Aetna will spend about $35 billion to buy rival Humana and become the latest health insurer bulking up on government business as the industry adjusts to the federal health care overhaul.
Bay Area hospital delivery rooms are keeping busy with a rise in births after a slowdown during the recession.
With many baby boomers thinking of retirement and a growing population of elderly residents, it shouldn’t be surprising that personal care aides and home health aides are among the fastest growing careers in San Francisco.
Enna Trevathan, D.N.P. is assistant dean for Educational Outreach of the University of San Francisco’s School of Nursing and Health Professions.
A new urgent care center will open today in San Pablo that aims to meet some of the needs of patients who would have gone to Doctors Medical Center, according to the nonprofit opening the center.
High quality of life and high paying? Jill Schlesinger has more on a career that offers both.
California Attorney General Kamala Harris Friday conditionally approved a plan by the Daughters of Charity Health System to sell six non-profit acute care hospitals in the Bay Area and Southern California.
Advocates have filed suit against the state, saying hundreds of thousands of low-income Californians are being denied medical care because of a huge backlog of Medi-Cal applications.
With almost a year under its belt, has the Affordable Care Act impact as many people as it originally set out to?
A San Francisco supervisor is asking the city to provide a HIV prevention drug to all residents free of charge.