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Sharp Grossmont Hospital to Open New Lab and Pharmacy

An important milestone was recently celebrated in the progress of the taxpayer-funded construction of a new Heart and Vascular (H&V) Center at Sharp Grossmont Hospital in La Mesa. While the three-story, 71,000-square-foot H&V building is scheduled for final completion later this year, construction was recently completed on the first phase of the project consisting of […]

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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 for nursing students and students pursuing careers as medical health technicians. The Richard Bea RN Memorial Nursing Scholarship is named in honor of former GHD board member Richard Bea, a registered nurse who worked at Grossmont Hospital for 18 years and served on […]

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Grossmont Healthcare District seeking to honor volunteers with 2016 Healthcare Hero Awards

The Grossmont Healthcare District (GHD) is seeking nominees for its 2016 Healthcare Hero Awards. Now in its 10th year, the Healthcare Heroes is GHD’s annual awards program honoring volunteers who help advance the delivery of quality healthcare in the East County region. Nomination forms are available at www.grossmonthealthcare.org. Deadline for submission of entries is 3 […]

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Grossmont Healthcare District board elects 2016 board officers

The board of directors of the Grossmont Healthcare District (GHD) recently elected its board officers for the 2016 calendar year. Reelected for one-year terms were Robert “Bob” Ayres as president, Michael Emerson as vice president and Gloria Chadwick as secretary. All three served the same board officer positions in 2015, as well as a portion […]

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Renovation of main patient tower recently completed at Sharp Grossmont Hospital

     Patients are now being treated in state-of-the-art,  upgraded rooms on all five floors of the East Tower of Sharp Grossmont  Hospital in La Mesa, the Grossmont Healthcare District (GHD) reports. Over the past three years, renovation has been underway  on floors two through five of the seven-story East Tower building, originally  constructed in […]

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Grossmont Healthcare District seeking to honor volunteers with 2016 Healthcare Hero Awards

The Grossmont Healthcare District (GHD) is seeking nominees for its 2016 Healthcare Hero Awards. Now in its 10th year, the Healthcare Heroes is GHD’s annual awards program honoring volunteers who help advance the delivery of quality healthcare in the East County region. Nomination forms are available at www.grossmonthealthcare.org. Deadline for submission of entries is 3 p.m. […]

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Grossmont Hospital citizens group adds hospital community relations manager, also seeks medical professional to fill a seat

The volunteer 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 a new member. Sandy Pugliese, the hospital’s community relations manager, has joined the citizens group, called the Independent Citizens’ Bond Oversight Committee (ICBOC). ICBOC members are […]

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GHD honored by Assembly member Shirley N. Weber

California State Assembly member Shirley N. Weber (D-San Diego) recently attended a Grossmont Healthcare District board meeting and presented GHD board members with a certificate of commendation in recognition of the 60th anniversary of Grossmont Hospital, which admitted its first patient in August 1955. GHD, an East County regional public agency that supports various health-related […]

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GHD honored by three local elected officials

Rep. Susan Davis (D-San Diego), State Assemblyman Brian Jones (R-Santee) and San Diego County Supervisor Dianne Jacob recently attended a Grossmont Healthcare District board meeting to celebrate with GHD board members the 60th anniversary of Grossmont Hospital, which admitted its first patient in August 1955. Congratulatory proclamations were presented that recognized GHD for fulfilling its […]

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