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Grossmont Healthcare District helping to provide shelter residents with rides to medical appointments

The Grossmont Healthcare District (GHD) has awarded a $20,000 grant to the East County Transitional Living Center (ECTLC). The grant will provide transportation to medical and dental appointments, along with prescription pick-up, for some of the 400 men, women and children who are served daily by ECTLC, an El Cajon-based community services nonprofit. According to […]

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Grossmont Healthcare District helping college students learn using the latest medical equipment

The Grossmont Healthcare District (GHD) has awarded a $89,440 grant to Grossmont College’s Allied Health Division. The grant will be applied towards the purchase of three pieces of equipment that will assist in the training of cardiovascular, orthopedic and respiratory technology students. According to Domenica Oliveri, interim dean, Allied Health Division, the grant will help […]

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Grossmont Healthcare District supporting summer internship program at Sharp Grossmont Hospital

The Grossmont Healthcare District (GHD) recently hosted graduation ceremonies for 15 high school students who spent the month of July interning at Sharp Grossmont Hospital in La Mesa as part of the Grossmont Union High School District’s (GUHSD) Healthcare Exploration Summer Institute (HESI) 2017 program. The ceremonies featured the students presenting about their experiences at […]

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Supporting Suitable Services for District Residents

Sharp Grossmont Hospital, currently the only hospital located within the Grossmont Healthcare District’s (GHD) 750 square miles, is the largest provider of health care services in San Diego’s East County, and has one of the busiest emergency departments in the state. Individual emergency department experiences can vary, but it is common to hear stories from […]

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Grossmont Healthcare District continues support of Volunteers in Medicine in El Cajon

The Grossmont Healthcare District (GHD) recently hosted a check presentation ceremony with Maureen Hartin, CEO of Volunteers in Medicine (VIM) San Diego. The ceremony celebrated GHD’s ongoing support of VIM, including a $150,000 grant awarded during GHD’s current fiscal year. GHD’s grant will assist with paying for diagnostic test lab tests and fees as well […]

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Health Tech Career Scholarships Winners Announced

The Grossmont Healthcare District (GHD) is proud to announce recipients of its 2017 Health Tech scholarships for students pursuing careers as medical health technicians. GHD provides scholarship opportunities to students pursuing health tech careers as part of its mission to address unmet healthcare needs and support suitable services in East Region communities. “It’s important for […]

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Public invited to submit contributions for Grossmont Hospital history book

A final push is underway to locate any old photographs, faded newspaper clippings, promotional materials and other historical documents for possible inclusion in a yet-to-be-published book chronicling the history of Grossmont Hospital and Grossmont Healthcare District (GHD). “The public is invited to submit items that might be included in this history book,” said Michael Emerson, […]

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2017 Healthcare Heroes Award Winners Announced

The Grossmont Healthcare District is proud to announce the honorees for its 2017 Healthcare Heroes awards. The recipients are unsung volunteers of all ages and walks of life who serve in health care in San Diego’s East Region community. This year’s honorees include a camp counselor with a big (and new) heart, a woman who […]

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Grossmont Hospital citizens’ oversight group issues its 2016 annual report on taxpayer bond expenditures for hospital construction

The citizens group overseeing the spending of millions of dollars in taxpayer-approved bonds for new and improved patient care facilities at Sharp Grossmont Hospital in La Mesa has issued its 2016 Annual Report to the Community. The Annual Report highlights activity during the 2016 calendar year on several taxpayer-funded hospital construction projects financed by the […]

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