Press Releases

State Sen. Holly Mitchell, MLK CEO Joined Cherished Futures for Black Moms & Babies Workshop for Deep Dive Discussion on Birth Inequities in Los Angeles

Keynote speaker Sen. Holly Mitchell (D—Los Angeles) joined a lineup of visionary leaders to address Black infant mortality and patient experience and safety for Black mothers and birthing people. LOS ANGELES, July 24, 2020 – Communities Lifting Communities (CLC), the Public Health Alliance of Southern California, and the Hospital Association of Southern California (HASC) hosted a […]

Report Highlights Collaboration of Public Health, Health Care Partners to Improve Community Health Through Innovative Investment Strategies

LOS ANGELES, June 16, 2020 — Released today by the Public Health Alliance of Southern California, and the Hospital Association of Southern California (HASC) and its Communities Lifting Communities (CLC) community health initiative, a new comprehensive report outlines innovative multi-sector partnerships between public health, hospitals and health systems, community development and other sectors that leverage resources and align investments to improve people’s […]

Inland Empire Health Plan, L.A. Care Health Plan Take Steps to Provide Financial Support to Contracted Health Care Providers Amid the COVID-19 Pandemic

LOS ANGELES, May 14, 2020 – Inland Empire Health Plan (IEHP) and L.A. Care Health Plan, two of California’s largest publicly-operated Medi-Cal managed health plans, recently announced efforts to provide financial support to hospitals and health systems during the COVID-19 pandemic. In preparation for a potential surge of COVID-19 hospitalizations, California hospitals preserved their bed capacity […]

BizFed Institute, LA County, LA Delegation, Hospital Association of Southern California, and SEIU Los Angeles Locals to Provide Personal Protective Equipment Supplies to All Frontline Workers

LOS ANGELES (April 9, 2020) – The BizFed Institute (BFI) has formed an unprecedented partnership with all 39 State Senators and Assemblymember representing Los Angeles County, Los Angeles County, the Hospital Association of Southern California (HASC), Service Employees International Union (SEIU) Los Angeles Locals, along with the Los Angeles County Business Federation (BizFed) 195 business associations representing more than 400,000 […]

Addressing African American Infant Mortality Rates

Lower infant mortality rate among African Americans is focus of new pilot programs in California February 27, 2020, Los Angeles, CA – (BPT) – The U.S. infant mortality rate has fallen over the last two decades, but major disparities remain – and carry serious implications for overall health. In 2017, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and […]

Cherished Futures for Black Moms & Babies Launches to Address Disproportionate Rates of Infant and Maternal Mortality and Morbidity Among Black Women and Families

A multi-sector collaborative uniting key leaders and Black women to create system wide change January 27, 2020, Los Angeles, CA – Communities Lifting Communities (CLC), the Public Health Alliance of Southern California (Alliance), and the Hospital Association of Southern California (HASC) today announced the launch of Cherished Futures for Black Moms & Babies, a collaborative effort to […]

HASC Releases Workforce White Paper

HASC is pleased to release an all-new white paper titled, Southern California’s Health Care Workforce: Challenges, Approaches and Solutions. In its analysis, the paper reviews data collected by HR leaders in area hospitals regarding trends in hiring, recruitment, workforce planning, turnover and retention, training, and the physician shortage. Its unique focus on Southern California hiring and […]