South Bay

About South Bay

Hospital Council’s South Bay section includes Monterey, San Benito, and Santa Cruz counties, home to eight hospitals that represent over 1,200 licensed beds.






Recent Heatwave May Have Subsided but Work on Energy-Related Issues Continues  

From fires and floods to earthquakes — and now record-setting high temperatures — your hospitals have seen it all. The recent heatwave posed unique challenges to the state’s energy grid, and although hospitals were specifically exempted from any potential rotating outages, Hospital Council truly thanks you for conserving power when possible while ensuring patient safety was never compromised.  

Monterey Bay Section Meeting Focuses on Hospital Incentive Plan

Who Monterey Bay Section CEOs What During the Monterey Bay Section meeting on Aug. 19, hospital CEOs met with their Medi-Cal managed care plan, Central California Alliance for Health (CCAH). The meeting was focused on the new hospital incentive plan, and hospital leaders received information on how they can benefit from the cost savings. This […]

Santa Clara Hosts In-Person Meeting

Who Santa Clara Section CEOs What On Aug. 31, the Santa Clara Section held its first in-person meeting since the pandemic and reconnected by sharing their experiences during COVID-19. The leaders shared lessons learned and expressed common challenges with the different health orders and regulations between the state and county.   In addition, the group identified […]

CHNA Campaign in Monterey Increases Community Participation

Who Monterey County hospitals Monterey County Health Department United Way of Monterey County Hospital Council What Hospitals in Monterey County are working collaboratively with the County Health Department, United Way of Monterey County, and the Hospital Council in developing a joint Community Health Needs Assessment (CHNA). The CHNA Collaborative has come together and developed a […]

Hospitals Participate in Bay Area UASI Decontamination Workgroup Project

Who Bay Area hospitals Bay Area emergency service agencies Bay Area Urban Areas Security Initiative What The Bay Area Urban Areas Security Initiative (UASI) held three tabletop exercises in a number of Bay Area counties. Although this was a virtual event, it was well attended by several fire departments, law enforcement agencies, local emergency medical […]

San Mateo Section Holds First Meeting of the Year

Who Hospital Council San Mateo Section hospital CEOs What San Mateo held its first section meeting of the year in late May. It was a quick meeting to discuss current legislation and what types of activities the CEOs believe make a successful regional association. The health care leaders agreed that having a strong relationship with […]

Santa Clara Government Relations Officers Meet with Board of Supervisors Candidates

Who Santa Clara County hospital government relations officers Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors district candidates What Government relations officers from several hospitals in Santa Clara County met with Sylvia Arenas and Johnny Khamis, the two leading candidates for the Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors District 1 seat. Both candidates shared their priorities if […]

San Mateo Government Relations Officers Meet with Assembly Candidate

Who San Mateo Section government relations officers Assembly District 28 candidate Gail Pellerin What Hospital Council’s San Mateo Section invited the candidates running to represent Assembly District 28 to meet with the government relations officers from the district’s hospitals. This was an opportunity for the candidates to get to know the hospitals from their district […]

Collaboration on Community Health Needs Assessment

Who Hospital Council Monterey County What The hospitals in Monterey County have decided to work collaboratively with the county health department, United Way of Monterey County, and Hospital Council in developing a joint Community Health Needs Assessment. The collaboration has come together and developed a public relations campaign to encourage the community to participate in […]

Moving From Pandemic to Endemic in Santa Clara County

Who Hospital Council Santa Clara County COOs What Hospital COOs in Santa Clara County met recently to share how they are trying to move their organizations and staff from a pandemic mindset to an endemic mindset. The meeting was separated into three categories: patients, visitors, and staff. Many of their policies around break rooms, not […]