inewsource/KPBS

Updated April 17, 2017

April 17, 2017 • inewsource and KPBS web •
Babies on drugs: Another sad chapter in the opioid saga

http://bit.ly/2pvuL1F

March 22, 2017 • inewsource and KPBS web •
For many of the 468,000 people on kidney dialysis, star ratings show improved care

http://bit.ly/2ni69dY

March 22, 2017 • inewsource and KPBS web •
Living with Dialysis

http://bit.ly/2nJ3ye3

March 22, 2017 • KPBS TV Evening News
Star ratings for dialysis centers • Slide to 13.19

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i2dkt2O9JDE

March 20, 2017 • inewsource and KPBS web •
Harris pleads for Medi-Cal kids, but critics decry a welfare state

http://bit.ly/2nJliWu

March 20, 2017 • KPBS TV Evening News
Kamala Harris • Slide to 8 minutes

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xf_SjRj4Oyo

Feb. 28, 2017 • inewsource and KPBS web •
Doctor who helped shape Obamacare warns of drop in quality of care if law is scrapped

http://bit.ly/2m2LBpD

Feb. 28, 2017 • KPBS radio •
Doctor who helped shape Obamacare warns of drop in quality of care if law is scrapped

https://soundcloud.com/inewsource/doctor-who-helped-shape-obamacare-warns-of-drop-in-quality-of-care-if-law-is-scrapped

Feb. 28, 2017 • KPBS TV Evening News • Slide to 5:40 •
Doctor who helped shape Obamacare warns of drop in quality of care if law is scrapped

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cC9LVezlBcM

March 1, 2017 • KPBS Midday Edition radio •
Doctor who helped shape Obamacare warns of drop in quality of care if law is scrapped

https://soundcloud.com/inewsource/170301-trump-aca-midday

Feb. 17, 2017 • inewsource and KPBS web •
Without Obamacare Or A Replacement, 370,000 In San Diego County Could Lose Insurance

http://bit.ly/2lYpfWI

Feb. 17, 2017 • KPBS radio •
Without Obamacare Or A Replacement, 370,000 In San Diego County Could Lose Insurance

https://soundcloud.com/inewsource/20170217-cc-aca

Feb. 16, 2017 • CBS Channel 8 San Diego – ACA repeal story; Aired at 11 p.m.
Without Obamacare or a replacement, 370,000 in San Diego County could lose insurance

http://bit.ly/2mjRlfD

Feb. 16, 2017 • KPBS TV ACA repeal
Aired at 5 and 6:30 p.m. – Slide to 1:58

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_GVCNQm5Opo

Feb. 6, 2017 • KPBS Radio Hip fracture story; Midday Edition with Maureen Cavanaugh
https://soundcloud.com/inewsource/170206-hipfractures-cherlyclark-midday

Feb. 6, 2017 • KPBS TV Hip fracture story – Slide to 7:48
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PVrc8nOM8Jg

Feb. 6, 2017 • Two San Diego hospitals among worst for deaths of hip fracture patients
http://bit.ly/2kKv4pB

Feb. 2, 2017 • Physician’s lawsuit says Sharp Grossmont endangered patients, reinstalled secret video cameras
http://bit.ly/2lqOzBc

Jan. 2, 2017 • For one in three San Diegans, finding a doctor is an ordeal
http://bit.ly/2iA0Q3Y

Jan. 2, 2017 • How one community clinic struggles with Medi-Cal doctor shortage
http://bit.ly/2jsPVNB

Jan. 2, 2017 • KPBS Radio Medi-Cal story
https://soundcloud.com/inewsource/20160102-cc-medicaldocs

Jan. 2, 2017 • KPBS TV Medi-Cal story – Slide to 4:45
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7Hlh4X1OUXI

Dec. 16, 2016 • San Diego doctors join criticism of Trump’s health agency choice
http://bit.ly/2hQt0sG

Nov. 28, 2016 • Medicare measures psych hospitals’ quality: A bed shortage taxes the system
http://bit.ly/2i6Mrk3

Nov. 23, 2016 • Discrimination couldn’t deter Dr. Richard Butcher, and southeastern San Diego health care reaped benefits
http://bit.ly/2gasCq5

Here’s the KPBS TV segment (Slide to 15.03)
Nov. 23, 2016 • Discrimination couldn’t deter Dr. Richard Butcher, and southeastern San Diego health care reaped benefits
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e6jd8jbw5J8

Here’s the KPBS radio segment
Nov. 23, 2016 • Discrimination couldn’t deter Dr. Richard Butcher, and southeastern San Diego health care reaped benefits
https://soundcloud.com/inewsource/20161123-cc-butcher

Nov. 10, 2016 • New cancer model saves money, keeps chemotherapy patients out of the hospital
https:vimeo.com/190909382

Nov. 10, 2016 • New cancer model saves money, keeps chemotherapy patients out of the hospital
http://bit.ly/2fJOHtj

Nov. 10, 2016 • New cancer model saves money, keeps chemotherapy patients out of the hospital
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OZ2IzZ11R5A

Oct. 6, 2016 • When doctors and the DMV decide it’s time for you to stop driving
http://bit.ly/2fwYFBQ

Oct. 6, 2016 • Does San Diego County have enough patients for its new hospital beds?
http://bit.ly/2ekZkEY

Sept. 20, 2016 • Medical Board drops drug charges against doctor in Sharp video sting
http://bit.ly/2cL99I3

Sept. 12, 2016 • Cancer surgery volumes at San Diego hospitals may warn of complication
http://bit.ly/2cG94Xy

Aug. 8, 2016 • Medicare’s stars now show best and worst hospitals based on patient mortality, safety
http://bit.ly/2aM2dw3

July 21, 2016 • When hospitals post doctor ratings, who benefits?
http://bit.ly/29PKD7s

June 29, 2016 • Many San Diego hospitals don’t restrict drug industry payments to doctors
http://bit.ly/29oNi8n

June 29, 2016
Here’s KPBS TV’s Evening segment. Scroll to 5:15.

June 29, 2016
Here’s the KPBS radio segment

June 10, 2016 • Privacy concerns halt UCSD’s posting of patients’ physician critiques
http://bit.ly/1UqF0M2

May 30, 2016 • AIDS remains a stubborn foe in San Diego County
http://bit.ly/20Rk3Oy

May 30, 2016
Here’s KPBS TV’s Evening segment. Scroll to 11:30.

May 19, 2016 • Sharp hospital apologizes for privacy breach as video sting provokes backlash
http://bit.ly/1WF8vzr

May 19, 2016
Here’s KPBS TV’s Evening segment. Scroll to 7:07

May 19, 2016
My Morning, Midday and Evening edition radio talking about Sharp Grossmont’s apology.

May 5, 2016 • Sharp Grossmont drug surveillance captured videos of female patients undergoing surgery
http://goo.gl/AwvPxZ

May 5, 2016
Here’s KPBS TV’s Evening segment. Scroll to 5.35. I explain the story about the missing drugs, the doctor and videosurveillance of women undergoing surgery.

May 5, 2016
My Morning, Midday and Evening edition radio talking about video surveillance of women undergoing surgery.

April 28, 2016 • What’s behind San Diego County’s alarmingly high C-section rates?
http://goo.gl/kmgJAf

April 28, 2016
Here’s KPBS Morning, Midday and Evening radio spot with me talking about C-sections

April 28, 2016
Here’s KPBS TV’s Evening segment.
Scroll to 11.37. I explain why San Diego County has such high C-section rates relative to other counties in this state.

April 14, 2016 • Surgery center quality will soon be open to public scrutiny
http://goo.gl/jOShCZ

Here’s KPBS TV’s Evening segment with me — scroll to 14:40 — explaining how the public and providers will soon be able to compare 12 measures of quality for thousands of ambulatory surgical centers across the country. These centers are increasingly performing more complicated procedures, surgeries that used to be performed only in a hospital setting, on Medicare beneficiaries. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WFdTevhsGbo

Me on KPBS Morning and Midday Edition

Here’s KPBS TV’s Evening News segment with me — scroll to 12.46 — explaining the Leapfrog Group’s latest report reveals individual infection rates by “bricks and mortar” hospital facilities. About 40 hospital systems with multiple hospitals in California, hundreds in the nation, and two in San Diego County have aggregated their rates.
video.kpbs.org/video/2365698658/

March 22, 2016 • Report reveals infection rates for individual San Diego hospitals
http://bit.ly/1WJNIYs

Here’s KPBS radio’s Midday edition segment with me explaining why San Diego docs and docs in 14 other urbanized California counties have been paid “cow-town” rates for services provided to Medicare beneficiaries, and how it’s finally getting fixed Jan. 1, 2017:

March 8, 2016 • San Diego doctors win long campaign for higher Medicare pay
http://bit.ly/1Rybi64

Feb. 18, 2016 • Study: Care For San Diego’s Dying Patients Needs To Improve
http://bit.ly/1PPESpC

Feb. 18, 2016 • Study: Care For San Diego’s Dying Patients Needs To Improve. TV appearance at 14.57
http://bit.ly/1ovGeN9

Oct. 12, 2015 • New federal data reveals more about emergency room waits
http://bit.ly/1MhJyUY

Sept. 29, 2015 • Health experts debate masks’ value in flu prevention
http://bit.ly/1iRf4NV

Sept. 28, 2015 • Flu triggers ‘vaccinate or mask’ rules at hospitals
http://bit.ly/1KQJ5H7

Aug 18, 2015 • Hospitals, Medical Groups Start To Worry About Skills Of Older Doctors
http://bit.ly/1MwnchL