President’s Message

Mental Health Awareness Month More Important Than Ever

More than two years of living through a pandemic have taken a huge a toll on the mental health of millions of Americans, both young and old. This month, as we celebrate Mental Health Awareness Month (Mental Health Matters Month in San Diego County), it’s more important than ever to shine the spotlight on a […]

Honoring Our Health Care Heroes

Last Thursday evening, nearly two years to the day since COVID-19 arrived in San Diego, City Council members together with the mayor, hospital representatives, fire-rescue and community members gathered at Balboa Park to honor and celebrate the contributions of health care workers throughout the pandemic. 

CHNA Survey a Chance to Hear from Community about Health Needs

Hospitals and health systems in San Diego and Imperial counties engage in collaborative efforts to identify the most important health needs in their communities. Incorporating feedback from community members and the providers who care for them is essential to identifying the top health needs and understanding the social drivers that impact them.

Cautious Optimism as Hospitalizations Trend in the Right Direction

In the wake of the recent COVID-19 surge, due in large part to the highly transmissible omicron variant, it remains to be seen what the future holds. This fourth surge has shown us that we must be prepared for anything. After plateauing for a bit, hospitalizations started to climb after the holidays, steadily increasing for […]

Author
  • Dimitrios Alexiou, FACHE
    President & CEO