The 501c3 Solution: What Would it Mean for Grady and the Community?
Should Grady’s Board of Trustees give up their daily management of the health system? That’s the recommendation of several local business leaders, who say the board should contract those responsibilities out to a new group of directors. They claim that turning Grady into what is called a 501c3 non-profit, would allow Grady to raise more money. But opponents say that would decrease transparency and accountability. WABE’s Odette Yousef looks at the fears and facts of changing Grady’s governance.
Pete Correll, Co-Chair of the Metro Atlanta Chamber of Commerce’s “Greater Grady Task Force”
Correll explains why he and other business leaders believe Grady’s best hope for survival is to replace its governance structure. That idea has become the linchpin of community debate, and Correll addresses accusations that it’s a racist plan.