Tag Archives: California

More people signing up for health insurance in California

New enrollments in California’s state-run health insurance marketplace are up 16% compared to last year By ADAM BEAM Associated Press December 12, 2019, 10:02 PM 3 min read SACRAMENTO, Calif. — More than 130,000 people have purchased health insurance through California’s state-run marketplace for the first time, a 16% increase from last year now that… Read More »

‘Singled out’: California VA to inspect outfits of WWII glamour girls before they visit patients

In the latest twist in the saga of a California veterans hospital and World War II-style glamour girls, officials now want to approve the group outfits before allowing them to visit patients. Pin Ups for Vets received an email from the San Diego Veterans Hospital on Monday banning the calendar and telling them the outfits… Read More »

California nurses call off Dignity strike after winning concessions

Dive Brief: Nurses in Southern California hospitals in Oxnard, Northridge, and Camarillo reached a tentative agreement with employer Dignity Health on Friday to avoid a strike over staffing and safety issues. The agreement comes just in time to avert a 10-day strike planned to start Aug. 30. The union withdrew its strike notice, which it… Read More »

California Tests a Digital ‘Fire Alarm’ for Mental Distress

Last winter, several dozen people who were struggling with suicidal urges and bouts of intense emotion opened their lives to a company called Mindstrong, in what has become a closely watched experiment in Silicon Valley. Mindstrong, a venture co-founded by a former director of the National Institute of Mental Health, promised something that no drug… Read More »