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Associate Member Spotlight: ProcureAmerica

ProcureAmerica is the country’s leading business intelligence services company supporting health care organizations with enterprise cost reduction strategies. Its review teams focus on six select cost categories and average over 34% savings, resulting in lower cost, vendor transparency, and operational efficiencies.     Expenses are rising and revenue is shrinking   Let ProcureAmerica help your […]

5 Things To Know: Behavioral Health Hub, GED Accreditation, ICYMI – Medical Baseline Customers, MonkeyPox, and Medi-Cal Enrollment

BEHAVIORAL HEALTH HUB: Last week, the San Diego County Board of Supervisors unanimously approved a plan for a less-expensive behavioral health facility at Alvarado Hospital Medical Center. When it opens in late 2023, the Central Regional Behavioral Health Hub will feature 44 new acute inpatient beds and a crisis stabilization unit. The county is also looking at […]

Associate Member Spotlight: Exodus Recovery

The Exodus Recovery philosophy of treatment is grounded in a strong belief in the whole person care model. Exodus promotes an innovative treatment model that integrates physical health, mental health, and substance use disorder treatment in order to foster hope, empowerment, self-sufficiency, and recovery to vulnerable high utilizers of community services.  Since 1989, Exodus Recovery […]

Associate Member Spotlight: Aetna Better Health of California

Founded in 1853 in Hartford, CT, Aetna is committed to providing individuals (including Medicare and Medicaid enrollees), employers, health care professionals, producers, and others with innovative benefits, products, and services globally. Now a subsidiary company of CVS Health Corporation, Aetna knows that the health, safety, and well-being of your patients are the top priority. That’s […]

Two Important Occasions to Recognize in September

The month of September marks two important occasions meant to recognize important needs in our community. The first — Hunger Awareness Month/Hunger Action Month — is designed to draw attention to the fact that food insecurity is greater than ever. Throughout the country, millions of Americans are being forced to make budgeting decisions while facing grocery […]

Associate Member Spotlight: Molina Healthcare of California

Molina Healthcare of California  Molina Healthcare of California has been providing government-funded care for 40 years. The company serves members through Medi-Cal, Medicare, Medicare-Medicaid (Duals) and Covered California (Marketplace). Molina’s service areas include Sacramento, Los Angeles, San Bernardino, Riverside, San Diego, Orange, and Imperial counties. Through its locally operated health plans, Molina Healthcare, Inc., a […]

On-Demand Recording Offers PSPS Resources and Medical Baseline Program Information

During times of extreme weather, California power companies recommend residents have a disaster preparedness plan in place in the event power must be shut off for safety reasons. Medical baseline programs enable patients who depend on power for certain medical conditions and independent living needs to lower energy rates and, most importantly, receive advance notice […]

5 Things To Know: Workforce, Health Equity Webinars, Behavioral Health, Scholarship and Loan Repayment Programs

WORKFORCE: The San Diego Workforce Partnership recently launched the Healthcare Administration Pathways Program. This program will put participants with no health care experience (but preferable experience in hospitality or retail) through the UC San Diego (UCSD) Division of Extended Studies Revenue Cycle and Management Intensive Course at no cost to them. The partnership is working […]

Addressing the Needs of a Growing Aging Population

As San Diego County’s population ages, so do this demographic’s health needs. Consider that by the year 2030, one in four San Diegans will be age 60 or older. That’s why in 2019, the San Diego Senior Emergency Care Initiative was launched. This first-of-its-kind public-private partnership — spearheaded by the County of San Diego and […]

What ‘Stranger Things’ Shows Us About Relationships

If your house is anything like mine, lately you’ve probably been hearing a lot about Netflix’s hit show “Stranger Things.” You may even be a fan of it yourself. You’re probably also well aware that the show centers on a number of mysteries and supernatural events occurring around the fictitious town of Hawkins, Indiana.