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XFERALL is Easing the Delays in Finding Appropriate Treatment for Youth in Behavioral Health Crisis  

While emergency department (ED) visits for other medical causes that affect children declined in the early stages of the pandemic, the number of children’s mental health-related ED visits rose 24% among 5- to 11-year-olds. It also surged 31% among 12- to 17-year-olds in April 2020 through October 2020, compared to that period in 2019, according to a November 2020 Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report. 

Hear About Changes, Challenges, and Champions at HQI and Hospital Council Annual Meeting 

From workforce shortages to financial challenges, the obstacles for your hospitals are many. At the same time, patient safety must remain at the forefront. With that in mind, the theme of this year’s Hospital Quality Institute and Hospital Council annual meeting on Oct. 15-16 acknowledges three Cs that hospitals continue to experience: “Changes, Challenges, and Champions” and the uncertainty and stress in the delivery of health care that swirl around each of you every day.  

Monterey Bay Area Hospital CEOs Receive Updates from CHA Staff

Who What On Aug. 3, CEOs from hospitals in the Monterey Bay area (Monterey, Santa Cruz, and San Benito counties) received the latest updates from CHA staff on legislation and the managed care organization tax. After the update, the hospitals met with the new CCAH CEO Michael Schrader and his staff regarding the CCAH Hospital […]

Visalia Holds In-Person Joint Section CEO Meeting

Who What In July, CEOs from hospitals in Fresno, Madera, Tulare, Kings, Mono, and Inyo counties were invited to Visalia for an in-person joint-section CEO meeting. This meeting, which had been held virtually for the past few years, covered changes in the California Department of Public Health surveys since the end of the pandemic declaration […]

CHA, Hospital Council Staff Visit Sonoma County Hospitals

Who What Representatives from both Hospital Council and the California Hospital Association (CHA) visited Sonoma County member hospitals on July 24-25 to meet with executive teams, tour facilities, and hold listening sessions on hospital needs, focusing on behavioral health and labor relations.   Providence St. Joseph, Santa Rosa; Kaiser Permanente, Santa Rosa; Sonoma Valley Hospital; Providence […]

Hospital Engagement Needed on Seismic Community Partnerships 

Earlier this summer, CHA launched a statewide effort designed to bring your hospitals relief from the 2030 seismic mandate. This new approach, which begins in local communities, is focused on building community partnerships and working with those partners to increase understanding of the need to protect access to care with state legislators.

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