Clinical Care

About Clinical Care

California’s hospitals are dedicated to providing high-quality, safe, and person-centered health care. This wouldn’t be possible without the clinical services hospitals provide, which include emergency care, surgery, X-ray/radiology, laboratory services, and behavioral health care. The care that hospitals provide is shaped by their communities’ needs.

Emergency Services Legislative Updates

CHA is hosting a webinar to ensure members are well-informed on proposed bills and understand how collaborations with outside entities like ambulance providers, LEMSAs, and fire departments can aid in delivering effective, safe patient care.

Several Firsts for Ella Mae Ferneil

Ella Mae Ferneil’s background is filled with many “firsts” — first African American registered nurse, public health nurse, visiting nurse, and school nurse in the state of California. Children’s Hospital Oakland is proud to honor this remarkable and determined woman.

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.