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Health care becoming cost-prohibitive

Recently, I started catching up on a couple of minor medical issues and started with a visit to a local Physicians Assistant. After a while he came in and discussed my problem and we talked for about ten minutes and he left and wanted to refer...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/letters/2013-11-06/health-care-becoming-cost
Letters

Local physician Robert Thompson's new book in collaboration with health journalist Kathleen Barnes is causing a lot of local interest and worldwide...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/dispatch/2013-10-14-0
Dispatch
CPGH board, mayor wait: Task force pitch, 'bond issue' have both parties marking time

...owns the hospital and leases the facility to CPGH Inc., a nonprofit corporation that governs the hospital. Many local physicians have called for opening up the lease and operating agreement in a way that would allow for more flexible decision-making...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/101710/new_721871358.shtml
News
New approach: neurofeedback; School tries computer program to help students with disorders

...traditional therapy, treatment centers and prevention programs, yet those alone have not alleviated the issues. Local physician Patrick Neary, who uses neurofeedback in treatments, recommended the school try out Brain Paint, a neurofeedback...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/022111/sch_788906785.shtml
Schools
2 women separately charged with forging prescription slips

...Kenai police received a report from the office of Dr. Michael Merrick in Kenai of possible prescription fraud from a local physician. Investigation led to the arrest of Sara L. Brooks, 28, of Homer, on two counts of second-degree theft, three...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2012-02-25/2-women-separately-charged-with-forg
News
Officials talk medical 'divide'

...never came and Knopp said he was discouraged more local physicians didn't attend the round-table meeting, which...said no, because ... of encouragement from the local physicians group down here that you have to work closely with...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2012-03-18/officials-talk-medical-divide
News
'We're done': Assembly rejects hospital partnership with LHP

...agreement, which would maintain borough ownership of CPH, but likely free up decision-making at the hospital. Local physicians have expressed support for amending the lease agreement. Superman, who has been a leading voice against selling...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/090910/new_706044168.shtml
News
On the inside: Physicians would rather not involve outside partner

Local physicians would not choose to bring in an outside partner. That was the overall sentiment of a closed meeting held last week between medical...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/081610/new_695928195.shtml
News
Next step: Hospital board recommends partnership with Texas firm

...would have given CPGH, Inc. increased decision-making power without selling the majority of the hospital. Many local physicians have expressed their support for amending the lease agreement. Smith said a whole hospital joint venture is the...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/082310/new_699262718.shtml
News
Free physicals event results in healthy success

...July 18, Soldotna High School held its annual free physical day for students participating in athletic activities. Local physicians and nurses donated their time to make this event a huge success. We would like to extend a big thank you to the...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/072409/let_360743750.shtml

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