Vincent Gray
D Kevin McNeir

Is ‘Sense of Urgency’ Behind Plans for SE Hospital?

A popular fable attributed to Aesop featuring a tortoise and a hare, concludes with the adage, “slow and steady wins the race.” Perhaps it’s this notion of being both “slow and steady” that stands in the way of replacing the beleaguered United Medical Center in Southeast with a new, modernized facility for those living in Wards 7 and 8 where sorely-needed services, specifically obstetrics provided for the welfare and enhanced lives of women and newborn infants, have virtually ceased to exist. [read more…]