California: Lung cancer screening rates low, treatment gaps high | News

California had mixed results, ranking it the worst state in the nation for lung cancer treatment, according to a report released Tuesday by the American Lung Association. “Lung cancer screening is key to early diagnosis, and early diagnosis saves lives. Unfortunately, here in California, not enough people are getting this life-saving screening,” said Will Barrett, … Read more

Blue Shield of California Promise’s new director of health equity markets is poised to make a difference for our Medi-Cal members | Blue Shield of California

the Martinez family Authenticity, bravery and determination to fight for what is right to protect our communities is what drives Valerie Martinez every day, and even more so as Blue Shield of California Promise Health Plan’s first Chief Health Equity Officer. A native Californian and veteran Medi-Cal leader, Martinez will lead strategies to help improve … Read more