| Oct 18, 2013
| 10:44 AM
One Tuesday a month, Stephen Houlemard gets a ride to the Glendale Free Clinic, located on the second floor of the First United Methodist Church of Glendale, from a friend.
Houlemard, a Temple City resident, comes to the clinic to monitor the diseases...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 11:44 AM
In 2007, a constituent from Burbank wrote to me with an incredibly personal and painful story. After being sexually assaulted, she was prescribed a routine antidepressant by the attending physician — a prescription she filled once. Years later,...
| Oct 4, 2013
| 4:58 PM
Re: “Healthcare reform gets an up-close examination,” Sept. 26. There was one very important point not mentioned in the article about an informational meeting telling the impact of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.
| Oct 1, 2013
| 5:58 PM
The partial federal government shutdown is being hotly contested in Washington D.C., but its impacts will be felt locally, Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) said Tuesday — the first day many federal workers were furloughed.
The shutdown came about when...
| Sep 25, 2013
| 8:14 PM
With new insurance exchanges created by federal healthcare reform launching next week, members of Glendale's business community heard Wednesday how the changes may affect them.
Although the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act is in its early...
| Aug 14, 2013
| 5:11 PM
For the past dozen years, Len LaBella has led the administration at Verdugo Hills through the choppy seas of a changing healthcare business as the hospital’s chief executive.
Now, having guided the 158-bed hospital into an acquisition by Keck...
| Jun 17, 2013
| 11:23 AM
Graduates of Glendale Community College’s nursing program were looking forward to bright futures in the high-demand career field during a traditional “pinning” ceremony on Saturday at the Lanterman Auditorium in La Cañada Flintridge....
| Jun 8, 2013
| 3:22 PM
Glendale's three hospitals might be competitors, but they're also looking into a cooperative effort to make sure that no matter where their patients are treated in the community, their information follows them.
The Glendale Healthier Community Coalition...
| May 30, 2013
| 7:53 AM
Glendale officials plan to close a $1.2 million budget gap for next fiscal year without reducing staff or using money put aside for police vacancies.
Compared to budget gaps of $15.4 million and $18 million, respectively, over the past two years, the...
| Jan 22, 2013
| 3:49 PM
Glendale Memorial Hospital this week announced plans to undergo a round of staff reductions, roughly two months after the city’s other major hospital, Glendale Adventist Medical Center, laid off 21 workers in response to federal healthcare payment...
| Jan 11, 2013
| 2:21 PM
As the new year begins, local healthcare providers are preparing for a potential flood of patients who previously didn’t have access to insurance, but who will now be covered as the federal Affordable Care Act takes effect.
More primary care...
| Dec 14, 2012
| 9:50 AM
If federal lawmakers can’t reach a budget agreement by the end of the year to avoid the so-called “fiscal cliff,” the Verdugo Jobs Center in Glendale could see an 8.2% funding reduction, a top official at the agency said.