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Apr 06, 2020, 13:42 ET Health Care Provider Loan Program Provides a Much-Needed Cash Injection Ahead of Projected COVID-19 Surge

"We are grateful that Blue Shield of California has stepped up to offer up to $200 million in short-term loans to help offset some of the heavy...


Jan 28, 2020, 13:27 ET "Homeless Guardians" Digital Series Shines Spotlight on Quiet, Compassionate Care Provided by California Hospitals

Every day, a small army of women and men rise to help meet the needs of Californians experiencing homelessness. These are people who work at...


Dec 19, 2019, 12:43 ET Federal Appeals Court Ruling Puts Millions of Californians At Risk of Losing Life-Saving Health Care Coverage

"The latest judicial volley in the ongoing legal battles over the Affordable Care Act (ACA) threatens to unravel the tremendous strides California...


Sep 10, 2019, 12:57 ET Lessons from Wildfires, Mudslides, Floods Top Agenda at California Hospital Disaster Planning Conference

From wildfires and earthquakes to floods and mass shootings, what were once rare or infrequent events have now become regular occurrences in...


Apr 01, 2019, 15:53 ET New RAND Report Findings Suggest Lawmakers Re-examine 2030 Hospital Seismic Mandate

Twenty-five years after California adopted stringent requirements to keep hospitals operational after an earthquake, a new report by the RAND...


Feb 11, 2019, 15:36 ET John Muir Health CEO Elected 2019 Board Chair of California Hospital Association

Calvin "Cal" Knight, president & CEO of John Muir Health in the eastern region of the San Francisco Bay Area, will serve as the chair of the...


Dec 18, 2018, 20:09 ET California's Healthcare Community Stands United In Opposition To ACA Ruling

A coalition of California healthcare providers and advocates has released the following statement on Friday's ruling on the Affordable Care Act: If...


Nov 02, 2018, 13:53 ET New Federal Rule Will Threaten Access to Care for Sick, Elderly Patients Who Use Hospital Outpatient Clinics

The following statement is being issued by Carmela Coyle, President & CEO, California Hospital Association California hospitals are deeply...


Jun 12, 2018, 02:45 ET California Hospital Association Supports New Federal Legislation to Protect 340B Drug Discount Program

The California Hospital Association (CHA) has announced its support for new federal legislation that would protect and enhance the long-standing 340B ...


Jul 06, 2017, 12:34 ET California Hospital Association Selects Maryland Hospital Executive Carmela Coyle as New CEO

Carmela Coyle, President/CEO of the Maryland Hospital Association, has been selected as the new President/CEO of the California Hospital Association...


Dec 15, 2016, 06:23 ET CHA Board of Trustees Announce Retirement of Long-Time President/CEO C. Duane Dauner

Jim Holmes, chair of the boards of the California Association of Hospitals & Health Systems (CAHHS) and California Hospital Association (CHA),...


Apr 21, 2015, 02:03 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, 06:04 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 local ...


Mar 09, 2015, 03:41 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, RN,...


Oct 24, 2014, 05:15 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 applauds ...


Oct 21, 2014, 02:58 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 Association,...


Oct 01, 2014, 08:00 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, 01:32 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 dispatched...


Jun 03, 2014, 06:05 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 Association (CHA) ...


May 13, 2014, 03:37 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 Association (CHA) ...


Apr 23, 2014, 02:04 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, 01:32 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, 06:18 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, a...


Mar 17, 2014, 05:57 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 AB 975, ...