foundation’s grant award enables the hospital’s purchase of a Siemen’s Symphony MRI for timely, accurate diagnoses on premises.

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Packard Foundation Expands Maternity Services

The David & Lucile Packard Foundation awarded a grant of $800,000 in support of the hospital’s expansion of maternity services and programs.

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