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2007-06-24 09:00:59

By Joan Fleischman, The Miami Herald Jun. 24--Dr. Enrique Davila, former director of Mount Sinai Medical Center's Comprehensive Cancer Center, blasts the Miami Beach hospital and its fundraising foundation in a five-page letter. He claims Mount Sinai cares more about executives' compensation than patients. Mount Sinai CEO Steven Sonenreich calls Davila a "superb physician," but says the letter is filled with "exaggerations and misrepresentations." Sinai provides top-notch care, he says....


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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