Antelope Valley Hospital Auxiliary Presents Healthcare Career Scholarships to 15 Local High School Graduates

  (LANCASTER, Calif. – June 24, 2015) — For the 21st consecutive year, the Antelope Valley Hospital (AVH) Auxiliary has shown its support for the future of healthcare in the valley by awarding scholarships to 15 local high school students interested in pursuing a career in medicine. “One of the greatest contributions we can make Read More »

Grossmont Hospital Celebrates 60 Years

Grossmont Healthcare District was founded as Grossmont Hospital District in 1952 by civic leaders and physicians who wished to establish a new hospital to satisfy the unmet healthcare needs of the people of San Diego’s East County. Grossmont Hospital was built with taxpayer funds and opened for business in 1955. Operation of the hospital was Read More »

Donations from the Volunteer Auxiliary and Hospital Foundation Fund New Equipment for Antelope Valley Hospital

  (LANCASTER, Calif. – June 11, 2015) — Two fundraising groups that support Antelope Valley Hospital (AVH) have made significant donations that will be used to purchase new equipment. AVH Foundation donates nearly $1 million The Antelope Valley Hospital Foundation has given the hospital a gift of nearly $1 million, which it raised through its Read More »

ACHD Remembers Leo Haggarty

Leo Haggerty, Assistant Secretary/Assistant Treasurer for Pioneers Memorial Healthcare District passed away on May 18th in his hometown of Calipartria, California. Mr. Haggerty had a long and distinguished career in service to the health care industry as a Trustee for Pioneers Memorial Hospital for 30 years, Chair to the ACHD Board of Directors for 4 Read More »

Calif. Law Expanding Pharmacists’ Scope of Practice To Take Effect

A 2013 California law (SB 493) is scheduled to take effect in the next few weeks will allow pharmacists in the state to distribute contraception without requiring a prescription from a physician, among other things, Governing reports (Kardish, Governing, 5/19). Details of the Law Under the law, pharmacists’ scope of practice will be expanded to Read More »

Health Professions Education Foundation

Scholarship and Loan Repayment Opportunities Scholarship and Loan Repayment Award Application Cycle! May 18th  – June 26th The Health Professions Education Foundation (HPEF) is excited to share with you a wonderful opportunity! A special scholarship and loan repayment award application cycle will be open from May 18 through June 26. This cycle is only open Read More »

Hi-Desert Medical Center’s Continuing Care Administrator Receives National Leadership Award

Joshua Tree, CA— The American College of Health Care Administrators (ACHCA) announced that  Michelle Amdahl,  Administrator of Hi-Desert Medical Center’s Continuing Care Center was honored as a 2015 recipient of the ACHCA Eli Pick Facility Leadership Award. The award, named in memory of visionary ACHCA member Eli Pick, recognizes administrators whose teams have achieved dimensions Read More »

Tri-City Medical Center to Buy Advanced CT Scanner

The Tri-City Healthcare District Board of Directors has approved the purchase and installation of the most advanced computed tomography (CT) scanner on the market, enabling its radiologists to make quick and accurate diagnoses for patients. The GE Healthcare Revolution CT scanner is expected to be operational as early as December 2015, making Tri-City Medical Center Read More »

Pioneers Memorial Hospital and Scripps Announce Affiliation Negotiations

Brawley, California – Pioneers Memorial Healthcare District’s (PMHD) Board of Directors on Monday evening unanimously voted to pursue an affiliation arrangement with Scripps Health in San Diego, California. The announcement follows discussions surrounding a Request for Information sent in March of this year to several major acute care providers in San Diego seeking expressions of Read More »