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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 Now Open in La Mesa

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

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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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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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