On-Demand Learning

Kaiser Permanente’s Thrive Local: Connecting Patients to Critical Community Resources — Participant Information

When patients leave the hospital, there’s usually some healing ahead. More often than not, special services or assistance are needed to help recovery — crucial resources that may be lacking for vulnerable populations.   Kaiser Permanente’s Thrive Local was developed to address these needs. Thrive Local features a community referral network that integrates health systems, […]

IPPS Proposed Rule Discussion — Participant Information

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has issued its federal fiscal year (FFY) 2023 inpatient prospective payment system (IPPS) proposed rule – join us as we discuss what’s changing and what the greatest impacts could be. Comments on the proposed rule are due to CMS by June 17, in this webinar CHA will share the […]

2022 IPPS Final Rule: Funding Opportunities to Expand Resident Training Programs

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a supplemental IPPS final rule in December. Among other things, the rule implements legislative changes to Medicare payments to teaching hospitals contained in the Consolidated Appropriations Act (CAA). On February 2, at 9 a.m., CHA’s Vice President, Federal Policy, Chad Mulvany, and Toyon Associates, Inc., Vice President, Tom Hubner will discuss this rule […]

Workplace Violence Prevention: Keeping Our Patients and Staff Safe

Hospital staff are reporting an increase in the frequency of violent acts in the emergency department, inpatient and outpatient settings. Increased community discord, stressed patients and their families, employee burnout after 20 months of the unprecedented COVID-19 public health emergency — all factors that may be contributing to a heightened incidence of violence in the workplace. […]

Labor and Employment Updates for 2022

The 2021 legislative session officially ended when Governor Newson finished signing bills in the early weeks of October. While it is no surprise that COVID-19 continues to challenge California employers, new labor and employment legislation isn’t just about the pandemic. Health care professionals have several laws and regulations to be aware of and to implement […]