Being presented with a whopping health care bill is enough to make you ill all over again. It's even worse when one is stuck with a surprise bill. And that's just happened to San Francisco and its employees.Distressing numbers revealed at yesterday's Health Service System board meeting caught the ci ... More >>
By Matt SmithHere's a pop quiz(R):
Which is worse?
A.) A U.S. banking crisis sparks a chain reaction in global financial markets leaving no economy unscathed, spawning talk of unemployment, poverty and despair like nothing seen since the1930s.
B.) SF Weekly criticizes a bureaucrat.
If you answe ... More >>
Sutter Health, which owns one of California's largest hospital empires, is a nonprofit, tax-exempt charity. Critics wonder why Sutter dispenses so little charity, and vacuums so much profit, from the hospitals it acquires.