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Mother Lode Views To Continue Healthcare Series This Weekend

Sonora, CA — Clarke Broadcasting will present the second installment of its three part series The Changing Face Of Healthcare In Tuolumne County this weekend on its three stations.

Dr. Bob Uslander, medical director for the Sonora Regional Medical Center Rural Health Care Clinic will comment on what constitutes a visit to the emergency room and what constitutes a visit to the prompt care facility.

S.R.M.C. Senior V.P. for Patient Care Julie Kline discusses the intracacies of transfering services from one hospital to another along with the hiring process of 172 employees.

Director of Specialty Office Services Debbie Aventi decribes in detail the services that will be offered in the Rural Health Care Clinic directly across from the Mother Lode Fairgrounds and the new phone number (536-5054) for making appointments following the June 30th closure of Tuolumne General Hospital.

Sonora Regional´s V.P. for Business Planning and Marketing, Doug Duffield, will outline the manner in which the hospital is educating the public as to the changing face of healthcare in the county.

And the hospital´s President and CEO, Lary Davis, will comment on the treatment availability for those without health insurance and why S.R.M.C. desired to retain and operate the Rural Health Care Clinics.

Mother Lode Views will be aired on AM-1450 KVML Saturday at 10:30am and Sunday at 8:30am. Mother Lode Views can also be heard on STAR 92.7 at 9am Sunday and on Today´s Country KKBN (93.5) at 10am Sunday.

The third and concluding installment of the three part series will be aired the weekend of June 30-July 1 at the same times.

Should you miss or desire to relisten to the show, click Mother Lode Views Tuesday, June 26 and select the June 24 show.

Written by Bill Johnson