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Grossmont Healthcare District continues support for Burn Institute

The Grossmont Healthcare District (GHD) is continuing its support of the Burn Institute, a non-profit health agency dedicated to supporting burn survivors and reducing the number of burn injuries and deaths in San Diego County. The GHD board recently approved a $34,000 grant to support the Burn Institute’s burn prevention education program for elementary school […]

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Grossmont Healthcare District board member was keynote speaker at college graduation commencement

Grossmont Healthcare District (GHD) board member Virginia Hall, a retired registered nurse, was the recent keynote speaker at Grossmont College’s 2017 commencement ceremony. About 4,000 people attended the commencement ceremony to hear Hall and celebrate the college’s 1,581 graduates with many students receiving multiple credentials, cumulatively earning 3,744 degrees and certificates. Hall, who serves as […]

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Grossmont Healthcare District awards sponsorships to local community organizations

The Grossmont Healthcare District (GHD) board of directors has recently awarded several sponsorships to community organizations that protect and promote the health of local residents. GHD recently awarded a $6,000 sponsorship to the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF), San Diego chapter, in support of its mission toward life-changing breakthroughs to cure, prevent and treat type […]

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James Sly, East County Economic Development Council, 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. James Sly, vice president and chief operations officer of the San Diego East County Economic Development Council (ECEDC), has joined the Independent Citizens’ Bond Oversight Committee […]

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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 $86,672 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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