CEO Messages

Communication Remains a Two-Way Street

Good communication is key to so much of our daily lives and success in work and relationships. Without effective communication, a message can turn into error, misunderstanding, frustration, or more — lessons that we have all likely learned the hard way.

A Different Kind of Holiday, But Still Plenty to Be Thankful For

The above quote and picture came from our daughter, Zoey, eight-and-a-half years ago. In preparation for Thanksgiving, Zoey’s preschool teacher asked each student what they were thankful for and wrote their answers down on the sharing board for the parent program. When our family saw this quote, it immediately became our favorite Thanksgiving memory.

‘Alex – I’ll Take 2020 Election Impacts for $800’

In a year that has uprooted our lives, brought so much heartache and devastation, and left us with so many questions, it’s not likely even the late “Jeopardy” host Alex Trebek would have had the correct answers. While we don’t know all of the answers surrounding the multitude of health care issues — COVID-19, Affordable […]

Solid Relationships Remain Key to Our Success

At last Thursday’s board meeting, a new slate for the Board of Directors was installed. The board, which is the governing body of the Hospital Council and is responsible for the ultimate direction of the management of the affairs of the organization, includes:

Power Outages Only Adding to This Year’s Challenges

In a year that has already brought so many challenges, the last thing we needed were the lights to go out ­ — without any warning. However, that’s what some of your hospitals encountered during the recent heat wave. Recognizing that this situation likely remains top of mind for many of you, especially as we […]

President’s Message: COVID Won’t Quit, and Neither Will We

“Meet this moment.” It’s a phrase that for months Gov. Newsom has been uttering during his press conferences and regular COVID-19 updates. And while he has at times taken flack on social media for what may be considered by some to be overused, it’s safe to say that it’s a fitting phrase for this time.