Cost Of Long-Term Care Edges Closer To $100K For SomeLong-term care grew more expensive again this year, with the median annual bill for a private nursing home room edging closer to $100,000, according to a survey from Genworth Financial.
HealthCare.gov Targeted By Hackers More Than 300 Times In 18 MonthsThe web portal used by millions of consumers to get health insurance coverage under President Barack Obama's law logged 316 security incidents in just under 18 months.
Exclusive: KPIX’s Allen Martin Talks Healthcare With President ObamaHealth care in Oakland was the focus of an exclusive one-on-one interview Allen Martin had with the President that will air on KPIX’s 5 and 6 p.m. newscast Wednesday night.
5,000 Percent Increase In Popular Drug Prompts Protests From SpecialistsA dramatic overnight price increase for a decades old drug developed by a Hayward company has prompted protests from infectious disease specialists.
Aetna To Buy Humana For $35 BillionAetna 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 Baby Boom Possibly Triggered By Improving EconomyBay Area hospital delivery rooms are keeping busy with a rise in births after a slowdown during the recession.
Entrepreneur Advises Healthcare Students To Get Work ExperienceWith 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.
Assistant Dean Says Healthcare Students Have Endless OpportunitiesEnna Trevathan, D.N.P. is assistant dean for Educational Outreach of the University of San Francisco's School of Nursing and Health Professions.
Urgent Care Center Opening Before Doctors Medical Center Closes TuesdayA 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.
Medical Technologist Named Best Healthcare Job For 2015High quality of life and high paying? Jill Schlesinger has more on a career that offers both.
Attorney General Kamala Harris OKs Sale Of 6 Acute-Care Hospitals In Bay Area, SoCalCalifornia 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 Sue State Over Massive Medi-Cal Backlog, Low-Income Residents Waiting MonthsAdvocates 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.