District News

Historic Martin Luther King. Jr Community Hospital Partnership Last week was a blend of a groundbreaking partnership as we rekindled old ones. As you’ve heard, LACMA entered into a 5-year agreement with Martin Luther King. Jr Community Hospital’s new medical foundation model. Nine young physicians have joined MLK, and those …
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Confidential Physician Compensation Information Last week I shared the latest on AB 1404 (Santiago) which is headed to the state Senate Appropriations Committee. Santiago and the SEIU-United Healthcare Workers West union specifically cited Kaiser Permanente, which entails the not-for-profit hospital and clinic arm Kaiser Foundation Hospitals; the not-for-profit Kaiser Foundation …
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Health Policy

How Physicians Can End Opioid Abuses Opioid overdoses continue to be a leading cause of injury and death in the United States, surpassing deaths from motor vehicle accidents and gun homicides. Among new illicit opioid users, 4 out of 5 reported using prescription drugs prior to using heroin. It is …
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