Healthcare

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. 

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.