August 13, 2019

HIP Partners discuss strategies for bolstering health and economic development for families.

July 23, 2019


In honor of National Health Center Week, HIP hosted a county-wide bus tour of all health centers on Thursday, August 16th, from 8:00 am to 11:30 am. The health center bus tour brought healthcare leaders, Santa Cruz County representative...

March 1, 2019

Why Promote Joy in the Work Place? 

At this transformational time, the added demands on healthcare providers have taken a toll.  Burnout and subsequent low provider retention are sweeping the nation’s healthcare staff and putting  patients’ safety at risk. At the 2018 C...

January 10, 2019

Santa Cruz County Strategic Plan 

Carlos Palacios, Administrative Officer for the County of Santa Cruz, presented the Santa Cruz County Strategic Plan, which outlines projects and initiatives up until 2024 [Figure 1]. Carlos explained how properly allocating capital to...

December 13, 2018

Santa Cruz County Public Health Priorities

Mimi Hall, Director of Santa Cruz County Health Services Agency (HSA), articulated the Division of Public Health’s updated vision and mission to more efficiently serve their partners and cultivate better health for all [Figure...

October 11, 2018

California Future Health Workforce Commission

Kevin Barnett, DrPH, MCP, Co-Director at the California Future Health Workforce Commission and Senior Investigator at the Public Health Institute, presented a recently established multi-stage statewide workforce development...

September 14, 2018

County-Based Medi-Cal Administrative Activities (MAA)

Mimi Hall, Interim Health Services Agency (HSA) Director for the County of Santa Cruz, presented on Medi-Cal Administrative Activities (MAA). MAA is a federal program authorized by centers for Medicaid and Medicare....