D.C.’s health department announced last week that the obstetrics ward at United Medical Center, the city’s only hospital East of the Anacostia River, will have to shut down temporarily for 90 days. That means a considerable portion of D.C. residents will have to find other places to have their children, at least during the 90-day shutdown. Where does the long-troubled hospital go now, and how will this affect resident’s access to prenatal and maternal care services?


  • Aza Nedhari Executive Director, Mamatoto Village
  • David Catania Former Member, D.C. Council; Shareholder, Health & FDA Business Practice, Greenberg Traurig
  • Tina Reed Reporter for Washington Business Journal; @WBJHealth

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