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  • Exhibit showcases USC Verdugo Hills Hospital's origins

    Exhibit showcases USC Verdugo Hills Hospital's origins
    USC Verdugo Hills Hospital was "founded by doctors from the community for the community," and those words are affixed to the wall introducing its recently completed history exhibit. The wall, painted in the backdrop of a stunning mural of La CaƱada...
  • Supreme Court bars judges from setting Medicaid rates

    The Supreme Court barred doctors, dentists and druggists Tuesday from going to court to fight cutbacks in Medicaid payments in California and other states. The justices' 5-4 decision in a case from Idaho held that the Medicaid Act, which offers...
  • U.S. Supreme Court decision could curtail Medi-Cal lawsuits

    U.S. Supreme Court decision could curtail Medi-Cal lawsuits
    During California's budget crisis, attempts to cut costs by reducing public services often became tied up in litigation. But on Tuesday, the U.S. Supreme Court significantly curtailed that legal avenue for advocates protesting spending cuts. The...
  • Health insurance exchanges need an upgrade

    Health insurance exchanges need an upgrade
    Established by the Affordable Care Act, the Healthcare.gov exchange and its 14 state-run counterparts have enrolled more than 11 million people — 800,000 of whom were sent incorrect tax information, the Obama administration admitted last month....
  • Inspection faults Hampton VA care after suicide attempt

    Inspection faults Hampton VA care after suicide attempt
    HAMPTON — A patient twice reported his attempted suicide to the Hampton VA Medical Center, but staff never notified the hospital's suicide preventon coordinator, an inspector general's report has found. The man, who had a history of depression,...
  • Doctors, Nurses Offer Free Care At Malta House Mobile Clinic

    Doctors, Nurses Offer Free Care At Malta House Mobile Clinic
    HARTFORD — When the Malta House of Care Mobile Medical Clinic arrives at St. Augustine's church in the South End on a recent Thursday afternoon, patients already have lined up, waiting to be seen. Some took the bus or got a ride from a family...
  • Pa. bill would let nurse practitioners work without doctors

    Pa. bill would let nurse practitioners work without doctors
    Allen Smith, a nurse practitioner, needed more than medical training and entrepreneurial spirit to open a primary care practice in Bethlehem. He had to find a doctor to sponsor him. That was easier said than done. Many doctors, it turned out, were...
  • Senate to take up historic Medicare bill after recess

    Senate to take up historic Medicare bill after recess
    After a marathon session of voting on budget bill amendments, Senate leaders failed Friday to bring up a vote on a potentially historic compromise to fix Medicare’s system for paying doctors and to extend funding for a popular government health...
  • Jail medical care not cause of inmate's death, Lehigh County jury rules

    Jail medical care not cause of inmate's death, Lehigh County jury rules
    A Lehigh County jury Friday night found that the private firm contracted to provide medical care to county jail inmates, and the jail's former doctor, were not responsible for an inmate's asthma death in 2012. Travis Magditch, 27, of Fountain Hill was...
  • State's Off-Label Drug Bill: What It Means To You And Why Insurers Want To Kill It

    State's Off-Label Drug Bill: What It Means To You And Why Insurers Want To Kill It
    A physician might prescribe an antidepressant to treat hot flashes or the asthma drug Singulair for chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder even though they're not approved for the specific conditions by the Food and Drug Administration. It's a legal,...
  • House OKs bipartisan Medicare doctor bill; fate up to Senate

     House OKs bipartisan Medicare doctor bill; fate up to Senate
    In uncommon bipartisan harmony, the House approved a $214 billion bill on Thursday permanently blocking physician Medicare cuts, moving Congress closer to resolving a problem that has plagued it for years. The lopsided 392-37 vote shifted pressure...