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Apr 21, 2015, 14:03 ET

CNA Bill Harms the Affordable Care Act and Community Benefit Programs

California's not-for-profit hospitals would find their ability to carry out successful community benefit partnerships greatly harmed if Senate Bill...

Apr 20, 2015, 18:04 ET

New Legislation Enhances "Mission of Service" by California's Not-For-Profit Hospitals

California's not-for-profit hospitals support a diverse array of community benefit programs across the state that are tailored to meet specific...

Mar 10, 2015, 11:00 ET
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Positively Impacting the Health of Our Communities: 2015 Health Care Provider Wellness Conference

The 2015 Health Care Provider Wellness Conference, presented by the Hospital Association of Southern California (HASC), the Hospital Association of...

Mar 09, 2015, 15:41 ET

San Diego Hospitals Seek "Bright Spots of Health" with Popular Teaching Kitchen Program

Breaking down cultural barriers and preventing chronic disease just might be easier in the kitchen. That is the idea behind a hands-on Teaching...

Nov 11, 2014, 11:24 ET

Hospitals and Nurse Leaders Urge CNA/NNU to Abandon Strike, Not Patients

 The following statement was issued today by C. Duane Dauner, President/CEO of the California Hospital Association and Patricia McFarland, MS,...

Oct 24, 2014, 17:15 ET

California Hospitals Applaud Brown Administration's Leadership in Ebola Preparedness Efforts

The following statement is being issued by C. Duane Dauner, President, California Hospital Association: "The California Hospital Association...

Oct 21, 2014, 14:58 ET

CA Hospitals, Nurse Leaders Issue Statement in Response to Ebola Outbreak

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Oct. 21, 2014 The following statement was issued today by C. Duane Dauner, President/CEO of the California Hospital...

Oct 01, 2014, 20:00 ET

Simi Valley Hospital Drug Detox Program Meets Critical Community Need

An alarming spike in heroin addiction in eastern Ventura County that led to an innovative partnership between Simi Valley Hospital-Adventist Health...

Aug 07, 2014, 13:32 ET

Innovative Mobile Health Van in San Joaquin County Threatened by AB 503; Services for Underserved at Risk

 The following statement is being issued by California Hospital Association: Three days a week, the St. Joseph's Medical Center CareVan is...

Jun 03, 2014, 18:05 ET

Qualification Effort for Medi-Cal Funding Initiative Likely Requires Full Count of Signatures

The following statement is being issued by C. Duane Dauner, President/CEO, California Hospital Association: The California Hospital...

May 13, 2014, 15:37 ET

California Hospitals Disappointed that May Revise Doesn't Reverse Retroactive Medi-Cal Payment Cuts

 The following statement is being issued by C. Duane Dauner, President/CEO, California Hospital Association: The California Hospital...

May 06, 2014, 15:22 ET

CA Hospitals, SEIU-UHW Reach Agreement to Improve Healthcare, Create New Model of Labor Relations

A broad range of California hospitals and hospital systems and the state's largest union of hospital workers, SEIU-United Healthcare Workers West...

Apr 23, 2014, 14:04 ET

Voter Signatures Submitted for Ballot Measure to Protect Health Care Funding for Children, Seniors and Low-Income Californians

A broad coalition of health care providers and community groups announced today that they have collected and are submitting more than one million...

Apr 23, 2014, 13:32 ET

Voter Signatures Submitted for Ballot Measure to Protect Health Care Funding for Children, Seniors and Low Income Californians

A broad coalition of health care providers and community groups announced today that they have collected and are submitting more than one million...

Apr 22, 2014, 18:18 ET

Assembly Health Committee Hearing is Long on Rhetoric, Short on Facts on Charity Care Bill

  The California Hospital Association (CHA) today released a Fact Check to correct inaccurate claims made by proponents of Assembly Bill 1952,...

Mar 17, 2014, 17:57 ET

CHA Opposes AB 503; Legislation Would Cripple Critical Health Care Services, Conflicts with ACA

The California Hospital Association (CHA) today announced its opposition to AB 503 (Wieckowski/Bonta).  The bill is nearly identical to 2013's...

Jan 23, 2014, 18:17 ET

UCSF Medical Center Executive Elected 2014 Board Chair of California Hospital Association

Mark Laret, CEO of UCSF Medical Center & UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital, to Guide CHA in Coming Year Mark R. Laret, CEO of UCSF...

Jan 16, 2014, 15:00 ET

New Study by Economist and Former Finance Director Tom Campbell Shows Access to Care At Risk from Mandates

Thousands of Californians Could be Shut Out From Needed Health Care if AB 975 is Passed Former Congressman and State Finance Director Tom...

Dec 13, 2013, 13:00 ET

Former State Senator Bill Emmerson Joins California Hospital Association Leadership Team

Emmerson Appointed Senior Vice President for State Relations and Advocacy SACRAMENTO, Calif., Dec. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Former...

Nov 19, 2013, 18:47 ET

CHA Troubled by New Report That Uses Faulty Assumptions to Evaluate Community Benefit Programs

Greenlining Report is Heavy on Political Rhetoric, Misrepresents Existing Law The California Hospital Association (CHA) is troubled by a...