A Shared Responsibility

The Grossmont Healthcare District has a close relationship with Sharp HealthCare, although the District does not manage the business operations of Sharp Grossmont Hospital.

  • A public agency.
  • Owns Grossmont Hospital property and buildings on behalf of East County residents.
  • Monitors Sharp’s services to patients and the community under the lease.
  • Governed by a five member, publicly-elected board of directors who serve four year terms.
  • A private non-profit corporation.
  • Leases Grossmont Hospital from the District (lease expires in 2051).
  • Operates the hospital as one of its several care facilities.
  • Governed by a selected board of citizens.