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Communities Lifting Communities (CLC) is pleased to launch the fundraising campaign for the Diversity in Health Care Scholarship and Stipend Fund. Its goal is to help foster a more diverse hospital workforce by providing financial assistance to students employed in HASC member hospitals, with special consideration for those from communities traditionally underrepresented in the field.
A recent Endorsed Business Partner of HASC, Cedar is an enterprise financial engagement platform that uses data science and interactive design to improve the health care experience for patients, providers and payers alike. In this podcast, Seth Cohen, the company’s president, speaks with HASC’s Adam Blackstone about Cedar and how its products can benefit hospitals, health […]
Focus on Homelessness in Los Angeles County is a joint initiative of Communities Lifting Communities (CLC) and the Los Angeles County Community Health Assessment and Action Partnership (LA Partnership) — a collaborative of more than 30 hospitals, health systems, public health departments and community partners. The initiative aims to address the region’s continuing homelessness crisis […]
01.05.2023 Press Release The patient financial experience landscape has changed dramatically over the past year, as financial pressures are at an all-time high across the healthcare ecosystem. For patients, out-of-pocket spending has swelled to over $400 billion annually, while hospital operating margins continue to decline amidst a challenging labor market and ongoing supply chain issues. […]
In 2022, Managed Care Advisory Group (MCAG), a HASC Endorsed Business Partner, recovered over $20 million in settlements for its health care clients, including more than $1.7 million for HASC member hospitals. If you’re a member that’s missed out on previous opportunities, don’t worry — you can still benefit from several upcoming settlements. The next […]
Effective Jan. 1, The Joint Commission will add a safety briefing to all accreditation surveys and certification and verification reviews. The informal briefing, which should take five minutes or less, allows organizations to communicate with on-site surveyors and reviewers regarding any potential safety concerns and how the surveyors/reviewers should respond if the organizations’ safety plans […]
HASC’s LEAD Academy training program is the association’s longest running and most popular education offering. This year’s first virtual series starts on Thursday, March 9, and runs through Oct. 12. The online synchronous sessions take place from 9 to 11:30 a.m. Pacific Time. Cost is $162 per module. Learn more and register on the LEAD […]