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CV hospitals building, expanding, meeting challenges

CV hospitals building, expanding, meeting challenges

CV hospitals building, expanding, meeting challenges

Planned prison hospital would cause more ills than cures

Planned prison hospital would cause more ills than cures

 State facility called threat to San Joaquin quality of life, medical community

Chiropractors still adjusting despite economic distress

Chiropractors still adjusting despite economic distress

Chiropractors still adjusting despite economic distress

Central Valley medical facilities boast best technology

Some of the advanced examples medical technology being used today in Central Valley medical facilities seem to have escaped from some alternate science fiction universe. Among the many medical technological…

Local Health Plan and UOP team up to offer residency training

By David Hurst, Health Plan of San Joaquin Health Plan of San Joaquin (HPSJ) the local health initiative in San Joaquin, Stanislaus and Merced Counties, was recently awarded a three…

Skilled nursing in the Central Valley

The Central Valley has more than 20 skilled nursing facilities but what does “skilled nursing” mean, exactly? As there are approximately 1,400 licensed nursing facilities in California caring for more…

Neighbors in Health: A community partnership

By Steve Smith There is a grim reality in the fact that in California’s Central Valley, where you’ll find some of the richest farm land in the state, and where…

How to heal the high cost of health care

Where does all the money go?   That’s the question businesses and consumers alike ponder when confronted with the increasing cost of health care.   For the past 35 years, Americans have…

Education is best cure for high cost of employee health benefits

Businesses utilize non-wage compensation such as health care insurance packages to attract and keep skilled and educated workers.  Yet the rapidly increasing cost of health care has presented employers with…

Convoluted Medicare Part D taking its toll on Central Valley pharmacies

Medicare part D stumbled from the halls of Congress in the spring of 2006, wreaking havoc with pharmacies and their customers and the regulatory mayhem continues today. Medicare’s drug plans…