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Governor Newsom’s First Budget Puts Health Care Access, Costs Front and Center The start of a new year means resolutions for some, yet it also signals the beginning of a new era in Sacramento with Governor Gavin Newsom taking over reigns of leadership. Gov. Gavin Newsom released his first state …

This article originally appeared on the TigerConnect website Electronic Health Records (EHRs) are central to putting the patient first. A good EHR system gives physicians, and nurses access to the accurate, up-to-date, and complete information they need to provide expert healthcare. One issue with using EHRs is integrating them with …

Gov. Gavin Newsom released his first state budget proposal on Thursday, including a number of new goals and programs aimed at making health care more affordable and accessible to all Californians. The governor is following through on a key campaign promise by investing more than $1 billion in Proposition 56 …

The Hiroshima International Council for the Care of the Radiation-Exposed (HICARE) is inviting radiation oncologists from Southern California to attend a five-day educational program in Hiroshima, Feb. 18-22. This course on Advanced Radiation Therapy will be conducted with the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), bringing together top researchers and clinicians …

A new year is here. To start 2019, I wanted to share progress on planning as well as important news on the advocacy (specifically AB 1753) and member benefits fronts. Looking Ahead for 2019 LACMA now has a playbook to use throughout the year regarding organizational priorities, measuring outcomes and …

On January 1, 2019, a new California law took effect that requires all security prescription forms to have a uniquely serialized number. This new law also requires California physicians who prescribe controlled substances to use updated controlled substance prescription forms effective January 1, 2019. The legislation did not include any …

On January 1, 2019, a new California law took effect that requires all security prescription forms to have a uniquely serialized number. This new law also requires California physicians who prescribe controlled substances to use updated controlled substance prescription forms effective January 1, 2019. Although technically, this requirement went into …

As we enter the final throes of the year there is much to be optimistic about while we remain focused on issues that could impact providers and patients alike. Blue Shield Collaboration  LACMA President Dr. C. Freeman, board member Dr. Hector Flores, LACMA member Dr. Toni Johnson Chavis, Dr. Efrain …

This article originally appeared on PatientPop’s website It’s nearly impossible to start or grow a healthcare practice today if new patients can’t find it when the search online. That’s because 97 percent of people use the internet to search for local businesses like healthcare practices, according to BrightLocal. Understanding how search engines …

Helping Members with Financial Literacy As LACMA continues to explore ways to help providers thrive in their respective practice models, financial assistance, from low-interest loans to student debt help, is a top priority, particularly for those providers serving vulnerable populations in diverse communities. In order to properly assess your needs, …