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To protect front-line workers, emergency departments are trying new ways of seeing patients via telehealth — even when they show up in person.
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The CDC called to tell local officials that a plane with Americans returning from the center of the coronavirus outbreak was set to land in 11 hours. A doctor leading the response shares what happened next.
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As the country faces a deluge of older patients, emergency departments nationwide are seeking ways to improve senior care.
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At Saint Agnes Medical Center in Fresno, all of the hospital’s employees get violence prevention and awareness training, but those who work in the emergency department get more.
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Starting treatment for opioid addiction in the hospital may seem obvious, yet it often doesn't happen. A growing program is trying to change that.
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Parents of undocumented children who qualify for California’s Medicaid program have asked to be unenrolled or have their information scrubbed from databases.
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How has the Affordable Care Act changed life in the ER, and what might the new Republican plan signal for safety net hospitals? The LAC+USC Medical Center offers some clues.
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Our Remaking Health Care blog talks with Shannon McConville of the Public Policy Institute of California about how the health care safety net has fared under Obamacare, as well as other developments reporters should keep tabs on.

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Hospitals around the country have been increasingly using homeless navigators to help place indigent men and women into treatments centers or housing after discharge, including this first-of-its-kind, two-year-old pilot program from Kaiser Permanente.

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