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  • 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...
  • No on Proposition 46

    No on Proposition 46
    Proposition 46 is a combination platter of healthcare-related proposals, each of which tries to accomplish something meaningful for California consumers. One provision would increase compensation for people harmed by careless or reckless healthcare...
  • 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...
  • Study: Medical costs up to 20% higher with hospital-owned physician groups

    Study: Medical costs up to 20% higher with hospital-owned physician groups
    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. The UC Berkeley research, published Tuesday in the Journal of the American Medical...
  • Ebola patient Ashoka Mukpo is now virus-free; Nina Pham improving

    American journalist Ashoka Mukpo no longer has Ebola, health officials announced Tuesday. Earlier in the day, Texas nurse and Ebola patient Nina Pham's condition was upgraded to "good" from "fair," and Texas Gov. Rick Perry announced the opening of a...
  • More patients could wear regular clothing in hospital: study

    More patients could wear regular clothing in hospital: study
    Although doctors say many patients in hospitals could be wearing their own clothing below the waist, and most want to, a majority still don't, according to a small Canadian study. That could have an important effect on patient dignity, the authors...
  • Free dental care in Newport News sets groundwork for health

    Good dental health is inextricably entwined with overall health and well being. Local groups are ensuring that everyone has access to care. Earlier this month the Community Free Clinic in Newport News joined with Newport News Links Inc. and the...