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Med. and Health: Inner City Hospital Closings #323142

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Sep 01, 1988
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Chicago, Illinois: Frank Currier) Vito and Deresita Navarez featured. [Deresita NAVAREZ - comments on closing of inner city hospital.] [Nurse Cheryl KILLEN - comments on closing.] [Chicago Health Care Council spokesperson Earl BIRD - comments on hospital.] Indigent and uninsured noted depending upon hospitals for medical care. [Nurse Betty Jane HALL - fears for her patients.] Hospital closing areas listed on screen. [Cook Cnty. Hospital director Terry HANSEN - comments.] [Dr. Quentin YOUNG - says closings are indicative of social Darwinism.] [Illinois department of public aid spokesperson Dean SCHOTT - comments on problem.] Impact of closings upon poor discussed.

Currier, Frank;
Rather, Dan

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