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Grossmont Healthcare District elects 2018 board officers

The Grossmont Healthcare District (GHD) recently reelected its 2017 board officers to serve in the same roles for 2018. Michael Emerson was reelected as board president, Gloria Chadwick as vice president, and Virginia Hall as secretary. In addition, board member Robert “Bob” Ayres was selected again by Emerson to serve as board treasurer. Also serving […]

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New book chronicles the history of Grossmont Hospital

  Preordering underway for “Grossmont Hospital: A Legacy of Community Service” A soon-to-be-released book chronicling the history of Grossmont Hospital is now available for online ordering prior to its scheduled release date in local bookstores starting Jan. 8th. The book, titled “Grossmont Hospital: A Legacy of Community Service,” documents the history of the La Mesa […]

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Grossmont Healthcare District seeks to honor volunteers with 2018 Healthcare Heroes Awards

The Grossmont Healthcare District (GHD) is seeking nominees for its 2018 Healthcare Heroes Awards. Now in its 12th year, the Healthcare Heroes is GHD’s annual awards program recognizing volunteers who advance the delivery of quality health services in the East County region. Volunteers are a significant part of care teams in local health organizations, working […]

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Scholarship Spotlight: Sara Shayya, RN

We recently caught up with Sara Shayya, a 2015 recipient of the Richard J. Bea Nursing Scholarship, and graduate of Grossmont College’s Nursing Program in the same year. Today, Sara is a Registered Nurse in the Neurovascular/Stroke Unit at Sharp Grossmont Hospital, where she started as a nursing assistant when she was just 20 years […]

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Grossmont Healthcare District offers scholarships for nursing, health tech students

  The Grossmont Healthcare District (GHD) is seeking applicants for two scholarship programs, one for nursing students and another for students pursuing careers as health technicians. The nursing scholarship, called the Richard J. Bea Nursing Scholarship, is named after former GHD board member Richard Bea, a registered nurse who worked at Grossmont Hospital for 18 […]

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Kids Care Fest offered one-stop for healthcare services for hundreds of local children and families

The Grossmont Healthcare District (GHD) provided hundreds of free health screenings and services at its recent Kids Care Fest, where several families discovered preventable health conditions and as a result connected with providers for future care. Held at the Lakeside Rodeo Grounds in October, this year’s Kids Care Fest featured a variety of health care […]

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Grossmont Healthcare District continues support to Home of Guiding Hands

The Grossmont Healthcare District (GHD) is continuing its support of Home of Guiding Hands (HGH), an El Cajon-based non-profit organization that provides services, training and advocacy to infants, adolescents and adults with developmental and intellectual disabilities. The GHD board recently approved a $69,000 grant that will help provide nursing care to HGH clients who live […]

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Grossmont Healthcare District continues support to Jewish Family Service of San Diego

The Grossmont Healthcare District (GHD) is continuing its support of Jewish Family Service (JFS) of San Diego’s food assistance program, which alleviates food insecurity in San Diego’s East County region. The GHD board recently approved a $40,000 grant that will help cover expenses for the JFS Foodmobile program that delivers nutritious meals to homebound seniors, […]

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Grossmont Healthcare District continues support to San Diego Regional Fire & Emergency Services Foundation

The Grossmont Healthcare District is continuing its support of the San Diego Regional Fire & Emergency Services Foundation (Fire Foundation) with a $116,459 grant for mobile data computers (MDCs), which will provide address and mapping information to first responders during medical emergencies and brush fires in rural back country areas of the county. The GHD […]

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