Close to $51 million in health grants given in Washington, DC
Washington Post, December 11, 2008
Washington, DC, Mayor Adrian M. Fenty awarded almost $51 million in medical grants to three healthcare entities as part of an effort to improve primary and emergency care for children and some of the city's poorest residents. Washington Hospital Center received $10 million to increase the capacity of its emergency room, and United Medical Center received $11 million to build a pediatric emergency department. The DC Primary Care Association was given $29.7 million to support four primary care facilities currently in development.