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UMC And The Issue of Transparency

Advertisements By now most readers are aware of the pending $345 million of non-voter approved bonds that the University Medical Center of El Paso (UMC) asked for last week at county commissioners court. As David Gonzalez of KVIA reported on June 15, 2022 the issue is not just about the amount of taxpayer funds, but […]

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Was The Need for Money The Cause of Death Of Child At Children’s Hospital?

Advertisements The financial model for the El Paso Children’s Hospital was built around the March 2007 Kurt Salmon Study, commissioned by Thomason Hospital. Thomason is now known as the University Medical Center (UMC). The Kurt Salmon Study was the fourth study commissioned to investigate the feasibility of having a children’s hospital in El Paso. The […]

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Roberto Canales – An Exposé

Advertisements On August 10, 2020, El Paso pediatrician Roberto Canales was sued by David and Mariana Saucedo over the death of their three-year-old daughter, Ivanna. The lawsuit alleges “grossly negligent care provided” by the doctor and El Paso Children’s Hospital’s staff. Roberto Canales has built a reputation over the years as a “beloved” doctor working […]

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Children’s Hospital Seeks to Hide Evidence In Court Hearing Yesterday

Advertisements The El Paso Children’s Hospital and two doctors went to court yesterday asking to have evidence thrown out in the Saucedo malpractice lawsuit. On August 10, 2020, David and Mariana Saucedo filed a malpractice lawsuit against El Paso Children’s Hospital, Roberto Canales and Rodolfo Fierro-Saucedo over the death of their three-year-old daughter, Ivanna. The […]

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Another Complaint Filed Against El Paso Children’s Hospital By Parents Of Daughter Who Died

Advertisements The El Paso Politics received an email news blast from David Saucedo announcing that he has filed a federal complaint against El Paso Children’s Hospital with the Office of the Inspector General of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. El Paso Children’s Hospital, although officially a non-profit, is wholly owned by the […]

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El Paso Children’s Hospital Under Investigation By The Texas Health and Human Services

Advertisements The Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) has opened an investigation into the El Paso Children’s Hospital, according to a notification dated October 20, 2020. The notification came from the Health Care Facilities. It investigates allegations of “substandard care” provided by any health care facility regulated by HHSC. The complaint against the children’s […]

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El Paso Children’s Hospital Sued For Death of Three-Year Old

Advertisements Today, David Saucedo II and his wife, Mariana filed a lawsuit against the El Paso Children’s Hospital and doctors, Roberto Canales and Rodolfo Fierro-Stevens for “grossly negligent care provided by EPCH, EPCH’s staff, and in particular Dr. Roberto Canales.” The 100-page lawsuit details the allegations that led to the death of their three-year-old daughter. […]

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