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Los Angeles, California / Emergency Room Death / A Discussion #863142

CNN Evening News for Thursday, Jun 14, 2007
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The 911 call exchange between the dispatcher and caller played.

(Studio: John King) Report introduced.

(Los Angeles: Ted Rowlands) The incident at the Dr. Martin Luther King-Harbor Hospital emergency room in Los Angeles in which Edith Rodriguez†† died on the floor from internal bleeding while waiting for treatment examined; 911 exchanges between the dispatcher and someone at the hospital played; details given about what has happened to the E.R. staff since the Rodriguez death. [King-Harbor patient Juan PONCE†- says he was left for four days.] [With face shaded, E.R. WORKER - talks about the incompetency there.] [L.A. County supervisor Zev YAROSLAVSKY†- says everyone has to answer to what happened at the hospital that night.]

(Studio: John King) Raw data on medical mistakes in hospitals reviewed.

Reporter(s):
King, John;
Rowlands, Ted
Duration:
00:03:40

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