From Health Scholars
Health Scholars student Cindy Escobar, receives acceptance to University Southern California School of Medicine! Cindy has been one of our health education coaches for the past three years. Cindy has worked hard to implement healthy lifestyle habits for all our patients. Cindy we can't wait to see all the things you accomplish in medical school.
Health Scholars student Douglas Jury, receives acceptance to Western College of Osteopathic Medicine! Douglas is a U.S. Army Veteran and transitioned to civilian life by starting at community college and transferred to UCI. Douglas has been participating in the HSP- Mobile Food Pantry and helping to open an additional site.
Health Scholars student Lauren Rosas, receives multiple acceptances to UCLA and University of Michigan School of Medicine! Lauren is the co-creator of our Health Scholars Weight Management project and has dedicated her time to developing innovative activities like wellness jeopardy for our patients in Santa Ana. She is now facilitating two medical group visits in our Coalition Health Centers focused around wellness. Lauren your future patients are in great hands.
Health Scholars student Elizabeth Flores, receives acceptance to Rush Medical College! Elizabeth has been a strong leader in HSP for the past four years as a Diabetes Health Coach and now facilitating Wellness Groups at two Coalition Health Centers! Elizabeth your future patients are in great hands.
Health Scholars Program will be at the Latino Medical Student Association Conference on March 3rd. Find more information about our program, and how our efforts are impacting the community
We celebrated another great year of service this week, and started the holidays ready for yet another great year! Happy Holidays from the Health Scholars Program!
Over 50 organizations providing free information and free medical services. Music, prizes, and lots of fun for the entire family.
Cyclists, joggers and others say their enjoyment of the trail has been diminished by the presence of the homeless encampments, particularly near Angel Stadium in Anaheim. Many say they have stopped or limited their use of the trail out of concern over increasing drug use, crime, dumping of garbage and human waste, unchained dogs and the unpredictable behavior of people suffering from mental illness.
As health care costs continue to rise, a logical starting point for potential savings is addressing waste. A 2010 report by the National Academy of Medicine (NAM) estimated that the United States spends about twice as much as necessary on BIR costs.2 That administrative excess currently amounts to $248 billion annually, according to CAP’s calculations.
For many workers, health insurance is no longer what it once was. Health care costs borne by employees in the form of deductibles and coinsurance rose at a far faster rate than what employer-sponsored insurers paid for care between 2006 and 2016, according to the Kaiser Family Foundation.
It is time for public policy makers to recognize the absurdity of ignoring the most critical social determinant for good health outcomes: safe housing
In our interview, he argues that the technological divide between regulatory law and healthcare delivery are harming patients and providers. The problem extends to laws governing groups like the U.S. Food and Drug Administration — which Richman credits for doing the best it can to overcome this challenge — and nearly every corner of medicine.
The pending sale reflects a controversial national trend in the U.S. as hospitals consolidate at an accelerating pace and the cost of health care continues to rise.
LGBTQ youth are four times more likely, and questioning youth are three times more likely, to attempt suicide or engage in self-harm compared to heterosexual youth.
For years, nurse practitioners and physician assistants have taken on tasks that doctors once performed. This has saved money, of course, but it has also improved quality, because doctors and paramedics perform tasks that best fit their expertise. However, based on our research in India, we believe there’s a lot more room for task shifting in U.S. health care.
Some states, for example, have expressed an interest in requiring certain recipients to perform some type of work activity in exchange for benefits. The CMS guidelines would allow this, but take care to note that such an approach cannot be taken with certain types of recipients, such as disabled individuals.
Least important to voters? Only 27 percent say it’s very important for Trump to discuss global poverty — though a 51 percent majority want him to talk about poverty domestically.
Americans who get health insurance through their jobs are not using more medical care than they were five years ago, but they are spending more due to soaring medical prices, according to a new report.