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Humboldt County Quake, Aftershocks Shake Residents

Who What One year to the day from when an earthquake shook Fortuna, a 6.4-magnitude quake rattled Humboldt County in the early hours of Dec. 20, 2022. Importantly, all four Humboldt County hospitals continued patient care throughout the event and the subsequent aftershocks and power outages. As of early this week, Humboldt County hospitals were […]

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 […]

XFERALL™ – New Behavioral Health Patient Transfer Technology Launching in California – Participant Information

Hospital Council is hosting a webinar on February 7 from 1 – 2:00 p.m. to provide an overview and share updates on the implementation of XFERALL™, a tool designed to help hospitals reduce the strain on overcrowded emergency departments (EDs) and transfer behavioral health patients to appropriate inpatient treatment facilities more quickly. The XFERALL™ National […]

California Hospital Association Political Action Committee

With every new member, CHPAC grows stronger.

CHPAC is the political advocacy arm for you, your hospital and your patients. Together, we form the foundation upon which CHA’s member hospitals and health systems build relationships.

CHPAC exists to elect, educate and build rapport with legislators and officials who understand the important role hospitals play in our state.

CHPAC provides campaign financing to officeholders and candidates who are concerned about and committed to better health care for all Californians.

CHPAC determines which candidates to support based on qualifications, knowledge, sensitivity and responsiveness to health care issues.

Your donation will ensure a strong voice for hospitals and health systems when decisions are made that affect hospitals’ ability to fulfill their missions. CHPAC helps ensure that elected officials making these important decisions understand the fundamental roles hospitals and health systems play in the future of health care.

Your voice is key to our call for better health care policy.

Staff Concerns, Wages Reach Local Government Boards in Northern Sierra

What Hospital Council, which monitors the agendas of county Boards of Supervisors, has heard reports that counties are facing the same workforce issues as hospitals and other businesses. These issues — wages and retention — are impacting local governments across the state. For example, one Northern Sierra Board of Supervisors recently heard that its Behavioral […]

Sacramento Area Hospitals Examine Workforce Development

Who What On Nov. 9, the Sacramento-Sierra section met to explore local health care workforce development opportunities. The dearth of hospital nursing workforce is particularly acute in specialized areas. Hospitals currently find their own ways to “upskill” staff to meet their needs. Members agreed that it is worth considering how a hospital nurse training consortium […]