When COVID-19 hit, a Loma Linda University Medical Center ICU doctor had to adapt to protect her loved ones.
Hospitals in Action
Hospital food is known for being bland and uninspired, however one chef is throwing out that tired old recipe. Meet the chef who’s transforming hospital food. He’s buying local to bring patients, staff, and hospital visitors farm-to-fork tastes.
Since 2019, Cherished Futures for Black Moms and Babies has focused on the audacious goal of eliminating maternal and infant health inequities in Los Angeles County. Now these bold plans are gaining momentum.
Without the help of university students, thousands of Sacramento’s most vulnerable residents might not have gotten COVID-19 vaccines. The University of California, Davis School of Medicine provided the workforce while UC Davis Health provided support.
The first six episodes of an ongoing video series on CHA member hospitals’ innovations and triumphs during the COVID-19 pandemic are now available for viewing on the CHA website.
Hospitals went above and beyond to care for those in need during the global COVID-19 pandemic — but not every role gets the credit it deserves. At John Muir Health, a comprehensive approach to test processing and materials in the laboratory helped to speed diagnosis and save lives.
Substance Use Navigators support emergency room patients with substance use disorders, which includes sharing safer drug use techniques, connecting patients with drug treatment programs, and serving as a liaison between patients and the treatment team.
Hospitals went above and beyond to care for those in need during the global COVID-19 pandemic — even reaching outside their four walls. At Tenet Health Central Coast, an innovative new TeleER program meant patients were tended to without setting foot in the hospital.
Through the global COVID-19 pandemic, hospitals went above and beyond to care for those in need — including their own. At Keck Medicine of USC, caring for caregivers and their families became a bigger focus than ever.
When the COVID-19 pandemic emerged, medical schools had to quickly reimagine how to train their students. The Kaiser Permanente Bernard J. Tyson School of Medicine did just that, looking to cutting-edge technology to teach about the human body.