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Grossmont Healthcare District provided hundreds of free health care screenings for children at 2016 Kids Care Fest

The Grossmont Healthcare District (GHD), a public agency that supports health-related community programs and services in San Diego’s East County, provided free health care screenings at its recent 2016 Kids Care Fest event held Nov. 5 at the Lakeside Rodeo Grounds. Hundreds of children received free health care screenings at the 15th annual event. Kids […]

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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 medical health technicians. Nursing students are invited to apply for a scholarship of up to $3,000. Applicants must provide evidence of current enrollment in a registered nursing program approved by the Accreditation […]

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Grossmont Healthcare District, Sharp Grossmont Hospital celebrate completion of Central Energy Plant

Sharp Grossmont Hospital in La Mesa and the Grossmont Healthcare District (GHD), the public agency that serves as landlord of the hospital’s buildings and property on behalf of taxpayers, recently celebrated the completion of the hospital’s taxpayer-funded Central Energy Plant (CEP). Construction of the over $50 million new plant was financed through Proposition G, a […]

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Voters return two incumbents and add new member to Grossmont Healthcare District board of directors

Two longtime Grossmont Healthcare District (GHD) board members retained their seats in the recent November 2016 election, plus voters elected a new face to join the five-member board that represents more than 500,000 people residing in the district’s 750 square miles in East County. East County voters reelected Robert “Bob” Ayres and Michael Emerson to […]

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Randolph Lenac is appointed to the ACHD Board of Directors

The Association of California Healthcare Districts (ACHD), a statewide trade association for California’s several healthcare districts, has announced that Randy Lenac has joined the ACHD Board of Directors. Lenac has served since July 2014 as a member of the Grossmont Healthcare District (GHD) board of directors in San Diego County. GHD represents more than 500,000 […]

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Hospital construction monitoring group seeking additional members

A volunteer citizens committee monitoring construction projects at Sharp Grossmont Hospital is looking for additional members. The openings are due to term limits for some members of the committee, called the Proposition “G” Independent Citizens’ Bond Oversight Committee (ICBOC). Another seat is vacant due to the passing of Alpine resident Dona Christensen who had served […]

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Grossmont Hospital construction monitoring citizens group elects new chair, vice chair

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 elected its chairman and vice chairman to serve through June 2017. La Mesa resident Glen Sparrow, a retired San Diego State University (SDSU) professor, and El […]

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Allan Goetz named GHD representative to Grossmont Hospital Corporation board of directors

Spring Valley resident Allan Goetz has been approved to serve on the Grossmont Hospital Corporation (GHC) board of directors as a representative of the Grossmont Healthcare District (GHD). GHC is the legal entity for the hospital lease agreement between Sharp HealthCare and GHD, the East County public agency that serves as landlord of the hospital’s […]

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Sharp Grossmont Hospital’s new Central Energy Plant is up and running, hospital is off the electrical power grid

The lights are staying on for patients and medical staff at Sharp Grossmont Hospital in La Mesa thanks to a new Central Energy Plant (CEP), the Grossmont Healthcare District (GHD) reports. And, the hospital’s normal electric bill to San Diego Gas and Electric (SDG&E) of about $180,000 per month is now zero. “The hospital’s CEP […]

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