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XFERALL — New Behavioral Health Patient Transfer Technology Launching in California
Hospital Council is hosting a Feb. 7 webinar that will provide an overview and share updates on the implementation of XFERALL. This tool was designed to help hospitals reduce the strain on overcrowded emergency departments and quickly transfer behavioral health patients to appropriate inpatient treatment facilities. XFERALL, a national patient transfer network, provides a complete intake/transfer center […]
Adjusting to life after ‘lockdown’
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.
UC Davis Health goes beyond hospital walls to vaccinate community
Without the help of university students, thousands of Sacramento’s most vulnerable residents might not have gotten COVID-19 vaccines. The University of California, Davis School of Medicine provided the workforce while UC Davis Health provided support.
Managed Care Advisory Group Has Recovered Over $5.5 Billion in Funds for Clients
Hospital Council — Northern & Central California’s partner — Managed Care Advisory Group (MCAG) — recovered over $20 million for its health care clients in 2022, including nearly $1 million for Hospital Council-member hospitals. MCAG continues to let its clients know about tens of millions of dollars in upcoming settlements as well. Those who are […]
Stanford Caregivers Helping Elite Diver Achieve Success
A team of caregivers at Stanford Medicine Children’s Health’s Children’s Orthopedic and Sports Medicine Center helped Scott Garman overcome injuries and achieve his dream of becoming a Division 1 diver.
Two Hospital Council-Endorsed Business Partners Pioneering Support in Behavioral Health
A series of technical assistance papers on mental health offers valuable resources for state leaders, policymakers, and others on innovative services and the need for additional 988 implementations.
Honoring Outgoing and Recognizing Incoming Board Members
As we wrap up the year, Hospital Council would like to recognize the members of the board who resigned during the year or are completing their service at the end of the year: