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Do or Die for Doctors Medical Center But It’s Not for Lack of Trying
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Doctors Medical Center in San Pablo has been struggling for more than a decade — hemorrhaging millions of dollars in the face of extraordinary efforts to keep it afloat.

Despite emerging from bankruptcy and 10 years of million-dollar grants, loans and parcel taxes, the center recently downsized, cutting the number of inpatient beds from 140 to 50, closing the unit treating heart attack patients and diverting ambulance traffic to nearby hospitals.