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  • Hoag Hospital plans to lay off 175 employees

    Hoag Hospital announced plans Tuesday to lay off about 175 employees.
  • Community Commentary: American Medical Assn. losing its credibility, membership

    Editor's note: This article was also recently published on * Sally Pipes, president of the Pacific Research Institute, has written an important article in Forbes analyzing new survey results that demonstrate that 87% of medical...

    Commentary: Protect seniors from Medicare cuts

    California is home to 5 million Medicare beneficiaries. Our senior citizens deserve quality healthcare at a fair price. However, a new panel in Washington, D.C., is jeopardizing their care. The Independent Payment Advisory Board (IPAB) is a 15-person,...

    It's A Gray Area: Government is meddling in health care

    Since my last column about health care appeared in this space, the system has continued to gallop toward disaster. Today, under the federal government's "leadership," we often pay several times more in the United States for the same prescription drugs...

    Newport could charge residents in full for ambulance services

    Because of lower Medicare reimbursements and higher costs, Newport Beach is considering charging residents the full cost for ambulance services. As it stands, the city subsidizes half of the costs for residents, while it charges non-residents the full...