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Apr 9, 2013 at 4:12 PM
Those federal budget cuts triggered by so-called "sequestration" are impacting some of the most vulnerable cancer patients. As of April 1, Medicare payments are being cut for chemotherapy drugs, and experts say that could be very disruptive to older patients.
Mar 15, 2013 at 12:36 PM
Eyewitness News and BakersfieldNow.com have partnered with Three Way Chevrolet, Dignity Health and local first responders to launch a community-wide campaign called TXT L8R.
Mar 15, 2013 at 12:25 PM
Eyewitness News and BakersfieldNow.com have partnered with Three Way Chevrolet, Dignity Health and local first responders to launch a community-wide campaign called TXT L8R.

In cooperation with our TXT L8R sponsors, California Highway...
Dec 3, 2012 at 9:26 PM

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KBAK/KBFX) — Bakersfield's Comprehensive Blood & Cancer Center and San Francisco-based Dignity Health are teaming to provide a higher level of cancer care in Kern County.

The organizations announced a partnership...
Dec 3, 2012 at 2:12 PM
Bakersfield's Comprehensive Blood & Cancer Center and San Francisco-based Dignity Health are teaming to provide a higher level of cancer care in Kern County.
Jul 16, 2012 at 8:21 PM
Critics complain the company administering the large health plan for Kern County employees has a serious conflict of interest.
Jun 28, 2012 at 12:28 PM
The Supreme Court on Thursday upheld virtually all of President Barack Obama's historic health care overhaul, including the hotly debated core requirement that nearly every American have health insurance.
May 3, 2012 at 6:37 PM
Jean Wood has been working for Mercy Hospitals for 15 years. As a pathology transcriptionist, she said she's passionate about her job, because her heart is with her patients. But, on Thursday, her and some of her fellow SEIU-United Healthcare...
May 3, 2012 at 3:26 PM

Jean Wood has been working for Mercy Hospitals for 15 years. As a pathology transcriptionist, she said she's passionate about her job, because her heart is with her patients.
But, on Thursday, her and some of her fellow SEIU-United...
Apr 11, 2012 at 1:30 PM

The prestigious John Brock Community Service Award will be presented to Jon Van Boening on Sept. 6, 2012 at Seven Oaks County Club. Van Boening is President and Chief Executive Officer of Bakersfield Memorial Hospital, and also serves as the...
Jan 23, 2012 at 6:18 PM
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A major Catholic hospital chain has severed its official ties with the Roman Catholic Church as it seeks to maintain an unusual business model that includes both Catholic and non-Catholic hospitals.
May 17, 2010 at 6:27 PM
A family is furious about their mother's condition after spending less than two weeks in a local skilled nursing facility.
Apr 8, 2009 at 2:22 PM
Two Orange County hospitals accused of dumping mental patients on Skid Row in Los Angeles have reached a $1.6 million settlement with the city.
Oct 22, 2008 at 3:23 PM
There's not a word about education in Proposition 8, but what public schools will be required to teach about same-sex marriage has emerged as the central issue in the campaign.