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  • 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....
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Back to the future on healthcare

    I totally agree with Dr. Mindy Fain. Home is where the heart is. ("Want better healthcare? Have doctors make house calls.," Opinion, June 4) People feel more at ease when they are at home with their family members rather than being in the strange...
  • When the worst medical advice comes from the patient

    When the worst medical advice comes from the patient
    In the ongoing debate over how healthcare decisions ought to be made, doctors are generally seen as the ones running the show — the ones who decide who does the deciding. But it doesn't always work that way. Sometimes patients hijack the whole...
  • LVH announces its annual Friends of Nursing winners

     
    Lehigh Valley Health Network Thursday honored 30 clinicians and six care teams with awards at LVHN’s Friends of Nursing Celebration, attended by more than 725 colleagues and community members at SteelStacks, Bethlehem. The celebration honored the...
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  • MinuteClinic offers walk-up care for basics

    MinuteClinic offers walk-up care for basics
    MinuteClinics are springing up in CVS retail stores at the rate of 150 a year across the country. The first one on the Peninsula opened in Hampton in mid-May and will be followed by additional locations in Newport News and Williamsburg within the month....
  • Anthem, HealthCare Partners save $4.7 million by coordinating care

    Anthem, HealthCare Partners save $4.7 million by coordinating care
    Insurance giant Anthem Blue Cross and the HealthCare Partners physician group say a new effort to coordinate care among 55,000 patients helped save $4.7 million. In results released Friday, the two companies said their collaboration, known as an...