Compassion, Experience & Action
Center (formerly Brookside
Hospital) has been teetering on the brink of bankruptcy since before
In June of this year, we voted and passed Measure
D — the parcel tax
measure that is keeping our hospital’s doors open. Now it
is critical that we elect West Contra
Costa Healthcare District Directors on November
2 who will protect and leverage our investment.
“Why is financial
stability so vital? In the past decade, 65 California
emergency departments have
shut their doors. I want to ensure
that Doctors Medical Center does not become one of the next
Healthcare is in a state of crisis. Hospitals throughout
California are closing at an alarming rate and quality care is
for many families. With the help of Measure D and effective leadership,
Doctors Medical Center has a window of opportunity to improve
services for all the residents of West County.
new leaders who can fundamentally change the way the healthcare
district does business.
For the past 25 years, Susan Swift has provided strategic
marketing, community relations and organizational development
to nonprofit and public agencies, including six years in
Health Services Department.
As your representative for the
West Contra Costa Healthcare District, Susan
will focus on three key issues:
1. Fiscal stewardship.
2. Quality services.
3. Responsive communications.
Please join Susan in her campaign
to create a more responsive and sustainable healthcare system
in West Contra Costa
we can be sure that our community gets the quality health
services it deserves.
If you have questions about Susan’s
candidacy or ideas for the district that you would like
to share, please contact Susan
Vote Susan Swift
West Contra Costa
Healthcare District Director
Register by: October
Election Day: November 2, 2004