Montecito Medical has since been steadily snapping up medical office and other health care-related properties across the country.
Catholic Healthcare West announced today that it is changing its name and governance structure. The San Francisco-based health care system, which owns three Central Coast hospitals — Arroyo Grande Community Hospital, French Hospital Medical Center in San Luis Obispo and Marian Medical Center in Santa Maria — is now called Dignity Health. Under the new Read More →
People don’t have to die because of where they live or because the can’t access their own medical records. That was the theme of the Jan. 18 program of the MIT Central Coast Enterprise Forum. Three area technology companies, InTouch Health, BioIQ and Active Life Scientific presented at the Santa Barbara event. Michael Chan of Read More →
Yardi Systems, a Goleta-based property management software firm, has acquired a company that makes electronic health record software for nursing homes and other facilities. Yardi said it bought Eagle, Idaho-based ALMSA Corp., which makes software for both electronic health records and electronic prescriptions. The companies did not disclose terms of the deal, but said ALMSA Read More →
It’s been just over a year since some of the most significant mandates under the massive health care reform bill, dubbed Obamacare, went into effect. But, as the saying goes, “You ain’t seen nothing yet.”
Community colleges throughout the Tri-Counties are promoting their high-tech programs to produce nurses and other health care professionals to fill the upcoming job gap.
Michael Powers, the director of the Ventura County Health Care Agency, was chosen Dec. 2 as the county’s next chief executive, the county Board of Supervisors announced. The supervisors voted unanimously to hire Powers to replace current County Executive Officer Marty Robinson, who plans to retire in March. Powers has run the Health Care Agency Read More →