January 14, 1993 |
In a move toward overhauling the state's public health care delivery system, State Health Director Molly Joel Coye unveiled a plan Wednesday to impose a managed health care plan for the state's 5 million Medi-Cal recipients.
May 29, 1992 |
Molly J. Coye, whose confirmation as director of health services got snagged in controversy over a proposed nuclear waste dump and the diversion of anti-smoking funds to other programs, was unanimously approved by the Senate on Thursday. The qualifications of Coye, a physician who speaks fluent Spanish and Mandarin and served as commissioner of public health of New Jersey, were applauded and never challenged during her drawn-out two-month confirmation.
October 27, 1991 |
It's an awkward time to be California's top public-health official: Six million Californians have no health insurance, health-care costs are well above the national average and the state has been facing an unprecedented budget crisis. Dr. Molly Joel Coye became director of the Department of Health Services in June. Now she must preside over $30.
February 15, 1993 |
JOB FRONT: California Secretary of State March Fong Eu is shopping for an ambassadorship, destination unknown. . . . Dr. Mark Smith, vice president of the Kaiser Family Foundation in San Francisco, is frequently mentioned as a possibility to fill the post of White House AIDS czar. He's highly regarded in the AIDS community. His wife, Dr. Molly Joel Coye, runs California's Department of Health Services.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 19, 1991 |
California issued a health warning Wednesday and ordered a Los Angeles company to stop selling or distributing dried rattlesnake products found to contain deadly salmonella bacteria. Laboratory tests of the dried rattlesnake powder and capsules produced by Herbs of Mexico detected heavy concentrations of the bacteria, which are common in reptiles, said state Health Director Molly Joel Coye. The bacteria apparently survived because the product was inadequately pasteurized, Coye said.