Griffith defends raises, decisions

ST. CROIX - Luis Hospital Chief Executive Officer Dr. Kendall Griffith on Tuesday defended his decision to hand out pay raises valued at more than a million dollars annually while the hospital failed in meeting basic quality standards, struggled with keeping medications and supplies in stock and could not make payroll without a government bailout.

"It is a judgment call that I stand by, and I would not do things any differently than I have done," Griffith said during a hearing of the Senate Health, Hospitals and Human Services Committee.

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