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CHA CEO/President Speaks on Legislative Issues, Health Care Form
—Posted Friday, August 23rd, 2013 at 10:44 am— « »

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Shown in photos: MCDH CEO Allen introduces Board Chair Patricia Jauregui-Darland; Allen greets CHA President/CEO Duane Dauner. Dauner uses slides to discuss health care reform issues.

In a 90-minute forum at Mendocino Coast District Hospital Wednesday, C. Duane Dauner, President/CEO of the California Hospital Association (CHA), outlined where CHA stands on federal, state and rural health care issues and what to expect as implementation of the Affordable Care Act  (ACA) accelerates.

More than 50 people, including physicians, health care district and hospital foundation board members, hospital employees and community leaders, attended the briefing in which Dauner said Californians can expect “profound changes” in the health care marketplace. Fort Bragg City Councilman Doug Hammerstrom and City Manager Linda Ruffing were among attendees. Advocate-Beacon publisher Sharon DeMauro and Editor Katherine Lee also attended. CEO Wayne Allen, at the request of the Health Care District Board of Directors, organized the briefing as a “board education meeting.”


American Hospital Association Board of Directors
—Posted Wednesday, December 9th, 2009 at 7:05 pm— « »

Ray Grady, Member of the AHA Board and proud Ohio State Alumni
Ray Grady, Member of the AHA Board and proud Ohio State Alumni

For the past 3 years it has been my honor and privilege to serve as a member of the 25-member Board of Trustees for the American Hospital Association.  I consider my time on the Board to be the most professionally stimulating and rewarding opportunity of my career.  I still can’t believe that an ordinary guy like me from a small town and a small hospital, had the chance to rub shoulders with many of the leaders in health care in our Country.  It has been a great honor.  I am particularly proud to have served on the Board under the outstanding leadership of Kevin Lofton, Bill Petasnik and Tom Priselac. Not to mention the opportunity to serve with Dick Davidson and current AHA President, Rich Umbdenstock.  I am most proud that I have been involved from the beginning of creating the American Hospital Association’s “Health for Life” platform.  (more…)