Behavioral Health

Stakeholders Gather to Discuss Behavioral Health in Humboldt County

Who Hospital Council and CHA Hospital executives California State Polytechnic University, Humboldt  Local health officials  Community safety leaders  Emergency medical services personnel  Verily Life Sciences  What Behavioral health care and substance abuse treatment stakeholders in Humboldt County met with Hospital Council and CHA leadership on June 1 at The Historic Eagle House in downtown Eureka […]

Checklist Available for System Involved Youth in Acute Hospital Settings

Who Hospital Council Hospital social work managers Mental health providers Children’s law center attorneys Child protective services counsel What The Sacramento Region Behavioral Health Task Force held a robust discussion on impacts and nuances related to child protective services foster youth ending up in an emergency department due to a mental health condition.A workgroup was […]

XFERALL Webinar Now Available On Demand

In case you missed it, last month’s webinar on XFERALL, a new tool designed to help reduce the strain on emergency departments (EDs) and get behavioral health patients to appropriate behavioral health treatment facilities more quickly, is now available as an on-demand recording.

Sacramento Region Behavioral Health Task Force Collaborating on New Communication Tool

Who Hospital Council Leaders of: General acute care hospitals Stand-alone psychiatric hospitals County behavioral health departments Non-hospital outpatient behavioral health programs What The task force was presented with a pamphlet developed in the state of Nevada that includes education and resources for families whose youth are experiencing a mental health crisis. Takeaway/Next Steps A work […]

Webinar Will Detail New Behavioral Health Patient Transfer Technology

Hospital Council is hosting a webinar on March 22 from 1 to 2 p.m. (PT) to discuss XFERALL, a new tool designed to help hospitals reduce the strain on overcrowded emergency departments (EDs) and get behavioral health patients to appropriate behavioral health treatment facilities along the entire continuum of care more quickly.

As COVID-19 Numbers Decline, Many Critical Areas of Focus Remain

Nearly two years into the pandemic, and on the heels of a fourth COVID-19 wave that rivaled the past three, it appears that there may be some good news on the horizon. COVID-19 positivity rates are dropping, and hospitalizations seem to have levelled off or are slightly decreasing, an early sign that perhaps the unprecedented […]

CHA Advocacy Materials Available for Members’ Use

CHA has posted resources to support each of its eight advocacy priorities for 2022. The materials include key messages, an issue brief, and infographic for each topic and are designed to assist members when talking with policymakers, the media, or the public about these issues.

Expansion Sought for Sacramento Mobile Integrated Healthcare Model

Who Hospital Council Coalition of health systems in Sacramento region Local EMS providers Sacramento County health leaders What Hospital Council has convened discussions since 2015 to design and implement the Sacramento Mobile Integrated Healthcare (SacMIH) model. Sacramento Metro Fire District launched the first SacMIH unit in November, pairing an advanced level practitioner with a paramedic […]