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  • Rebuild primary-care system

    Government versus corporate control is the subject of partisan debate in health care; the patient controlled it a few decades ago. American doctors were self employed. They answered to peer review committees, state boards and the courts, but they worked...
  • New crisis center opens in Williamsburg

    New crisis center opens in Williamsburg
    Colonial Behavioral Health has opened a behavioral crisis center at Riverside Doctors' Hospital in Williamsburg. The community services board, which serves the mental health needs of residents in Williamsburg, Poquoson, James City and York counties, was...
  • UCLA Health System fined by federal officials over banned doctor

    UCLA Health System fined by federal officials over banned doctor
    Federal officials fined UCLA Health System $470,000 for allowing an anesthesiologist who was banned from Medicare and other federal programs to treat patients and bill the government for their care. Dr. John Edward Miller, an anesthesiologist at...
  • Outpatient facility to change

    Keck Medicine of the University of Southern California, owner of USC Verdugo Hills Hospital, is partnering with a national company to handle the operations at a local outpatient surgical center in an effort to boost efficiencies. Surgical Care...
  • Health facility to change name, management

    Keck Medicine of the University of Southern California, owner of USC Verdugo Hills Hospital, is partnering with a national company to handle the operations at a local outpatient surgical center Keck Medicine has purchased in an effort to boost...
  • New class of abortion providers helps expand access in California

    New class of abortion providers helps expand access in California
    Ever since the Planned Parenthood health center here opened, the six cushioned recliners in the recovery room had been in steady demand every Friday. That's when a physician would rotate through to perform abortions for four hours. When everyone in...
  • VA is critical to medicine and vets

    VA is critical to medicine and vets
    During preparation for my confirmation as secretary of Veterans Affairs (VA), I was repeatedly asked, "Why doesn't VA just hand out vouchers allowing veterans to get care wherever they want?" For a department recovering from serious issues involving...
  • Health review verifies a pearl: secure doctor-patient email

    The recent 90-day review of the Military Healthcare System found it "comparable in access, quality and safety to average private-sector health care," Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel told a press conference last week. That was disappointing to hear for a...
  • To prevent Ebola in America, quarantine travelers at entry

    To prevent Ebola in America, quarantine travelers at entry
    We have always been thought of as America's medical safety net, and we are that. As emergency physicians, we man the fort 24-7, 365 days a year, and along with our nursing and emergency medical services colleagues, we are willing, able and happy to...
  • Medical costs up to 20% higher at hospital-owned physician groups, study finds

    Medical costs up to 20% higher at hospital-owned physician groups, study finds
    Raising fresh questions about healthcare consolidation, a new study shows hospital ownership of physician groups in California led to 10% to 20% higher costs overall for patient care. The UC Berkeley research, published Tuesday in the Journal of the...
  • 4 Chicago hospitals will handle Ebola; nurses call for hazmat protection

    4 Chicago hospitals will handle Ebola; nurses call for hazmat protection
    Four Chicago hospitals will treat potential Ebola patients, and federal officials announced more strict guidelines for handling those cases, even as a nurses union continued to push Tuesday for additional measures. City officials confirmed that Rush...