Clinical Care

About Clinical Care

Taking care of patients and their communities is at the heart of what hospitals do, and that wouldn’t be possible without the clinical services that hospitals provide. These services touch all aspects of a hospital’s operations, ranging from the emergency department to behavioral health. Through its numerous area-specific groups, CHA provides advocacy and representation on all aspects of operations — guiding hospitals in meeting regulatory, legal, and licensing requirements.

A Safe, Welcoming Space for Behavioral Health Patients

Gone are the dreary psychiatric facilities with sterile interiors and small windows. With large windows and white-oak floors, the new home of UCSF’s Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences aims to promote transparency and normalize mental health care.  

CHA Comments on Proposed Changes to 340B ADR Process

CHA has submitted comments on the proposed rule updating the 340B administrative dispute resolution (ADR) process.    In the letter, CHA generally supported the proposed rule from the Health Resources and Services Administration. CHA offered specific comments on the revised ADR panel role, structure, and the elimination of the minimum threshold of the disputed claims. 

Important Legal Changes to Psychiatric Holds in 2023

This webinar will provide a review of new state laws affecting all hospitals that treat patients on an involuntary psychiatric hold including hospital emergency departments and inpatient psychiatric services. It will describe the intersection of hospital EMTALA requirements and the involuntary psychiatric hold process. Audience:Health Care Executives, Case Managers, Social Workers, Risk Managers, Emergency Department […]