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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...

Nov 04, 2013, 16:59 ET

Sutter Health Settlement Compels Industry-Wide Review of Anesthesia Billing

More than 90 Percent of California Hospitals, Including State-Run Hospitals, Bill in Same Manner The following statement is being issued by...

Oct 22, 2013, 16:46 ET
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Audra Strickland Joins Hospital Association of Southern California as Regional Vice President of Santa Barbara and Ventura Counties

The Hospital Association of Southern California (HASC) is pleased to announce that Audra Strickland will join HASC as Regional Vice President of...

Oct 09, 2013, 18:17 ET

California Hospital Association Re-Files 2014 Medi-Cal Ballot Initiative

Amended Measure Reflects Changes Made to Hospital Fee Legislation (SB 239) The California Hospital Association (CHA) today re-filed ballot...

Oct 08, 2013, 18:20 ET

Governor Brown Signs Historic Agreement to Preserve Access to Vital Hospital Care

New law avoids cuts to hospital-based skilled-nursing units, brings billions in new federal dollars The following statement is being...