Hospital Operations

About Hospital Operations

California’s hospitals and health systems employ more than half a million people — the front lines of health care in the state. Hospitals have the deepest respect and appreciation for health care workers — the hundreds of thousands of women and men who give of themselves each day to care for others.

Priority 1 for every hospital and health system is the safety of patients and workers, and hospitals endeavor to provide their staff with wages and benefits that are unmatched anywhere else in the nation.

By doing these things, and working with legislators and policymakers, hospitals are able to ensure the needs of the patients and communities they serve will continue to be met.

CHA Creates Resource to Prepare for End of Public Health Emergency

CHA has created a resource to assist members in preparing for the termination of state and federal flexibilities at the end of the COVID-19 public health emergency (PHE) declaration.     Resources cover the unwinding of certain regulatory waivers, special coverage, and payment policies. The resource will be updated with any forthcoming guidance from state […]

2023 Rural Health Care Symposium

Join us for the only symposium designed for California rural hospital leaders – a chance to discuss the unique challenges facing rural hospitals, gain insights on navigating health care’s financial crisis, and engage with CHA leadership to talk strategy and explore paths to a more stable future. This C-suite gathering will focus on financial instability […]

CDPH Publishes Resources for Hospital Response to Patient Surges 

CHA remains in close contact with state officials during the current surge of patients that is challenging the health care delivery system. The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) has published several All Facilities Letters (AFLs) that hospitals may find useful during the current patient surges.