11Sep, 2017

Alain Azcona named CEO at Aurora Behavioral Health Care San Diego

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September 2017   The Signature Healthcare Board of Trustees announced Alain Azcona as Chief Executive Officer of Aurora Behavioral Health Care San Diego effective September 1. Alain has been a member of the Aurora Behavioral Health Care/Signature Healthcare team since 2000, serving most recently at the San Diego facility as Chief Operating Officer and Interim CEO. He brings with him over 25 years of health care experience, is an active member of numerous councils and task forces on behavioral health, and is a tireless advocate for clients and their family […]
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11Sep, 2017

HASD&IC Boost Needed to Attain 2017 CHPAC Goal

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September 2017 The California Hospital Association Political Action Committee (CHPAC) exists to elect, educate, and build rapport with legislators and officials who understand the important role hospitals play in our state. A significant push remains to meet our region’s $83,600 goal before the December 31 deadline, and hospital member participation is critical to reaching that goal. Join hospital and health care leaders throughout the state in this important advocacy effort and support for officeholders and candidates who are concerned about and committed to better health care for all Californians.   […]
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19Aug, 2017

HASD&IC CEO Receives ACHE Leadership Award

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July 2017   Dimitrios Alexiou, President/CEO of HASD&IC, received an American Health Care Executives (ACHE) Exemplary Service Award at a special event of the San Diego Organization of Health Care Leaders (SOHL) and the Health Care Executives of Southern CA (HCE) held July 27, 2017. Presenting the award was ACHE Governor for District 5, Carrie Owen Plietz, FACHE. The ACHE Recognition Program celebrates affiliates’ commitment to the healthcare management profession. Recognition is bestowed at three levels based on a range of specific volunteer activities that demonstrate leadership and contributions to […]
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19Aug, 2017

HQI Receives National Award for Leadership in Quality Improvement

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July 2017   The American Hospital Association (AHA) announced California’s Hospital Quality Institute as the recipient of the 2017 Dick Davidson Quality Milestone Award for Allied Association Leadership. The award is given to state, regional or metropolitan hospital associations that demonstrate leadership and innovation in quality improvement and contribute to national healthcare improvement efforts. HQI was recognized for its multiple quality improvement initiatives — including the California Hospital Patient Safety Organization, the Hospital Improvement and Innovation Network, the Partnership for Patient Experience and the HealthCare Reliability Organizing Initiative — that […]
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10Aug, 2016

Polst E-Registry San Diego & Imperial Counties – SBAR

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May 2016 | San Diego Physician Magazine   According to the California Health Care Foundation, most Physician Orders for Life Sustaining Treatment (POLST) form information is stored in paper format using a standard pink form maintained and issued by the Emergency Medical Services Authority (EMSA) of California.  POLST information is completed by clinicians along with patients who wish to record medical intervention and resuscitation orders for use during and emergency.   Read More>
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10Aug, 2016

HASD&IC Boost Needed to Attain 2016 CHPAC Goal

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The California Hospital Association Political Action Committee (CHPAC) positively impacts the election of candidates who recognize and support health care’s important role in society.  A significant push remains to meet our region’s $83,600 goal before the December 31 deadline.  Hospital member participation in CHPAC is critical to statewide advocacy efforts and works to support candidates who share hospital values. TAKE ACTION NOW Individual contributions can be made online at www.calhospital.org/political-action-committee.  Business partners are also encouraged to join the CHPAC program.  For more  information contact Lisa Sontag, lsontag@hasdic.org.
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10Aug, 2016

2016 HASD&IC Annual Meeting Speaker to Detail ‘Upstream’ Strategies

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Los Angeles-based Rishi Manchanda, the author of “The Upstream Doctors”, a 2013 book published by the TED (Technology, Entertainment, and Design) lecture and conference organization, will be a featured speaker at the 2016 HASD&IC Annual Meeting.  A physician and public health innovator, Manchanda aims to reinvigorate primary care by teaching doctors to think about – and treat – the social and environmental conditions that often underlie sickness.  Read More>
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