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.
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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.
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.
In California, 1.4 million people live with a serious mental illness, while millions more struggle with day-to-day mental health challenges. However, most don’t get the care and treatment they need.
Five hospitals across Los Angeles County, along with the support of several health care partners, are working to change health outcomes for Black moms and babies.
The Our Health California digital community, supported by the California Hospital Association, sent more than 14,000 messages of gratitude across the state. See some of the doctors, nurses, and hospital staff who received California’s appreciation messages.