Emergency Room

Doctors Medical Center in San Pablo.

Doctors Medical Center In San Pablo Gets $3M Funding After Governor Brown Signs Bill

Gov. Jerry Brown has signed a bill to give $3 million to Doctors Medical Center in San Pablo, which has faced closure in recent months due to its ongoing financial problems.

09/28/2014

(CBS SF)

Cash-Strapped Doctors Medical Center Ends Its Emergency Ambulance Service

After 60 years, emergency ambulance service came to an abrupt stop at Doctors Medical Center in San Pablo Thursday morning as the financially embattled hospital struggles to staff its emergency room.

08/07/2014

Can I Pay For Contacts Or Glasses With My Health Insurance?

Some insurance plans may include coverage for contacts and glasses, though most don’t.

03/12/2014

A portion of the emergency room at San Jose Valley Medical Center is taped off, February 28, 2014. (Matt Bigler/CBS)

Suspicious Substance Investigation Briefly Shuts Part Of San Jose Valley Medical Center

A San Jose Hazmat team responded to the Santa Clara Valley Medical Center emergency room Friday morning after a patient was brought in with an unknown substance on hi clothing.

02/28/2014

How Do I Choose A Doctor?

Finding a new primary care physician takes time, patience and research. Start by considering your personal needs.

02/26/2014

How Do I Use My Health Insurance?

A main goal of Obamacare is to switch the nation’s healthcare system from one that focuses on treating illness to one that works to prevent illness and promote health and longevity.

02/26/2014

Where Can I Get Care?

Your insurance company and state government maintain directories of doctors. These can be great starting places for learning where to get care.

02/22/2014

(Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

KCBS Special Report: ‘A Night At SF General’ Part 2

KCBS reporter Holly Quan spends a night at SF General Hospital where staff at the E.R. brace for another busy New Year’s Eve.

12/31/2013

(Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

KCBS Special Report: ‘A Night At SF General’ Part 1

KCBS Reporter Holly Quan spends a night at SF General Hospital, where over 60 injured passengers from Asiana Flight 214 were treated in their trauma center.

12/31/2013

Bath salts seized during a recent bust in Fremont. (Fremont Police Department)

Study: 1000s Of Drug Users Hospitalized After Doing ‘Bath Salts’

A government report finds that in just one year, the use of bath salts, a group of drugs containing amphetamine-type stimulants, resulted in thousands of visits to emergency rooms.

09/17/2013

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