health care

San Francisco Health Commissioner Cecilia Chung speaks at the launch of an API Wellness campaign for expanded health care services in the Tenderloin neighborhood Tuesday, October 11, 2016. (Dan Chambers/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Bus-shelter campaign pushes health care for low-income SF residents

A San Francisco-based community health center has launched a bus-shelter campaign to…

 

California immigrant kids gain state-funded health care

SACRAMENTO — Children and teens brought illegally to the United States gained…

 

In this April 6, 2016, photo, Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton speaks at the Pennsylvania AFL-CIO Convention in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

On range of issues, Clinton has edge over Trump

WASHINGTON — In an early general election warning for Donald Trump, Americans…

 

Spokesperson Marshall Lamm (right) and Alexandra Morgan, chief executive director of Family House, give a tour of the new family housing facility for children with cancer and other life-threatening illnesses. (Emma Chiang/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Organization aiding terminally ill children, families finds new home in Mission Bay

When doctors told Bay Area native Brooksley Bigart in January 2014 her…

Spokesperson Marshall Lamm (right) and Alexandra Morgan, chief executive director of Family House, give a tour of the new family housing facility for children with cancer and other life-threatening illnesses. (Emma Chiang/Special to S.F. Examiner)
By Justin DeFreitas

Jail health care services desperately need county oversight

Corizon, the notorious for-profit corporation that has been investigated and censured for…

By Justin DeFreitas
Gov. Jerry Brown gestures to a chart as he discusses his proposed 2016-17 state budget at a news conference Thursday in Sacramento. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)

Gov. Jerry Brown proposes $122.6 billion California budget

SACRAMENTO — Gov. Jerry Brown proposed a $122.6 billion budget plan for…

Gov. Jerry Brown gestures to a chart as he discusses his proposed 2016-17 state budget at a news conference Thursday in Sacramento. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)
In this file photo, the HealthCare.gov website, where people can buy health insurance, is displayed on a laptop screen in Washington.  (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)

US seeks strong finish on health care sign-ups amid doubts

WASHINGTON — Seeking a strong showing in President Barack Obama's last year…

In this file photo, the HealthCare.gov website, where people can buy health insurance, is displayed on a laptop screen in Washington.  (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)
Seton Medical Center in Daly City is part of the Daughters of Charity hospitals, where doctors and nurses have recently left to find better job stability. (Brendan Bartholomew/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Good tidings for Peninsula health care workers

BlueMountain Capital Management’s recently finalized deal with the Daughters of Charity Health…

Seton Medical Center in Daly City is part of the Daughters of Charity hospitals, where doctors and nurses have recently left to find better job stability. (Brendan Bartholomew/Special to S.F. Examiner)
In the future, health care providers will be able to use technology to proactively treat patients before they fall ill.

Health care vs. disease care

In medicine, we don’t tell you what is about to happen because…

In the future, health care providers will be able to use technology to proactively treat patients before they fall ill.
Lobby of the new San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner)

SFGH prepares to open new $1 billion trauma center

Staff members this week were putting final touches on the new $1…

Lobby of the new San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner)
Seton Medical Center (Brendan Bartholomew/ Special to S.F. Examiner)

Catholic hospitals find buyer, awaits review

After a multiyear ordeal marked by uncertainty and punctuated by what some…

Seton Medical Center (Brendan Bartholomew/ Special to S.F. Examiner)
Supporters of the Affordable Care Act hold up signs as the opinion for health care is reported outside of the Supreme Court in Washington, Thursday June 25, 2015.  (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

Supreme Court upholds nationwide health care law subsidies

The Supreme Court on Thursday upheld the nationwide tax subsidies underpinning President…

Supporters of the Affordable Care Act hold up signs as the opinion for health care is reported outside of the Supreme Court in Washington, Thursday June 25, 2015.  (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
AP Photo/Andrew Harnik

How do justices weigh loss of health insurance for millions?

The Supreme Court could wipe away health insurance for millions of Americans…

AP Photo/Andrew Harnik
Alex JohnsonA fairgoer and member of the Life Flight crew are shown inside the Life Flight helicopter at last year's Health Matters event.

Meet doctors, see tech advances at popular Stanford health fair

If weather permits, a Life Flight helicopter will soon make a dramatic…

Alex JohnsonA fairgoer and member of the Life Flight crew are shown inside the Life Flight helicopter at last year's Health Matters event.
AP Photo/LM OteroIn this Thursday

Democrats seek relief from health law penalties

The official sign-up season for President Barack Obama's health care law may…

AP Photo/LM OteroIn this Thursday

Healthy San Francisco may be extended until the end of 2015

Healthy San Francisco participants may be able to stay covered under The…

Clinic by the Bay expands free health care for the working uninsured in SF

After four years of serving more than 1,500 uninsured adults, Clinic by…

AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite

Probe exposes flaws behind HealthCare.gov rollout

Management failures by the Obama administration set the stage for the computer…

AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite
mike koozmin/s.f. examiner file photoThe California Pacific Medical Center

SF faces shortage of skilled nursing care beds as demand rises

San Francisco is running out of hospital beds for inpatients requiring skilled…

mike koozmin/s.f. examiner file photoThe California Pacific Medical Center
AP Photo/Susan WalshPresident Barack Obama gestures as he speaks in the briefing room of the White House in Washington

Late sign-ups improve outlook for Obama health law

A surge of eleventh-hour enrollments has improved the outlook for President Barack…

AP Photo/Susan WalshPresident Barack Obama gestures as he speaks in the briefing room of the White House in Washington