Nurses And Kaiser Reach Contract Deal, Avert 2-Day StrikeThe union that represents about 18,000 Kaiser Permanente nurses in Northern and Central California has reached a tentative contract with the medical provider and canceled a two-day strike planned for next week at 86 hospitals and clinics.
Kaiser Mental Health Workers Kick Off Statewide Strike Over ConditionsAnn Amato used to be a front-line therapist, but after years of doing that, she started doing group work, because, as she says, the work was exhausting.
Thousands Of Northern California Nurses Go On StrikeAs many as 18,000 nurses have walked off the job and are picketing in front of Northern California Kaiser Permanente facilities.
Hospital Association: Kaiser Nurses Using Ebola As Rouse For Its Own CausesRoughly 18,000 Kaiser Permanente nurses throughout Northern California are expected to walk off the job for a two-day strike.
State Says Insurers Must Cover Elective AbortionsHealth insurance companies in California may not refuse to cover the cost of abortions, state insurance officials have ruled in a reversal of policy stemming from the decision by two Catholic universities to drop elective abortions from their employee health plans.
CDC: No Ebola In Sacramento PatientThe patient was considered low-risk from the beginning, but was placed in a special, negative pressure room where doctors wore protective clothing to prevent the potential spread of the disease.
Suspected Sacramento Ebola Patient Test Results NegativeA patient in Sacramento has tested negative for Ebola.
Patients Worry Medical Care In Jeopardy As Nurses Claim Kaiser Manteca May CloseNurses at the Kaiser in Manteca say the hospital could be on the verge of shutting down, and that's forcing patients to drive farther away to get medical help.