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Winston Churchill once said, “If you’re going through hell, keep going.” Those words are emblematic of the past two weeks. The shooting in Thousand Oaks, which took the lives of twelve innocent victims and impacted countless more, physically and emotionally, followed by the wildfires resulting in more casualties and loss …

The California Medical Association (CMA) sends thoughts and prayers to everyone impacted by the fires.  Airbnb has launched free housing for displaced neighbors and relief workers deployed to help. For those not impacted, you can add your home to the growing list of those who have opened their homes to …

Challenged physicians are looking for better ways to practice medicine, and disappointed patients are looking for improved care. Concierge medicine has proven to be a good solution. As a result, it is experiencing explosive growth and becoming a major trend in the marketplace. Concierge healthcare has many forms and names …

Anyone who’s ever created a login has no doubt bumped up against seemingly arbitrary and annoyingly complex password composition rules. For digital citizens, one of the most frustrating hoops to jump through is the forced inclusion of special characters. But wait, not THAT special character… or that one… or that one… …

LACMA’s Patient Care Foundation Annual Los Angeles Healthcare Awards Twenty-five days until the Los Angeles Healthcare Awards hosted by the Patient Care Foundation and much progress is being made with honorees, sponsors and event logistics. This year’s event will be on November 30th at the Four Seasons Los Angeles at Beverly Hills. …

The California Health Care, Research and Prevention Tobacco Tax Act of 2016 (Prop. 56) created new revenues dedicated to the Medi-Cal program. Physicians receive supplemental payments in both fee-for-service and Medi-Cal managed care when providing Medi-Cal services under certain CPT codes. The California Department of Health Care Services (DHCS), will …

The California Medical Association (CMA) applauded the enactment of H.R. 6 – a sweeping bipartisan bill that addresses nearly every component of the national opioid epidemic. The legislation would improve access to preventive services, opioid use disorder treatment programs, medication-assisted treatment (MAT) and non-opioid therapies, including mental health services. It …

This enduring material has been approved for 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. This webinar is presented by the Southern California Public Health Association, California Baptist University and the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health. Original release date: May 1, 2018. Review date: May 1, 2019. Termination date: May 1, …