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Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Hospital Opens its Doors Following Successful Completion of Accreditation Process

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Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Hospital (“MLKCH”) recently announced that the hospital is now fully licensed, accredited, and opening to the public on Tuesday July 7, 2015. An opening dedication is scheduled for August 7, 2015.

The Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Hospital is a brand new state-of-the-art facility, with all new equipment, technology, staff, and administration. MLKCH has a total of 131 beds, including 93 medical/surgical beds, 20 intensive care beds and 18 obstetrical beds. Inpatient specialties will include Anesthesiology, Cardiology, Emergency Services, Gastroenterology, General Medicine, General Surgery, Infectious Diseases, Neurology, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Ophthalmology, Orthopedics, Otolaryngology, Pathology, Radiology, Pulmonary Medicine and Urology. The hospital’s medical staff includes six hospital-based physician groups that will be on-site 24/7.

MLKCH has completed licensure by the California Department of Public Health, and accreditation by The Joint Commission, a national agency that monitors health care organizations and promotes the highest standards of quality and patient safety. The Emergency Department, Labor and Delivery, and other hospital services will be open for patient care on July 7th.

July 14, 2015