Cutting bureaucratic red tape for the public good

originally published on USC News, March 27, 2015 By overcoming obstacles, health services official reforms public health and strengthens communities How does policy work impact public health issues and the community? Mitchell Katz, director of the Los Angeles County Department of Health Services, discussed the topic during an event hosted on March 3 by the…

Dr. Mitchell Katz: Making a Difference through Health Policy (Full Video)

USC Schaeffer Center Quintiles Health Policy Seminar Series and the Bedrosian Price Research Collaborative Series.

The Bedrosian Center on Governance and the Schaeffer Center for Health Policy and Economics invite you to hear Mitchell Katz, M.D., the Director of the Los Angeles County Department of Health Services, speak as part of the Quintiles Seminar Series that features prominent academics, researchers, policy makers, and industry leaders to discuss prevalent and current themes in health, policy, and economics.

City Governments Struggle with Staffing as a Result of Health Insurance Changes

Sept 11, 2013 – by Jeremy Loudenback – Insurance and pension costs for city employees are a near-constant worry for city governments from New York to Smalltown, U.S.A. As healthcare costs skyrocket, budgeting for employees’ insurance is a tricky proposition. Now, as the Affordable Care Act (ACA) begins the implementation process, city managers …

Shifting the Burden – Health Care (Full Video)

The USC Price Bedrosian Center on Governance and the American Society for Public Administration (ASPA) Southern California Chapter – hold a important panel discussion on the impact of federal health care reform on state and local organizations and health care delivery in Los Angeles County. Panel: State Senator Ed Hernandez, O.D. Chairman, Senate Health Committee…

Shifting the Burden: Health Care (Photos)

Discussion is intended to develop a better understanding of the challenges and benefits of implementing heath care reform in California and Los Angeles County. Panel Members: State Senator Ed Hernandez, O.D., Chairman, Senate Health Committee Dr. Stephanie Hall, Chief Medical Officer and Associate Dean of Clinical Affairs at LAC USC Medical Center Robin C. Kay,…