The Santa Clara County Emergency Medical Services Agency is concerned about patient offload times at certain hospitals. The medical director is investigating new, creative workflows to help with some of the hardest hit hospitals, with a goal of getting 911 ambulances back into the system as quickly as possible. CHA staff, RVP Jo Coffaro, and several hospital […]
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On Dec. 7, Tomás Aragón, the current health officer for the City and County of San Francisco and Director of the Population Health Division for the San Francisco Department of Public Health, was appointed director of the California Department of Public Health. Aragón has held the positions in San Francisco since 2011. In addition, he has been […]
Here’s a look at some of the work Hospital Council’s regional vice presidents have been engaged in over the past couple weeks. RVP David Bacci coordinated a planning and logistics call for Fresno and Madera members and county leaders to help them prepare for COVID-19 vaccine distribution.
This year, the Hospital Council conducted an overall review of its bylaws, as they were last amended in 2011.
As the year wraps up, the Hospital Council would like to recognize the outgoing members of the board and Executive Committee.
PG&E is providing rebates for ultra-low temperature (ULT) freezers. All the requirements need to be met in order to qualify, but this is a good opportunity for hospitals buying energy-efficient ULT freezers in preparation for a COVID-19 vaccine.
On Nov. 11, the East Bay Section held its last membership meeting of the year. Robert Imhoff, Hospital Quality Institute president, introduced the new Hospital Quality Improvement Platform, and members discussed using it for future census data collection and reporting. East Bay hospitals also received an update on the latest COVID-19 developments, reviewed local election results for key […]