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Merdies Hayes's blog posts

posted 09/04/2017
Access to medical care in all of America’s inner cities is a pressing need, particularly in light of possible drastic changes to Medicare and Medicaid.
posted 02/21/2017
Can a revamped community hospital overcome a history of dysfunction and place residents of South Los Angeles on a path to better health and lower rates of chronic disease?

Merdies Hayes's Blog

Access to medical care in all of America’s inner cities is a pressing need, particularly in light... more »
posted 09/04/17
Can a revamped community hospital overcome a history of dysfunction and place residents of South... more »
posted 02/21/17

Merdies Hayes's Work

The African American community has been witness to some of the worst health outcomes of any population. Officials at Martin Luther King Jr. Community Hospital in Watts are trying to remedy that situation by focusing on preventative health.
This article was produced as a project for the USC Center for Health Journalism’s California Fellowship.