Jim Lott

Executive Vice President, Hospital Association of Southern California

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Executive Vice President of the Hospital Association of Southern California, a trade organization that represents private and public hospitals in the region

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LA County officials are investigating a complaint about wait time at Big County—that’s County/USC Hospital, LA’s largest public hospital.

35-Hour Waits at County USC’s ER?

LA County officials are investigating a complaint about wait time at Big County—that’s County/USC Hospital, LA’s largest public hospital.

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In the past two years, almost 2 million Californians lost their health insurance, a 25% increase. The total is now 8 million people, one-quarter of all residents over the age of 65.

The Growing Ranks of California's Uninsured

In the past two years, almost 2 million Californians lost their health insurance, a 25% increase. The total is now 8 million people, one-quarter of all residents over the age of 65.

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In the aftermath of the Watts riots of 1965, the  Martin Luther King Hospital  opened in South Central LA.  But over the years, the level of healthcare deteriorated to the point where…

King Hospital Rises from the Dead

In the aftermath of the Watts riots of 1965, the Martin Luther King Hospital opened in South Central LA.  But over the years, the level of healthcare deteriorated to the point where…

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