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Closing ‘essential’ St. Luke’s Hospital could hurt poor
San Francisco Examiner

Despite a recent history of financial struggle, St. Luke’s Hospital in the Mission has become a crucial safety net for many of The City’s poor and underinsured residents.

The private acute-care facility’s future is at the center of deadlocked negotiations between the Mayor’s Office and California Pacific Medical Center, the Sutter Health affiliate that rescued the hospital from debt in 2001.