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June 13, 1998
The controversial sale of Queen of Angels Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center to Tenet Healthcare Corp., the nation's second-largest for-profit hospital chain, became final Friday, Tenet officials said. "We're delighted," said Tenet spokesman Harry Anderson. "We think we offer considerable strengths that will ensure a healthy future for the hospital and the community it serves." Queen of Angels joins Tenet's 32-member Southern California network.
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November 11, 2004 | Lisa Girion
A medical group that owns hospitals, a medical school and a research institute in South Korea has reached a deal to buy Tenet Healthcare Corp.'s Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center. The deal is valued at $69 million, Tenet announced. Formerly known as Queen of Angels, the hospital is one of 27 that Santa Barbara-based Tenet is attempting to shed this year as part of a plan to restore the company to profitability. The buyer, CHA Medical Group, is led by Dr.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 19, 1989
Financially troubled Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center in Los Angeles will complete its merger with nearby Queen of Angels Medical Center on Jan. 27, a spokeswoman for the medical centers said Wednesday. On that day, Queen of Angels will close its aging 404-bed facility overlooking the Hollywood Freeway and move its doctors, patients and administrative personnel a few miles north to Hollywood Presbyterian's more modern 395-bed facility on Vermont Avenue in Hollywood.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 23, 2003 | Olga R. Rodriguez and Julie Tamaki, Times Staff Writers
Fire investigators were searching for the cause of a fire that scorched three unoccupied floors of the Queen of Angels-Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center in Hollywood on Tuesday afternoon and prompted the temporary evacuation of a dozen emergency-room patients and roughly 100 staff members, according to hospital officials and the Los Angeles Fire Department.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 26, 1997
The dispute over the proposed sale of Queen of Angels-Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center to a commercial chain heated up over the weekend as two medical staff leaders who opposed the transaction were kicked off the board of directors. Medical staff President Dr. Moneim Fadali and President-elect Dr.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 16, 1998
Over objections from consumer advocates, community groups and the Catholic Church, Atty. Gen. Dan Lungren approved the sale of Queen of Angels-Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center on Friday to the nation's second-largest commercial health care company. Tenet Healthcare Corp. will pay $86.4 million in the deal, one of the largest and most hotly contested conversions of a nonprofit hospital in the region's history.
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November 2, 1990 | HECTOR TOBAR, TIMES STAFF WRITER
In a move prompted by the growing crisis in the state Medi-Cal system and by financial motives, UCLA Medical Center this week began diverting indigent patients from its emergency room to Queen of Angels-Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center, officials at both hospitals said. About 1,000 Medi-Cal patients are expected to be transferred each year from UCLA, mostly by ambulance, to the Hollywood hospital.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 28, 2002 | PATRICK J. McDONNELL, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Striking health care employees at Queen of Angels-Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center ended their planned four-day walkout Monday but vowed to continue efforts to secure higher wages and other improvements. "The workers have shown they are together on this and are not going to back down," said Blanca Gallegos, spokeswoman for Local 399 of Service Employees International Union, which represents most hospital staff.
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June 19, 2002 | NERISSA PACIO, TIMES STAFF WRITER
About 300 health care employees and community members protesting low wages and understaffed crews at Queen of Angels-Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center launched a four-day strike Tuesday, the second walkout in three weeks. Nurses, respiratory therapists, lab technicians and supporters from Service Employees International Union, Local 399 gathered in front of the hospital Tuesday morning, holding "On Strike for Safe Staffing" signs.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 23, 2003 | Olga R. Rodriguez and Julie Tamaki, Times Staff Writers
Fire investigators were searching for the cause of a fire that scorched three unoccupied floors of the Queen of Angels-Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center in Hollywood on Tuesday afternoon and prompted the temporary evacuation of a dozen emergency-room patients and roughly 100 staff members, according to hospital officials and the Los Angeles Fire Department.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 10, 2003 | Charles Ornstein, Times Staff Writer
When state health inspectors looked through the files of thoracic surgery patients at Queen of Angels-Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center last year, they spotted a big problem. Some cases in which patients had died or experienced severe complications hadn't been reviewed by a panel of physicians, as required by law, to determine if the care was proper. That suggested, at the very least, that surgeons might not be learning from mistakes.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 19, 2002 | NERISSA PACIO, TIMES STAFF WRITER
About 300 health care employees and community members protesting low wages and understaffed crews at Queen of Angels-Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center launched a four-day strike Tuesday, the second walkout in three weeks. Nurses, respiratory therapists, lab technicians and supporters from Service Employees International Union, Local 399 gathered in front of the hospital Tuesday morning, holding "On Strike for Safe Staffing" signs.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 28, 2002 | PATRICK J. McDONNELL, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Striking health care employees at Queen of Angels-Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center ended their planned four-day walkout Monday but vowed to continue efforts to secure higher wages and other improvements. "The workers have shown they are together on this and are not going to back down," said Blanca Gallegos, spokeswoman for Local 399 of Service Employees International Union, which represents most hospital staff.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 13, 1998
The controversial sale of Queen of Angels Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center to Tenet Healthcare Corp., the nation's second-largest for-profit hospital chain, became final Friday, Tenet officials said. "We're delighted," said Tenet spokesman Harry Anderson. "We think we offer considerable strengths that will ensure a healthy future for the hospital and the community it serves." Queen of Angels joins Tenet's 32-member Southern California network.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 16, 1998
Over objections from consumer advocates, community groups and the Catholic Church, Atty. Gen. Dan Lungren approved the sale of Queen of Angels-Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center on Friday to the nation's second-largest commercial health care company. Tenet Healthcare Corp. will pay $86.4 million in the deal, one of the largest and most hotly contested conversions of a nonprofit hospital in the region's history.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 18, 1998 | JULIE MARQUIS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The sale of Queen of Angels-Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center to a for-profit chain could lead to "overall destabilization" of the greater Hollywood area's emergency medical system, according to a state-mandated report. The problems would occur if the hospital cut or curtailed services, says the report by the Lewin Group, a health care consulting firm.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 18, 1998 | JULIE MARQUIS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The sale of Queen of Angels-Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center to a for-profit chain could lead to "overall destabilization" of the greater Hollywood area's emergency medical system, according to a state-mandated report. The problems would occur if the hospital cut or curtailed services, says the report by the Lewin Group, a health care consulting firm.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 1, 1998 | JULIE MARQUIS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A crowded community meeting Saturday over the sale of Queen of Angels-Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center to a for-profit corporation was punctuated by outcries from placard-wielding, foot-stamping opponents who chanted, "Save the Queen!"
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