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DIAGNOSIS UNPREPARED: ‘America’s Other Drug Problem’: Copious Prescriptions For Hospitalized Elders
 

DIAGNOSIS UNPREPARED: ‘America’s Other Drug Problem’: Copious Prescriptions For Hospitalized Elders

Kaiser Health News/New America Media , News Feature, Anna Gorman, Posted: Aug 30, 2016

Elderly hospital patients experience 400,000 preventable adverse-drug reactions a year, costing billions, but a new breed of pharmacists is bringing change.

 

DIAGNOSIS UNPREPARED: Geriatric ERs Reduce Stress, Medical Risks For Elders

 

Kaiser Health News/New America Media , News Report, Anna Gorman, Posted: Aug 25, 2016

Increasingly, hospitals are changing the "war zone" clatter of ERs by creating special ones for elderly patients--and cutting costs and hospitalizations.

 

72% of Previously Uninsured Californians Now Have Health Insurance

 

New America Media, News Report, Viji Sundaram, Posted: Aug 18, 2016

But the survey found that one ethnic group was under-represented: Latinos.

 

DIAGNOSIS UNPREPARED: Elderly Hospital Patients Need To Keep Moving

 

Kaiser Health News/New America Media , News Report, Anna Gorman, Posted: Aug 17, 2016

Despite mounting research showing excessive bed rest can harm seniors, while exercise helps them, many hospitals still don't put a high priority on making them walk.

 

Farmworker Families Learn About Medi-Cal’s Dental and Mental Health Care

 

New America Media, News Feature, Viji Sundaram, Posted: Jul 19, 2016

Many more kids in California’s Central Valley are now eligible for Medi-Cal because of the state’s Health Care for All Kids law – now the trick is to spread the word.

 

California Set to Be First State to Allow Undocumented Residents to Buy Health Coverage on Online Marketplace

 

New America Media, News Report, Viji Sundaram, Posted: Jun 02, 2016

As early as next year, undocumented immigrants will be able to buy health insurance on Covered California, the state’s online marketplace. That is, if Uncle Sam gives the state a federal waiver to do so.

 

35 Calif. Counties Expand Health Care to Undocumented Residents

 

New America Media, News Report, Viji Sundaram, Posted: May 24, 2016

Starting this week, thousands of low-income residents in California’s rural areas, including undocumented children and adults, will be able to access health care.

 

CA Sen. Lara Urges Undocumented Parents to Sign Kids Up For Health Care

 

New America Media, News Report, Viji Sundaram, Posted: May 13, 2016

Undocumented parents should set their fears aside and enroll their children in the Health For All Kids program set to launch May 16, urges Sen. Ricardo Lara, D-Bell Gardens.

 

Caregivers Face Crushing Demands, But Help Isn’t Far

 

Dallas Morning News/New America Media , News Report, Hanah Cho, Posted: May 12, 2016

Texas caregivers overwhelmed by severe illness, like Alzheimer’s, have found relief in respite-care programs.

 

Doctors Agree With Sanders on Universal Health Care

 

New America Media, Question & Answer, Viji Sundaram, Posted: May 07, 2016

Physicians warn that the risks of continuing the ACA will leave millions uninsured indefinitely.

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