Pre-hospital care and services, emergency department crowding, alternate destinations and treatment sites as well as post-acute transfer options impact the effectiveness of emergency departments and the ability of residents to receive the right care at the right time in the right place.
Medi-Cal Managed Care is a critical financial priority. Hospital Council advocates for collaboration in addressing access, care coordination, provider network sufficiency, claims processing and timely reimbursement.
Santa Clara County has succeeded in buying two financially struggling hospitals for $235 million, the cornerstone of its plan to relieve overcrowding at the county-run Valley Medical Center and expand services to central San Jose and south county.
The purchase came after the county entered the only bid in Friday’s auction of O’Connor Hospital in San Jose and St. Louise Regional Hospital in Gilroy, including the De Paul Health Center in Morgan Hill. (The Mercury News)
A healthcare provider who integrates digital therapeutics with a chronic care management program for asthma patients can cut ER visits and hospitalizations in half, according to a study undertaken by one of the nation’s largest health systems.
Adventist Health announced Dec. 7 its decision to align strategies between Adventist Health Ukiah Valley and Adventist Health Howard Memorial under a unified leadership team led by Jason Wells, who will assume the role as President over both campuses effective Jan. 7, 2019. (The Willits News)
A spokesperson for the Feather River Hospital said on Friday that the hospital reopening was a matter of when, not if.
This comes two days after the word was that the hospital may not reopen, as damage from the Camp Fire continues to be assessed. The hospital is the largest employer in Paradise, with over 1,000 full-time and part-time employees. (Enterprise-Record)
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