Recently, CHA sent an email to CEOs asking for their help in completing a survey on discharge delays. Given the importance of this survey, we will be accepting responses for the next couple weeks, so there’s still time to participate. It should only take about one hour to complete.
June marks Immigrant Heritage Month (formerly Refugee Awareness Month), an opportunity to honor and celebrate the invaluable contributions of immigrants and their descendants, who bring forth innovation, diversity, and wide-ranging impacts that continue to shape and power California and our nation.
While COVID-19 may have brought to light many health care inequities, they are nothing new — particularly for the LGBTQ+ community. That’s why — as we mark Pride Month this June — it’s important to remember the role that your hospitals play in building inclusive and equitable communities for our LGBTQ+ neighbors.
Access to healthy and nutritious food is vital to the well-being of the community.
May 7 marks the start of this year’s National Hospital Week, and this year’s theme is “WeAreHealthCare.” This is a week to recognize the vital roles hospitals play in our communities but more importantly, to celebrate all health care workers — who are essential to the success of hospitals and health systems.
Often, when people think about the work done at hospitals, it’s the doctors, nurses, and other clinical staff who come to mind. While their work is vitally important — often lifesaving — volunteers and volunteer leaders are also an integral part of the hospital environment.
The two words connote a positive tone — progress, fearlessness, courageousness. They also happened to be the theme of the 2023 American College of Healthcare Executives Congress, where health leaders gathered to explore practical solutions to the challenges we face today, particularly in the wake of the pandemic.
Back in the ’70s, when the EMS system of today was in its infancy, the needs of those it served were much different. In those days, the system was designed largely to handle traffic accidents — which, in the absence of seat belt laws, airbags, and other safety features — often resulted in much more […]
Few hospitals in California are immune from the financial challenges brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic, years of Medi-Cal underfunding, and ongoing inflationary pressures. And hospitals in our region are no different. That’s why an agreement reached earlier this week that will allow UC San Diego Health to temporarily assume full operational, clinical, and financial […]
Come May 11, your hospitals could have fewer tools to manage increasing volumes. That’s because May 11 is the date the federal public health emergency expires, and likely along with it — Title 42. This pandemic-era policy was put in place under the Trump administration and allowed the United States to turn away or rapidly […]