Healthcare

Fresno Surgical Hospital earns five-star patient rating

Fresno Surgical Hospital announced today that it has received a five-star rating on the federal government’s Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems Survey (HCAHPS). 

Fresno Co. health department sponsoring forum in Lowell neighborhood

The Fresno County Department of Public Health and local partners will host a healthy community forum in Fresno’s Lowell neighborhood on April 23. 

Community leaders concerned with rise of heroin abuse

Dallas Blanchard, director of the Fresno Needle Exchange, said the organization has recently seen an increase in need for its services. Local health care professionals, government officials and community groups have recently expressed concern over the growing problem of heroin abuse in the Central Valley.

Tulare Regional to host opening for two new health centers

Tulare Regional Medical Center will host a grand-opening celebration today for its new West Street Community Health Center. 

South Valley imaging center has new name

Porterville-based Sequoia MRI rebranded in late March, changing its name to California Medical Imaging Associates. The organization previously had a different name for each of its centers, creating some confusion among partner physicians and patients.

Fresno State partners with Valley Children's with autism center

Fresno State will partner with Valley Children’s Hospital this summer to create a satellite autism center at the Madera County medical facility. 

Kaweah Delta's Gates named 'Pharmacist of the Year'

Dr. Ryan GatesKaweah Delta Pharmacist Dr. Ryan Gates has been named “Pharmacist of the Year” by the California Pharmacists Association (CPhA). 

Community receives $10M Fresno office complex gift

Gunner & Andros Investments donated 175,000-square-feet of office space to Community Medical Centers.Local real estate developers Richard and Mimi Gunner and George Andros have given Fresno office property valued at more than $10 million to Community Medical Centers to be used as a corporate office complex. 

Bee Sweet gifts $1M to Valley Children's Healthcare

Bee Sweet Citrus in Fowler has announced a $1 million gift to Valley Children’s Healthcare to support the new outpatient specialty care center.

Sang Pediatrics to host prayer ceremony Tuesday

Sang Pediatrics, the downtown Fresno site of a murder-suicide March 31, will host a prayer ceremony Tuesday morning at 7 a.m. that is open to the public.