From Our Leadership

Dear Community Members,

We invite you to read the FY 2019 Community Benefit Report for El Camino Healthcare District and El Camino Hospital, “Improving Health, Changing Lives.” The report highlights our financial investment in community health and how we, together with our partners, are responding to the unmet health needs of our neighbors, particularly the most vulnerable and underserved. In FY 2019 our investments included:

  • El Camino Hospital Total Community Benefit: $64.9 million serving 117,860 people, including $3.8 million for grants and sponsorships.
  • El Camino Healthcare District Community Benefit: $7.2 million in grants and sponsorships serving 75,140 people.
  • $11 million combined total of 103 grants and 71 sponsorships.

The El Camino Hospital Total Community Benefit included charity care and unreimbursed MediCal for nearly 12,000 patients at our two hospitals. Through community grants, the District and the Hospital both fund local efforts to provide access to quality health and wellness services through grant partnerships with the safety net clinics, school districts and nonprofit organizations highlighted in this report.

These investments promote better health, often through culturally relevant, multilingual programs recognizing the rich diversity of our community. Highlights of our combined community grants programs from both the District and Hospital include:

  • 110,990 students at local schools received care from nurses, health screenings, mental health counseling, physical activity and nutrition programs.
  • 26,900 people received free primary care and chronic disease management services.
  • 10,980 people received free mental health services.

In response to growing mental health needs, we have increased our grants program and welcome the opening of the new Taube Pavilion with additional inpatient beds and a dedicated women’s unit. On all fronts, we are ensuring there are more mental health services in schools, community clinics, and through our Scrivner Center for Mental Health & Addiction Services.

Peter C. Fung, MD, FY19 Chair, Board of Directors El Camino Healthcare District

Lanhee J. Chen, FY19 Chair, Board of Directors El Camino Hospital

Dan Woods, Chief Executive Officer, El Camino Health and El Camino Healthcare District

Download our Community Benefit Report

El Camino Healthcare District Board of Directors

Peter C. Fung, MD, MS, FACP, FAAN, FAHA, FY19 Chair, FY19 Community Benefit Advisory Council (CBAC) Board Liaison

Gary Kalbach

Julia E. Miller, FY19 Vice Chair, FY19 CBAC Board Liaison

George O. Ting, MD

John L. Zoglin, FY19 Secretary/Treasurer


El Camino Hospital Board of Directors

Lanhee J. Chen, JD, PhD, FY19 Chair

Peter C. Fung, MD, MS, FACP, FAAN, FAHA, FY19 CBAC Board Liaison

Jeffrey M. Davis, MD, MPH

Gary Kalbach

Julie Kliger, MPA, BSN

Julia E. Miller, FY19 Secretary/Treasurer, FY19 CBAC Board Liaison

Bob Rebitzer

George O. Ting, MD

Don C. Watters

John L. Zoglin, FY19 Vice Chair


El Camino Health

Dan Woods, Chief Executive Officer, El Camino Health and El Camino Healthcare District

Community Benefit Advisory Council & Staff

Cecile Currier, Vice President, Corporate and Community Health Services, El Camino Hospital

Barbara Avery, Chair, Director, Community Benefit, El Camino Hospital

Bonnie Broderick, R.D., M.P.H., Director, Chronic Disease & Injury Prevention Program
Santa Clara County Public Health Department

Rhonda Farber, Ph.D., Past Superintendent, Campbell Union High School District

Laura Macias, Past Mayor/Councilmember City of Mountain View

Naomi Nakano-Matsumoto, LCSW, Director of Housing, YWCA Silicon Valley

Anil Singhal, MD, Physician, Past Member, El Camino Hospital Foundation Board of Directors

Marilyn Winkleby, Ph.D., M.P.H., Professor of Medicine and Director of the Office of Community Health
Stanford University School of Medicine

Kathi McShane, Senior Pastor, Los Altos United Methodist Church

Paul Taylor, Past CEO of Momentum for Mental Health

Cynthia Bojorquez, Library and Community Services Director, City of Sunnyvale

James Ramoni, LCSW, Director, Department of Aging and Adult Services, Santa Clara County

Community Benefit Staff

Cecile Currier, Vice President, Corporate and Community Health Services

Barbara Avery, Director, Community Benefit

Anne Boyd Rabkin, Senior Community Benefit Specialist

Sharan Johal, Senior Community Benefit Specialist

Laurie Withers, Sponsorship Coordinator


Contacts

Media Relations:
Jennifer Thrift
Sr. Specialist Communications
650-988-7435

Community Benefit Program Inquiries
CommunityBenefit_ECH@elcaminohealth.org

Organizational Overview

El Camino Healthcare District was formed pursuant to the California Local Health Care District Law (California Health and Safety Code Sections 32000 et seq.) in the 1950s. The District’s purpose is to establish, maintain and operate, or provide assistance in the operation of one or more health facilities (as that term is defined in the California Health and Safety Code Section 1250) or health services at any location within or without the territorial limits of the District, for the benefit of the District and the people served by the District, and to do any and all other acts and things necessary to carry out the provisions of the District’s Bylaws and the Local Health Care District Law. The District’s boundaries encompass Mountain View and Los Altos, large portions of Sunnyvale and Los Altos Hills, and small sections of Cupertino, Santa Clara and Palo Alto. The District is governed by a five-member publicly elected Board and provides oversight of El Camino Hospital, a nonprofit community hospital. The District also administers a Community Benefit Program, which addresses unmet health needs through grants and collaborations with local schools, nonprofits, and social and health service providers.

El Camino Health aims to deliver a healthcare experience that is personalized and designed around an individual’s needs. El Camino Health includes two nonprofit acute care hospitals in Los Gatos and Mountain View and urgent care, multi-specialty care and primary care locations across Santa Clara County. Hospital key medical specialties include cancer, heart and vascular, lifestyle medicine, men’s health, mental health and addictions, pulmonology, mother-baby, orthopedic and spine, stroke, urology and women's health. Affiliated partners include Silicon Valley Medical Development, El Camino Health Foundation and Concern.

Through the Community Benefit Grant Program, El Camino Health partners with organizations working to address the unmet health needs of underserved and at-risk community members in an effort to improve the overall health and well-being of the community. The Community Benefit Grant Program provides grants and sponsorships for programs focusing on preventing disease, improving mental health, and making healthy choices and healthcare more accessible.