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Obamacare, Ballot Initiative Could Make California Most Insurance-Friendly State

The soft launch of the Affordable Care Act on October 1, has been met with vehement opposition by House Republicans and criticism over glitches with the government’s website. California, however, have been all-systems-go not only for the ACA, but also a potential new state law that will place even more power into the hands of […]

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What we have here is a failure to communicate

  It has been over 10 years since the prestigious Institute of Medicine reported that 90,000 patients loose their lives each year because of a preventable medical error. Mistakes such as prescription errors, wrong-site surgeries, and hospital acquired infections abound in hospitals. Despite this report and numerous attempts by agencies who are charged with keeping patients safe […]

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Patient Safety Awards

Wouldn’t you want to know just how safe your hospital is before you’re admitted for a procedure? No? How about if I told you that preventable medical errors were responsible for over 90,000 deaths a year in our nation’s hospitals? I’m talking about preventable surgical complications, blood infections, wrong-site surgery, materials left in your body after […]

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Today Is World Cancer Day

Cancer is a leading cause of death around the world and its incidence continues to rise. Each year 12.7 million people discover they have cancer and 7.6 million people die from the disease. Yet despite the scientific evidence that up to two-thirds of these deaths can be prevented by changes in lifestyle behavior or early […]

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Cervical Cancer is the Second Leading Cause of Death in Young Women

Every 47 minutes a women is diagnosed with cervical cancer and it is the number two cause of death of young women! Yes, you read correctly-number two only being behind accidental death. Now, what’s crazy here is there’s a vaccine available that prvents cervical cancer. It’s a vaccine against the sexually transmitted human papilloma virus (HPV), […]

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