CLC Shares Hospital Community Outreach Efforts

Communities Lifting Communities, the HASC charitable affiliate and 501c3 nonprofit, this week shares some significant community outreach work completed by two member hospitals.  Over the past year, Cedars-Sinai and Adventist Health White Memorial have pioneered procedures to identify diverse business partners with an aim to promote job creation and economic activity in the communities they serve. The effort also brings […]

CDIP Internship Seeks 2022 Sponsor Hospitals

The HASC-Health Career Connection (HCC) workforce diversity program is known as the College to Career Diversity Internship Program, or CDIP for short. CDIP is a 10-week, full-time, paid, project-based summer internship program that identifies and recruits local, diverse, high-performing college upperclassmen and recent graduates seeking health care careers. CDIP interns gain exposure to a wide range of non-clinical health care […]

President’s Message From George W. Greene

Happy New Year!   Unfortunately, the New Year feels a little like Groundhog Day as find ourselves in a very familiar place – in the middle of a precipitously increasing COVID-19 surge. While the variant may have a different name, we’re dealing with many of the same challenges – in some cases, worse than last winter’s […]

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 […]

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 […]

Call to Action: Supporting Leaders Through the Pandemic Pays Dividends for Your Organization

The coronavirus pandemic has placed extraordinary demands on hospital and health system leaders. Fear and uncertainty among employees have resulted in many leaving due to burnout and fatigue. While organizations work to respond to this workforce crisis, leadership development must be a top priority. Organizations that commit to developing its leaders can expect to gain a significant competitive […]

Annual Meeting Breakout Sessions Sought

HASC is looking forward to its 2022 Annual Meeting — in person this May 16-18 at Park Hyatt Aviara Resort in Carlsbad. Please mark your calendar. Also this week, HASC issues its annual Call for Presentations. Applicants are asked to submit session proposals by Tuesday, Nov. 30. Proposals on the following HASC priority topics are especially welcome: Revamping patient care delivery What permanent changes […]

Bittman to Headline May’s Annual Meeting

HASC is moving forward with its 2022 Annual Meeting planning — with Barry Bittman, MD (above) confirmed as opening speaker.  Bittman is a neurologist, and chief population health officer for the Inland Empire Foundation for Medical Care, as well as CEO at the Yamaha Music and Wellness Institute. Mark your calendars for May 16-18 at the Park Hyatt Aviara Resort in Carlsbad. We’re planning […]

President’s Message From George W. Greene

Happy New Year all! As 2022 approaches, I hope this email finds you and your families safe and healthy. As we all know the Omicron variant is spreading rapidly and driving increased hospitalizations as we continue to experience acute workforce issues. Next week we will continue our calls with county public health officials, EMS agencies, […]

President’s Message From George W. Greene

Last December, we felt a mix of emotions as we welcomed the first vaccines targeting COVID-19 — while continuing to battle an unprecedented surge.  In the year that followed, we notched many achievements while working with our public health partners and others. We put shots into more than 60 million arms in California, bringing the percentage of residents with some vaccine […]