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  • What is Allied for Health?

    What is Allied for Health?

    Allied for Health consists of the California Hospital Association, Hospital Council of Northern and Central California, Hospital Association of Southern California and Hospital Association of San Diego and Imperial Counties.

  • Must I be a member of the California Hospital Association to participate in these surveys?

    Must I be a member of the California Hospital Association to participate in these surveys?

    Yes. Only CHA members are entitled to the products and services offered on this site.

  • What is the survey deadline, and when should I expect to receive the results?

    What is the survey deadline, and when should I expect to receive the results?
  • Will I receive a notification to confirm that my data has been successfully received?

    Will I receive a notification to confirm that my data has been successfully received?

    Yes. A member of the Allied for Health team will notify you by e-mail when your data has been successfully received. Of course, if you have any questions or concerns, you can call us: (213) 538-0705.

  • How are the Northern California areas organized?

    How are the Northern California areas organized?

    The Northern California counties have been grouped into areas believed to have comparable local labor markets:

    Area 1 (Butte, Colusa, Plumas, Siskiyou, Humboldt, Glenn, Plumas, Lassen, Shasta, Tehama Modoc, Del Norte, Trinity, Sierra)

    Area 2 (Napa, Lake, Mendocino, Sonoma)

    Area 3 (Alameda, Solano, Contra Costa)

    Area 4 (San Francisco, San Mateo, Marin)

    Area 6 (Kings, Kern, Fresno, Madera, Tulare, Mono, Merced, Inyo, San Luis Obispo)

    Area 7 (Sacramento, Placer, El Dorado, San Joaquin, Stanislaus, Sutter,Calaveras, El Dorado, Yuba, Tuolumne, Amador, Yolo, Nevada)

  • If my facility is owned by a major system, will I have the ability to retrieve the reports?

    If my facility is owned by a major system, will I have the ability to retrieve the reports?

    Data submission and report access for hospitals owned by major systems are determined by their corporate office. Allied for Health will contact and coordinate with corporate offices the data submission and report access privileges for individual hospitals owned by the following corporations: Adventist Health, Catholic Health West, Daughters of Charity, Kaiser Permanente, Los Angeles County, Scripps Health, Sharp Healthcare or Tenet Healthcare Corporation.

  • Can I complete the survey report on paper instead of electronically?

    Can I complete the survey report on paper instead of electronically?

    Yes, however, there will be an additional cost of $50 for data entry. Participants are encouraged to submit the data electronically in order to reduce data entry errors and tighten the turnaround time of the reports.

  • How can I be assured that my hospital's data will be held confidential?

    How can I be assured that my hospital's data will be held confidential?

    Allied for Health follows the guidelines issued by the Department of Justice and the Federal Trade Commission. These guidelines, which attempt to assure that the Survey will not be used with anti-competitive intent, provide the basis for our data sufficiency determination.
    Based on these guidelines, we:
    * Do not provide projections of expected future range movement.
    * Refrain from displaying any range data breakout that consists of less than five facilities
    * Do not display any data from individual organizations so that all data remains confidential
    * Do not report data that is older than three months

    Nothing in any of the Allied for Health surveys constitutes legal advice and Allied for Health assumes no responsibility (legal or otherwise) for the outcome of decisions, contracts, commitments, or other obligations/outcomes made on the bases of these surveys. Allied for Health also assumes no responsibility for the use or misuse of these surveys by anyone, including survey participants or other participants or other parties or individuals who obtain information from the surveys.

  • Who is eligible to access the final reports?

    Who is eligible to access the final reports?

    Only participating CHA member hospitals receive access via to the report(s). Non-participating CHA members may be eligible to purchase a report at the non-participant rate. Consultants, union officials and other interested parties are not eligible to purchase or access the surveys.

     
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