Members of the local medical community Thursday said cuts to the federal Affordable Care Act would leave patients uninsured, increase emergency room use and harm innovative efforts to address the roots of health problems and control costs. U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Ore., visited La Clinica in Medford to hear from a roundtable of providers as President Donald Trump and Republicans in Congress vow to repeal and replace the 2010 federal act that greatly expanded government-subsidized health insurance. Read the complete Mail Tribune story.
This interview with CEO Brenda Johnson is part of a Mail Tribune series known as Community Builders profiling southern Oregonians who are working to improve their communities.
An epidemic of opioid addiction prompted a vigorous discussion Saturday among local health leaders and U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden as they looked for answers in dealing with the national problem. The senator met with more than 20 healthcare leaders at the new La Clinica health care facility on Biddle Road in Medford. Read complete Mail Tribune story.
The coordinated care organization Jackson Care Connect has distributed more than $1.5 million in grants to organizations including La Clinica. Read the complete Mail Tribune story
La Clinica is opening a new center today focused on wellness and prevention to provide broader care to its rapidly growing patient base. Read the complete Mail Tribune story here.