Don't Know What If Anything To Make of This

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    Just saw this flipping through the Tribune:

    Chairman of largest doctor's group at U. of C. Medical Center steps down -- chicagotribune.com

     
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    The first casualty of government excess is always that which they think the public will yell loudest about.
     
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    They created the position for her, she is gone so they are getting rid of it, pretty simple really. Pretty obvious too.
     
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    It's more than that, they knew months ago about costs problems, yet waited. Could it just possibly have to do with quid pro quo? It's not that one position, U of C hospitals is a major employer on the South Side. How many jobs might be lost, simply because of delay?
     
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    First off it is public not private.

    2nd when the economy shrinks governments at all levels lose revenue.

    3rd the last thing the government wants to do is to reduce staff. Damn hard to guild an empire if you don't have any soldiers.
     
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    University of Chicago hospitals are not public, if you mean county/city/state.
     
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    University of Chicago is a private institution?
     
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    Indeed. Just like Northwestern, Loyola, DePaul. ;)
     

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