To improve the health status of the communities our member hospitals serve, the Hospital Council fosters collaboration between our members and community stakeholders to find solutions to promote good health and high-quality care services.
Hospital Council also provides a broad range of services to support member hospital manage the delivery of care in their communities. Services include cost effective projects, education programs, publications and the fostering of relationships with vendors who offer products or services that help health care facilities avoid costs, recover revenue, and reduce operating and capital expenses.
As part of its public advocacy efforts, the Hospital Council brings hospitals together to collaborate on community health needs assessments (CHNAs). Hospitals can be a catalyst to lead the community in addressing the most pressing health needs. The CHNAs provide a data-driven understanding of these needs, and empowering hospitals to form coalitions with community partners, government agencies, elected officials, civic groups and the media, to address and improve community-wide health issues.
The Santa Clara County Community Benefits Hospital Coalition consists of nonprofit hospitals/systems and the Hospital Council of Northern and Central California, in partnership with the Santa Clara County Public Health Department.
The Coalition’s goal for the 2019 Community Health Needs Assessment is to collectively gather community feedback and secondary data about health status. With this assessment, hospital members will then develop implementation strategies to help tackle these needs and continue to improve the health status of the communities they serve.
The Community Needs Assessment Breakfast on Tuesday, September 27 was a success, with community, health, and elected officials in attendance to celebrate the completion of the 2016 Community Health Needs Assessment (CHNA), done through the San Francisco Health Improvement Partnership (SFHIP).
The Hospital Council of Northern and Central California, the Hospital Association of Southern California (HASC) and the Hospital Association of San Diego and Imperial Counties (HASDIC) partner to offer hospitals tools needed to support the development of a strategic approach for managing and compensating a workforce that contributes to the success of the organization.
Hospitals in Santa Clara County are strong drivers in the local economy, deliver high quality patient care, provide “safety net” services to residents in need, improve community health outcomes and serve as a vital element in the region’s emergency response plans.
Hospitals and hospital-related spending, such as long-term care facilities, generate $18.5 billion in spending annually, 91,936 jobs in the county and $10.7 billion in labor earnings. Hospitals in Santa Clara County provide approximately $4 billion annually in charity care, Medi-Cal shortfall and a wide range of other community benefits.
This report, commissioned by the Hospital Council, estimates the economic impact of hospital spending in the Central Valley (Fresno, Kings, Madera, and Tulare counties). Financial data used for this report was collected from the State of California Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development (OSHPD) fro the most recent year, 2014-2015.
Hospital and hospital-related spending in the Central Valley generated $19.5 billion and 130,723 jobs.
This report, commissioned by the Hospital Council of Northern and Central California, estimates the economic impact of hospital spending in the Northern San Joaquin Valley (Alpine, Amador, Calaveras, Mariposa, Merced, San Joaquin, Stanislaus and Tuolumne counties).
This report shows that hospitals and hospital-related spending in the Northern San Joaquin Valley generate $6.52 billion in spending annually and 40,928 jobs.
The Endorsed Business Partner Program was established to provide cutting-edge and cost-effective solutions for our member hospitals. The vendors selected are expected to meet high quality standards and offer products or services that help health care facilities avoid costs, recover revenue, reduce operating and capital expenses, improve management and quality, increase productivity, develop staff resources and apply new strategies.
The American Red Cross operates two distribution sites and five blood donation centers providing hospitals with lifesaving blood products 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. The Blood Purchasing Services provide competitive pricing for blood products and services to hospitals.
Atlas Lift Tech combines clinical and operational experience with innovate solutions to build custom Safe Patient Handling and Movement (SPHM) programs for any type of hospital. Atlas understands the various, complex challenges of SPHM programs and we understand the obstacles facing each program are as different as facilities themselves.
Atlas is a health care services outsourcing company that provides hospitals with effective, lower cost Safe Patient Handling and Mobility programs. Atlas has created and implemented these hospital programs in response to significant and rising injury insurance claims by nursing staff as well as sweeping new SPHM compliance legislation.
ButterFLi is a multi-channel rideshare platform with a focus on assisted, on-demand and scheduled rides. It’s an ADA compliant transit company that is changing the way assisted movility is delivered to people with disabilities.
Schedule via mobile, web-based apps or a 24/7 call center
Average turn-around time is 30-45 minutes
Utilizes 100-plus providers across California
Driver assists rider in and out of vehicle, and door-thru-door
Patient-in-gurney, wheelchair and ambulatory transportation options available
This comprehensive report will help you better understand the forces and trends affecting healthcare HR — and what challenges and opportunities they present. It is based on research from some our field’s most trusted sources and covers a multitude of topics:
The Hospital Council of Northern & Central California and the Hospital Association of Southern California have come together to create a statewide business partner program called California Hospital Share (CHS).
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