Tulare Hospital Board Files Countersuit Against HCCA

The Tulare Local Healthcare District (TLHCD) will file a countersuit against its former management contractor, its attorneys announced Wednesday night. The district will also file a professional complaint with the California State Bar against Bruce Greene and the BakerHostetler firm, entities which both previously represented the Tulare Local Healthcare District. The board also voted to […]

Tulare Healthcare District Board Gets Hospital Progress Report

Tulare Regional Medical Center is inching closer to reopening, but there’s no concrete date yet, the hospital’s board was told Wednesday. The hospital has, however, received over 500 applications for employment, and a job fair is in the process of being scheduled, interim CEO Larry Blitz told the board. Additionally, the hospital’s management consultants now […]

HCCA’s Out at Tulare Regional Medical Center

Healthcare Conglomerate Associates has left the Tulare Regional Medical Center for the last time. The company’s contract to manage the hospital, the Evolutions Gym, its clinics and other associated facilities, was officially terminated at 5pm Wednesday. Former employees, Tulare Local Healthcare District board members, and community members began gathering in front of the hospital’s allied […]

Evolutions Gym Open Saturday, Tulare Regional Medical Center Progresses

This article has been updated to correct the calculations used for Evo Management Company’s monthly payment under the “The Contract” subheading. Some Tulare residents have one more thing to be thankful for this Thanksgiving: Evolutions Fitness and Wellness Center is slated to reopen Saturday at 6am. The announcement comes after the approval of a contract […]

HCCA Out at TRMC on November 22; Hospital Served With Warrant

UPDATE: According to a statement from the Tulare County District Attorney’s office, investigators were on the scene at the hospital for “well over 33 hours straight”, collecting evidence since 9am Thursday. Healthcare Conglomerate Associates will leave the Tulare Regional Medical Center for the last time on November 22 at 5pm. Additionally, during argument, it was […]

Tulare City Council, Devon Mathis Support Hospital Audit; Plan to Reopen Evolutions Presented

The Tulare City Council — and Assemblyman Devon Mathis — have thrown their support behind a forensic audit of the Tulare Local Healthcare District’s bond spending. Mathis represents the 26th Assembly District, which includes Tulare. In a joint meeting on November 7, the council and the district convened a joint meeting to discuss how the city […]

UPDATED: Tulare Regional Medical Center to Temporarily Suspend Operations October 29

Tulare Regional Medical Center will temporarily suspend its operations on October 29, including all operations at its clinics and outpatient facilities. Staff from the California Department of Public Health are on hand to ensure safe patient transfers. The move comes after Healthcare Conglomerate Associates, the hospital’s management company, told its employees they would be suspended […]