Embezzlement “occurring for a number of years” at Tulare Healthcare District’s Evolutions Gym

A press release from Randy Dodd, CEO Tulare Local Healthcare District The Tulare Local Healthcare District (District) recently discovered embezzlement activity by an Evolutions employee, Passion Cardoza, which appears to have been occurring for a number of years. Mrs. Cardoza was most recently the Business Manager for Evolutions Fitness and Wellness Center. Changes in operational […]

State says Tulare hospital tower project must move forward to avoid possible decertification

The Tulare Local Health Care District (TLHCD) is under the gun as it faces a set of yearly deadlines demonstrating the expansion project at the Tulare hospital – owned by the district and operated by Adventist Health – is making significant and ongoing progress. Meanwhile, the State of California legislature approved a loan package Thursday, […]

Judge rules Tulare County DA Tim Ward may stay on HCCA case

The Tulare County District Attorney’s office may continue to prosecute three former Healthcare Conglomerate Associates (HCCA) executives, a judge ruled earlier this month. Yorai ‘Benny’ Benzeevi, HCCA’s CEO;  Alan Germany, HCCA’s former CFO; and Bruce Greene, an attorney with Baker Hostetler who served Benzeevi, HCCA and the Tulare Local Healthcare District, were charged in 2020 […]

Tulare Hospital Board Announces New CEO

This article was updated 2/24/23 at 2:48pm Following a public recruitment and interview process, the Tulare Local Healthcare District Board of Directors has appointed Randy Dodd as the new District Chief Executive Officer. Dodd is the former President of Adventist Health-Tulare, and was largely responsible for reopening the hospital in record time. Adventist Health leased […]

DA, AG respond to former Tulare hospital leaders’ bias allegations

The Tulare County District Attorney’s office has responded to allegations made by Healthcare Conglomerate Associates (HCCA) CEO Yorai “Benny” Benzeevi that his prosecution is due to political pressure against – and bias by – Tulare County District Attorney Tim Ward. The California Attorney General’s office backed up Ward’s office with a separate filing and the […]

Tulare Local Healthcare District Board of Directors District 1 Residents: We Invite You to Join Us!

The Board of Directors of the Tulare Local Healthcare District is soliciting letters of interest from District 1 Residents to fill a vacancy on the Board. Board Director Brandon Taylor stepped aside due to a work schedule conflict. Minimum Requirements – To be considered, a candidate must be qualified to vote for the office being […]