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Sutter, Kaiser among hospitals hit by Northern California blackouts

Dive Brief: The blackouts created by the Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E) utility in Northern California have led to numerous hospitals relying on their backup generators for power. Many of the hospitals have had to cancel elective procedures. No hospital has had to close down, but some clinics have had to cut back on operations.… Read More »

Federal prosecutors in California reportedly open criminal probe of vaping company Juul

Juul brand vaping pens are seen for sale in a shop in Manhattan in New York City, New York, U.S., February 6, 2019. Mike Segar | Reuters Federal prosecutors in California are conducting a criminal probe into e-cigarette maker Juul, the Wall Street Journal reported Monday. The probe, by the U.S. attorney’s office of the… Read More »

California couple whose son was born to wrong parents in IVF mix-up sue clinic

A second lawsuit involving one of the three couples whose in vitro fertilization process resulted in embryos implanted in the wrong woman is suing the California fertility clinic after they discovered their biological son was born to another set of parents who live in New York. Anni and Ashot Manukyan, who claim they found out about their… Read More »

California Blues’ digital therapeutics platform expands member choice

Blue Shield of California and Solera Health have teamed up to offer a new free digital therapeutics platform to BSC members. At the same time, the partnership between BSC and Solera—a company that consolidates highly fragmented programs and services into a single marketplace—aims to hold participating vendors accountable for producing good outcomes. BSC and Solera… Read More »