L.A. County

About L.A. County

Los Angeles skylineHASC’s Los Angeles Region includes facilities ranging in size from a nonprofit, university-affiliated community teaching hospital of 1,258 beds to a sole provider community hospital of 16 beds — and a rural, critical access hospital of 12 beds. The county has 76 hospital emergency departments and 15 fully accredited trauma centers serving almost 10 million residents.

Karl Keeler Named Chief Executive of Providence Saint Joseph

HASC is pleased to welcome Karl Keeler as Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center’s new chief executive. He begins his role Aug. 15, reporting to Kevin Manemann, chief executive of Providence Southern California. “Throughout the chief executive selection process, Karl’s demonstrated experience in hospital operations, growth and strategy, and his passion for continuous process improvement made […]

Information Session: Regional Hospital Supplier Diversity Initiative

About the Initiative Communities Lifting Communities (CLC) and the Hospital Association of Southern California (HASC) invite members to learn about the Regional Hospital Supplier Diversity Initiative. Launched July 1, the program will help hospitals in LA County ensure their procurement practices include diverse suppliers and reduce barriers faced by diverse-owned businesses. CLC and HASC will […]

Don’t Miss the Next Settlement Claim Filing Deadline

Through your affiliation with HASC, members have full access to a Class Action Settlement Recovery Service provided by our endorsed partner Managed Care Advisory Group (MCAG). MCAG represents more than 1,400 hospitals and to date has recovered over $260 million in settlements on behalf of health care organizations. More than $460 million is currently available […]

In the Spotlight: Teri Hollingsworth

This interview with Teri Hollingsworth, HASC’s Vice President of Human Resources and Education Services, took place on KVTA Radio’s Workforce Wednesdays segment. Teri, along with Cynthia Avila of the Workforce Development Board of Ventura County, HASC’s partner, discussed the free Virtual Health Care Career Fair taking place Wednesday, June 29. Hear how the job fair […]

Program Offers Patient Care Assistant Training and Employment

Entry-level LA County job seekers aiming to work in health care have an excellent opportunity through the Pacific Gateway Workforce Innovation Network’s Patient Care Assistant (PCA) Training Program. Since it began in 2009, this program has created hundreds of full-time PCA positions, helping program partner MemorialCare Long Beach Medical Center fill its workforce needs. Selected […]

June 23 LA County Virtual Job Fair: Meet 300-plus Candidates

The Los Angeles County Department of Health Services is hosting a virtual career fair on Thursday, June 23 at 1 p.m. More than 300 job seekers experienced in COVID-19 clinical and operations response will be available for interviews and employment.   HASC members seeking candidates with EMT, LVN or RN licensure are encouraged to participate. For […]

Adena Tessler Named Regional Vice President of Los Angeles County

Adena Tessler joined HASC’s advocacy team in February as regional vice president, Los Angeles County. Adena spent the past 16 years working in advocacy, public relations and crisis management for many private and public entities. Prior to her consulting work, she was chief legislative deputy to Los Angeles City Councilmember Cindy Miscikowski. In her new […]

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 […]