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Healthy compromise aids SF hospitals

San Francisco Chronicle, March 7, 2013

Two new hospitals, less traffic and side benefits such as labor peace and health coverage for city workers are all covered in a compromise that ends one of San Francisco's biggest land-use fights. The Sutter hospital chain reached a deal with city leaders that offers balance and moderation amid tricky local politics and the hazy future of health care. It took months of dickering between hospital executives and City Hall, but the result is a worthwhile product.