Audio of Senator Weinberg's Hospital Privatization Hearing

Audio of Senator Weinberg's Hospital Privatization Hearing

September 22, 2011 - by Ed Mecka -

On Monday, September 21, 2011, New Jersey State Senator Loretta Weinberg (D-District 37), chair of the Senate Health, Human Services and Senior Citizens Committee held a hearing on the growing concerns of Hospital Privatization issues.

After reading press accounts about an attorney working for the Hoboken Municipal Hospital Arthority who said in a filed certification to the United States Bankruptcy Court, District of New Jersey;

"During the period of retention, which ended on July 15,2011, I was a firsthand witness to apattern of conduct by HMHA members to intimidate, threaten, control, abuse, and attempt to force the CEO of HHI and members of the HHI Board to take actions adverse to its charter and otherwise to violate the laws of the State of New Jersey." (Full Document)

 Senator Weinberg sent the following letters requesting an investigation to the United States Attorney, District of New Jersey and the New Jersey State Attorney General



What follows are 2 audio excerpts and the full audio tape of the Hospital Privatization hearing.

Excerpt #1:

Senator Weinberg's comments the Attorney's fraud charges;

Excerpt #2:

Senator Weinberg's comments on:

Hoboken University Medical Center CEO Vincent Riccitelli

Presentation of Geoff Teed - Founding Partner/President of Paradigm Physician Partnets (P3) who has spoken to Hoboken Municipal Hospital Authority many times about a "model non-profit" venture. 

Several other speaker comments.



Senator Weinberg's Hospital Privitazation Hearing;


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