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  • Raymond L. Singer: Ron Swinfard's legacy — humble leader who cares for people

    Your health is a very personal matter. The health care you receive should be the same. What could be more personal than a nurse holding the hand of a dying patient, a doctor listening to a child's cough, or a surgeon repairing a faulty heart valve?...
  • Vet miffed over scheduling mix-up at Allentown clinic

    The Wilkes-Barre veterans hospital and its related clinics, including Allentown, scored well in last week's report that examined whether veterans are waiting too long for medical care. That doesn't mean, though, that every veteran gets seen without...
  • VA, IG warn against rush of vets into private care

    Report by VA's inspector general confirms system-wide abuses to distort wait times for care, which have put patients at risk and shaken confidence in how VA hospitals and clinics are staffed, managed and resourced. A report by the Department of...
  • Physician assistants important players in team-based healthcare

    Physician assistants function much like doctors, taking patient histories, performing physical exams, ordering and interpreting laboratory and diagnostic tests, prescribing medications and making referrals -- all under the supervision of a medical doctor....
  • Care 'above and beyond' at Gloucester-Mathews Care Clinic

    GLOUCESTER — Two years ago when Barbara Bohan lost her medical insurance she thought her life would never be the same. "I cried all day long that day," Bohan said. "I didn't think I would be able to get the medication I need for my diabetes or...
  • Time for the state to patch up Medi-Cal

    Time for the state to patch up Medi-Cal
    State lawmakers are nearing a deal on a budget for the fiscal year that begins July 1, and the projected revenue bounty makes it possible for Sacramento to undo some of the most damaging cuts made to state programs during the economic downturn while still...
  • Outrage is insufficient

    American service members who fought their way through the streets of Fallujah or faced enemy fire in the rugged mountains of Afghanistan deserve better than the Veterans Affairs health systems. The extended delays for care, secret waiting lists and...
  • East Penn capping more staff hours because of Obamacare

    East Penn School Board approved a two-year contract giving district nurses, instructional staff and administrative assistants small raises but capped the hours of some part-timers to avoid having to provide them health coverage under the nation's new...
  • New audit of VA finds 3-month waits for medical appointments

    More than 57,000 veterans have waited at least three months for an appointment at Veterans Affairs facilities, according to a new audit that sparked further outrage Monday on Capitol Hill. "It makes me sick knowing that our returned warriors are subject...
  • Holy Cross to open urgent care, imaging in Boca

    Holy Cross Hospital in Fort Lauderdale will raise its profile in the medical community here with an urgent care and imaging center opening on Sept. 15 in southeast Boca Raton. The building, a former mattress firm at 1799 S. Federal Highway on the Boca...
  • Las Vegas tries new tactic to improve city's notorious healthcare

    Teresa Garcia, weak and in pain, had all but given up on doctors when she came to a small clinic next to a former wedding chapel on the Strip. "I never thought I would get better," the 55-year-old housekeeper said, recalling years of perfunctory...