About Us

ESTABLISHED IN 1956

Since 1956 the Hospital Association of San Diego and Imperial Counties (HASD&IC) has effectively advanced the interests of hospitals in San Diego and Imperial Counties. We are a non-profit organization representing 36 hospitals and integrated health systems in the two-county area. Members range from small, rural hospitals to large, urban medical centers; include not-for-profits (44%), district (12%), investor-owned (19%), university (6%), and city/county/state/federal (19%) facilities; and represent nearly 8,500 licensed beds. HASD&IC’s board of directors represents all member sectors and provides policy direction to ensure the interests of member hospitals and health systems are preserved and promoted.

VISION

To create an optimally healthy society that serves the needs of the San Diego and Imperial County communities.

MISSION

To advance the organization, management and effective delivery of affordable, medically necessary, quality health care services for the San Diego and Imperial County communities. HASD&IC provides leadership, representation, advocacy, and acts as an advisory on behalf of our members and in collaboration with local governmental entities, safety-net providers, the media, business coalitions, academia, community organizations, community-based organizations, and the public.

GOALS

  • To be a leader in shaping regional healthcare policies and systems to improve the health of our communities.
  • To advocate for access to timely, appropriate, and quality healthcare for all residents.
  • To collaborate with other providers and stakeholders on initiatives to improve access to care and the efficiency and effectiveness of the local health care delivery system.
  • To inform, educate, and participate with our communities in improving health outcomes.

With the support of committed members and in collaboration with others, HASD&IC & CHA have advocated with a common voice in local, statewide, and national policy discussions. This report highlights many of the successful advocacy and representation efforts of 2016.