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Crime does not stop because of COVID-19. The increasing sophistication and frequency of ransomware, phishing, and hacking attacks mean that the health care industry is more vulnerable than ever to cybersecurity threats. On Feb. 11 from 1:30 to 3 p.m. (PT), CHA will host a webinar that will discuss firsthand hospital experiences with attacks in late 2020 […]
The American Hospital Association (AHA) has developed several resources on vaccine planning and administration for hospitals and health systems, as well as public-facing educational campaigns.
Accurate Background, an endorsed business partner of the Hospital Council, is seeking insights into the current challenges and trends for health care human resources departments.
The Santa Clara County Emergency Medical Services Agency is concerned about patient offload times at certain hospitals. The medical director is investigating new, creative workflows to help with some of the hardest hit hospitals, with a goal of getting 911 ambulances back into the system as quickly as possible. CHA staff, RVP Jo Coffaro, and several hospital […]
On Dec. 7, Tomás Aragón, the current health officer for the City and County of San Francisco and Director of the Population Health Division for the San Francisco Department of Public Health, was appointed director of the California Department of Public Health. Aragón has held the positions in San Francisco since 2011. In addition, he has been […]
Here’s a look at some of the work Hospital Council’s regional vice presidents have been engaged in over the past couple weeks. RVP David Bacci coordinated a planning and logistics call for Fresno and Madera members and county leaders to help them prepare for COVID-19 vaccine distribution.
This year, the Hospital Council conducted an overall review of its bylaws, as they were last amended in 2011.
As the year wraps up, the Hospital Council would like to recognize the outgoing members of the board and Executive Committee.