5May, 2021

5 THINGS TO KNOW – May 5, 2021

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  May 5, 2021   Input Sought on County Budget: As the effort continues to build a framework for a more equitable, inclusive San Diego County, public input is needed for the 2021-22 budget process. On May 6, the county’s Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) will recommend a draft budget, and on May 26-27 county departments will present their draft budgets. The budget hearings set for June 14 and 16 are opportunities to suggest changes or additional funding needs. From June 14-23 the CAO and Board of Supervisors can request changes […]
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5May, 2021

PRESIDENT’S MESSAGE – May 5, 2021

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  May 5, 2021 Hospitals’ Vital Role in Helping Counties Hit Vaccine Milestones San Diego County hit a milestone last week in the fight against COVID-19: 1 million vaccines administered. That puts the county halfway to what public health officials say is their goal of fully vaccinating 75% — or 2,017,011 — of San Diego County residents 16 and older. While part of this can be attributed to the increased supply of vaccine doses available, it also couldn’t have been reached without the partnerships with hospitals, which supplied the staff […]
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21Apr, 2021

PRESIDENT’S MESSAGE – April 21, 2021

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  April 21, 2021 Our Team Is United to Help Your Teams Since the start of the pandemic more than a year ago, your hospitals have been on the front lines, treating patients non-stop, continuing to care for all Californians in all ways. You canceled non-elective surgeries, retrofitted space to accommodate a surge of patients, purchased protective and clinical equipment, and hired more staff. And through it all — as you’ve navigated the highs and lows — it’s been an honor and privilege for HASD&IC and the One Team (CHA […]
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21Apr, 2021

5 THINGS TO KNOW – April 21, 2021

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  April 21, 2021   New Ambulance Provider: The San Diego City Council voted 9-0 at its April 13 meeting to switch ambulance providers from American Medical Response (AMR) to Falck, a Danish company that is the largest ambulance operator in the world. This is the first time in 32 years that San Diego will have a new ambulance provider. The five-year contract requires a six-month transition period from AMR to Falck. Imperial County Medi-Cal: The Imperial County Board of Supervisors recently submitted a Letter of Intent (LOI) to move […]
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7Apr, 2021

PRESIDENT’S MESSAGE – April 7, 2021

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  A New Look and Feel for the HASD&IC Newsletter April 7, 2021   Welcome to the redesigned and revamped HASD&IC Biweekly Briefing. Designed for HASD&IC members and associate members, this newsletter is filled news, educational information, events, and more. While we’ve changed the look and feel, we’ve kept some of the components that we think will be of the most use to members — the News Snapshot, which includes links to the top articles of the past two weeks you might have missed, and the calendar, which updates members […]
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7Apr, 2021

5 THINGS TO KNOW – April 7, 2021

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  April 7, 2021   New Crisis Stabilization Unit: Paradise Valley Hospital has partnered with San Diego County to open a new crisis stabilization unit (CSU) on the hospital’s Bayview campus in Chula Vista. This specialized department — the first and only unit of its kind in the South Bay, and the second CSU in San Diego County — will provide hospital-based emergency behavioral health services to county residents ages 18 and older. More information can be found on the Paradise Valley Hospital website. Community Health Needs Assessment: HASD&IC has […]
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9Mar, 2020

Homeless Guardians Project

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March 11, 2020   “Homeless Guardians” — a special project of CHA and Our Health California — shares stories from hospitals throughout the state of those experiencing homelessness.  The four-part series spotlights the work of health care professionals in Sacramento, San Diego, San Francisco, and Los Angeles as they take care of California’s most vulnerable.  Read Stories >  
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