News Release

California Hospitals Unite in Partnership to Enhance Quality of Patient Care
California leads nation in pledging support for federal 'Partnership for Patients' initiative

SACRAMENTO (January 23, 2013) – Nearly 400 California hospitals have joined together in support of a bold public-private partnership aimed at enhancing the quality of care provided to patients, according to the California Hospital Association (CHA) and its allied partners* in patient safety.  California now leads the nation in the number of hospitals voluntarily pledging to participate in the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services’ (CMS) Partnership for Patients initiative.