| May 4, 2013
| 11:28 PM
Health care reform, budget cuts and ever more stringent governmental regulations are what El Centro Regional Medical Center Chief Executive Officer David Green finds as the main challenges the hospital faces.
“So what are we going to have to do...
| Apr 17, 2013
| 12:47 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Using a computer tool to help doctors analyze mammography images increases the number of early, non-invasive breast cancers that are caught, but also means more women without cancer have to undergo follow-up ultrasounds and...
| Apr 18, 2013
| 4:47 PM
Ted Kamp wanted to make sure his daughter received the medical treatment she needed. That was his first priority.
His second was making sure his insurance would cover things and that he'd pay a fair price for any procedures.
The fact that this...
| Apr 10, 2013
| 12:56 PM
John Ward Ross-Duggan, MD
(nicknames “ John Ross, Doctor John, Rhino)
Died at age of 57 drowned in a sailing accident on February 23, 2013.
Residing in Honolulu, Hawaii.
Born: Long Beach CALIF. On August 2, 1955
Son of Dr. John K Ross-Duggan,...
| Mar 28, 2012
| 4:39 PM
State Sen. Joseph Simitian (D-Palo Alto) is resurrecting a bill to strengthen breast cancer screenings after it was vetoed by Gov. Jerry Brown last year. The legislation would require patients to be told if they have dense breast tissue, which......
| Sep 7, 2012
| 4:32 PM
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| Mar 29, 2012
| 1:44 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Doctors order fewer lab tests when they have access to a patient's electronic medical records, according to a new study, but the efficiency may be confined to state-of-the-art records exchanges for now.
The new study is...
| Apr 4, 2012
Should you get a cardiac stress test as part of your annual checkup? A chest X-ray before outpatient surgery? A CT scan or antibiotics for chronic sinusitis?
In most cases, no.
But patients get these commonly used tests and procedures — and many...
| Oct 5, 2012
| 11:27 AM
Mary Shallcross is positioned in the 3D digitial mamography machine to have
breast tomosynthesis at the Women's Imaging Center at Memorial Regional
Hospital in Hollywood. Photo by Amy Beth Bennett.
Bringing life-like detail to a hospital near you: the...
| Oct 5, 2012
| 4:42 PM
When a hit-and-run driver in Wicker Park last night narrowly missed 68-year-old radiologist Thomas Anderson but hit Rosey, his 10-year-old black Labrador retriever mix, all he could think of were the two animals he was walking.
“I just felt...
| Oct 9, 2012
| 9:13 AM
Grateful that a breast examination as part of a study of an automated ultrasound device led to her cancer diagnosis, Yvette Kaweblum testified at a Food and Drug Administration hearing in Washington, D.C. in April. The device was approved by the FDA...