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February 13, 1997 | BARBARA MARSH and LESLIE EARNEST, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
South Coast Medical Center, one of the last two independent hospitals remaining in Orange County, is discussing a possible merger with one of four large health-care organizations. "We're getting to a point where we're nearing a decision," said T. Michael Murray, South Coast's president. "We're very close." Trustees of the 210-bed, nonprofit institution will discuss merger possibilities in a Feb.
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August 10, 2003 | Jeff Gottlieb, Times Staff Writer
South Coast Medical Center may move out of Laguna Beach because of the high cost of a state-mandated earthquake retrofit and a lack of space to expand. Gary Irish, president and chief executive officer, said no decision has been made, but that hospital officials have looked at property near Pacific Coast Highway and Interstate 5 at the Dana Point-San Juan Capistrano border.
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August 10, 2003 | Jeff Gottlieb, Times Staff Writer
South Coast Medical Center may move out of Laguna Beach because of the high cost of a state-mandated earthquake retrofit and a lack of space to expand. Gary Irish, president and chief executive officer, said no decision has been made, but that hospital officials have looked at property near Pacific Coast Highway and Interstate 5 at the Dana Point-San Juan Capistrano border.
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March 15, 2000 | Kenneth Ma, (949) 248-2157
A small amount of paint thinner that leaked from an illegally dumped 55-gallon drum was removed Tuesday from a lot on Summit Drive and 8th Street, according to the Fire Department. The drum was discovered Monday in the lot behind South Coast Medical Center after an unidentified motorist dumped it, said Fire Chief Mark Baker. Orange County health officials concluded that the spill caused no environmental damage.
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April 5, 1999 | James Meier, (714) 966-5988
South Coast Medical Center will host a free health seminar April 22 at 7:30 p.m. to educate the public about various addictions. Dr. Steven Ey, medical director of the Chemical Dependency Program, will be the guest speaker. South Coast Medical Center is at 31872 S. Coast Highway. Reservations are required: (949) 499-7202.
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October 25, 1997 | STEVE CARNEY
South Coast Medical Center will sponsor a health fair and provide free flu shots from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Nov. 1. The event will include seminars and screenings for poor nutrition, high blood pressure, stroke, anxiety, high cholesterol, skin cancer, arthritis and other ailments. The event is intended to showcase $1.3 million in renovations to the center's emergency department. South Coast Medical Center is at 31872 Coast Highway, Laguna Beach. Information: (714) 499-7202.
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February 1, 1989 | Leslie Berkman, Times staff writer
Physicians are getting a chance to shine as cable television stars in south Orange County, courtesy of two medical education programs sponsored by an imaging center company and a hospital. Last week, MRI Centers, a Santa Ana-based chain of imaging centers, began airing 10-minute health spots called "Community Health Hints" on Dimension Cable Channel 10, a San Juan Capistrano station that claims to have 97,000 subscribers. The spots run twice a day on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays.
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April 12, 1997 | LESLIE EARNEST
With a $1.3-million renovation now underway, South Coast Medical Center has relocated the hospital's emergency room until year's end. Emergency patients will now be seen in an area previously designated for same-day surgeries. Signs have been erected to redirect patients to the area, which is on the hospital's main floor. "They're ready for patients," spokeswoman Maggie Baumann said this week.
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October 25, 1997 | STEVE CARNEY
South Coast Medical Center will sponsor a health fair and provide free flu shots from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Nov. 1. The event will include seminars and screenings for poor nutrition, high blood pressure, stroke, anxiety, high cholesterol, skin cancer, arthritis and other ailments. The event is intended to showcase $1.3 million in renovations to the center's emergency department. South Coast Medical Center is at 31872 Coast Highway, Laguna Beach. Information: (714) 499-7202.
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April 12, 1997 | LESLIE EARNEST
With a $1.3-million renovation now underway, South Coast Medical Center has relocated the hospital's emergency room until year's end. Emergency patients will now be seen in an area previously designated for same-day surgeries. Signs have been erected to redirect patients to the area, which is on the hospital's main floor. "They're ready for patients," spokeswoman Maggie Baumann said this week.
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