We saw another unfortunate example of the effects of cost cutting the other day. It seems that our news outlets do not have controls in place to see to it that what they report is correct.
KTSM Television reported this in a piece about the new William Beaumont hospital recently:
The hospital is expected to be up and running by September 2020. However, that depends on how much time it takes to move all the patients from the original location to the new one.
In 1893 the original hospital was at what is now building 8 on Fort Bliss.
It expanded to a new facility in 1916 and in 1921 to the one that subsequently grew massively to handle the effects of World War II.
The current facility was opened in 1972.
Be careful in believing what you are told by these news outlets.
We deserve better