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Doctors Medical Center grapples with grim budget
The Mercury News

Doctors Medical Center is struggling with a $15 million annual operating deficit and without a quick cash infusion, it may have to declare bankruptcy for the second time in five years, its leaders said Monday. As the West Contra Costa hospital strives to keep its doors open, it also faces a state-imposed March 2012 deadline to submit a master plan to replace its main patient tower to meet modern seismic requirements.