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Overview Now in our third year in Los Angeles, and our fourth year in Southern California, the 2018 Los Angeles State of Reform Health Policy Conference convenes one of the largest, most diverse gatherings of senior health care executives and health policy leaders from across the state. Join us on September …

Article was originally published on CMADocs.org Not long ago, health insurance companies limited access to insurance and quality health care for millions of Californians, using notorious practices like post-claim underwriting to deny patients care the moment they got sick. Frighteningly, a new bill introduced in Sacramento would drag us back to …

This article originally appeared on the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health website On Monday, July 30th, Muntu Davis, MD, MPH, former County Health Officer and Director of the Alameda County Public Health Department (ACPHD) was sworn in as the new Los Angeles County Health Officer. A noted national …

Governor Jerry Brown signed a $139 billion California budget for the 2018-2019 fiscal year. The budget continues the Administration’s commitment to using the Proposition 56 tobacco tax funding to provide supplemental payments for Medi-Cal providers, with $500 million in tobacco tax funds allocated to improve provider reimbursement through supplemental payments. …

What a Night it Was On June 21st, LACMA hosted a historic evening as we held the 147th annual Installation of President and Officers, honoring C. Freeman, MD, MBA, FAPA, as the new president of LACMA and the first African American female president of the organization. The evening was filled …

Join us for the inaugural Southern California Women in Medicine Conference! The Southern California Medical Societies are proud to present an inspiring day dedicated to the education and empowerment of our female physicians. Topics will include: creating balance the business of medicine importance of advocacy and legislative involvement and finding …

Just over one year ago, Barbara Ferrer, Ph.D., MPH, MEd, was appointed as the director of the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health by the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors. Dr. Ferrer brought not only over 30 years of professional experience as a philanthropic strategist, public health director, educational leader, researcher, …

Dr. C. Freeman is set to make history when she becomes the Los Angeles County Medical Association’s first African American and African American female President on June 21st at the organization’s Annual Installation of Officers in Santa Monica. C. Freeman, MD, MBA, is the daughter of the famed educator and …

The CDPH Healthcare-Associated Infections (HAI) Program is working with multiple state and local health departments, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to investigate cases of Serratia marcescens bloodstream infection in patients with central venous catheters or implantable medical ports. The investigation …