Christopher R. Cochran In The News

Profile: Christopher R. Cochran

May 26, 2020
The nursing home resident’s first recorded signs of COVID-19 were subtle: a low-grade fever, accompanied by coughing.
Casino.org
March 23, 2020
Health officials predict many US hospitals soon will be overrun with patients. Well before the outbreak, in total, Nevada had 6,304 hospital beds in 2017. Nevada’s 2.1 hospital beds per 1,000 people is lower than the national average of 2.4, according to the Nevada Current.
March 21, 2020
Nevada’s shortage of doctors means many worried patients are scrambling to find a primary care physician who can provide quick diagnoses about coronavirus symptoms or testing options.
March 19, 2018
Chris Singer approaches patients and their families sitting in a doctor’s waiting room with a smile every time.
Physicians Practice
February 9, 2018
The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is starting a new chapter under the direction of former pharma executive Alex Azar, who was sworn in as the new Secretary on January 29. How will Azar's leadership shape US.. public health policy and what can physicians expect from his tenure in the way of healthcare reform?
January 2, 2018
Nevadans whose health care isn’t covered by their employers and who missed the Dec. 15 deadline for government-provided insurance still have options for the coming year, according to local experts.
Vice News
August 8, 2017
Health care options for thousands of Nevadans narrowed significantly Monday after health insurer Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield — one of the largest health insurance companies in the U.S. — announced it would withdraw from Nevada’s Obamacare state exchange in 2018. Fourteen counties in Nevada are at risk of not having an insurance provider on the state’s individuals insurance exchange in 2018.
July 10, 2017
The U.S. Senate’s draft of a new health care bill promises to cut funding toward Medicaid expansion and cap the program’s budget. Meanwhile, Nevada this month was a signature away from creating a potentially precedent-setting law that would have opened Medicaid coverage to all state residents.