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The Hospital Association of San Diego and Imperial Counties (HASD&IC) was established in 1956 (then the Hospital Council) and is a non-profit organization representing 35 hospitals and integrated health systems in the two-county area. Members range from small, rural hospitals to large, urban medical centers; include not-for-profits (42%), district (13%), investor-owned (22.5%), university (6.5%), and city/county/state/federal (16%) facilities; and represent 8,086 licensed beds. HASD&IC's board of directors represents all member sectors and provides policy direction to ensure the interests of member hospitals and health systems are preserved and promoted.

Vision: An optimally healthy society.

Mission: To advance the organization, management and effective delivery of affordable, medically necessary, quality health care services for the San Diego and Imperial County communities. HASD&IC provides leadership, representation, advocacy, and acting as an on behalf of our members and in collaboration with local governmental entities, safety-net providers, the media, business coalitions, academia, community organizations, community-based organizations, and the public.

• To be a leader in shaping regional healthcare policies and systems to improve the health of our communities.
• To advocate for access to timely, appropriate and quality healthcare for all residents.
• To collaborate with other providers and stakeholders on initiatives to improve access to care and the efficiency and effectiveness of the local health care delivery system.
• To inform, educate and participate with our communities in improving health outcomes.

For more information contact:

Hospital Association of
San Diego and Imperial Counties

5575 Ruffin Road, Suite 225
San Diego, CA 92123
Tel  (858) 614-0200
Fax (858) 614-0201



Dimitrios Alexiou, FACHE
President & CEO
(858) 614-0200
Judith R. Yates
Senior Vice President
(858) 614-1557
Alicia Muņoz, FACHE
Vice President, Quality &
Patient Safety

(858) 614-1541
Lindsey Wade
Vice President, Public Policy
(858) 614-1553

Lisa Sontag
Director, Operations &
Member Relations

(858) 614-1556

Silka Benic
Executive Assistant
(858) 614-1554

Jennifer Reyes, BS
Health Policy Assistant
(858) 614-1555

HASD&IC is a corporate partner of California Hospital Association (CHA). For comprehensive information on important health care issues affecting California hospitals and health systems and for links to other state and national healthcare-related sites, visit the CHA website. Members will also have access to state-level talking points, background papers, special reports, up-to-date legislative information, CHA positions, and information you will need to Take Action!



The California Hospital Association Political Action Committee (CHPAC) is a vital component to HASD&IC's overall advocacy program and is working to ensure state and federal elected officials understand the critical roles hospitals play. If you are a business interested in becoming a Corporate Partner or if you are a hospital member seeking campaign guidelines, please visit the CHPAC web site or contact CHPAC's Executive Director, Jill Thomson, at (916) 552-7560 or For information on HASD&IC regional CHPAC campaign goals, please contact Lisa Sontag,


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