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What They're Watching: Tayler Trotter, Wellness Together

Emily Boerger | Jan 6, 2020 | California

Tayler Trotter, MA, is an Associate Marriage and Family Therapist and school mental health specialist with Wellness Together, a nonprofit organization that partners with schools to increase access to mental health services for students and families. She joins us in this edition of “What They’re Watching” to discuss mental health therapy...[ Read More ]

California's aging-related bills taking effect in 2020

Michael Goldberg | Jan 3, 2020 | California

Preparing for California's aging population appeared to be a priority for the Newsom Administration and California legislators in 2019. In June, Governor Newsom signed an Executive Order directing the Secretary of the California Health and Human Services Agency (CHHS) to develop a “Master Plan for Aging”.  That California’s aging populace...[ Read More ]

Supporting a cyber-resilient health care organization

| Dec 31, 2019 | California

John Tanner is a consultant with Freed Associates, a California-based health care management consulting firm. He wrote the following article on the threat of cyberattacks in health care and the ways organizations can be better prepared and more resilient.  Living in California, we are well-aware of natural threats like earthquakes...[ Read More ]

“Issues for legislative consideration” for the Mental Health Services Act

Emily Boerger | Dec 30, 2019 | California

In a report to the Assembly Budget Subcommittee on Health and Human Services, the Legislative Analyst’s Office (LAO) outlined “issues for legislative consideration” related to the Mental Health Services Act. The Mental Health Services Act (MHSA) provides funding to public community mental health through a 1% tax on incomes over...[ Read More ]

AG Becerra: State, unions, employers, and workers reach settlement to address alleged anticompetitive practices by Sutter Health

| Dec 20, 2019 | California

California Attorney General Xavier Becerra today announced the terms of a settlement agreement reached with Sutter Health (Sutter), the largest hospital system in Northern California. The settlement resolves allegations by the Attorney General, the United Food and Commercial Workers International Union and Employers Benefit Trust, and class action plaintiffs, that Sutter’s anticompetitive...[ Read More ]

5 Things California: Asm. Marie Waldron, Covered California, Kellie Todd Griffin

| Dec 18, 2019 | California

In this time of gratitude, I want to share my thanks to our team at State of Reform. They are smart, hard working, and brave - and an honor to work with. Emily Boerger is often my right and left hand in writing 5 Things, and completely invaluable. So, thank...[ Read More ]

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