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Three steps to making a safer workplace

Three steps to making a safer workplace

Mitigating the frequency and severity of workplace injuries is tough. Let’s face it, you could invest every spare dollar you have back into your safety program, but at the end…

First aid expenses’ effect on workers’ comp

First aid expenses’ effect on workers’ comp

If you are a business owner and required to purchase workers’ comp insurance, then you might know a thing or two about experience modifications. If not, it’s important to know…

Workers comp landscape changes in 2017

Workers comp landscape changes in 2017

If you missed the quiet passage of legislation changing California’s workers comp law last summer, you were not the only one. The fallout from the Aug. 26 signing of Assembly…

Medi-Cal at 50

After 20 years of educating our communities about what Health Plan of San Joaquin does and how we do it, it’s perhaps easiest to say with our mission statement: We…

Getting virtually real with your customers

Getting virtually real with your customers

By MARTINA ORI Guest columnist Virtual reality is the use of computer technology to create a three-dimensional, simulated environment. To experience virtual reality, people no longer look at a flat…

Op-Ed: True water emergency threatens Delta: Your voice matters

By CHUCK WINN San Joaquin County Supervisor, District 4 DON NOTTOLI Sacramento County Supervisor, District 5 California decision makers are at a historic crossroads in the long-standing California water crisis.…

Getting capital through royalty-based financing

Every business needs equity capital at some point; the problem is, not every business has the necessary equity to acquire it through a traditional bank loan. The reality is, small…

‘Tis the season to be jolly and safe

‘Tis the season to be jolly and safe

In some ways, people are more mindful of their general health during the cold weather seasons. They may get flu shots. They make sure their hair is dry after washing…

Community Voices: What science says about alcohol’s health benefits

Whether alcohol can ever be healthy is a matter of controversy. For a long time, people have believed that alcohol can be beneficial as long as it’s consumed in moderation.…

Community Voices: Medicaid at 50

Community Voices: Medicaid at 50

By AMY SHIN Health Plan of San Joaquin CEO STOCKTON — For its 50th anniversary, we’re celebrating Medicaid and how a great vision, powered by enduring partnerships, across political divides…

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