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Physicians News Network - San Mateo
Saturday, July 11th, 2020

California Billionaire MD Acquires Majority Stake in Local Hospitals

Patrick Soon-Shiong's company NantWorks has acquired a majority stake in Integrity Healthcare, Verity Health System’s management company, according to an announcement last week from the billionaire physician. Read more

CDPH Issues First Report on Controversial End of Life Option Act

The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) has issued its first report on the End of Life Option Act. The controversial law went into effect June 9, 2016.   Read more

Physician Moms Report Discrimination; Group to Use Online Health eCareers for Support

A recent survey of nearly 6,000 women physicians states that nearly 80% reported facing disrespect or discrimination related to pay, benefits, promotions, performance evaluations or decision-making roles. Physician mothers reported an even higher rate of unfair treatment. In light of the findings, … Read more

RAND Study: Federal Program to Help Safety Net Health Centers Adopt “Medical Home” Model for Primary Care Shows Success, Challenges

Most of the federally qualified health centers that participated in a program to help them adopt a "medical home" model of advanced primary care were successful in doing so, according to a new RAND Corporation study published by the New England Journal of Medicine. These changes improved access to … Read more

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