Hi-Desert Medical Center opens Orthopedic Center

Orthopedic physicians from the Institute of Clinical Orthopedics and Neurosciences (ICON) at Desert Regional Medical Center are now seeing patients in the Hi-Desert, including Desert Oasis patients. Known as Hi-Desert Orthopedics, the new center, a program of Hi-Desert Medical Center—is now open on the hospital campus, 6601 White Feather Rd., Suite A-5 in Joshua Tree. Read More »

Legislative Season in Full Swing

The 2013-14 Legislative Session is in motion.  With 2,385 bills pending before the Legislature, each committee hearing will have extensive agendas.  Now that the bill introduction deadline has passed, Assemblymembers and Senators are facing new deadlines to keep their bills moving through the Legislative process.  Legislators will be actively working their bills, presenting them in Read More »

Division of Workers’ Compensation posts updated time of hire pamphlet

The Division of Workers’ Compensation (DWC) has posted an updated time of hire pamphlet on its website. The updates reflect changes made to California’s workers’ compensation system by Senate Bill 863, which took effect Jan. 1, 2013. The pamphlet is posted in English and Spanish versions, and meets the requirements under Labor Code section 3551 to notify new employees Read More »