California lawmakers blast HCA-owned hospital, allege dangerous staffing levels, hostile management

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California lawmakers blast HCA-owned hospital, allege dangerous staffing levels, hostile management

Three California lawmakers slammed San Jose, Calif.-based Good Samaritan Hospital and its parent company Nashville, Tenn.-based HCA Healthcare in a letter last week decrying staffing concerns and hostile management practices, according to NBC Bay Area. 

The letter was addressed to Good Samaritan Hospital COO Gary Purushotham and HCA Healthcare CEO Samuel Hazen.

The letter, signed by state Sen. Dave Cortese, Assemblyman Ash Kalra and Assemblyman Alex Lee, accuses Good Samaritan of having dangerous staffing levels despite its parent company reporting a $3.7 billion profit last year.

Read the full article at Becker’s Hospital Review