Association Committees

Hospital Operations Committee

The Hospital Operations Committee provides a forum for facility leaders to discuss challenges facing hospitals, recommend best-practice solutions, serve as a resource for HASC staff for innovative business approaches and learn what our members need. The committee also monitors operational trends and strategies by engaging expert speakers and member hospital executives who are actively addressing topics of interest.

Participants

COOs, CMOs, and VPs of Operations and associate administrators from hospitals and integrated systems.

Chair

Precious Velvet
Precious Velvet Mayes
CEO, Pacifica Hospital of the Valley

2022 Committee Meeting Dates (8:30 to 10:30 a.m.)

March 31

May 24

August 23  

November 2

Staff Contact

Safety and Security Committee

The Safety and Security Committee provides a forum for safety and security issues affecting health care organizations; helps member hospital representatives identify trends and challenges affecting patients, visitors, employees, physicians and property; helps organizations meet regulatory requirements with best practices; and supports the development of educational content on security issues.

Participants

Directors of patient care, safety and security, risk management, facilities

Chair

Mark Reed, Director of Support Services, Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Hospital

Vice Chair

Harving Parra, Program Manager, Workplace Violence and EOC, CHOC Children’s

2022 Committee Meeting Dates (8:30 – 10:30 a.m.)

  • Apr. 20, 2022
  • July 20, 2022
  • Oct. 19, 2022

*Location varies by member facility availability. 

Staff Contact

Allied for Health Compensation Practices Committee

The Allied for Health Compensation Practices Committee serves as a resource to the HASC staff in conducting research and collecting data on compensation and benefits practices among members statewide; provides information, assessments and makes recommendations on current economic and business trends affecting direct compensation and benefit practices in the health care industry; and charges, monitors and reviews the work of external consultants regarding the survey data collection and reporting of results.

Participants

VPs of human resources and nursing; directors of compensation and benefits

Chair

To be determined

Staff Contact

Teri Hollingsworth

Job title:
Vice President, Human Resources and Education Services
Phone number:
(213) 538-0763
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CFO Listserve

The CFO Listserve convenes HASC CFOs to provide peer-to-peer interaction on emerging issues affecting short-term and long-term hospital finances and strategic decision-making.

The committee also:

  • Provides a direct channel for HASC executive staff to receive HASC member CFO input for developing positions on: public policy, legislation, HASC or CHA committees, work groups or task force activities, and input regarding current or potential HASC products and services
  • Conducts webinars for CFOs and their PFS/Revenue Cycle staff to help guide HASC in industry reform, financial stability, cost reduction and revenue growth opportunities
  • Works in conjunction with CHA to monitor CFO priority issues and concerns to develop educational programming for high-level invitational events for CFOs/CEOs

Staff Contact

Paul Young

Job title:
Senior Vice President of Public Policy and Reimbursement
Phone number:
(213) 538-0777

Homeless Health Care Task Force – Los Angeles

The Homeless Health Care Task Force develops solutions to the challenges associated with post acute health care for homeless individuals; works to improve coordination and communication links between hospital and service providers; bridges the gaps in the continuum of care post discharge; and addresses the need for additional training and educational resources for hospitals.

Participants

System, corporate and institutional executives; program administrators and clinicians.

Workforce Advisory Group

The Workforce Advisory Group serves as a resource to the association in leading a region-wide, coordinated effort to identify and address staffing needs and the nature and severity of staffing shortages. Strategic goals include workforce shortages, barriers and solutions, data collection, and partnership and collaboration. The advisory group will also examine strategies to advance diversity and inclusion in the health care workforce. 

Meeting Dates and Times

The 2022 group meetings are set to run from 9 to 11 a.m. on Thursday, Feb. 24; Wednesday, April 27; Wednesday, June 22; Wednesday, August 24; and Wednesday, Oct. 26. 

Participants

Hospital and health system executives, directors or managers of human resources, talent acquisition, workforce development, recruitment, and organizational development.

Staff Contact

Teri Hollingsworth

Job title:
Vice President, Human Resources and Education Services
Phone number:
(213) 538-0763
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