HASC Briefs for July 27, 2021

Weatherspoon Counsels Patience, Commitment for DEI Implementation

Huntington Hospital’s Pamela Weatherspoon presented at HASC’s most recent DEI roundtable event on July 8.

Huntington Hospital’s Pamela Weatherspoon was featured speaker at HASC’s most recent Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Roundtable on July 8. 

LoVLA Initiative Offers PPE at Cost

Over the past year, through supply chain optimization and city purchasing expertise, Logistics Victory LA (LoVLA), an initiative of the City of Los Angeles, provided hospitals, first responders and other health care organizations an opportunity to purchase personal protective equipment  (PPE) from the City of Los Angeles at cost.  

HR Metrics Survey Starts Aug. 2

HASC’s Salarity website is poised to launch its biennial HR Metrics Survey on Monday, Aug. 2. The response period runs through Friday, Sept. 10. Visit Salarity to enroll.

Salarity is the provider of the Allied for Health Surveys – a California statewide data resource to help hospitals make smarter decisions. Other products include the Hot Jobs, Executive, Management, Non-Management Compensation, and Union Penetration surveys.

Report: Rubber Shortage May Impact PPE Prices

HASC Endorsed Business Partner bttn. is offering a monthly bttn. Market Report exploring supply-chain issues affecting personal protective equipment (PPE) and other supplies critical for hospital operations. 

bttn. is a Washington state-based medical supply procurement startup aimed at assisting health care organizations across the country with procurement and cost savings.

LEAD Academy Launches on Friday, Aug. 6

HASC’s LEAD Academy leadership training program is the association’s longest-running and most popular education offering. This year’s second virtual series starts on Friday, Aug. 6 and runs biweekly through Jan. 21.

The online synchronous sessions run from 8:30 – 11 a.m., Pacific Time. Cost is $162 per module. Click here to learn more and register.

Merritt Hawkins Shares 2021 Physician Compensation Review

Physician search firm Merritt Hawkins, a HASC Endorsed Business Partner, invites members to review and download its 2021 Review of Physician and Advanced Practitioner Recruiting Incentives. See links above.

HASC Partner GreenRock Offers Funding Option for COVID-19-related Mitigation

California Department of Public Health recently issued a 60-day notice stating that temporary waivers of specified regulatory requirements will expire on Sept. 30, 2021. Additionally, OSHPD has notified hospitals that all temporary changes of use, or modification to the physical environment, must be restored to original condition by Nov. 11 (six weeks after expiration of the waiver).