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High Desert Hospitals Fighting for Financial Solvency
California Healthline

Three rural, stand-alone hospitals in the Inland Empire are in various stages of addressing daunting financial challenges. Victor Valley Community Hospital in Victorville, Colorado River Medical Center in Needles and Hi-Desert Medical Center in Joshua Tree are all attempting to emerge from financial distress, but in different ways. The bankrupt Victor Valley Community Hospital has been sold to a health care conglomerate in Riverside that plans to convert the not-for-profit hospital to a for-profit organization.