San Francisco / Marin

About San Francisco / Marin

The San Francisco / Marin Section of the Hospital Council is comprised of 16 hospitals, representing over 4,600 licensed beds in San Francisco and Marin counties.

 

 

 

 

 

Planning for RSV in the Bay Area

Who What Hospital Council is working with regional medical health operational area coordinators to organize a Bay Area call regarding respiratory syncytial virus (RSV). The purpose is to gain a better understanding of how RSV is affecting our local hospitals and see if there is a need for level loading. We are asking for the […]

Advocacy Work Continues with Laguna Honda

Who What One of the most significant and pressing issues for the section is the fate of Laguna Honda Hospital, San Francisco’s largest skilled-nursing facility (the largest of its kind in the state). It was decertified by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) several months ago, triggering a series of challenges for the […]

Advocacy Efforts Continue as Laguna Honda Hospital Faces Potential Closure 

Who San Francisco Department of Public Health   San Francisco-Marin Medical Society  Community health providers  What Laguna Honda Hospital is the largest skilled-nursing facility on the West Coast, with 750 beds, roughly the same number of patients, and over 1,000 employees. Following several incidents in recent years, including two non-fatal overdoses, the Centers for Medicare & […]

Nursing Executive Summit Explores Workforce Development

Who Hospital Council Chief nursing executives Nursing school administrators and professors What On June 16, chief nursing executives from across San Francisco met with administrators and professors from nursing schools throughout the Bay Area, including University of San Francisco, City College of San Francisco, College of San Mateo, Gurnick, and others. The purpose of this […]

Hospital Council Supports Bay Area Proposal to Address Workforce Shortages

Who Workforce Development Boards in Alameda, Contra Costa, San Mateo, and San Francisco counties Cities of Oakland and Richmond Hospitals and other major health care employers What On behalf of our hospital members in four Bay Area counties, Hospital Council submitted a letter of support for a collaborative proposal from six workforce development boards in […]

Aragón Appointed CDPH Director

On Dec. 7, Tomás Aragón, the current health officer for the City and County of San Francisco and Director of the Population Health Division for the San Francisco Department of Public Health, was appointed director of the California Department of Public Health. Aragón has held the positions in San Francisco since 2011. In addition, he has been […]