Healthcare

Children's Hospital sees record visits in '14

Children's Hospital staff celebrate the opening of the newly remodeled emergency department. Children's Hospital Central California saw a record 99,908 visits during fiscal year 2014, making it one of the busiest pediatric emergency departments in California. 

Hinds Hospice updating its Fresno home

The Hinds Hospice Home in Fresno is undergoing a remodel.Work has begun on a $250,000 remodel at the Hinds Hospice Home in Fresno. The project will bring the home up-to-date on several safety and technology issues and should be completed by January 2015.

Kaiser Permanente lauded once again

Kaiser Permanente announced today that it has earned a four-star rating, the highest possible, for overall quality of care in the annual Healthcare Quality Report Card from California's Office of the Patient Advocate (OPA). 

Community names Aldo De La Torre as CEO of health plan

Aldo De La Torre will begin his duties as senior vice president from Managed Care and CEO of Community Care Health Plan on November 3.Community Medical Centers announced Aldo De La Torre as the new senior vice president for Managed Care and CEO of Community Care Health Plan today. 

$502K Fresno State grant to fund infant mental health training

The Central California Children's Institute at Fresno State was awarded a $502,000 grant to fund clinician training in infant mental health. The three-year funding will support the Enhancing Cultural Competencies in Clinical Settings (4C Project) through training for relationship-based, culturally competent clinical care for children up to 5 years old. 

Kaiser grant to provide student eye exams

A Kaiser Permanente Fresno grant is helping provide free eye exams and glasses to Gaston Middle School students today. 

Children's Hospital receives $1.25M gift

Lance-Kashian and Co. and River Park Properties have donated $1.25 million to Children's Hospital Central California.

Children's Hospital remodeling for speech, hearing services

Children's Hospital Central California is filling out its campus north of Fresno with space for its speech therapy and audiology services currently offered at a building on Fresno Street.

CalViva sponsoring bike ride fundraiser

CalViva Health will be sponsoring a Valley bike ride on Oct 10 through its three-county service area in an effort to raise funds for local community organizations.

Wawona raises $43K for Children's Hospital

Employees of Wawona Foods in Clovis gather for a group photo to celebrate the company's $43,000 presentation. Photo via Children's Hospital Central CaliforniaWorkers at Wawona Frozen Foods in Clovis today celebrated a successful fundraising drive that netted more than $43,000 for Children's Hospital Central California.