Healthcare

Fresno Kaiser earns 'A' on safety report

Kaiser Permanente Fresno Medical Center has retained its top grade  of "A" for patient safety in Leapfrog Group's bi-annual safety report. In May, Kaiser Permemante Fresno also earned an "A" grade from the group. 

Children's well-being scorecard shows Valley has room to grow

An interactive online data tool released today shows that children in the Central Valley face many hurdles in education, health and overall well-being. 

Perea's Ebola symposium postponed

A planned symposium about ebola has been postponed due to scheduling conflicts, announced the office of Assemblymember Henry T. Perea (D-Fresno).

Kaiser Permanente Fresno named leader in LGBT health

Kaiser Permanente Fresno has been named a leader in LGBT health care equality in the Healthcare Equality Index 2014 report. 

New health care partnership in South Valley

Humana, Key Medical Group and Kaweah Delta Health Care District have partnered to create an integrated delivery system that will result in more coordinated care and an increased emphasis on preventive services for members. 

"Six-minute Marathon" this weekend in Clovis

The Fresno Pulmonary Hypertension Support Group will host their third annual Six-Minute Marathon at Railroad Park in Clovis on Saturday.

Tulare dentist to host candy buyback

Children who have excess candy after Halloween this year can trade it in for $1 per pound and support deployed soldiers through Smiles by Sullivan and Operation Gratitude in Tulare. 

Children's Hospital, Adventist join forces on rural care

A Children's physician now practices at the Adventisti health clinic in Dinuba as part of a new partnership.Children's Hospital Central California and Adventist Health/Central Valley Network have formed a partnership that aims to improve rural health care services for Valley children.

Kaiser to distribute $500K in grants

Kaiser Permanente will give $500,000 in grants to four community organizations during a food distribution and health event in Mendota on Thursday. 

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.