2023 Consent Law Seminar
June 6, Sacramento
June 6, New Live Stream Option
Consent for treatment decisions often must be made quickly and may carry significant ramifications for patients, their families and your hospital. Ever-changing regulations further complicate matters.
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 […]
HHS Proposes Confidentiality Protections for Substance Use Disorder Patient Records
The U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) has issued a proposed rule on changes to the confidentiality of substance use disorder patient records.
National Stakeholder Call on EMTALA Is July 12
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services will hold a national stakeholder call on July 12 at 10 a.m. (PT) to discuss the agency’s policy with respect to hospitals, staff, and physicians regarding their obligations and protections under the Emergency Medical Treatment and Labor Act (EMTALA). Registration is required.
AHA Launches the 2022 Health Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Survey
On Jan. 18, the American Hospital Association (AHA) and its Institute for Diversity and Health Equity launched the 2022 Health Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Survey.
CHA Webinar to Address Workplace Violence Prevention
As hospital staff report an increase in the frequency of violent acts in the emergency department, inpatient, and outpatient settings, CHA will host a members-only webinar on Dec. 15 from 9 to 10:15 a.m. (PT) that will review Cal/OSHA workplace violence mitigation plan requirements. The webinar will also discuss the American Hospital Association Hospitals Against Violence Initiative, featuring the Creating Safer Workplaces guide. […]
2021 Consent Manual
Effective August 12, 2021 CHA Manuals are available in ePub format onlyThe ePub includes a PDF and access to the CHA Manuals App for mobile use. CHA members may download PDFs for all CHA manuals, from the publications download library; the free CHA Manuals App may be downloaded from the Apple App Store or the Google Play Store. Overview The Consent […]
CHA Submits Comments on Proposed Changes to HIPAA Privacy Rule
CHA has submitted comments to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office for Civil Rights on its proposed rule that would modify the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) to support and remove barriers to coordinated care and individual engagement.
Learn About Ransomware, Emerging Cyber Threats during Feb. 11 Webinar
Breaches to hospital data systems can happen fast and be devastating. To help hospitals avoid these breaches, CHA and Hospital Council — Northern & Central California will host a webinar, Ransomware and Emerging Cyber Threats, on Feb. 11 from 1:30 to 3 p.m. (PT).
Webinar Will Address Ransomware and Emerging Cyber Threats That Target Hospitals
Crime does not stop because of COVID-19. The increasing sophistication and frequency of ransomware, phishing, and hacking attacks mean that the health care industry is more vulnerable than ever to cybersecurity threats. On Feb. 11 from 1:30 to 3 p.m. (PT), CHA will host a webinar that will discuss firsthand hospital experience with attacks in late 2020 and how to safeguard patient care and protect operations.