Author Archives: Cheryl Clark

Cheryl Clark
Cheryl Clark is a senior healthcare reporter at inewsource. To contact her with questions, tips or corrections, email cherylclark@inewsource.org.
Without Obamacare or a replacement, 370,000 in San Diego County could lose insurance

Without Obamacare or a replacement, 370,000 in San Diego County could lose insurance

Scripps Institution of Oceanography scientist Linda Rasmussen is “extremely nervous” about President Donald Trump’s plan to repeal Obamacare. It’s kept her healthy since 2014, when she enrolled in a subsidized plan through Covered California, the health insurance marketplace the law enabled. If Republicans repeal it without an equivalent replacement, and without federal subsidies she now receives, she’ll be out of ... Read More »

Physician’s lawsuit says Sharp Grossmont endangered patients, reinstalled secret video cameras

Physician’s lawsuit says Sharp Grossmont endangered patients, reinstalled secret video cameras

A former Sharp Grossmont physician has sued the hospital saying its officials harassed him and forced him to resign after he criticized dozens of practices he claims endangered mothers and newborns. In his 48-page complaint filed in San Diego Superior Court, Grossmont’s former chief of anesthesiology Dr. Patrick Sullivan also alleges that Sharp administrators in January 2016 reinstalled secret video ... Read More »

How one community clinic struggles <br \>with Medi-Cal doctor shortage

How one community clinic struggles
with Medi-Cal doctor shortage

Nearly one million San Diego County residents — that’s nearly one in three — are on Medi-Cal, the federal/state health plan for low income people, so it’s important that there are enough doctors willing to accept them as patients. But a new survey says the county  has a shortage of both primary care doctors and, especially, specialists who are willing ... Read More »

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