The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) has issued All Facilities Letter 20-04, detailing the new administrative penalties it will enforce for general acute care hospitals that fail to comply with nurse-to-patient staffing ratios, and clarifying certain provisions of the requirements.
CHA’s Creating Care Partnerships: Beyond the Continuum conference, March 2-3 in Pasadena, features a post-acute care patient advocate who gained insight into her patients’ experience when she became one herself.
Join your colleagues March 2-3 in Pasadena for CHA’s Creating Care Partnerships: Beyond the Continuum conference, hosted by the Center for Post-Acute Care. The day-and-a-half long program features an innovative look at providing effective care transitions and value-based care and offers continuing education.
Tuition scholarships are available for CHA’s Creating Care Partnerships: Beyond the Continuum conference, scheduled for March 2-3, 2020, in Pasadena. The conference will focus on how hospitals are moving toward value-based care by reaching across and beyond the care continuum, featuring “real world” examples of innovative care partnerships that support effective care transitions.
Registration is open for the Creating Care Partnerships: Beyond the Continuum conference on March 2-3, 2020. Hosted by CHA’s Center for Post-Acute Care, the conference will highlight how hospitals are moving toward value-based care by reaching across and beyond the care continuum.
This year’s agenda features “real-world” examples of innovative care partnerships that support effective care transitions and value-based care. In addition, clinical experts will address timely topics such as patient activation, the impact of mental health issues, and care for individuals experiencing homelessness.
Tuition scholarships are available for anyone who has not attended a Center for Post-Acute Care Conference since 2016. The first 20 qualified recipients will receive an email confirming their status, limited to one scholarship per facility.
The agenda for CHA’s Caring for Our Patients Who Are Homeless Summit — Dec. 11 in Riverside — will include unique approaches for discharging patients experiencing homelessness, ideas for helping to stop a generational cycle of homelessness, and other insightful discussions attendees can adapt for their own hospitals.
Based on findings from a survey and focus groups of educators, nurses, and employers, a newly released report offers evidence-based recommendations to help educational institutions prepare registered nurses for the future of primary care.
California may experience any number of disasters in the coming years — from fires to flooding, and more. The agenda for this year’s Disaster Planning for California Hospitals Conference, to be held Sept. 10-11 in Pasadena, reflects the diverse skill sets required of our responders. Covering topics such as lessons learned from active shooter events, integrating business continuity and emergency preparedness, creating resiliency across the continuum of care, and earthquake early warning systems, the event is not to be missed.
One of CHA’s highest legislative priorities this year has been Senate Bill (SB) 227 (Leyva, D-Chino), which would create duplicative and mandatory fines for hospitals if they do not meet required nurse staffing ratios. With help from member hospitals, our advocacy generated key amendments last week, including:
An exemption for hospitals that — in response to an unforeseeable and uncontrollable fluctuation — promptly make an effort to maintain staffing requirements
A 50% reduction in the fines (now $15,000 for the first violation and $30,000 subsequently)
A reduction in the length of time required to revert to a first violation (lowered from six years to three)
On July 8 from 10-11:30 a.m. (PT), the California Board of Registered Nursing (BRN) will host a webinar about its enforcement program, covering:
What constitutes a violation
Complaint intake and investigative processes
Types of discipline that can be imposed on a licensee
The intervention program and different types of probation
Questions should be directed to [email protected]