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Thank You for Joining the Annual Meeting

I want to take a moment to extend my deepest gratitude to our members and sponsors for their unwavering support for and active participation in HASC’s 2023 Annual Meeting. The theme of the event, which occurred in Palm Desert May 17 to 19, was Empower and Elevate. Throughout the course of the meeting, we witnessed […]

HASC Announces CNA and CLS Apprenticeship Training Initiatives

HASC, in partnership with the South Bay Workforce Investment Board and local academic institutions, is pleased to announce two new apprenticeship opportunities for certified nursing assistants (CNAs) and clinical laboratory scientists (CLSs). Apprenticeships are career pathways that provide individuals paid work experience and classroom instruction through a nationally recognized apprenticeship from the U.S. Department of […]

Breakout Presentations – 2023 Annual Meeting

These breakout session presentations from the 2023 Annual Meeting have been made available to attendees: Post-pandemic People Optimization: The Most Important Asset in Health Care Responding to the Emergency Department Crisis: A Proactive Approach to the Growing Older Adult Population Supplier Diversity: Staying Ahead of the Curve Surviving to Thriving: Cost Reduction and Service Line […]

Thanks for Joining the HASC Annual Meeting

Thank you to everyone who joined us this week for the 2023 Annual Meeting! We hope you had a great experience learning, networking and spending time with friends old and new. We want to give special thanks to all of our speakers for sharing your time and expertise, and to our sponsors for helping make the event a […]

Annual Meeting is Next Week in Palm Desert

Thank you to all who are planning to attend the 2023 HASC Annual Meeting! We’re excited to see you May 17 to 19 at the JW Marriott Desert Springs, Palm Desert. A packed agenda, with learning sessions, networking and social events, awaits, and we hope you’ll find the event informative and enjoyable. Here are a […]

Honoring Our Hospitals and Health Care Workers

As we celebrate National Hospital Week, May 7 to 13, I want to highlight the significant contributions our hospitals and health care workers make to our communities. In addition, we honor the compassionate healing work of our nurses as we recognize National Nurses Week, May 6 to 12. Did you know that Southern California hospitals […]

Southern California Leaders: Join the PPE Consortium

Overview During the COVID-19 pandemic and resulting economic recession, high demand for personal protective equipment (PPE) created a severe shortage. PPE prices increased sharply, and medical providers were forced to compete for limited supplies. To better prepare for the next disaster and potential supply chain disruptions, the PPE Consortium has been formed. The workgroup is […]

HCAI Supplier Diversity Report Updates

The California Department of Health Care Access and Information (HCAI) has made changes to its Hospital Supplier Diversity Report. Hospitals are required to submit this report annually on their minority, women, LGBT and disabled veteran business enterprise procurement efforts.    Changes include: In addition, it is important to note that HCAI can impose civil penalties on […]

Welcome to New HASC Associate Members

HASC is pleased to welcome two new companies as associate corporate members: Intratem Woodland Hills, Californiahttps://intratem.com Alex Dukhovny, Executive Vice PresidentDimitry Malinsky, Chief Executive OfficerRichard Bruyere, Business Development Director Intratem Mobility Lifecycle Management enables health care information technology teams to offload mobility management, end-user, device and carrier support, reporting, procurement, staging, kitting and inventory management. […]