Supporting patients transitioning from the hospital, or who need specialized care to manage their health and remain in their homes.
Filling our community’s urgent need for services that can stop disease progression and save lives.
“The physician gap in this community is the next mountain we must move,” says MLKCH CEO Dr. Elaine Batchlor.
The lead gift of $750,000 supports our work to help keep patients out of the emergency room by providing appropriate primary care for their conditions.
The most recent $200,000 grant award responds to the community’s need for appropriate and timely specialty primary care.
What it means to be a safety-net hospital and addressing the physician shortage were topics Dr. Batchlor discussed in a March 2016 television interview.
Consider what it means for the community, and for our hospital, when there are just not enough doctors.