CHA and the California Bridge Program have partnered to provide members with a 15-minute on-demand video that explains the origins and benefits of the California Bridge Program’s highly successful opioid treatment model.
The Department of Health Care Services is awarding grant funds to 212 general acute care hospitals through the Behavioral Health Pilot Project (BHPP).
The world has been so focused on COVID-19 that it seems summer — and wildfire season — have snuck up on us. An upcoming complimentary webinar only for CHA members, July 29 from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m., will focus on Wildfires During a Public Health Disaster: Incident Action Planning.
The California Department of Public Health Office of AIDS and STD Control Branch have released a Dear Colleague letter that identifies opportunities to increase testing for HIV, hepatitis C, and sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Writing an After Action Report (AAR) and Improvement Plan from a real event can be challenging enough. Writing one for an ever-changing event that has no end in sight can seem impossible. CHA’s COVID 19: Mid-Response After Action Reporting Webinar will discuss how the midterm AAR can use lessons learned — not only in meeting regulatory, accreditation, and grant requirements — but to identify ways to better respond and what to share with partners that can also help the community response.
The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has established a national emergency care contact center to simplify the emergency care notification process. The Community Care Centralized Notification Center is the mechanism by which community providers must now notify the VA of a veteran presenting at an emergency facility.
CHA will hold a complimentary member webinar on March 11 from 2-3:30 p.m. (PT), emphasizing how hospitals and health systems can best care for their communities during the evolving coronavirus outbreak.
The California Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) is now accepting applications for its Behavioral Health Pilot Project (BHPP). General acute care hospitals are eligible to receive $50,000 for one year to integrate trained behavioral health counselors into emergency departments.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has notified clinicians that influenza activity nationwide is high and projected to remain elevated for several more weeks.
The California Mental Health Services Oversight and Accountability Commission has released a statewide Strategic Plan for Suicide Prevention for 2020-25. The plan combines a public health approach with behavioral health interventions, framed by four key strategies: establish a suicide prevention infrastructure, minimize risk for suicidal behavior, enhance early identification of suicide risk and increase access to services based on risk, and improve suicide-related services and supports.