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South LA patient falls through health system cracks
KPCC - Patt Morrison

As part of KPCC’s focus on health care reform, Patt Morrison visited St. John’s Well Child and Family Center in South Los Angeles, where she spoke with medical practitioners, public health officials, local politicians and patients. While at St. John’s, Patt spoke with Dr. Ellen Rothman, director of quality assurance for the center’s Women’s Health program. Dr. Rothman shared this story about a patient who, despite St. John’s comprehensive care model, did not receive the care she needed.