HR Metrics Survey Starts August 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 […]

Prepare Your ED for Possible Severe Flu Season

In 2020, widespread social distancing and masking pushed seasonal flu cases to record lows. However, 2021 could be a different story. With effective COVID-19 vaccines available, far fewer people are taking precautions against airborne infections. What’s more, we may all be highly susceptible to new flu strains due to lack of previous exposure. The bottom […]

HASC Annual Meeting Offers an Early Bird Discount

Please join us at the HASC Annual Meeting, May 16-18 at the Park Hyatt Aviara Resort. We’re excited to host an in-person event. Registrations received before February 25 will receive a $100 early bird discount. Register by means of our website and reserve at your earliest convenience. For reservations, you may also call Park Hyatt Aviara at 888-459-4991 and reserve […]

HASC Social Media Toolkit Educates the Community About Appropriate Settings for Care

Health care systems are seeing record numbers of people showing up to the emergency department to get tested, evaluated, and treated for COVID-19 alongside non-COVID-19-related illnesses. As the current surge places continued strain on hospitals and emergency departments, HASC is urging residents with mild illness to seek care in the most appropriate settings, such as […]

Health Science Programs in Los Angeles and Orange Counties

A number of schools in Los Angeles and Orange Counties offer programs in health science. The list below includes overviews of each school’s available programs. For more detailed information, visit the specific school’s website. Los Angeles County Cerritos College 11110 Alondra Boulevard, Norwalk, CA 90650(562) Citrus College 1000 West Foothill Boulevard, Glendora, CA 91741(626) Compton […]

Become Involved

It all begins with knowing your representatives There are many ways to become involved, and it all begins with knowing your representatives. Contacting government representatives, soliciting the right contacts within your organization, joining a HASC committee or contributing to CHPAC are all ways your voice can make a difference. Know Your Representatives It is important […]

Safe Opioid Prescribing in Emergency Departments

Multiple state and national associations are working on this issue and each year brings new resources. The Integrated Healthcare Association (IHA) website provides a list of resources for various targeted providers and provider organizations. Another valuable resource is the California Opioid Overdose Surveillance Dashboard, which presents regular updates on opioid prescription and overdose trends. The site is a cooperative venture of […]

HospitalCareers Jobs Connection

Today’s specialized nurse workforce shortage is one of the most critical challenges facing health care leaders across the country. To address the issue, HASC now offers members the recruitment platform   HospitalCareers Connecting community members to hospital jobs HospitalCareers is the health industry’s leading hospital jobs website that connects health care candidates and hospitals to find perfect matches. […]

Public Policy Priorities

Our focus for local representation and advocacy Our public policy priorities are driven by our mission—to lead, represent and serve hospitals, and work collaboratively with other stakeholders to enhance community health. We scan the current environment for issues critical to our members and advocate in a way that best represents your needs. HASC’s current public […]

Podcasts and Webinars

A list of podcast and webinars that focus on diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) in the workplace. Racial Inequality: Why It’s Health Care’s Business to Find a Cure  An Adventist Health WebinarLink to video Advancing Health A podcast from the American Hospital Association on exploring opportunities for hospital-led race conversations and changes.Link to podcast Diversity Dialogue Webinar Series One […]