February 19, 2020

HIPC Partner Goals for 2020 and Beyond

At the January 9th HIP Council meeting, representatives from HIP partner organizations shared briefly about their organizations’ primary two goals for 2020. A few notable organizational shifts come with the new decade and many part...

February 14, 2020


Cabrillo College Bond Measure R: Cabrillo College was seeking endorsements for Bond Measure R which will provide funding to build a new science building with additional lab space and renovate their existing library. 

Santa Cruz Community Health Rebranding:...

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...

April 19, 2019

The 2019 Annual Community Forum, hosted by the Health Improvement Partnership of Santa Cruz County, featured Canadian Health Future Strategist, Dr. Zayna Khayat.


Dr. Khayat, PhD, a thought-provoking and riveting speaker, has an ample and distinguished background...

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...