The private-equity backed urgent-care developer GoHealth Urgent Care will enter its third state in a deal with Dignity Health. Atlanta-based GoHealth and Dignity plan to develop a dozen urgent-care centers together in Northern California.
Sharp Healthcare has formed a joint venture with nearby University of California at San Diego to create a single program for liver transplants.
The future of Moda Health is up in the air after two states clamped down on the floundering health insurer.
A number of doctors who face malpractice payments or hospital sanctions for sexual misconduct escape disciplinary actions from their state medical boards, according to a study.
Since 2014, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center has routinely screened all admitted patients for depression, making it one of the first U.S. hospitals to do so. About 1% of the patients screened are found to be at risk for suicide, which hospital leaders say would have been hard to detect in the past.
Home health industry leaders say a new rule meant to help workers who had long fallen under certain exemptions to federal labor laws is doing just what they warned it would: hurting home health agencies and their clients—and even the workers it was supposed to help.
The bar was raised for medical debt collectors last summer when the Federal Communications Commission issued a ruling that made it harder to dial patients on their cellphones without their express consent. Now a California-based hospital chain has become one of the first providers to be sued since...
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved a new hepatitis C pill developed by Merck & Co. The combination pill Zepatier includes the medications elbasvir and grazoprevir, which attack the liver-destroying virus in two ways.
In 2009, Dr. Edward Callahan was overseeing a task force at the University of California at Davis that was tackling the issue of integrating sexual orientation and gender identity information into electronic health records.
The nation's largest drugstore chain is telling blood-testing startup Theranos to stop sending samples from its customers to a testing facility that drew regulatory scrutiny over possible patient risks.
Ensuring providers accurately match electronic health records with the right patient has emerged as a hot-button issue for the health information technology industry as its provider customers come under increasing pressure to freely share records with other providers.
Thousands of people who bought health insurance through California's individual marketplace are accessing healthcare services at hospitals in the state, according to a report released last week.