The Hospital Council of Northern and Central California is organized in regional units known as sections for the purposes of improving health care through convening, education, and advocacy. Harting will serve as the Chair of the Sacramento-Sierra Section, which includes the Counties of Sacramento, Placer, Yolo, El Dorado, Nevada, Sutter, and Yuba. She will also represent the hospitals in the Sacramento-Sierra Section as a member of the Hospital Council Board of Directors. Her term starts in January 2018.
Harting oversees operations for six Dignity Health Hospitals in the greater Sacramento region, including Mercy General Hospital in Sacramento, Mercy San Juan Medical Center in Carmichael, Methodist Hospital of Sacramento, Mercy Hospital of Folsom, Woodland Memorial Hospital, and Sierra Nevada Memorial Hospital in Grass Valley. Altogether, Harting is responsible for more than 8,000 employees and 600 physicians throughout Dignity Health’s greater Sacramento service area.
”I am honored to serve the Hospital Council of Northern and Central California,” said Harting. “The region’s hospitals and health systems must work together as one voice on issues that affect patient care and the overall health of the people in our community. I look forward to the work ahead.”
The Hospital Council of Northern and Central California is a nonprofit hospital and health system trade association, representing 185 hospitals and health systems in 50 of California’s 58 counties. Hospital Council’s membership includes hospitals and health systems ranging from small, rural hospitals to large, urban medical centers, representing more than 37,000 licensed beds.