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Controversial Mount Sinai ER opens

Miami Herald, February 1, 2008
In a move that has been fiercely debated by legislators and the hospital industry, Mount Sinai Medical Center opened a stand-alone emergency room Monday less than a mile from Aventura Hospital. The money-losing hospital is gambling $5 million that it can attract Aventura residents to a 'round-the-clock ER and, if needed, rush them by ambulance to their half-empty facility in Miami Beach for surgery or other extensive care.