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Building a Wired Hospital in an Underserved Community Jul 17, 2017

Martin Luther King Jr. Community Hospital in Los Angeles opened in 2015 as a safety-net hospital with a focus on cutting-edge technology. MLK Community Hospital (MLKCH) serves about 1.3 million people in South Los Angeles, a mostly low-income area ...

Patient Volume Spurs Hiring Drive May 02, 2016

It's been nearly a year since Martin Luther King Jr. Community Hospital opened in South Los Angeles, filling a gap in the Willowbrook neighborhood left when King Drew Medical Center Closed in 2007. Read More

Revived Hospital Checks In With New Image, Staff Aug 17, 2015

HEALTH CARE: CEO says deadly past did not hamper MLK’s hiring campaign. Read More

Nuevo hospital comunitario en el sur de L.A. Jul 20, 2015

El hospital MLKCH abrió sus puertas al público para atender a la población más necesitada de esta región Read More

MLK Hospital Leaves Troubled Past Behind Jul 09, 2015

The long-awaited Martin Luther King Jr. Community Hospital opened its doors Tuesday, offering medical care to an area that has been without a full-service medical center since 2007. Read More

Community celebrates opening of Martin Luther King hospital Jul 07, 2015

When King/Drew hospital closed eight years ago, the people of South Los Angeles feared that it would not be replaced. In low-income communities of color, they say, businesses leave, never to return. But on Tuesday, residents rejoiced as the ...

Martin Luther King Jr. Community Hospital opens in Willowbrook, fills gap in care Jul 07, 2015

The long-awaited Martin Luther King Jr. Community Hospital opened its doors today, offering medical care to an area that has been without a full-service medical center since 2007. The 131-bed facility in unincorporated Willowbrook south of Watts ...

Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Hospital Initiates 'Know Your Basics' Program in L.A. Nov 21, 2014

Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Hospital recently announced the launch of the Know Your Basics Community Wellness Campaign on Nov. 22 from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. The six-month campaign will provide health screenings and enrollment events at 23 ...