Simulation Tech Offers Real-Life Healthcare Training

Robot works as patients during medical simulator trainings. (MishaelPervak –, Calif. — (Aug. 22, 2019) — Simulation training continues to make waves by offering future healthcare workers technology to practice real-life medicine. With a $100,000 grant recently awarded by the Grossmont Healthcare District, the Grossmont Health Occupations Center in Santee will provide students hands-on […]

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College is worth it, right?

Letter to the editor published by East County Californian, July 17, 2019 Robert “Bob” Ayres Let’s face it: college is expensive. As the East County Californian has rightly noted in numerous articles in recent years, a whopping $1.5 trillion in student loan debt sits on the shoulders of some 44 million borrowers – or an […]

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Grossmont Healthcare District Invites Nonprofits to Grants Workshop

Event Aims to Encourage East County Health Organizations to Submit Applications Above: Dental care provider, Kishore Shetty, D.D.S., of Neighborhood Healthcare, providing services at a recent District community health event. GHD supports local health center partners such as Neighborhood Healthcare in providing services to low-income, uninsured and underserved residents of the East Region. LA MESA, […]

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Meet Our 2019 Healthcare Heroes

Volunteers are a significant part of care teams in local health organizations, working alongside doctors, nurses, community health workers, neighborhood navigators, community paramedics, and pharmacists to address the community’s medical and social needs. Each year, the Grossmont Healthcare District recognizes volunteer “Healthcare Heroes” who improve health and quality of life for East Region residents. Nominated […]

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Grossmont Healthcare District Invests in Promising Students

Organization Awards Eight East County College Students with $17,000 in Grants Above: 2019 nursing and health tech scholarship recipients with GHD Board of Directors (Back row, left to right): Bao Ho, Spencer Bacher, Rex Peterson, Director Randy Lenac, Director Michael Emerson, Director Virginia Hall; (Front row, left to right): Director Gloria Chadwick, Lina Najeeb, Anica […]

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Grossmont Healthcare District unveils proposed maps now available for public’s review for zone-based elections

The Grossmont Healthcare District (GHD) has taken the next step as part of its transition from district-wide to zone-based elections for its five-member board of directors. Tentative maps showing proposed boundaries for five zones across GHD’s 750-square-mile district are now available for public review on the GHD website. The public is invited to review the […]

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