News Release

Cottage Health System CEO Commended for Commitment to Medi-Cal Program
Award of Merit Recognizes Extraordinary Contributions to Health Care Community

SACRAMENTO (January 29, 2014) – The California Hospital Association (CHA) has awarded the 2013 Award of Merit to Ronald C. Werft, President/CEO of Cottage Health System in Santa Barbara. The Award of Merit is CHA’s highest honor and is given to a CHA member for outstanding contribution to the California health care community.