Council Connect Articles

Hospital Council Continues Efforts on Good Jobs Challenge

Who • Hospital Council• Central Valley Workforce Development Agencies• Member hospitals What Hospital Council has been participating in the Good Jobs Challenge grant to fund more nursing education for the Central Valley. Hospital Council has helped the workforce agencies connect with members to provide feedback on what is needed in the future workforce and has […]

Monterey Bay Section CEOs Meet for First Time in 2022

Who Hospital Council Monterey Bay Section CEOs What On March 2, the Monterey Bay Section held its first section meeting of the year. Although the meeting was short, it offered a good overview of the legislation being considered this year. The other topic discussed was the governance structure of the California Coast Alliance for Health […]

Sonoma County Appoints New Director of Health Services

Who • Tina Rivera, director of health services• Members of the Sonoma County Board of Supervisors• Crestwood Behavioral Health• Kaiser Permanente, Santa Rosa• Providence, Santa Rosa• Sutter Santa Rosa What Following nearly one year as interim director of health services, Tina Rivera was officially appointed to the position of director of health services by the […]

In Wake Of Supervisor Recall, Shasta County HHS Director Resigns

Who Shasta County What While COVID-19 infections and hospitalizations are trending downward, the impacts of the pandemic will be felt for some time. Most notable are workforce challenges, both in the short and long term, and for both clinical and non-clinical positions. Another impact has been the recall of a county supervisor in Shasta County, […]

Executive Leadership Changes In The Greater Sacramento, San Joaquin, Stanislaus, And Merced Areas

Who Adventist Health Dignity Health Kaiser Permanente Sutter Health Tenet Health What Changes that have taken place over the past few months include: Adventist Health Chris Champlin was appointed president of Adventist Health and Rideout Hospital, replacing Rick Rawson, who retired. Dignity Health Edmundo Castañeda, former president and CEO of Mercy General Hospital and Woodland […]

Reviewing the Findings of the 2021 Community Health Needs Assessment 

Who  Hospital Council Fresno, Madera, Tulare, and Kings counties public health departments Hospitals  What On Feb. 2, Hospital Council convened members and public health departments from the four-county area to review the findings of the 2021 Community Health Needs Assessment (CHNA). The CHNA was the largest collaboration to date to look at the needs of […]