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Ailing East Bay safety-net hospital desperate for multimillion-dollar lifeline
San Francisco Business Times

Doctors Medical Center may really be on its deathbed this time. The safety-net hospital in San Pablo has been in danger of closing its doors many times over the last 25 years. But now officials say that unless they receive a multimillion-dollar miracle soon, they’ll have to shutter the ailing facility. “It’s really a miracle we need,” Eric Zell, the hospital board’s chairman, told the San Francisco Chronicle. “Who’s going to voluntarily give us money without wanting anything in return?”