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FCS scored high on California’s 2017 Patient Assessment Survey

The Patient Assessment Survey (PAS), which has been administered for over a decade by the California Healthcare Performance Information System, is an annual survey to assess patient experience with medical groups’ care and services among adult HMO and POS

Sep 16th, 2017
Juice Shouldn’t Be Offered to Infants, Says Pediatrics Group

The American Academy of Pediatrics has expanded its recommendation against offering juice to all infants 12 months and under because it offers no nutritional benefit. Previously, the group advised against juice consumption in infants 6 months and younger.

Jun 8th, 2017
Advice About Eating Fish for Pregnant Women and Children

The FDA and Environmental Protection Agency have broken down which fish are safest to eat — based on mercury levels — for young children and women of childbearing age, particularly those who are breast-feeding or pregnant.

Jan 23rd, 2017
New Children’s Media Use Guidelines

The American Academy of Pediatrics has released a pair of policy statements to help guide parents and pediatric providers on children’s media use.

Oct 23rd, 2016
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

The Breast Cancer Awareness Month, marked in countries across the world every October, helps to increase attention and support for the awareness, early detection, and treatment as well as palliative care of this disease.

Oct 1st, 2016
Quality Improvement at the Family Health Center

Family Care Specialists-Family Health Center (FCS-FHC) is dedicated to continually improving its patient quality of care. Our clinic site participates in the Patient Centered Medical Home (PCMH) accreditation.

Jan 14th, 2016
U.S. Breast-Feeding Rates Up

More U.S. mothers are breast-feeding their newborns than were nursing roughly a decade ago. A national survey shows that as of 2008, 75 percent of babies born that year were breast-fed, compared with 70 percent in 2000.

Oct 2nd, 2013