Newsroom

The newsroom includes access to Council Connect, our twice-monthly newsletter on Hospital Council’s work. Key articles and issues of interest, along with the President’s Message, are included below.

Save the Date for CHPAC 2020 Election Wrap-Up Webinar

On Dec. 10, the California Hospital Association Political Action Committee (CHPAC) will host a wrap-up webinar on the 2020 election where attendees can find out how their 2020 CHPAC contribution helped California’s hospitals. In addition, attendees at this special donors’ event will hear the impacts made at the state and national levels and gain insights on what lies ahead, post-election.

Solid Relationships Remain Key to Our Success

At last Thursday’s board meeting, a new slate for the Board of Directors was installed. The board, which is the governing body of the Hospital Council and is responsible for the ultimate direction of the management of the affairs of the organization, includes:

Power Outages Only Adding to This Year’s Challenges

In a year that has already brought so many challenges, the last thing we needed were the lights to go out ­ — without any warning. However, that’s what some of your hospitals encountered during the recent heat wave. Recognizing that this situation likely remains top of mind for many of you, especially as we approach the public safety power shutoff (PSPS) season, we wanted to update you on where things stand with PG&E.

President’s Message: COVID Won’t Quit, and Neither Will We

“Meet this moment.” It’s a phrase that for months Gov. Newsom has been uttering during his press conferences and regular COVID-19 updates. And while he has at times taken flack on social media for what may be considered by some to be overused, it’s safe to say that it’s a fitting phrase for this time.

Homeless Guardians Highlights Fight Against Homelessness

Every day, a small army of women and men rise to help meet the needs of Californians experiencing homelessness. These are people who work at hospitals: social workers, case managers, nurses, doctors, and more. They are on the front lines of the ongoing fight to care for those with the greatest need – those who don’t know where they will sleep or when their next meal will be.

Economic and Health Impact of Hospitals in Santa Clara County

Hospitals in Santa Clara County are strong drivers in the local economy, deliver high quality patient care, provide “safety net” services to residents in need, improve community health outcomes and serve as a vital element in the region’s emergency response plans. Hospitals and hospital-related spending, such as long-term care facilities, generate $18.5 billion in spending […]

CEO Message

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