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  • Laptop thefts compromise 700,000-plus hospital patient files

    The theft of two laptop computers from a hospital administration office in Alhambra has compromised the health information of 729,000 patients, including their social security numbers, officials said Monday. The laptops were stolen Oct. 12 and contain...
  • Kaiser faults California's exchange for lack of quality ratings

    Kaiser faults California's exchange for lack of quality ratings
    Healthcare giant Kaiser Permanente and two other insurers say California's insurance exchange is withholding crucial information from consumers by not posting quality ratings alongside health plan rates. The insurance companies said "there has never...
  • Measuring the cost of health in Burbank

    Measuring the cost of health in Burbank
    One Tuesday a month, Stephen Houlemard gets a ride to the Glendale Free Clinic, located on the second floor of the First United Methodist Church of Glendale, from a friend. Houlemard, a Temple City resident, comes to the clinic to monitor the diseases...
  • Guest Column: Rooting for the Affordable Care Act

    Kudos to the Burbank Leader for reminding us all why the Affordable Care Act was needed and the difference it will make in the lives of thousands of our neighbors who have been shut out of the health insurance marketplace for so long. Unfortunately,...
  • Transient sought in theft of laptops with 729,000 patients' records

    Transient sought in theft of laptops with 729,000 patients' records
    Alhambra police have issued an arrest warrant for a transient detectives believe stole two laptops from a hospital group's administration building that contained information on 729,000 patients. Sgt. Jerry Johnson said the department is searching for...
  • Transient arrested in thefts of hospital laptops with patient files

    Transient arrested in thefts of hospital laptops with patient files
    Alhambra police arrested a transient Wednesday who detectives suspect stole two laptops containing 729,000 patient files from a hospital group's administration building. Christopher Lee Brown, 36, also known as Allen Marcous, was taken into custody at...
  • Biden keeps a high profile – except on healthcare

    PANAMA CANAL ZONE — During a recent tour of the historic locks here, Vice President Joe Biden helped an operator flip the switches to open the gates and then stepped out onto a balcony to watch a gargantuan vessel pass through. A hundred yards...
  • Consumers get more time to enroll for insurance under ACA

    Consumers get more time to enroll for insurance under ACA
    Maryland consumers will get an additional eight days to buy health insurance on the state's online exchange after officials announced Friday they would extend enrollment. The state joined the federal government in giving people more time to make a...
  • California a bright spot in Obamacare sign-ups

    California a bright spot in Obamacare sign-ups
    Amid slipping support nationally for President Obama's healthcare law and a backlash over canceled policies, California remains a bright spot with nearly 80,000 people signing up for health insurance in the state-run exchange. Still, California has...
  • Molina Healthcare poised for healthy growth

    Molina Healthcare poised for healthy growth
    Molina Healthcare Inc. of Long Beach was looking after the medical needs of low-income people long before Obamacare debuted. Molina Healthcare began 33 years ago after emergency room physician C. David Molina had seen too many poor people with easily...
  • Gansler web video announces eyeglasses plan

    Gansler web video announces eyeglasses plan
    During the first of a planned series of web videos to tell voters about his policy ideas, Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler on Monday called for mobile vans to bring eyeglasses to disadvantaged students.  The gubernatorial hopeful and his running mate...