An Ounce of Prevention

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Part 1: Tulare County Hospital Uses 'Compassion'
to Cut E.R. Costs, Improve Care

Outreach specialists at Kaweah Delta Hospital in Visalia deal with crises every day. They connect high-need clients with services that will keep them out of the ER and put them on the path to self- sufficiency.

Part 2: Sacramento Hospital Uses Intervention
to Change Lives

LeAndre Williams admits he was in the wrong place at the wrong time when he was stabbed. He lost an the eye, but his trip to a South Sacramento Trauma Center changed his life.

Part 3: Rural Clinic Strives to Reduce Isolation to Create Wellness

Hill Country patients with mental illness enjoy the camaraderie at Circle of Friends.  The support group is just one of the ways a small rural health care clinic helps combat isolation in remote Shasta County.

Part 4: Tuberculosis Tackled By Teams on Both
Sides of US-Mexico Border

Dr. Rafael Laniado treats patients with drug-resistant tuberculosis at a new state-of-the-art clinic in Tijuana. He and his colleagues at UC San Diego are part of an international collaboration to eradicate the infectious disease.

Funding for this documentary provided by:

Production Team

Pamela Wu

Scott Collard

Joe Barr
Executive Producer

Pauline Bartolone
Reporter/ Producer

Steve Milne
Reporter/ Producer

Amy Isackson
Reporter/ Producer

Catherine Stifter
Editor/ Producer

Paul Conley
Production Supervisor

Alan Ray

Al Gibes
Web Editor

Andrew Nixon
Multimedia Producer

Veronika Nagy
Web Designer


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