Dr. Rhonda Medows, Commissioner of Georgia’s Department of Community Health
Dr. Medows discusses administrative problems that have kept Grady from drawing down the maximum amount of federal reimbursements that it qualifies for. She also explains how changes in federal policy will endanger funding for all of Georgia’s hospitals, including Grady.
Otis Story, CEO of Grady Health Systems
Story says since he took over, Grady has already begun streamlining operations and finding ways to cut costs, but Grady still needs more money—and fast.He says if Grady doesn’t receive a major cash infusion by the end of 2007, Grady will be forced to shut its doors.