Healthcare

Radiology group reaches $1M donation level

A longtime supporter of local community medical centers, Community Medical Imaginging (CMI) Radiology Group is one of only two physician groups in the region to reach the hospital system’s lifetime giving level of $1 million and become part of Fresno’s Leon S. Peters Society.

Dinuba farmers' market to fight obesity

To fight an epidemic of obesity and its life-threatening complications in Dinuba and surrounding communities, the City of Dinuba and the Network Leaders on the Move, Tulare County Partnership has come up with a new weapon: a farmer’s market loaded with fresh fruits and vegetables.

Senior care firm offers free home safety checks

The Fresno and Madera counties franchise of Home Instead Senior Care is offering free home safety checks to senior citizens in order to prevent injuries.

The Bar Method expands with new studio

The Bar Method in Fresno is expanding with the addition of a second studio, more classes, three more teachers and a kids club set to launch June 9.

Veterans group to donate $54,487 to VA hospital

Charity group Disabled American Veterans will donate $54,487 to VA Central California at a press conference scheduled for 11 a.m. Friday at Disabled American Veterans Thrift Store, 3163 E. McKinley Ave. in Fresno.

Alum gives $200K to Fresno State counseling center

The Fresno Family Counseling Center at Fresno State received a gift of $200,000 from alumnus and retired dentist Dr. Harry Moordigian to help expand mental health service in the Central Valley.

Nearly 39K Valley residents enrolled in Obamacare

Just shy of 39,000 Central Valley residents are now insured through health plans as part of the Obamacare rollout.

Hospital pricing initiative dead with new agreement

The SEIU-UHW have dropped support of a pair of intiatives that would've tareted pricing and executive compensation at California hospitals.A pair of ballot propositions that targeted hospital pricing and CEO pay in California have been dropped as part of an agreement between the California Hospital Association (CHA), some of its member hospitals and the Service Employees International Union-Healthcare Workers West (SEIU-UHW).

Kaiser Permanente Fresno receives top score

Kaiser Permanente Fresno Medical Center received the top score of “A” by the Leapfrog Group in its annual safety report, which examined and graded more than 2,500 hospitals throughout the United States.

Kaiser Permanente receives safety top score

Kaiser Permanente Fresno Medical Center received the top score of “A” by the Leapfrog Group in its annual safety report, which examined and graded more than 2,500 hospitals throughout the United States.