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West Contra Costa hospital losing workers amid uncertain future
Contra Costa Times

As Contra Costa County officials scramble for options to save Doctors Medical Center in some form, skilled workers are leaving in droves amid the continuing uncertainty.

Hospital CEO Dawn Gideon said 66 workers have left since early May, and about two dozen more have resigned and will be gone in the coming weeks, meaning the staff is down about 11 percent. The drop in staffing hasn’t affected hospital services yet, but hospital officials are concerned that could happen if workers continue to flee.

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