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Health Policy Legislative Day
March 2015

CHA Chief Legislative Advocate Connie Delgado (right) heads to the Capitol with delegates for a behind-the-scenes tour.CHA members are welcomed to the floor of the Senate chambers.Senator Isadore Hall, III (D-Compton) greets CHA members on a tour of the Capitol. CHA members share their experiences with their elected representatives at the breakfast reception.Assemblymember Rocky J. Chávez (R-Oceanside) talks with Elly Garner, government affairs liaison with Palomar Health, and Dimitrios Alexiou, president/CEO of the Hospital Association of San Diego and Imperial Counties. Marty Gallegos, HASC's senior vice president, health policy and communications, listens as CHA CEO/President C. Duane Dauner makes a point about pending legislation. Assemblymember Jim Patterson (R-Fresno) chats with Sharon Spurgeon, Coalinga Regional Medical Center CEO/administrator.Assemblymember Ken Cooley (D-Rancho Cordova) visits with CHA President/CEO C. Duane Dauner and James Holmes, CHA Board Chair-Elect and president/CEO, Redlands Community Hospital.Christopher Leo from St. Joseph Health greets Assemblymember Tom Daly (D-Anaheim) with John Garcia from Kaiser Permanente.Alameda Health System executives James Jackson and Jerri Randrup visit with Art Sponseller , president/CEO of the Hospital Council at the breakfast reception.Assemblymember Rob Bonta (D-Alameda), chair of the Assembly Committee on Health, talks about the need to improve Medi-Cal reimbursement rates in California.Rebecca Rozen, Hospital Council of Northern and Central California, Jerri Randrup, Alameda Health System and Fred Naranjo, St. Rose Hospital speak with Assemblmember Rob Bonta (D-Alameda).As the closing keynote, Senate President pro Tempore Kevin de León (D-Los Angeles) stressed the importance of access to care for all Californians.Senate President pro Tempore Kevin de León (D-Los Angeles) with CHA President/CEO C. Duane Dauner.Kevin Erich, chair of the CHPAC Board of Directors and president/CEO of Adventist Health/Feather River Hospital, presents the CHPAC Excellence Award to James Holmes, President/CEO of Redlands Community Hospital and CHA Board Chair-Elect.Kevin Erich, chair of the CHPAC Board of Directors and president/CEO of Adventist Health/Feather River Hospital, presents an award to Diana Vose, Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital, for reaching the highest percentage over CHPAC goal for small hospitals.Kevin Erich, chair of the CHPAC Board of Directors and president/CEO of Adventist Health/Feather River Hospital, presents an award to Deborah Kallick, vice president of Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, for reaching the highest percentage over CHPAC goal for large hospitals.Kevin Erich, chair of the CHPAC Board of Directors and president/CEO of Adventist Health/Feather River Hospital, presents the 2014 AHA Grassroots Champion Award to Peter Mackler, executive director, government relations and policy for MemorialCare Health System, for exceptional leadership in generating grassroots and community activity in support of a hospital’s mission.Khaim Morton, chief of staff for Assemblymember Sebastian Ridley-Thomas (D - Los Angeles) discusses key hospital issues with Clarke Underwood, Alta Hospital System, Gail Margolis, Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, and Lauren Gallant, City of Hope.Collier Long, West Hills Hospital and Medical Center, Patrice Coyle, Dignity Health, Assemblymember Matt Dababneh (D-Encino), Shelly Schlenker, Dignity Health, and Frazer Rolen, Hospital Corporation of America pause from their meeting to take a photo.Meegan Murray, legislative director for Senator Jerry Hill (D-San Mateo) meets with a group of constituents including Andy Coe, Stanford Health Care, Jo Coffaro, Hospital Council of Northern and Central California, Brenda Taussig, El Camino Hospital, Diana Bautista, Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford, Michael Fitzgerald, El Camino Hospital, Susan Herman, Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford, and Tanya Robinson-Taylor, CHA.Michael Bardin, Scripps Health, Paul Viviano, University of California San Diego Health System, Agnes Lee, special assistant to Assembly Speaker Toni Atkins (D-San Diego), Aaron Byzak, University of California San Diego Health System, Dimitrios Alexiou, Hospital Association of San Diego and Imperial Counties, Lawrence Lewis, Pioneers Memorial Healthcare District, and Lindsey Wade, Hospital Association of San Diego and Imperial Counties.Doreen Moreno, UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital Oakland, Dee Mostofi, Dignity Health, Abbie Yant, Saint Francis Memorial Hospital, Senator Mark Leno (D-San Francisco), Melissa White, Sutter Health, Hamila Kownacki, California Pacific Medical Center, and Laura Lane, UCSF Medical Center. Dimitrios Alexiou, Hospital Association of San Diego and Imperial Counties, Michael Bardin, Scripps Health, Elly Garner, Palomar Health, Paul Viviano, University of California San Diego Health System, Senator Marty Block (D-San Diego), and Fred Ortega, Prime Healthcare Services.

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