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  • The doctor is in ... your mobile device

    The doctor is in ... your mobile device
    It was 11:45 a.m. and Dr. Christopher Bailey's laptop was chirping, indicating a patient was on the line. "Hi, this is Dr. Bailey. Can you hear me?" Yes, the female patient said, she could. She'd been violently coughing for days and was losing her...
  • Medical transcriptionist: Patient cases are 'always interesting'

    When picking a career, Barbara McHugh was interested in entering the medical field, but she didn't want to be around blood. She found a good fit in medical transcription. The 57-year-old works as a medical transcriptionist at Hinsdale Hospital. Her job...
  • Stuck waiting for the doctor? Check ratings on state physician groups

    Stuck waiting for the doctor? Check ratings on state physician groups
    Californians wanting to check up on doctors have new ratings from Consumer Reports on more than 170 physician groups statewide. The scores released this week are intended to help consumers see how different medical offices stack up on providing care and...
  • Family physicians find high recognition

    Family physicians find high recognition
    Orlando's Family Physicians Group has been recognized by Stanford University and the newly established Peterson Center on Healthcare as one of the top practices in the county for delivering high-quality care at low cost. Of the 15,000 primary-care...
  • Urgent-care clinic to open in Montrose

    Urgent-care clinic to open in Montrose
    An urgent care slated to open its doors in Montrose within the next few months will be the nearest such medical facility to residents living in the foothill communities. Adventist Health will operate the urgent care at 1975 Verdugo Blvd., where four or...
  • Even with Obamacare, patients will turn to the ER

    To the editor: Given the nation's aging population and physician shortages, emergency visits will continue to increase despite Obamacare. ("Since Obamacare, L.A. County ER visits show hospitals in 'state of flux,'" Jan. 1) In addition, as millions of...
  • Doctors' call for insurance reform sets up legislative fight in Virginia

    Doctors' call for insurance reform sets up legislative fight in Virginia
    The Medical Society of Virginia called Thursday for state regulations to streamline the pre-authorization process for prescription drugs, setting up a potential legislative fight with the insurance industry. Matt Mansell, the group's director of...
  • Here's the anti-Obamacare lawsuit that just might deserve to win

    Here's the anti-Obamacare lawsuit that just might deserve to win
    Lawsuits aimed at eviscerating the Affordable Care Act have been lining up in federal courts like airliners on America's taxiways. Most are frivolous or partisan or both, and some have already been tossed. The Supreme Court on Friday will ponder whether...
  • 2 former Sacred Heart Hospital executives plead guilty in scheme

    2 former Sacred Heart Hospital executives plead guilty in scheme
    Located in a high-crime neighborhood on Chicago's West Side, Sacred Heart Hospital had limited emergency services, a skeleton staff on nights and weekends, and no access at those hours to routine procedures such as x-rays or lab work, federal...
  • Allen C. Minor: Congress can save the Affordable Care Act

    Allen C. Minor: Congress can save the Affordable Care Act
    What does the future hold for the controversial Affordable Care Act now that the Republican Party will control Congress? Prior to it becoming law, 50 million people in the United States did not have health insurance, and health care costs were...
  • Hampton VA records nation's longest wait time for primary-care patients in December audit

    Hampton VA records nation's longest wait time for primary-care patients in December audit
    Patients seeking primary care in December at the Hampton VA Medical Center endured the average longest wait times in the nation, according to recently released data. Addressing the issue Tuesday, the medical center's director said while Hampton is...