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March 19, 1995 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
The District of Columbia's financial woes are being felt in its only public hospital, which is facing shortages of basic medical supplies. D.C. General Hospital has found itself either low on or out of high blood pressure medications, gauze bandages, AIDS testing materials and rubber gloves. The shortages have forced doctors to beg or scrounge up supplies and equipment from other hospitals.
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April 24, 1999 | The Washington Post
A surgeon replaced the wrong hip on a patient at Washington Hospital Center this week, prompting officials to launch an investigation and apologize. Hospital officials Friday declined to identify the orthopedic surgeon who committed the error or name the patient, but they said the cost of the procedure and any future operations will be paid by the hospital. The patient remained in the facility, according to hospital spokeswoman Lisa Wyatt, and is still in the doctor's care.
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February 6, 1998 | From Times Wire Reports
A gunman opened fired inside the Washington Cancer Institute, killing a professional boxer who was undergoing cancer treatment and wounding five people. The gunman waited until the victim, Reuben Bell, 24, an outpatient at the institute, arrived about 11 a.m. The gunman then began shooting, police said.
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February 6, 1998 | From Times Wire Reports
A gunman opened fired inside the Washington Cancer Institute, killing a professional boxer who was undergoing cancer treatment and wounding five people. The gunman waited until the victim, Reuben Bell, 24, an outpatient at the institute, arrived about 11 a.m. The gunman then began shooting, police said.
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April 24, 1999 | The Washington Post
A surgeon replaced the wrong hip on a patient at Washington Hospital Center this week, prompting officials to launch an investigation and apologize. Hospital officials Friday declined to identify the orthopedic surgeon who committed the error or name the patient, but they said the cost of the procedure and any future operations will be paid by the hospital. The patient remained in the facility, according to hospital spokeswoman Lisa Wyatt, and is still in the doctor's care.
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March 19, 1995 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
The District of Columbia's financial woes are being felt in its only public hospital, which is facing shortages of basic medical supplies. D.C. General Hospital has found itself either low on or out of high blood pressure medications, gauze bandages, AIDS testing materials and rubber gloves. The shortages have forced doctors to beg or scrounge up supplies and equipment from other hospitals.
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