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Los Angeles County cites errors in complaint against hospital

Los Angeles Times, May 17, 2010

Los Angeles County health officials cited numerous inaccuracies in a complaint filed with regulators that alleged emergency room patients at County-USC Medical Center faced excessive waits, among other issues. At the same time, officials acknowledged that hospital staff failed to protect patient privacy. The in-depth response came as state regulators paid a surprise visit to the county-run hospital to investigate the complaint.