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Safe Holidays; Ballot Initiatives Update

Staying Safe During the Holidays As we approach the Thanksgiving holiday, we’re reminded to pause and reflect on all that for which we are thankful. I’m grateful for the unwavering commitment of our hospitals to keep Southern California residents healthy and safe, and I’m hopeful that their dedicated staff will spend much-needed time with loved […]

B2B Pricing for Respiratory Illness Prevention Supplies

As hospitalization rates rise for respiratory syncytial virus (RSV), flu, COVID-19 and other respiratory illnesses, HASC has asked our partner bttn to provide a list of medical products to support prevention and mitigation efforts. bttn’s B2B medical supply marketplace offers transparent, instant access to 70,000-plus name-brand products, with even more (2.5 million) available through dedicated […]

Thank You to Vets; $25 Minimum Wage Election Updates

Today, we honor the selfless service and sacrifice of our veterans and active-duty military. Millions of men and women have courageously answered the call to serve our nation by protecting our country and preserving our freedoms — such as the ability to express our ideals in the democratic process. We are humbled by your service […]

DOL Nursing Expansion Grants: Apply by Jan. 6

The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) has announced an $80 million funding opportunity through its Nursing Expansion Grant Program. The grants are intended to address nursing shortages and workforce development challenges through expanding the pipeline of professionals, advancing equity and creating pathways for workers to fill jobs. Applications are due Jan. 6. Administered by the […]

Cedar’s Integrated Payer-Provider Billing Platform Introduced to Highmark Inc. and Allegheny Health Network Customers

To pay for a single health care visit, consumers may experience multiple, disconnected interactions with providers and payers. For example, consumers looking to pay the bill, check their deductible progress or verify health benefit account balance might require several phone calls and use apps or web portals to complete their tasks. This lack of alignment […]

HASC 2023 Annual Meeting

Member registration is now open for the 2023 HASC Annual Meeting! This “can’t miss” event for hospital leaders draws 300-plus executives from over 180 institutions yearly. Join us May 17-19 at the JW Marriott Desert Springs Resort & Spa, Palm Desert.

Reminder! Don’t Miss Out: IRAP Grants Can Help Fill Challenging Positions

HASC is pleased to recommend a first-of-its-kind offering to members struggling with recruitment and retention for positions in health care culinary services, sterile processing, MRI technician, facilities management and supply chain. We urge you take advantage of this free time-limited grant opportunity — while funds are available — through the Industry-Recognized Apprenticeship Program (IRAP) offered […]

Preparing for a Potential Virus Storm

Over the last two years, our hospitals experienced significant winter COVID-19 surges. This year, with the specter of yet another surge approaching, we’re also contending with high levels of influenza and other viruses, such as respiratory syncytial virus. Additionally, public health officials have warned of increasing COVID-19 cases associated with the spread of new variants, […]

Call for 2023 Annual Meeting Breakout Speakers

Download PDF of breakout information Overview What is your hospital or health system doing to continually improve health care quality and adapt to the evolving delivery environment? Have your pandemic response efforts led to innovations that could benefit fellow colleagues? Are you willing to showcase your leading-edge work? HASC invites you to present your hospital’s […]

More Checks Head to MCAG Program Participants

Managed Care Advisory Group (MCAG), a HASC Endorsed Business Partner, has delivered substantial revenue to its health care clients in the last 30 days, with over $739,000 in Optical Disk Drive settlements distributed to our member hospitals.   MCAG has already recovered over $20 million for health care clients this year and expects significant payouts […]