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  • Commentary: Patient is in charge in team-based approach to care

    If a computer salesman told you that you needed an $8,000 systems upgrade, you might walk (or run) out of the store, research everything you could about the necessity of his recommendation, shop around for a better price and then decide whether to make...
  • Let God do it [Letter]

    Let God do it [Letter]
    If the Supreme Court rules in favor of Hobby Lobby and lets companies off the hook for providing employees health care that doesn't square with the company owners' religious beliefs, that will represent a great financial opportunity for employers ("Don'...
  • Obamacare has led to health coverage for millions more people

    WASHINGTON — President Obama's healthcare law, despite a rocky rollout and determined opposition from critics, already has spurred the largest expansion in health coverage in America in half a century, national surveys and enrollment data show. As...
  • Meningitis deaths bring warning for gay men

    Meningitis deaths bring warning for gay men
    Three gay men who contracted meningitis have died of the disease, officials said Thursday, heightening calls in West Hollywood and beyond that people get vaccinated. The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health began providing free vaccinations...
  • Younger Americans warm somewhat to Obamacare, poll shows

    Younger Americans warm somewhat to Obamacare, poll shows
    WASHINGTON -- As the deadline approaches for enrolling in Obamacare health coverage this year, younger Americans have warmed somewhat to the president’s healthcare law, but Latinos remain closely split over it. Those findings from a large-scale...
  • AMN Healthcare Services poised for healthy growth under Obamacare

    In the age of Obamacare, AMN Healthcare Services Inc. would appear to be in a healthy position. The San Diego company is the nation's largest healthcare staffing firm, and if the Affordable Care Act proves successful in its goal of providing...
  • AMN Healthcare Services at a glance

    The company: AMN Healthcare Services Inc. Headquarters: San Diego Ticker: AHS Employees: 1,900 Leadership: Susan R. Salka, 49, chief executive since 2005 2013 revenue: $1 billion 2013 net income: $32.9 million Stock price: $14.47 at Friday's...
  • Zimmer to buy Biomet amid flurry of billion-dollar medical deals

    Zimmer to buy Biomet amid flurry of billion-dollar medical deals
    Orthopedic products maker Zimmer Holdings on Thursday announced it will acquire Biomet Inc. in a deal valued at $13.35 billion, including assumption of debt, the companies said.    The proposed acquisition follows a flurry of billion-dollar deals by...
  • Oregon leaders to vote on scrapping health insurance exchange

    DURHAM, Ore. — Oregon officials will vote Friday on whether to become the first state to scrap its troubled insurance exchange and switch to the federal system, after spending an estimated $248 million on an ambitious exchange that failed in...
  • Mystery hospital fee

    David Lazarus' column on the mysterious $546 fee charged by St. John's Health Center to an orthopedic patient draws attention to a major source of confusion and frustration for patients of this clinic. ("Hospital's healthcare fee causes nothing but...
  • Lawmakers' costly plan to fix Veterans Affairs is temporary, or not

    When it passed legislation to fix the troubled Veterans Affairs Department, Congress managed to do two things lawmakers have often vowed to avoid: create a new benefit program and fail to pay for it. The $16.3-billion measure, which President Obama...