Give to CLC Today and Triple Your Impact

Today, on Giving Tuesday, Cedars-Sinai and Kaiser Permanente will each match donations to Communities Lifting Communities (CLC) dollar for dollar. A nonprofit affiliate of HASC, CLC works to build partnerships between hospitals and health systems, health care plans, public health agencies, and community stakeholders to advance health equity in the HASC region. Your donation will […]

Azusa Pacific University Periop Training Course — Spring 2024

HASC is pleased to continue partnering with Azusa Pacific University (APU), which is offering a perioperative (periop) registered nurse (RN) specialty course in spring 2024. The course prepares nurses interested in the exciting specialty of perioperative nursing. Labor and delivery (L&D) nurses who need training to circulate for Cesarean deliveries may also benefit. The specialty course is available to […]

Well Advised Launches AI-powered Scalable Care Platform

Well Advised, a HASC Endorsed Business Partner, is pleased to announce it has expanded its products and services. The company is introducing a digital care platform that uses conversational artificial intelligence (AI) and advanced automation to enable organizations to exponentially scale health care delivery. This platform will be marketed under a new name, Scalable Care. […]

Welcome to New Hospital CEOs

HASC is pleased to welcome two hospital chief executives who assumed their roles this year. Warren Bradley became chief executive officer of College Hospital Costa Mesa (CHCM) in 2023. Bradley has over 20 years of experience in the mental health field as a clinician and manager. Previously program director for CHCM’s inpatient adolescent unit from […]

Bring Diverse Talent to your Hospital: Host a 2024 CDIP Intern

The HASC-Health Career Connection (HCC) workforce diversity program is known as the College to Career Diversity Internship Program, or CDIP. CDIP is a full-time, paid, project-based internship program that identifies and recruits local, diverse, high-performing upper-division college students and recent graduates seeking health care careers. Host an Intern We are now accepting host applications for the CDIP 2024 […]

Financial Challenges Threaten Safety Net Hospitals

An article recently published in the Los Angeles Times, “MLK Community Hospital Faces Financial Struggles,” sheds light on the increasingly challenging circumstances that our hospitals have grappled with over the past few years. With one in five hospitals at risk of closure, MLK Community Hospital is just one of many facing the dire prospect of […]

Reminder: Input Needed on HASC Products and Services

Thank you to everyone who has taken our member survey on HASC products and services, which was emailed to targeted hospital leaders on Oct. 30 and Nov. 7. Your feedback is valuable because it will help us better serve you with offerings that most benefit your hospital. If you haven’t yet done so, please fill […]

St. John’s Regional Medical Center Earns Prestigious Designation for Robotic Surgery

The Surgical Review Corporation (SRC) has named Dignity Health – St. John’s Regional Medical Center (SJRMC) an accredited Center of Excellence in Robotic Surgery. This achievement demonstrates SJRMC’s commitment to delivering the highest quality of surgical care to patients. “Being recognized as a leader in robotic surgery demonstrates our profound commitment to clinical excellence and […]

AMN Healthcare Releases Final-Year Medical Resident Survey

Every two years, AMN Healthcare Physician Solutions (formerly Merritt Hawkins), a HASC Endorsed Business Partner, conducts a Survey of Final-Year Medical Residents. The survey explores the practice plans, preferences and perspectives of physicians completing their last year of training, offering timely and useful insights for those seeking to recruit final-year medical residents. This recent article from Staffing […]

$5.54 Billion Visa and Mastercard Settlement Claims Begin in Dec.

HASC and Managed Care Advisory Group (MCAG), an Endorsed Business Partner, are excited to share the most recent news about the Visa and Mastercard Interchange Fee Settlement. The judge has approved the proposed claim forms, which are expected to begin going out by mail in December 2023. What Does This Mean for You? This settlement […]