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Kern Medical Center financial picture brightens
Bakersfield Californian

Two months don’t make up a reliable trend.

But Kern Medical Center’s financial performance in May tacked a second month of hopeful statistics onto the end of the county hospital’s terrible fiscal year. Russell Judd, seven months into his job as CEO of ailing KMC, reported Monday that additional business in the surgery and emergency room departments coupled with higher productivity boosted the hospital’s bottom line.