clinica sierra vista http://kvpr.org en Medi-Cal Expansion In Fresno County Is Steady, But Stressful http://kvpr.org/post/medi-cal-expansion-fresno-county-steady-stressful <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">In a cramped cubicle in the Sunnyside neighborhood of Fresno County, </span>Neng<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Yang is playing a small role in the country’s healthcare overhaul. On this afternoon, she’s helping a Hmong woman enroll in </span>Medi-Cal<span style="line-height: 1.5;">.</span></p><p>“She prefers English, so her kids can read to her, because she doesn’t read and write in Hmong, and sometimes the translation gets lost when it’s sent to her in Hmong,” says Yang, a certified enrollment counselor at Fresno Center for New Americans.</p> Tue, 18 Feb 2014 17:51:07 +0000 Rebecca Plevin 28645 at http://kvpr.org Medi-Cal Expansion In Fresno County Is Steady, But Stressful Kern County Residency Program To Transition to Clinica Sierra Vista http://kvpr.org/post/kern-county-residency-program-transition-clinica-sierra-vista <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Kern Medical Center has welcomed new classes of physician residents specializing in family medicine for more than 30 years. But last week, the Kern County Board of Supervisors voted to close the family medicine residency program at the financially struggling medical center, and transition it to </span>Clinica<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Sierra Vista.</span></p><p>For the county, this arrangement could mean financial savings. The struggling hospital was reportedly losing more than $3 million per year on the family medicine program.</p> Thu, 14 Nov 2013 00:13:42 +0000 Rebecca Plevin 24416 at http://kvpr.org Kern County Residency Program To Transition to Clinica Sierra Vista