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More than 90 Percent of California’s Acute Care Hospital Buildings Do Not Have a Significant Risk of Collapse in a Strong Earthquake

In 2002 it was determined that 1,313 acute care hospital buildings in California posed a significant risk of collapse in a strong earthquake. As of October 14, 2015, 1,043 of these original 1,313 buildings have been retrofitted, replaced by new buildings, demolished or removed from acute care service in accordance with the law.
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Published on October 15, 2015

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The Ischemic Stroke: Hospital Outcomes in California, 2012-2013

This report examines the quality of ischemic stroke care at the more than 270 California acute care hospitals that treated this condition.

Published on September 21, 2015

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Loan Repayment Programs for Mental Health Professionals

Two loan repayment programs for mental health professionals are open now through September 30. Licensed Mental Health and Mental Health Loan Assumption Programs help repay student loans for qualified mental health workers.
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Published on August 18, 2015

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New Clinical Report on California Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Surgery (CABG)

The California Report on Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Surgery (CABG) 2011-2012: Hospital and Surgeon Data. This clinical report presents risk-adjusted data from California’s 126 state-licensed hospitals and 272 surgeons that performed adult isolated coronary artery bypass graft surgery. Published on July 28, 2015

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In response to California’s ongoing drought conditions, the California Building Standards Commission voted to adopt emergency regulations that limit potable water use for outdoor irrigation at California hospitals and skilled nursing facilities, making them more water efficient. Published on June 1, 2015

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Emergency Department (ED) Bicycle Accident Encounters 2005 -2014

OSHPD has released a graph showing the number of children (ages 1-19) who have visited the Emergency Department with bicycle-related injuries, but were not admitted to the hospital. Published on June 1, 2015

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