Howard University and Partner to Lease Embattled UMCD.C. has signed a letter of intent with Howard University and its partner at the Wilson Building on Tuesday to take control of the United Medical Center, the city's embattled only full-service hospital east of the Anacostia.
D.C. Mayor Proposes New Hospital East of Anacostia District of Columbia Mayor Vincent Gray wants to build a new, $300 million hospital to replace the city-owned hospital east of the Anacostia River.
With Closest Ambulance Across Town, Child Transported to D.C. Hospital in Fire TruckA D.C. paramedic had to transport a toddler suffering from seizures to a hospital in a fire truck Friday because the closest available ambulance was across town.

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