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A new board, new directions

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A new board, new directions

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ATLANTA, GA (WABE) - As the area's health provider for the poor and uninsured, Grady Hospital gets most of its funds from federal, state and local governments. But that's not enough to cover costs, and the hospital perennially runs a budget deficit. Grady's financial woes came to a head in 2007, when it almost lost its accreditation. Sweeping changes were made: a new private non-profit board was created with the goal to get Grady back on track. In part 2, Philip Graitcer looks at some of those changes...

 

Part 1: Is it meeting its mission?

Part 2: A new board, new directions

Part 3: Keeping people out of the emergency department -- Primary care

WABE, Atlanta's NPR Affiliate
Thursday, January 19, 2012