James Sly, East County Economic Development Council, joins hospital construction monitoring citizens group

James Sly, vice president and chief operations officer of the San Diego East County Economic Development Council (ECEDC), has joined the volunteer citizens group monitoring the spending of millions of dollars in public funds for new and improved patient care facilities at Sharp Grossmont Hospital in La Mesa. The group, called the Independent Citizens’ Bond Oversight Committee (ICBOC), consists of uncompensated East County residents who are charged with monitoring the expenditure of funds from th...
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Sharp Grossmont Hospital’s new Central Energy Plant is up and running, hospital is off the electrical power grid

The lights are staying on for patients and medical staff at Sharp Grossmont Hospital in La Mesa thanks to a new Central Energy Plant (CEP), the Grossmont Healthcare District (GHD) reports. And, the hospital’s normal electric bill to San Diego Gas and Electric (SDG&E) of about $180,000 per month is now zero. “The hospital’s CEP is now fully operational and the hospital is officially off the electrical grid,” said Robert “Bob” Ayres, GHD 2016 board president. “Taxpayers can be assured t...
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Grossmont Healthcare District recognized for `best practices’ and transparency from state association

The Association of California Healthcare Districts (ACHD) has recognized the Grossmont Healthcare District (GHD) with its “Best Practices in Governance” certification, indicating GHD’s commitment to open and transparent government.  The designation signifies that GHD is compliant with ACHD core standards for demonstrating open and transparent business practices for the benefit of the communities served, said ACHD officials. The compliance relates to transparency in several areas, including re...
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