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Friday, April 6, 2012 Permalink

An Ounce of Prevention

  

    Segments

  • Part 1: Tulare County Hospital Uses 'Compassion' to Cut E.R. Costs, Improve Care

    Pauline Bartolone

    Outreach specialists at Kaweah Delta Hospital in Visalia deal with crises every day. They connect high-need clients with services that will keep them out of the ER and put them on the path to self- sufficiency.

  • Part 2: Sacramento Hospital Uses Intervention to Change Lives

    Steve Milne

    LeAndre Williams admits he was in the wrong place at the wrong time when he was stabbed. He lost an the eye, but his trip to a South Sacramento Trauma Center changed his life.

  • Part 3: Rural Clinic Strives to Reduce Isolation to Create Wellness

    Pauline Bartolone

    Hill Country patients with mental illness enjoy the camaraderie at Circle of Friends. The support group is just one of the ways a small rural health care clinic helps combat isolation in remote Shasta County.

  • Part 4: Tuberculosis Tackled By Teams on Both Sides of US-Mexico Border

    Amy Isackson

    Dr. Rafael Laniado treats patients with drug-resistant tuberculosis at a new state-of-the-art clinic in Tijuana. He and his colleagues at UC San Diego are part of an international collaboration to eradicate the infectious disease.