In the past week, the extent of novel coronavirus in our state and across the country has become more clear, and more sobering. As with many public health issues, this one is both highly complicated and rapidly evolving. Responding quickly to daily information updates from federal and state officials, hospitals statewide have mobilized to care […]
As concern over the spread of coronavirus increases, we at HASC would like to ensure that we do our part to exercise the best prevention practices and enable you to do what you do best – care for patients. As a result, we are thinking differently about in-person meetings or events where there are alternatives, […]
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 […]
Susan Harrington is executive director of Communities Lifting Communities — the HASC initiative aimed at health disparities and upstream factors affecting diabetes, preterm births and other public health challenges. She recently sat down with the HASC Strategic Communications team to discuss the initiative’s goals and work. Download a pdf version layout of this article here or below. CLC […]
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 […]
Overview The Charge Nurse Leadership Development course is designed for the registered nurse in a leadership role. The course facilitates the growth and development of nurses as unit leaders. Advanced leadership strategies, communication techniques, priority setting, and conflict management will be discussed. Practice scenarios will be facilitated in group exercises. Course Objectives Following this course, the student […]
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 […]
OneLegacy is the organ procurement organization serving Southern California. Visit their website for current information on how your hospital and regional organ donation networks can collaborate to advance organ donation and successful transplantation processes and outcomes.