Hospital to Expand Emergency Department

Sinovic, Steve
December 2010
San Diego Business Journal;12/6/2010, Vol. 31 Issue 49, p5
The article reports on the expansion of the emergency department of Sharp Chula Vista Medical Center in San Diego, California, in a goal to maximize hospital services and double its bed capacity.


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