Dr. Arnold Quoted in East Bay Express Article “Surviving in a Hospital Desert”

Petris Center Research Director Dr. Daniel Arnold was quoted in the East Bay Express’ July 11th article, “Surviving in a Hospital Desert.” The article explores the impending closure of emergency services at Alta Bates in Berkeley and the consequences it has for communities in the East Bay, especially Richmond. In the article, Dr. Arnold discusses the role of California’s “managed care revolution” and the merging of hospitals and health systems in hospital’s financial woes, and ultimate closures.

You can read the full article on East Bay Express’s website here.