Bartlett Regional Hospital Struggling to Improve Equipment

Casey Kelly, KTOO – Juneau

As Bartlett Regional Hospital struggles to improve its workplace environment, concerns about failing equipment have been taken to the Juneau Assembly. The city-owned hospital is governed by an assembly appointed board of directors and managed by Quorum Health Resources. Quorum’s contract expires in 2011. A Bartlett neurologist says the hospital is putting the community at risk by not purchasing a new CT scanner.

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