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“Code Black” A Worthwhile Documentary about Emergency Room Docs, L.A. County Hospital, & a Quest for Ideals

I had never heard of the term, “Code Black” but now know it refers to a waiting room at L.A. County Hospital’s ED when it is overflowing with sick people, many of whom can’t afford healthcare. This movie is sort … Continue reading

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What is Worrisome @ This Seemingly Positive Result with New Intervention to Prevent Bed Sores?

In the  3/20/13 New York Times piece called, The Future Face of Healthcare, Reporter Reed Ableson reports that over the last five or so years, Kaiser has been “using the information to identify those doctors or clinics that excel in certain areas, … Continue reading

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