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Grossmont Healthcare District recognized for ‘best practices’ and transparency from state association

The Association of California Healthcare Districts (ACHD) has recognized the Grossmont Healthcare District (GHD) with its “Best Practices in Governance” certification, indicating GHD’s commitment to open and transparent government. The designation signifies that GHD is compliant with ACHD core standards for demonstrating open and transparent business practices for the benefit of the communities served, said […]

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Grossmont Healthcare District awarded 36 scholarships to healthcare scholars from 18 high schools at April 15 board meeting

The Grossmont Healthcare District (GHD), a public agency that supports various health-related community programs and services in San Diego’s East County region, recently awarded $81,000 in scholarships to 36 high school students who have expressed interest in a career as a healthcare professional. The scholarships were presented at GHD’s Friday, April 15 board meeting. The […]

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Annual Reports: Audits, Community Benefits & Needs Assessments

General Report The Grossmont Healthcare District’s 2015 Annual Report is linked here, just one of the ways reports are made to the community. Proposition G Independent Citizens’ Bond Oversight Committee Also, at this link are the annual reports of the Proposition G Independent Citizens’ Bond Oversight Committee, the volunteer citizens group that monitors the progress […]

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Grossmont Healthcare District citizens’ oversight group issues its 2015 annual report on taxpayer bond expenditures for hospital improvements

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 2015 Annual Report to the Community. The Independent Citizens’ Bond Oversight Committee (ICBOC) consists of uncompensated, volunteer East County residents who are monitoring how the […]

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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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