Hospital Operations

Hospital Input Needed for Workforce Survey

As hospitals face critical employee shortages, workforce data are essential to providing insight on questions regarding the supply, demand, and distribution of health professionals. Each quarter, member hospitals are invited to participate in the Hospital Association of Southern California’s (HASC) Health Care Workforce Survey, which captures data on turnover, new hires, and vacancies for all positions, […]

Health Care Workers Valued with Innovative Wellness Program

When workers at Mayers Memorial Healthcare District in the Shasta County town of Fall River Mills became overwhelmed by the pandemic, the hospital launched an innovative program and hired a wellness coordinator, to assess and tend to the needs of other staff. Learn more about the role of the wellness coordinator, whose goal is to help […]

Hospital Council to Hold Webinar on Active Threat Prevention and Response

To address the growing violence directed at hospital employees, Hospital Council is holding an Active Threat Prevention and Response webinar on Aug. 23 from 1 to 2 p.m. (PT). This webinar is designed specifically for health care workers, including medical and professional support staff, who may encounter potentially dangerous individuals. 

SacValley MedShare Helps Coordinate Care

Who SacValley MedShare Health care providers and plans Hospital Council What SacValley MedShare (SVMS) is the largest health information exchange (HIE) in the far north state, serving many hospitals, clinics, counties, ambulances, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, health plans, labs, imaging centers, and independent practice physicians. In June, thanks to continued growth in health […]

Addressing Violence in Our Hospitals

Recent horrific mass shootings in Uvalde, Texas, and Buffalo, N.Y., have the country discussing and searching its soul once again about what can be done about gun violence. Even more concerning for our hospitals are the attacks at Tulsa’s St. Francis Hospital, where the shooter killed four people and then himself, and the stabbing of […]

Advisory Calls For Timely Patches to Avoid Top Cyber Risks

Cybersecurity authorities in the United States, Australia, Canada, New Zealand, and United Kingdom are advising organizations to apply timely patches and implement a centralized patch management system to reduce their risk of compromise from the most common cyber vulnerabilities exploited by malicious cyber actors in 2021.