Emergency and Public Health

About Emergency and Public Health

Our emergency and public health initiative focuses on readiness and engagement to help ensure every hospital has an improving level of preparedness for health and medical emergencies. By providing linkages to local emergency medical services and public health agencies as well as access to services like ReddiNet®, our emergency communications network, HASC is building an integrated emergency response system to enhance your capacity to prepare for and respond to emergencies.

A Workforce Burnout Crisis – Exploring Signs and Solutions

This education event has been archived and may contain content that is out of date. COVID-19 has brought unprecedented changes and challenges to the health care workforce. Prior to the pandemic, the field already experienced record rates of burnout among clinicians and workers. The effects of burnout can be disastrous, both for your team and your patients. What […]

In the Spotlight: Michael Marelli

Mike Marelli is vice president, business customer service for Southern California Edison, the wide-ranging utility that provides service to 14 million people across 50,000 square miles and 12 counties.  Marelli oversees SCE’s relationships with its major industrial, commercial government and health care customers. Hospitals are an important customer category — they are the most energy-intensive health care facility type, utilizing close […]

In the Spotlight: Stanley K. Frencher, Jr., MD

Dr. Stanley Frencher, Jr. is medical director of surgical outcomes and quality at Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Hospital and lead physician, urology at Martin Luther King, Jr. Outpatient Center. He is also assistant professor-in-residence at UCLA’s Department of Urology — and an active medical researcher with close to two dozen articles in peer-reviewed journals.  This interview […]

In the Spotlight: Susan Taylor

Susan Taylor is President/CEO at College Hospital Costa Mesa, a 122-bed privately-owned facility. Of that total, 104 are locked, LPS-designated psychiatric care beds. Early this year, College Hospital became the latest of a handful of Southern California locations to open a Crisis Stabilization Unit. Across the region, only about half a dozen county-funded units are open. More are needed — to care for […]

Care for the Caregiver Resources

HASC is committed to the well-being of its member hospitals and their staff. We recognize that resilient, healthy employees are a workforce asset every day, especially throughout the current pandemic. During these challenging times, we know your health care workers may be experiencing higher levels of stress, anxiety, grief and other challenges as they continue providing safe and reliable patient […]