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Hospitals

Can My Health Insurance Cover My Children?

Whether or not your health insurance can cover your children depends on your specific policy.

03/20/2014

Can My Health Insurance Cover My Spouse?

Whether or not your health insurance can cover your spouse depends on your specific policy.

03/20/2014

How Do I Use My Health Insurance When I Visit A Doctor?

To maximize the benefits of your insurance policy, you will likely need to choose a doctor from within your health plan’s network.

03/06/2014

How Does My Health Insurance Work At The Hospital?

The Affordable Care Act requires that all health insurance policies cover 10 essential benefits, including emergency treatment.

03/06/2014

Alta Bates Summit Medical Center in Oakland

Oakland Hospital Fined For Patient Death; Marin Hospital Also Fined For Patient Safety Violations

Alta Bates Medical Center in Oakland has been fined for procedural errors the California Department of Public Health says led to a patient’s death.

08/15/2013

Nurses from San Jose's Good Samaritan Hospital and Regional Medical Center kicked off a strike Thursday. (CBS)

Hundreds Of Nurses Walk Out At Two San Jose Hospitals

A large group of registered nurses walked off the job Thursday morning at two hospitals in San Jose.

05/23/2013

Doctors Medical Center in San Pablo. (CBS)

Hospital Officials Say Deficit Could Close San Pablo Hospital

Doctors Medical Center in San Pablo could close within the year if the financially troubled community hospital cannot close a $17 million deficit, officials said Tuesday.

02/26/2013

Nurses prepare pickets during a previous strike action. (CBS)

5,000 Nurses At 10 Bay Area Hospitals Stage Walkout

Roughly 5,000 registered nurses from 10 Sutter and Hospital Corporation of America hospitals throughout the Bay Area are striking Tuesday, charging that the hospitals are making cuts in nurses’ benefits and patient care standards.

11/20/2012

Nurses prepare pickets during a previous strike action. (CBS)

Bay Area Nurses Set To Strike At 10 Hospitals

Union officials say thousands of Bay Area nurses are set to walk off the job early Tuesday in what will be the second strike this month by nurses represented by the California Nurses Association.

11/20/2012

Carolyn Jones photographs nurse Germaine Williams at Johns Hopkins Hospital OR. (The American Nurse)

Community Corner: From San Francisco To New York, Celebrating Heroes In Hospitals

A new book celebrates the lives and work of those who often go unnoticed. ‘The American Nurse’ features 75 unforgettable women and men at the heart of America’s healthcare system.

11/10/2012

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