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LACMA’s “African American Physicians: The Searing Journey” event that took place at LACMA’s Headquarters on August 31, 2016 shined light on the challenges physicians face on a daily basis. LACMA’s goal for the event was to provide a safe environment that encouraged members to share their stories, and often harrowing …

A LETTER TO MY FRIENDS IN PRIVATE PRACTICE A physician chooses the manner in which he or she wishes to practice for one of myriad reasons. I see one’s choice of practice setting as falling somewhere along a continuum, with the extremes ranging from missionary medicine (done for love of …

Daniel F. Kelly, M.D., professor of neuroscience and neurosurgery at the John Wayne Cancer Institute and director of the Pacific Brain Tumor Center and Pituitary Disorders Center at Providence Saint John’s Health Center, was awarded the 2016 Hospital Physician Leadership Award by the Los Angeles County Medical Association (LACMA) at …
practice managment

A group of Black doctors in Los Angeles and throughout California have been waging a long, valiant, and lonely fight against a practice which has had disastrous effects on the quality of medical care in poor, and underserved communities and harmful consequences for the doctors. The practice is medical racial …

California Ambulatory Surgery Association awards its first Annual Excellence Award to the West Wilshire Medical Surgical Center. LOS ANGELES, CA (PRWEB) NOVEMBER 03, 2016 California Ambulatory Surgery Association announced that West Wilshire Medical Surgical Center is among the inaugural recipients of their ASC Excellence Award. The awards were established to …

Care Harbor, a Los Angeles-based nonprofit organization that helps uninsured and medically underserved populations by organizing large-scale free urban health clinics, held its fifth annual Los Angeles clinic on Oct. 15-18 at the Los Angeles Memorial Sports Arena. Care Harbor provided free medical, dental and vision care, as well as …
telemedicine

The recent convictionof Hsiu-Ying “Lisa” Tseng, DO, who originally was arrested on March 1, 2012, accused of three counts of murder and held on $3 million bail, has raised physician awareness of several issues of importance. Twelve patient deaths had occurred over a three-year period, but other doctors had prescribed …

The Los Angeles County Medical Association is holding its 145th Annual Election in June. This year, there are three vacancies for the position of Councilor-at-Large on the LACMA Board of Directors. Four candidates have been nominated to fill three Councilor-at-Large vacancies. Active members of LACMA and CMA have the privilege …
cyber security

Cybersecurity has become one of the most daunting problems facing the healthcare industry, and the number of attacks is on the rise, as previously reported by PNN. With all the information available on the deep web market, a new report from the Institute for Critical Infrastructure Technology (ICIT) titled “Your …