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The State Of LA and Orange Counties' Emergency Medical Services

by AirTalk

Health Dialogues 2002 commences with a live AirTalk town hall broadcast from Huntington Memorial Hospital, focusing on the state of emergency medical services in Los Angeles and Orange Counties. Larry Mantle explores funding, closures, overcrowding, a shortage of on-call specialists and nurses, and more. Guests include: Interim Director of the California State Emergency Medical Services Authority, Richard Watson; Director of the Los Angeles County Emergency Medical Services Agency, Virginia Price Hastings; Director of the Orange County Emergency Medical Services Agency, Dr. Bruce Haynes; President and CEO of Huntington Memorial Hospital in Pasadena, Steven Ralph; Director of Emergency Services at St. Francis Medical Center in Lynwood, Dr. Daniel Higgins; Medical Director of Medical Policy and Quality for Wellpoint/Blue Cross of California, Dr. Jeff Kamil.

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