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In LA's Boyle Heights neighborhood, a safety net clinic says patients have come to distrust... more »
posted 12/10/18
Recent research suggests gardens and green spaces have a positive effect on nearby residents'... more »
posted 11/26/18
While California has readily embraced the Affordable Care Act, thousands of uninsured or... more »
posted 10/16/18

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The tide of ER visits rose in Southern California after Obamacare became law, growing about 27 percent from 2010 to 2016.
One solution to allay the high numbers may be a pilot project the Los Angeles County Fire Department is trying out: a “health care on wheels.”
A Los Angeles County Fire Department pilot project is testing out a a mobile integrated health care unit. The goal is to see if a “healthcare on wheels” model can help alleviate crowded emergency departments