MIAMI, Feb. 17 SEIU Local 1991, the union representing 5,000 nurses, doctors and healthcare professionals at Jackson Health System, will hold an emergency news conference Thursday, Feb. 18, 2010, regarding the crisis at the public hospital.
SEIU 1991 will make an announcement calling for a bold action to bring needed reforms and transparency to Jackson, which is teetering on financial disaster and is putting patients at risk because of gross mismanagement.
SEIU Healthcare Florida Local 1991, the voice of 5,000 nurses, doctors and healthcare professionals united for high-quality care at Jackson Health System.
WHAT: News conference to discuss needed reforms at Jackson Health System WHEN: 11 a.m., Thursday, Feb. 18, 2010 WHERE: Jackson Memorial Hospital 1611 NW 12 Avenue Miami, FL 33136 (In front of the emergency room's main entrance, under the portico)
SOURCE SEIU Local 1991