Hospitals in Action

Six more hospitals join Cherished Futures

Since 2019, Cherished Futures for Black Moms and Babies has focused on the audacious goal of eliminating maternal and infant health inequities in Los Angeles County. These bold plans continue to gain momentum.

Community is Everything at Plumas District Hospital

For California’s rural hospitals, community is everything. At Plumas District Hospital the care provided is central to making the surrounding towns safe and livable. But workforce challenges are putting the hospital’s important role at risk.

Innovating patient menus with farm-to-fork taste

Hospital food is known for being bland and uninspired, but one chef is throwing out that tired recipe. Meet the chef who’s transforming hospital food. He’s buying local to bring patients, staff, and hospital visitors farm-to-fork tastes.

John Muir Health takes test inventories to a new level

Hospitals went above and beyond to care for those in need during the global COVID-19 pandemic — but not every role gets the credit it deserves. At John Muir Health, a comprehensive approach to test processing and materials in the laboratory helped to speed diagnosis and save lives.

Tenet Health Brings TeleER to the Central Coast

Hospitals went above and beyond to care for those in need during the global COVID-19 pandemic — even reaching outside their four walls. At Tenet Health Central Coast, an innovative new TeleER program meant patients were tended to without setting foot in the hospital.