A Vacaville-based skilled nursing facility management company, its owner and six facilities have agreed to pay nearly $46 million to resolve allegations that they submitted false claims to Medicare by paying kickbacks to doctors, the U.S. Attorney's Office for Central California announced this month.
On the grand staircase at San Francisco City Hall, Martin Waukazoo stood with three other community leaders to receive awards at the 2023 Native American Heritage Month celebration in November.
The Federal Trade Commission filed a lawsuit Friday to block John Muir Health's $142.5 million deal to purchase San Ramon Regional Medical Center.
The receptor, called CD95, could improve the effectiveness of immune-based therapies.
More than 3,700 babies were born with congenital syphilis in 2022 — 10 times more than a decade ago and a 32% increase from 2021.
Contra Costa County public health officials say 11 confirmed tuberculosis cases have been linked to staff and customers who spent time inside the California Grand Casino in Pacheco between 2018 - 2023.
A doctor in Oakland is facing up to 30 years in prison after being found guilty of accepting kickbacks for patient referrals, health care fraud, and false statements relating to health care, federal prosecutors said.
Consumers should stop using 26 over-the-counter eye drop products over the potential risk of eye infections that could lead to vision loss, the FDA said.
Over 2,000 pharmacy staff members have allegedly agreed to walk out this week to protest working conditions at pharmacies around the U.S.
A nurse suffered crushing injuries after she became pinned between a hospital bed and an MRI machine at Kaiser Permanente's Redwood City hospital.
A study released on Friday shows that though AI may bring some technological advantages to the table for healthcare, it could also perpetuate racist beliefs.
Rite Aid, one of the largest pharmacy chains in the country, has filed for bankruptcy.
Hundreds of people without health insurance were able to get medical and dental services for free on Sunday, through a mobile health clinic at Sacred Heart Community Service.
California Gov. Gavin Newsom rejected a bill on Sunday that would have made free condoms available all public high school students, arguing it was too expensive for a state with a budget deficit of more than $30 billion.
On Saturday Gov. Gavin Newsom announced the approval of Senate Bill 770, introduced by Sen. Scott Wiener (D-San Francisco). The legislation advances tangible steps toward securing universal health coverage in California. It would direct the California Health and Human Services Agency (HHS) to work with the federal government to outline the requirements of a federal waiver application.
"It is concerning that, in some cases, people can simply go online and order these kinds of medications," researchers said.
More than 500 dialysis caregivers will strike Monday and Tuesday over what they call unfair labor practices at nearly two dozen Satellite Healthcare and Fresenius Kidney Care clinics across California, including ones in Gilroy, San Jose, and Brentwood.
Registered nurses at the University of California, San Francisco say they have seen an increase in workplace violence since the medical center imposed a hiring freeze four months ago.
After months of picketing and labor negotiations, the SEIU-United Healthcare Workers West (SEIU-UHW) announced Thursday that they have authorized a strike to take place at the end of the month if they do not reach a deal with Kaiser Permanente.
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