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  • Even with Obamacare, patients will turn to the ER

    To the editor: Given the nation's aging population and physician shortages, emergency visits will continue to increase despite Obamacare. ("Since Obamacare, L.A. County ER visits show hospitals in 'state of flux,'" Jan. 1) In addition, as millions of...
  • Allen C. Minor: Congress can save the Affordable Care Act

    Allen C. Minor: Congress can save the Affordable Care Act
    What does the future hold for the controversial Affordable Care Act now that the Republican Party will control Congress? Prior to it becoming law, 50 million people in the United States did not have health insurance, and health care costs were...
  • Here's the anti-Obamacare lawsuit that just might deserve to win

    Here's the anti-Obamacare lawsuit that just might deserve to win
    Lawsuits aimed at eviscerating the Affordable Care Act have been lining up in federal courts like airliners on America's taxiways. Most are frivolous or partisan or both, and some have already been tossed. The Supreme Court on Friday will ponder whether...
  • Some heart patients do better when the cardiologist is away

    Some heart patients do better when the cardiologist is away
    Holy heart attack! Researchers have found that certain high-risk heart patients stand a better chance of survival if they go to a teaching hospital when all the cardiologists have left town.  Though heart doctors have joked that the safest place to...
  • Immigrants in state illegally to get state-funded kidney transplants

     Immigrants in state illegally to get state-funded kidney transplants
    When he was diagnosed with renal disease almost two years ago, Gustavo Galvez had never heard of dialysis. Doctors told Galvez, who had been working in the United States 17 years without legal residency, that it would help his failing kidneys function and...
  • Overdose patients end up repeatedly in hospital

    Overdose patients end up repeatedly in hospital
    State health officials hope to curb overdose deaths by using hospital data to target patients who have been admitted for previous overdoses but survived. The state Department of Health and Mental Hygiene announced plans Monday to offer rehab services and...
  • Hampton VA records nation's longest wait time for primary-care patients in December audit

    Hampton VA records nation's longest wait time for primary-care patients in December audit
    Patients seeking primary care in December at the Hampton VA Medical Center endured the average longest wait times in the nation, according to recently released data. Addressing the issue Tuesday, the medical center's director said while Hampton is...
  • Urgent-care clinic to open in Montrose

    Urgent-care clinic to open in Montrose
    An urgent care slated to open its doors in Montrose within the next few months will be the nearest such medical facility to residents living in the foothill communities. Adventist Health will operate the urgent care at 1975 Verdugo Blvd., where four or...
  • Hospital helps teen navigate road to recovery after brain tumor

     Hospital helps teen navigate road to recovery after brain tumor
    It's difficult for Cherise Felters to talk about that day in early September when her youngest child came out of surgery. Felters stood in a room at Rush University Medical Center, consoling her son, who at the sight of his little sister began to cry....
  • The bond between patient and physician is in jeopardy

    The bond between patient and physician is in jeopardy
    Remember your personal physician? He or she may not be yours much longer. And even if you keep your doctor, the odds are he or she is not really working for you. Soon, most doctors will have abandoned their private practices and become employees of...
  • Holy Cross group added to Medicare savings program

    Holy Cross group added to Medicare savings program
    The Holy Cross Physician Partners Accountable Care Organization has been selected as one of 89 groups added in an expanding nationwide Medicare Shared Savings Program that now provides 7.2 million Medicare beneficiaries with access to coordinated care,...