On April 5, the Alameda County Board of Supervisors held a special briefing with its federal lobbyist about the American Rescue Plan (Alameda County is expecting to receive $326 million in direct funding), followed by discussion of additional initiatives to watch for from the Biden administration.
Throughout March, Hospital Council is meeting with Oakland city councilmembers and hospitals in Oakland to establish relationships and introduce Hospital Council as a resource and partner. Two councilmembers are new and were just elected in November. To date, dialogue has been positive and focused on mutual issues of concern, including the impacts of COVID-19, the […]
On Feb. 10, RVP Rebecca Rozen convened Solano County hospital leaders to meet with Supervisor Mitch Mashburn. Mashburn, who was elected to the board in 2020, introduced his staff and shared his goals and priorities with hospitals. There was good discussion about the shared interest in addressing the needs of the county’s most vulnerable populations by improving […]
On Feb. 2, the Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors voted to create a Community Advisory Committee for Measure X, which was passed by voters in November. Measure X raises the local sales tax by a half cent and places the revenue into the county’s general fund, though the ballot language did indicate that funding for the […]
On Nov. 11, the East Bay Section held its last membership meeting of the year. Robert Imhoff, Hospital Quality Institute president, introduced the new Hospital Quality Improvement Platform, and members discussed using it for future census data collection and reporting. East Bay hospitals also received an update on the latest COVID-19 developments, reviewed local election results for key […]
On Nov. 10, Rebecca Rozen participated in a meeting with Assemblymember Bill Quirk (D-Hayward), along with member hospitals in his district and CHA’s advocacy team.