Healthcare

Fresno research and medical groups merge

California Cancer Associates for Research and Excellence (cCARE) and Hematology Oncology Medical Group (HOMG), have merged their medical practices, effective August 1.

Second Planet Fitness to open in Fresno

Health club Planet Fitness today announced that it has signed a lease to open a second location in Fresno.

APNewsBreak: Study recommends inmate immunity test

(AP) — Federal experts are recommending that California test inmates for immunity to a sometimes fatal soil-borne fungus before incarcerating them at two Central Valley state prisons where the disease has killed nearly three dozen inmates, according to a report obtained Friday by The Associated Press.

Officials: 2014 could be worse yet for West Nile

Fresno County public health officials are warning the community that this year's West Nile Virus season could be one of the worst in a decade.

Health network opens Visalia clinic

Family HealthCare Network opened its newest community health center on July 16.Family HealthCare Network opened its newest community health center in downtown Visalia July 16.

Fresno-based IPM wins international biz award

Fresno-based Integrated Prescription Management (IPM) has been recognized as the Pharmacy Benefit Management Provider of the Year by global business magazine Acquisition International.

Affordable Care Act workshop in Fresno

The Central California Hispanic Chamber of Commerce is sponsoring a free workshop and luncheon July 22 in Fresno to help small business owners enroll in health insurance plans through the Affordable Care Act.

Fresno Kaiser ranked high in Valley

Kaiser Permanente Medical Center FresnoKaiser Permanente Medical Center in Fresno ranked at 59 among 440 hospitals in California for its level of overall care, according to a list compiled by U.S. News & World Report.

Quiring donates $300K for Fresno hospital upgrades

Quiring General’s senior project manager, Mike Schussel, and president, Paul Quiring, stand in the new Hybrid OR at Community Regional Medical Center.Local contractor Quiring General has pledged $300,000 to help Community Regional Medical Center pay for needed surgical department renovations.

Tulare Regional Medical Center cuts losses

Tulare Regional Medical Center's latest finances show operating income still in the red, but less red than this time last year.