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  • Review: 'A Cat Named Mercy' takes on healthcare with heart, heavy hand

    Review: 'A Cat Named Mercy' takes on healthcare with heart, heavy hand
    “A Cat Named Mercy,” a new play by Josefina López (“Real Women Have Curves”) premiering at Casa 0101 Theater, is full of reformist passion but feels underbaked. Perhaps it was rushed into production to capitalize on the Obamacare...
  • Nicholas James Kiladis

    Nicholas James Kiladis
    Nicholas James Kiladis, a former contracts administrator for the Maryland Transit Administration, died Dec. 25 at Oak Crest, a long-term care facility in Parkville, of complications from a brain injury he suffered in November 2012. He was 79. Mr....
  • Marianna Earp, music appreciation teacher

    Marianna Earp, music appreciation teacher
    Marianna T. Earp, a retired music appreciation teacher, died of dementia Sunday at Maryland Masonic Home in Cockeysville. The Towson resident was 82. Born Marianna T. Markowski in the Baltic section of Poland, she was the daughter of Walter and Michelina...
  • Today's overblown Obamacare fear: Will Medicaid take my house?

    Today's overblown Obamacare fear: Will Medicaid take my house?
    The word is beginning to percolate through public discourse as the Affordable Care Act takes hold: If you're in the cohort receiving your healthcare through Medicaid, the government can seize your house later to pay for your bills.   Is that really...
  • Jahi McMath: Girl declared brain dead not suffering, mom writes

    Jahi McMath, a 13-year-old girl declared brain dead after having tonsil surgery at an Oakland hospital but whose parents refused to take her off a ventilator, is not suffering, her mother wrote Wednesday. The teen was at the center of a patient’...
  • Loophole in healthcare law may put Medi-Cal patients' assets at risk

    Loophole in healthcare law may put Medi-Cal patients' assets at risk
    Luis Rios, who lost his job at a filling station in December at the age of 56, is newly eligible for Medicaid, the healthcare program for the poor. Following the advice of state-trained medical insurance enrollment workers, he filled out the paperwork...
  • The nursing home issue and Bruce Rauner

     
    The story is the subject of a fresh round of political ads this week, but Tribune readers learned about it in late January in a RIck Pearson, Ray Long story, Nursing home problems may dog Rauner-- GOP candidate's business deals,......
  • SMALL COMPANY NUMBER 3: Arcadia Hospice, where efficiency meets compassion

    SMALL COMPANY NUMBER 3: Arcadia Hospice, where efficiency meets compassion
    Like every other hospice, Arcadia Hospice serves the terminally ill and their families. But Arcadia Hospice is not like every other hospice, its employees and owners say. Arcadia is exceptional in the efficiency of its operation and the extraordinary...
  • Handling of L.A. County nursing home complaints under scrutiny

    Handling of L.A. County nursing home complaints under scrutiny
    Los Angeles County supervisors ordered an audit Tuesday of the way the county's public health department investigates complaints about health and safety issues at nursing homes. The officials sharply criticized public health officials over a report that...
  • L.A. County orders audit of department over nursing home complaints

    L.A. County orders audit of department over nursing home complaints
    Los Angeles County supervisors ordered an audit Tuesday of how the county's Public Health Department investigates complaints about health and safety issues at nursing homes. Members of the county board sharply criticized health officials over a report...
  • Health-Care Consultant Qualidigm Looks To Grow, Diversify

     Health-Care Consultant Qualidigm Looks To Grow, Diversify
    WETHERSFIELD — For 30 years, this health-care quality improvement company has faced next to no competition. Qualidigm, founded in 1983, heavily depends on government contracts, and most of its work is collaborating with nursing homes, hospitals,...