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Medical

Local hospital chided by labor board

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The National Labor Relations Board has filed a complaint against a Riverside hospital. The complaint, filed earlier this week, states that administrators at Parkview Community Hospital Center did not recognize and bargain with the hospital’s health care workers, according to a report in The Press-Enterprise. In January, the board certified …

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Report: ACA has helped insure more people

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A study released Monday praises the Affordable Care Act for bringing affordable health care to millions of people, but stressed that more can be done to improve overall health care coverage. The report, by Health Access, a California consumer advocacy group that focuses on health care, was released on the …

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Hospice care industry, meet Obamacare

The Affordable Care Act of 2010 has something to say about end-of-life treatment, but how much the federal healthcare program will impact that industry remains to be seen. Only two things appear certain now: more paperwork, and a lot of confusion. Like every aspect of healthcare, the hospice industry is …

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Inland residents flock to Obamacare

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The Inland Empire appears to like the Affordable Care Act. With two weeks left in the current enrollment period, the number of local residents signing up for the federal healthcare program is up 21 percent compared with the last open-enrollment period, according to a report in The Press-Enterprise. Officials with …

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County to market hospital

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Riverside County will spend nearly $1 million marketing its hospital to people who now have more medical care options under the Affordable Care Act. The Board of Supervisors on Tuesday approved a contract with Johnson Gray Advertising in Laguna Beach to help bolster Riverside County Regional Medical Center, according to …

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Health workers stage protest

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Healthcare workers walked off the job at Kaiser Permanente’s Fontana Medical Center Monday. The protesters, all members of the National Union of Healthcare Workers, began marching at 6 a.m., according to a report in The Press-Enterprise. About 70 people were walking the picket line yesterday morning, and the protest was …

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