Sometime in the coming week, the state Senate could be voting on legislation — Senate Bill (SB) 525 — that would raise the minimum wage to $25 for all health care workers, beginning Jan. 1, 2024.
The Sickle Cell Adult Clinic at Community Cancer Institute is the only adult, comprehensive, dedicated sickle cell clinic in the Central Valley.
This week, hospitals throughout our region, California, and the country will be celebrating National Hospital Week. While this is an annual time to recognize the vital roles hospitals and health systems play in our communities, more importantly, it’s an opportunity to celebrate all health care workers — who are essential to their success.
Hospitals make a huge impact on communities. This week, we honor and celebrate all they do to serve Californians across the state.
The American Hospital Association’s Annual Meeting is always of great importance and this year’s timing couldn’t be better as Congress headed back to session this week.
Financial challenges. Workforce issues. Potential $25 minimum wage. Seismic mandate. Rising pharmaceutical costs. Unfair health plan payment practices.
In an area as large as Hospital Council’s, which stretches from the Oregon border to Bakersfield, it’s not always easy to find common ground. Your concerns are often vastly different — rural, suburban, and urban communities don’t always have the same needs. But lately, there’s a common thread that has united nearly all hospitals in […]
A new funding opportunity from the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) — the Nurse Education, Practice, Quality and Retention – Pathway to Registered Nurse Program — aims to create a pathway from academic training to clinical practice through the creation and implementation of licensed practical nurse/licensed vocational nurse to registered nurse bridge programs and […]
We are just barely three months into 2023, and the pressures on your hospitals are continuing to mount. Financial challenges. Delays in payments by health plans. Workforce shortages. $25 minimum wage proposals.
XFERALL — a real-time, national behavioral health network that proactively matches patient needs to facility capabilities — is launching this month in California. The platform expedites outbound patient transfers and accelerates inbound patient referrals with a feature rich electronic platform that streamlines and automates every step of the patient transfer process. Hospital Council — Northern […]