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Attorney General Kamala D. Harris Issues Decision Approving Sale of Six Daughters of Charity Health Facilities

SAN FRANCISCO—Attorney General Kamala D. Harris today issued her decision granting conditional approval of the change of control and governance of  Daughters of Charity Health System that includes six health facilities to Prime Healthcare Services, Inc. and Prime Healthcare Foundation, Inc. … Continue reading

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Majority Still Supports Single-payer Option, Poll Finds

The single-payer option – also known as Medicare for all – would create a new, government-run insurance program to replace private coverage. The system, once backed by President Obama, became one of the biggest casualties of the divisive healthcare debates … Continue reading

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Hospitals’ sale: Prime is the only buyer who can keep facilities open

By: Sharon Erlich and Donna Fischer, San Jose Mercury News For decades, registered nurses at Daughters of Charity Health System have outlasted wars, pestilence and even earthquakes to fulfill their mission of serving the indigent and the poor in the … Continue reading

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Nurses Issue Impact Report, Urge State Officials to
 Act in Public Interest and Save Daughters of Charity Hospitals

Registered nurses who work in five Daughters of Charity hospitals across California held a Sacramento press conference Wednesday urging Attorney General Kamala Harris to approve the sale of the hospitals to a buyer that has pledged to stop the threatened … Continue reading

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Integrated Single-Payer Health Care System is best approach to dealing with Ebola and future Pandemics

California Nurses Association Testifies at State Capitol on need for Single Payer This is a proud moment for California Nurses Association/National Nurses United, whose members have taken the lead in blowing the whistle for Ebola preparedness. From a die-in on … Continue reading

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Huge victory for California RNs, Caregivers, and Patients!

Follows Global Day of Action With 100,000 RNs Demanding Highest Safeguards, Contrast to Hospital Industry’s Failure to Act Following a worldwide day of actions of 100,000 registered nurses and health workers demanding substantial improvements in safeguards for the deadly Ebola … Continue reading

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Ah, Mitch McConnell and the Great Myth of Healthcare Freedom

By Donna Smith, American SiCKO

The election Tuesday evening represents a magnificent opportunity for us all to observe the full spectrum of political dysfunction as it applies to health care reform. Those who support single-payer, Medicare for all for life reform would do well to focus on some of the issues the Republicans and many Americans claim bother them most about the Affordable Care Act/Obamacare. Continue reading

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