Grossmont Healthcare District and Sharp HealthCare celebrate 30-year anniversary of public/private partnership

Original lease to operate Grossmont Hospital signed in 1991; voters have since extended to 2051 LA MESA (June 24, 2021) — Thirty years ago, the Grossmont Healthcare District (GHD) leased operations of its La Mesa public hospital to Sharp HealthCare, initiating a public/private partnership that local voters extended through 2051.  The original agreement was designed […]

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Don’t ignore stroke symptoms

Letter to the editor published by East County Californian, July 10, 2020 By Scott Evans, CEO, Sharp Grossmont Hospital and Barry M. Jantz, CEO Grossmont Healthcare District It was after a 10,000-mile return flight from Africa, when Lakeside resident and celebrity wildlife conservationist Joan Embery arrived at Sharp Grossmont Hospital’s emergency department. She was on […]

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Grossmont Healthcare District Board Approves Emergency COVID-19 Relief Funding for Area Clinics and Front-Line Hospital Caregivers

LA MESA, CA (April 6, 2020) —- The Grossmont Healthcare District (GHD) board of directors today authorized an emergency grant program for COVID-19 relief funding of $255,000, in support of area community clinics as well as front-line caregivers at Sharp Grossmont Hospital. The funding allocation includes up to $25,000 for any non-profit, out-patient, direct care […]

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Grossmont Healthcare District Funds $3M for Behavioral Health Programs

Feds Match Provides $6M to Support Sharp Grossmont Hospital LA MESA, Calif. (Jan. 14, 2020) —- The Grossmont Healthcare District board recently approved $3 million in support of behavioral health programs at Sharp Grossmont Hospital, which will be fully matched by federal funding to provide critical hospital services for the most underserved populations. The Grossmont […]

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Grossmont Healthcare District commits $4 million for Comprehensive Stroke Center designation

Pictured left to right: Dr. Julie Phillips, SGH Emergency Medicine; Michael Emerson, past GHD board president; Scott Evans, SGH CEO; Sheila Erickson, SGH director of Acute Care; Mary Elington, Sharp HealthCare vice president of Orthopedics and Neurosciences. Photo credit: Sharp Grossmont Hospital The Grossmont Healthcare District (GHD) recently announced it will allocate $4 million to […]

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