ACHD Annual Awards 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Cathy Martin cathy.martin@achd.org (916) 266-5277 The Association of California Healthcare Districts Recognizes Top Healthcare Leaders California healthcare district CEO, trustee and district of the year announced SACRAMENTO, Calif., Sept. 28, 2021 – The Association of California Healthcare Districts (ACHD) recently recognized three leaders in health care during its 69th Annual Meeting: Read More »

Tahoe Forest Health System receives the Best Places to Work award

Tahoe Forest Health System is proud to be awarded 3rd place for the 2021 Greater Reno-Tahoe Best Places to Work in the Extra-Large Business category. The recognition took place at the 14th Annual Greater Reno-Tahoe Best Places to Work celebration, presented by the Northern Nevada Human Resources Association, held on Friday, Aug. 27, at the Read More »

Gov. Newsom extends remote government meetings amidst ongoing wildfires and pandemic

Assemblymember Robert Rivas’ office announced Gov. Newsom signed Rivas’ Assembly Bill 361 Sept. 16. This bill will temporarily provide state agencies and local legislative bodies the flexibility to meet remotely during emergencies, such as raging wildfires or a pandemic. According to the release, this legislation will ensure the delivery of essential government services to Californians in times Read More »

Hospital’s 60th birthday prompts outpouring from public officials

El Camino Health is a thriving health system with $3.15 billion in assets and hospitals in both Mountain View and Los Gatos. It all started 60 years ago, on Sept. 1, 1961, when community-built El Camino Hospital opened its doors to its first patients. “In the mid-1950s, when orchards and fields in the Los Altos-Mountain View area Read More »

Chamber Honors Efforts of Lompoc Valley Medical Center’s COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic Team

A team of health care workers responsible for administering thousands of COVID-19 vaccine doses in eight months and others who stepped up in various ways during the pandemic shared the spotlight in the Lompoc Valley. Six awards were handed out at the Lompoc Valley Chamber of Commerce’s annual banquet on Wednesday recognizing people from various sectors for their Read More »

NIHD Named Healthcare District of the Year

Northern Inyo Healthcare District’s success with its new Medication Assisted Treatment program garnered the District top honors last week from the Association of California Healthcare Districts (ACHD). Chief Executive Officer Kevin S. Flanigan, MD MBA credited the achievement to the effort put forward by the entire NIHD team with securing the honor. “From the Board Read More »

Petaluma Health Care District Board President Elece Hempel Honored as Trustee of the Year by Association of California Health Care Districts

PETALUMA, Calif., October 18, 2019 – The Association of California Health Care Districts (ACHD) honored Petaluma Health Care District (PHCD) Board President Elece Hempel as Trustee of the Year at a ceremony on October 10. The award recognizes the health care district trustee — chosen from the entire state — who has most notably impacted his or her Read More »

Marin General Hospital rebranded as health system

Marin General Hospital, the county’s largest hospital, is changing its name to the MarinHealth Medical Center. Several other components will operate under the new MarinHealth name as well: Marin General Hospital Foundation, a fundraising organization for the hospital; Prima Medical Foundation, which works in roundabout fashion to recruit physicians that will be loyal to Marin Read More »

Sept. 20 Grand Opening Set For $9 Million Health And Wellness Center

The official opening is coming soon for a 10,000-square foot facility heralded as western Calaveras county’s new “one-stop” health care mecca. This week, the Mark Twain Health Care District (MTHCD) board approved negotiating to hire Tina Terradista as general manager of the district’s $9 million Valley Springs Health and Wellness Center. A registered nurse, she Read More »

Beach Cities Health District eyes next step for its $530 million Healthy Living Campus in Redondo Beach

Following another round of public meetings this month over a proposed $530 million Healthy Living Campus in Redondo Beach, officials at the Beach Cities Health District were taking it all in at their offices near Redondo Unified High School this week. “I think what I’m left with,” said Tom Bakaly, the health district’s CEO, “is Read More »