Healthcare

Community Regional announces $1M gift for kid-friendly burn center

Community Regional Medical Center (CRMC) has received a $1 million gift to help remodel its outpatient burn center to be more child-friendly. 

New Dinuba clinic to host May 30 grand opening

Kaweah Delta Health Care District will celebrate the grand opening of its rural health clinic in Dinuba on May 30. 

Specialty medical providers urge patients to look beyond ‘brand names’

Dr. George Latta and Registered Nurse Cheryl Oliveira provide specialized care to critically ill babies in Kaweah Delta’s Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. Local hospitals note that their specialty medical programs are on par with out-of-area services.The number of high-quality specialty medical programs available in the Central Valley has grown over the years, but many physicians are still struggling to raise awareness among the local population.

Kaweah Delta to host diabetes support meetings

Kaweah Delta Health Care District will host free diabetes support groups in Woodlake and Orosi this month. 

Kaweah Delta to offer free screenings May 16

Kaweah Delta Health Care District will offer a series of free screenings to the public on May 16. 

Saint Agnes receives $203K contribution

Saint Agnes Men's Club Past President Austin Ewell, center, and President Ryan De Young, at right, present Nancy Hollingsworth, left, with a $203,000 check representing the group's fundraising efforts in 2014.Saint Agnes Medical Center has been awarded $203,000 from the Saint Agnes Men’s Club in support of the advancement of a dozen hospital programs and services.

Valley Health Team receives $650K in Affordable Care Act funds

San Joaquin-based Valley Health Team is the recipient of $650,000 in Affordable Care Act funding to help new health centers deliver primary care to communities that need them most.

Family HealthCare names new clinical director

Manivanh BaumFamily HealthCare Network (FHCN) has named Manivanh Baum as the new interim clinical director for the organization’s Hanford and Goshen centers. 

New South Valley health care foundation in the works

Kaweah Delta Healthcare District and the Visalia Medical Clinic have announced the formation of a special medical foundation to better serve the community. 

Jennifer Lopez named Children's Miracle Network spokesperson

Jennifer Lopez has been named the newest spokesperson for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals (CMNH), including Valley Children’s Hospital.