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Meet Our 2018 Volunteer Healthcare Heroes

Volunteers are a significant part of care teams in local health organizations, working alongside doctors, nurses, community health workers, neighborhood navigators, community paramedics, and pharmacists to address the community’s medical and social needs. Each year, the Grossmont Healthcare District recognizes volunteer “Healthcare Heroes” who improve health and quality of life for East Region residents. Nominated […]

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Grossmont Hospital’s citizens’ oversight group issues its 2017 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 2017 Annual Report to the Community. The citizens group, called the Independent Citizens’ Bond Oversight Committee (ICBOC), consists of uncompensated East County residents who are […]

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Grossmont Healthcare District continues support to community clinics serving East Region residents

The Grossmont Healthcare District (GHD) is continuing its support of community health clinics that provide services to low-income, uninsured and underserved residents of the East Region with recent grants to the La Maestra Family Clinic, Family Health Centers of San Diego and Vista Hill Foundation. The GHD board recently approved a $35,000 grant for equipment […]

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Shirley Murphy named GHD representative to Grossmont Hospital Corporation board of directors

El Cajon resident Shirley Apple Murphy, a cultural psychologist, life coach and advocate for Native American issues, has been appointed to serve on the Grossmont Hospital Corporation (GHC) board of directors as a representative of the Grossmont Healthcare District (GHD). Murphy will serve on the GHC as a designee of GHD board member Gloria Chadwick. […]

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New Sharp Grossmont Hospital Care Clinic Opening in La Mesa

Sharp Grossmont Hospital is preparing to open its new Care Clinic in early 2018. Located in the Grossmont Medical Arts building across from the hospital at 8851 Center Drive, the Care Clinic will serve as a destination for patients with urgent medical needs that are non-life threatening. According to Sharp Grossmont Hospital officials, over a […]

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Jimmy Parker, La Mesa CPA, joins hospital construction monitoring citizens group

The volunteer citizens group monitoring the spending of millions of dollars in public funds for new and improved patient care facilities at Sharp Grossmont Hospital has a new member. Jimmy Parker, a certified public accountant (CPA), has joined the Independent Citizens’ Bond Oversight Committee (ICBOC). The Grossmont Healthcare District (GHD), the public agency managing the […]

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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

  “Grossmont Hospital: A Legacy of Community Service” Now Available Online and In Local Bookstores A book chronicling the history of Grossmont Hospital is now available for online ordering and in local bookstores starting in January 2018. The book, titled “Grossmont Hospital: A Legacy of Community Service,” documents the history of the La Mesa hospital, […]

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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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