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Hospital Programs/Specialty Centers

Contacts

 

Richard Tadeo 
Assistant Director
(562) 347-1610
(562) 946-6701 Fax
rtadeo@dhs.lacounty.gov 

   
       
  Christine Clare, Chief 
Hospital Programs
(562) 347-1674
(562) 946-6594 (fax)
cclare@dhs.lacounty.gov
   
       
Paula Rashi, RN, MICN 
Manager, STEMI Programs
(562) 347-1656
(562) 946-6594 (fax)
prashi@dhs.lacounty.gov
 
  Christy Preston, RN 
Trauma System Program Manager
(562) 347-1660
(562) 946-6701 Fax
cpreston@dhs.lacounty.gov
 
       
Karen Rodgers, BSN, RN, PHN, MICN 
Hospital Programs
Pediatric and SART Programs Coordinator
(562) 347-1654
(562) 946-6701 (fax)
krodgers@dhs.lacounty.gov
  Lorrie Perez, 
EMS Data Systems Coordinator
(562) 347-1655
(562) 946-6594 (Fax)
lamaro@dhs.lacounty.gov
 
 
       
     
       

 

 

Hospital Operations

Coordinate and conduct contract monitoring, site visits, data validation and evaluation of quality improvement programs for each hospital specialty program, as well as staffing, attending, and completing assignments for the various associated committees:

  • 73 9-1-1 Receiving hospitals
  • 15 Trauma Centers
    • THAC (Trauma Hospital Advisory Committee)
    • THAC Quality Improvement  (QI)
    • THAC Data Committee
  • 21 Base Hospitals
  • BHAC (Base Hospital Advisory Committee)
  • 38 Emergency Departments Approved for Pediatrics (EDAPs)
  • PedAC (Pediatric Advisory Committee)
  • EMS-C (Emergency Medical Services for Children)
  • 11 Pediatric Medical Centers (PMC)
  • PdLn (Pediatric Liaison Nurses)
  • ICAN (Interagency Council on [Child] Abuse and Neglect
  • COPEM (Committee on Pediatric Emergency Medicine)
  • 12 Sexual Assault Response Team (SART) Facilities
  • SART Committee
  • 35 STEMI (S-T Elevation Myocardial Infarction) Receiving Centers (SRC)
  • SRC Advisory Committee
  • 48 Approved Stroke Centers
  • Stroke Advisory Committee
  • Other miscellaneous meetings under Hospital Programs:
  • EMS Orientation
  • Prehospital Care Coordinator (PCC) Orientation
  • Other major assignments under Hospital Programs:
  • Provide medical expertise for the Physician Reimbursement program

Investigation, research and fact-finding of patient care issues and concerns.