Partnerships between hospitals, health systems, and other providers are essential to increasing access to critically important patient care services in communities across California — especially in areas where specialty doctors and services are scarce. These partnerships are even more important to people who live in underserved communities, where these relationships weave together a safety net […]
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 26, 2021 “California’s hospitals support health coverage for all, but today’s calls from Washington D.C. to do so by creating a public option are not the solution, and other pressing health care challenges demand immediate attention and investment as we rebuild from the devastation left by the COVID-19 pandemic,” said Carmela Coyle, […]
“The health and well-being of all Californians took a big step forward today under Gov. Newsom’s proposed May revision to the state’s budget,” said Carmela Coyle, President & CEO of the California Hospital Association.
A report released in April 2021 details how the COVID-19 pandemic damaged the financial health of California’s more than 400 hospitals in 2020, and forecasts continued fiscal impacts through 2021 and possibly beyond. Even after factoring in federal financial support provided last year through the CARES Act, California hospitals still lost more than $8 billion […]
“Following a protest Friday at Emanate Health in Covina that accuses hospitals of attempting to undermine California’s nurse-staffing ratio laws, it’s imperative that, for the second time this week, the record be corrected,” said Carmela Coyle, President & CEO of the California Hospital Association. “Again, our state is in the middle of an unprecedented crisis that has claimed the lives of more 22,000 Californians, more than 8,600 of those in Los Angeles County alone.”