LANES Platform Connects L.A. County Providers to California Immunization Registry, or CAIR

The Los Angeles Network for Enhanced Services, or LANES, platform is now connected to the California Immunization Registry, known by the acronym CAIR. The ability to link seamlessly with CAIR is the latest addition to the LANES population health enablement platform, aggregating real-time health information. CAIR is the immunization registry for California that consolidates and stores an individual’s immunization […]

Transgender Patient Care: Dec. 9 Spots Open

The DHEI (Diversity, Health Equity, and Inclusion): Transgender Healthcare Dignity and Certification Program educates health care providers on how to deliver the highest-quality care for the transgender, gender-nonconforming, genderqueer and intersex patient community. This unique half-day course covers the eight-unit Dignity Model developed by clinical psychologist Kristie Overstreet, PhD using an interactive lecture approach. Training designed to serve […]

President’s Message From George W. Greene

This week, many of us will gather around tables with our families and friends and take time to reflect on what we’re most thankful for. The year certainly has brought both familiar and unexpected challenges. Despite the continuance of COVID-19, our hospitals’ commitment to caring for all Southern California’s residents has not wavered — they have continued to safeguard […]

President’s Message From George W. Greene

On Wednesday, HASC was named the 2021 Corporate Honoree at the Los Angeles Economic Development Corporation’s (LAEDC) Eddy Award ceremony at SoFi Stadium in Inglewood. HASC accepted the award on behalf of our hospital partners and their amazing health care professionals for their tireless work and dedication through the last 20-plus months of the pandemic. HASC board members Joe Avelino and Lori […]

Sponsor, Register, for May’s Annual Meeting

HASC is looking forward to its 2022 Annual Meeting in person this May 16–18 at Park Hyatt Aviara Resort in Carlsbad. The 2022 theme is The Path Forward. Members can register directly via this link. Sponsors can gain valuable exposure with HASC members by enrolling for various event sponsorship levels here. Please mark your calendar. Also this week, HASC reminds members of its annual Call […]

Kaiser Strike May Impact Area Facilities

If close to 21,000 Kaiser Permanente nurses and other health professionals strike as promised on Monday the fallout will be far-reaching. By some measures, it would be the nation’s largest strike this year. In response, Kaiser last week shared plans to hire temporary workers, transfer patients to other area hospitals, and discharge other patients to SNFs and other facilities. Kaiser […]

It’s Your Money: Get it Back With MCAG

HASC members have full access to the class action settlement recovery service provided by Managed Care Advisory Group, or MCAG. MCAG represents over 1,400 hospitals and has recovered more than $200 million on behalf of health care organizations from previous settlements. While MCAG is monitoring several class action settlements, the following are significant opportunities with two claim filing […]

Survivor Hatch Onboard for Annual Meeting

HASC has added speakers to its 2022 Annual Meeting roster — with two-time plane crash survivor Austin Hatch (above) now on the agenda.  Hatch will tell how he pushed on after losing his family in aviation disasters in 2003 and 2011, recovering from severe injuries before graduating from Loyola High School in Los Angeles in 2014. He then went on to play basketball at […]

Podcast Profile: Endorsed Partner Well Advised

HASC Endorsed Business Partner Well Advised recently joined the association’s strategic communications team for a podcast exploring its artificial intelligence–based service. Mimi Roberson, the company’s COO and a former hospital CEO, joins HASC’s Ana Reza to discuss the online platform’s “game-changing” technology and how it can help Medicare patients. Well Advised reviews Medicare plans from all insurance providers and matches eligible individuals […]

H-PACE Funding Option is October 28 Event Focus

HASC Endorsed Business Partner GreenRock Healthcare Capital knows that after a difficult year for hospitals, finding sufficient cash and debt resources can be a big challenge for any institution. For most hospitals, the second largest cash outflow item after payroll is capital spending. Aging plants, obsolescence and emerging technologies, advances in medical knowledge changing standards of care, changing reimbursement and consumer choice create tremendous demand […]