State lawmakers held a hearing to learn more about allegations that a Southern California-based health care company overbilled for its care and has tried to increase revenues by refusing to transfer patients to hospitals in their insurance network.
The New Year has arrived with a harvest of hospitals claiming first babies.
Authorities Sunday said as many as eight people attending a party at Occidental College were transported to area hospitals where they were being checked out.
Four people were injured, three critically, in a multi-car crash that reportedly involved a wrong-way motorist on the 5 Freeway in Pacoima.
The Los Angeles Fire Department will have extra firefighters, engines and trucks patrolling the Sepulveda Pass to make sure response times aren’t affected when the 405 Freeway closes this weekend.
Hospitals on the Westside of Los Angeles are prepared for next week’s shutdown of the San Diego (405) Freeway, officials said Friday.
Hospital officials on Friday said there is a plan in place to ensure thousands of Westside medical personnel will be able to get to work during the upcoming 405 freeway shutdown later this month.
Warnings that next month’s weekend freeway closure will be a travel nightmare have hospitals concerned that workers won’t be able to get to work.
Nurses and health care professionals are striking at busy Kaiser Permanente hospitals across Southern California Wednesday.
Health officials say a deadly bacteria is spreading to more patients in nursing and long-term care facilities in Los Angeles County.
A handful of Southern California health care facilities will have to pay up for improper maintenance and other violations.