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  • Stratford Gym Is A Memorial To A Young Athlete

    Stratford Gym Is A Memorial To A Young Athlete
                  After the tragic death of Erin Babieanu , who died during a fatal car accident in Jamaica when her taxi hit an oncoming truck which instantly killed the driver and seriously  injured the others in the vehicle. Erin Marie Babieanu died due...
  • Company Helps Families Struggling To Manage Parents' Declining Health

    Company Helps Families Struggling To Manage Parents' Declining Health
    AVON — Sharon Gauthier was always the squeaky wheel where she worked. Gauthier remembers working from 7 p.m. to 7 a.m. in a neonatal ICU, and being told she was to report for mandatory overtime from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. "I'm not doing that, that's...
  • California stumbles at shifting care for costly patients

    California stumbles at shifting care for costly patients
    California's ambitious effort to save billions of dollars by changing how the state's costliest patients get treated is on the ropes. The Obamacare program was designed to reduce medical costs by putting more of the nation's 11 million most...
  • Delegate wants to clarify law on treatment vs. suffering

    The bedside request has put many a doctor in a quandary: Relatives want to continue aggressive treatment of loved ones that won't improve their condition and may even prolong suffering. The cases aren't a daily occurrence, but they're important and...
  • U. of C. nurses give approval to strike

    U. of C. nurses give approval to strike
    University of Chicago Medicine nurses have given their overwhelming approval to strike. Jan Rodolfo, Midwest director of National Nurses United, which represents 1,500 U. of C. nurses, said 95 percent of the nurses who voted Thursday evening...
  • Medicare to transform how it pays doctors and hospitals

    Medicare to transform how it pays doctors and hospitals
    The Obama administration outlined ambitious new goals Monday to transform over the next four years the way that the gargantuan Medicare program pays doctors and hospitals, rewarding providers that achieve better outcomes for patients rather than those...
  • Obama administration unveils plan to shift Medicare payments, rewarding quality vs. quantity

    Medicare will change the way it pays hospitals and doctors to reward quality over volume, the Obama administration said Monday, in a shift that officials hope will be a catalyst for the nation's $3 trillion health care system. "It is in our common...
  • Shooting at L.A.-area clinic: Nurse wounded, patient in custody

    Shooting at L.A.-area clinic: Nurse wounded, patient in custody
    A man was arrested Monday on suspicion of shooting a nurse inside a mental health urgent care facility in Willowbrook, officials said. Vincent Heard, 20, is suspected of shooting a nurse during a medical evaluation at the Exodus Foundation for...
  • Medicare 'quality indicators' diverge from quality care

    Medicare 'quality indicators' diverge from quality care
    Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Burwell announced this week that, through the Affordable Care Act (ACA), Medicare would be taking drastic steps to assure that doctors are paid not for visits and procedures, but rather for the value of their...
  • Los Angeles Times Michael Hiltzik column

    The continuing and spreading outbreak of measles traced originally to visitors to Disneyland and Disney's California Adventure park revives the questions of who should be held responsible, and how they should be made to pay for the injury and illness...
  • Texas Expanding Telemedicine Use for Inmates

    Telemedicine has expanded over the last decade thanks to technology improvements and the implementation of electronic medical records. But while widespread adoption of virtual doctor visits will still take time, the practice has flourished in Texas as...