Healthcare

Kaweah Delta promotes new chief nursing officer

Regina SawyerKaweah Delta Health Care District has named Regina Sawyer as vice president and chief nursing officer. 

Central Valley health efforts receive $327K

Central Valley efforts to improve the health and reduce health disparities for residents have received a boost of $327,300 in grants from the Sierra Health Foundation Center for Health Program Management.

Valley patients win in expansion of medical residency programs

Residents in blue scrubs receive instruction through the UCSF Fresno Center for Medical Education and Research.As the second open enrollment period for health insurance comes to a close, the number of Central Valley residents with medical coverage continues to increase, stressing local hospitals and rural health care clinics. The region already faces a chronic shortage of trained physicians and the newly insured have prompted health care groups to expand and create new medical residency programs.

Clinica Sierra Vista to host health center open house

Clinica Sierra Vista is hosting an open house for its first school-based health center on the campus of the new Gaston B. Rutherford Middle School in Southwest Fresno.

Eating Disorder Center of Fresno to host open house

The Eating Disorder Center of Fresno is hosting an open house Feb. 23 to recognize National Eating Disorders Awareness Week.

Kaweah Delta introducing new heart team Feb. 19

Kaweah Delta Medical Center is now offering Tulare County residents minimally invasive heart surgery in Visalia. 

Community earns health ethics certification

Community Medical Centers earned a full three-year certification from Health Ethics Trust for its Compliance and Ethics program. The certification was awarded after a recent on-site visit and extensive review of hospital policies and procedures. 

Kaweah Delta Hospice partners for veterans

Kaweah Delta Hospice, a division of Kaweah Delta Health Care District, has been recognized as a partner with the national We Honor Veterans campaign. 

UCSF Fresno launches sleep medicine fellowship

UCSF Fresno has announced a new one-year fellowship program in sleep medicine. 

Covered California announces enrollment figures for Fresno

Covered California Executive Director Peter Lee talks about the approaching Feb. 15 enrollment deadline at the California Health Collaborative in Fresno.Covered California stopped in Fresno today as part of its statewide tour promoting the final weeks of this year's open-enrollment period for health insurance.