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.
Anne Platt, the CEO of Sutter Amador Hospital in Jackson, is leaving her post after 14 years.
Sacramento-based Sutter Health first acquired the hospital from Amador County in 1993, and rebuilt the facility in 2000. The 52-bed hospital is the only one in Amador County. (Sacramento Business Journal)
Facing an end-of-the-year deadline to have all patients moved out of its 87-year-old Depression-era Towers Building, San Joaquin General Hospital is anticipating the opening this summer of its new $41 million Acute Care Patient Wing.
Construction began in 2017 just south of the county-run medical center’s main entrance and is about 90 percent complete, according to David Culberson, the hospital’s chief executive officer. (Recordnet.com)
Delano Regional Medical Center has agreed to become part of Adventist Health Central California, pending regulatory approval.
The move announced Friday would fold 156-bed Delano Regional, operated by Central California Foundation for Health since 1992, into a much larger nonprofit organization with hospitals, clinics and other resources in 80 communities across the West Coast and Hawaii. (Bakersfield.com)
Stanford Children’s Health plans to provide approximately 2,500 telehealth appointments — in which patients and their families can use devices such as cellphones and tablets to see Stanford Medicine physicians remotely — in 2019, making a more than twofold increase in use of the service. (The Stanford Daily)
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