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Thousands of Los Angeles residents have received word that their medical debt has been paid by... more »
posted 01/01/20
A special edition of Health Affairs explores the long shadow of violence on health — and how... more »
posted 10/31/19
The most successful projects are built on a reporter's ability to keep track of everything. Here... more »
posted 08/01/19

Susan Abram's Work

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