November 28, 1991 |
Anti-Smoking Ad Account Undecided: The agency that will create the $16-million anti-smoking campaign for the California Department of Health Services for the next three years remains in limbo. Although a 12-member panel recommended that the account remain at the incumbent agency, Venice-based Livingston & Keye, an appeal has been filed by the runner-up, Los Angeles agency Davis, Ball & Colombatto.
April 3, 1996 |
Medi-Cal HMO Award Upheld: The California Department of Health Services said it had denied appeals from several health insurance plans of a contract awarded in October to Foundation Health Plan to provide medical services to Medi-Cal recipients in Los Angeles County. The appeal was filed by California All Health, Care First and Tower Health Services. The state gave no specific information on why the appeal was denied. The contract is potentially worth $5.9 billion, the state said.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 12, 1997 |
Lab tests done in a physician's office by unlicensed personnel are more than four times as likely to be wrong as those done by licensed technicians in a commercial lab, says a new report by the California Department of Health Services. The department's Laboratory Field Services division studied proficiency testing conducted last year--in which labs were asked to determine the identity of a prepared sample. Commercial laboratories got the wrong answer on 0.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 3, 1990 |
The California Department of Health Services released $1.2 million in emergency funds Wednesday to deal with what health officials say is the worst measles epidemic in the state in two decades. Among the hardest hit by the epidemic have been Los Angeles and Orange counties, which will receive $300,000 and $112,347 respectively.
December 30, 1994 |
Security Environmental Systems Inc. said Thursday it has agreed to pay $325,000 to settle various allegations of breach of contract and securities law violations. But the waste-management company, based in Huntington Beach, said it still has some "significant" litigation issues to resolve.
August 6, 1998 |
Advertiser: California Department of Health Services Agency: Asher & Partners, Los Angeles Challenge: Give smokers a good reason to quit. The Ads: This spot in the state's long-running anti-smoking campaign warns that impotence could be a side effect of cigarette smoking. A glamorous woman attending a formal affair exchanges suggestive glances with a debonair man puffing away on a cigarette. Suddenly, the man's cigarette goes limp and the woman loses interest.