SAN DIEGO CITY COUNCIL DECLARES BEHAVIORAL HEALTH BED CRISIS: On Dec. 5, the San Diego City Council declared a behavioral health crisis due to the lack of available behavioral health beds in the city. A recent survey of hospital members found that on any given day in the HASD&IC region, about 50 patients who are […]
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ENGAGING AND SUPPORTING REFUGEE COMMUNITIES – FREE TRAINING FOR HEALTH PROVIDERS: On Dec. 7 from 10 a.m. to noon (PT), the San Diego Refugee Communities Coalition will lead cultural competency training — Engaging and Supporting Refugee Communities — for health care providers. It will include a comprehensive overview of the refugee resettlement process, shedding light […]
Robin Gomez, RN, MSN has been appointed as the new CEO of Kindred Hospital – San Diego (Kindred Hospital), a 70-bed long-term acute care hospital. In her role Robin will have oversite over all business development and operations, which includes clinical and financial management of the hospital. Robin brings 20+ years of health care experience […]
EMS MOBILE APP: The San Diego County EMS Office has released a new EMS Mobile App, available to the community at emsmobile.sandiegocounty.gov. It allows users to easily search through all protocols and policies using keywords. In addition, users can bookmark specific protocols and policies to quickly access them at any time. The EMS Mobile App also […]
CARE COURT: The County of San Diego has updated its website with new FAQs on the program, which launched on Oct. 1. A fact sheet on the program is also available. In addition, the county’s Behavioral Health Services department has started providing training for providers in standing meetings throughout the region. If your hospital is […]
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