Redwood Coast / North Bay

About Redwood Coast / North Bay

The North Bay and Redwood Coast Sections are comprised of 22 hospitals, representing over 1,600 licensed beds in Lake, Mendocino, Napa, Sonoma, Del Norte, and Humboldt counties.

Humboldt County Community Collaboration Yields Million-Dollar Grant Award

Who What On June 23, Mad River Community Hospital was notified it had been awarded $12.3 million for the construction of a Behavioral Health Crisis Triage Center (BHCTC). The stakeholder group outlined above first met in June 2022 and, over the course of six months, evaluated community need, conceptualized what meeting that need would look like, […]

Financial Instability, Other Issues Discussed

Who What Leaders gathered in person in Napa to meet new colleagues (welcome Abhishek Dosi of Kaiser Permanente and Troy Gideon of Providence), discuss critical issues, and enjoy an evening of fine company in the bucolic Napa Valley. Following a discussion of hospital financial viability and CHA’s related advocacy, the conversation coalesced around three top […]

Adventist Health Ukiah Valley Gathers for Incubate Summit

Who What Adventist Health’s North Coast Network gathered for the second quarterly meeting of its Incubate Summit to discuss full scope family medicine (FSFM) residency retention in the Ukiah Valley. Based on feedback from the first gathering of this group in early 2023, the May 1 collaboration took a deeper dive into topics such as […]

Redwood Coast Discussion Includes Proposed Seismic Legislation

Who What Last month, the CEOs from Hospital Council’s Redwood Coast Section gathered via Zoom to discuss CHA/Hospital Council legislative priorities such as seismic, the end of the state of emergency, and wind-down of the federal public health emergency. As seismic legislation currently stands, the 2030 requirements are consequential to every member hospital in the […]

Behavioral Health, Elderly, Poverty, and Workforce Discussions

Who What On Feb. 15, the CEOs from the North Bay Section gathered by Zoom with CHA and Hospital Council to discuss several issues — legislative priorities, behavioral health, workforce, as well as member hospitals’ priorities for the year. Behavioral health remains a top concern and there was robust discussion with CHA’s Kirsten Barlow about […]

Redwood Coast Section Gathers for In-Person Meeting

Who Hospital Council and CHA  Hospital executives  Local health officials American Hospital Management Corporation  What Gathering for the first in-person section meeting of Hospital Council’s Redwood Coast Section in over two years, attendees enjoyed a lively discussion spanning California public policy related to health care, staffing challenges, and behavioral health and substance use disorder. The […]

Hospital Council, CHA Staff Visit Humboldt County Hospitals

Who • Hospital Council and CHA• Hospital executives• Local health officials• Verily Life Sciences What Following a successful behavioral health collaborative, Meghan Hardin (Hospital Council), Kirsten Barlow (CHA), and Verily’s Rebecca Messing Haigler visited the four general acute care hospitals (GACH) and the lone psychiatric health facility, Sempervirens, in Humboldt County. While they varied in the […]

Stakeholders Gather to Discuss Behavioral Health in Humboldt County

Who Hospital Council and CHA Hospital executives California State Polytechnic University, Humboldt  Local health officials  Community safety leaders  Emergency medical services personnel  Verily Life Sciences  What Behavioral health care and substance abuse treatment stakeholders in Humboldt County met with Hospital Council and CHA leadership on June 1 at The Historic Eagle House in downtown Eureka […]