Healthcare

UCSF Fresno launches sleep medicine fellowship

UCSF Fresno has announced a new one-year fellowship program in sleep medicine. 

Covered California announces enrollment figures for Fresno

Covered California Executive Director Peter Lee talks about the approaching Feb. 15 enrollment deadline at the California Health Collaborative in Fresno.Covered California stopped in Fresno today as part of its statewide tour promoting the final weeks of this year's open-enrollment period for health insurance. 

Health care enrollment fair in Fresno Feb. 7

SEIU-United Healthcare Workers West (UHW) will host a free health care enrollment event to help people sign up for free and low-cost health coverage on Feb. 7.

Kaiser Fresno taps two new leaders

Kaiser Permanente Fresno has named two new Fresno service area leaders to guide operations and oversee physicians, nurses and staff. 

Fresno County confirms measles case, warns against exposure

This image from the Centers for Disease Control shows the rash of a person after three days of measles infection.

Measles has been confirmed in a visitor to Fresno County, and health officials have released a list of locations the unidentified man visited while infected with the highly contagious disease.

Valley Children's guilds set new $4M goal

The Guilds of Valley Children's Hospital will celebrate the completion of their $5 million pledge and set a new $4 million fundraising goal during a special ceremony today at the medical campus. 

Fresno County announces two flu-related deaths

The Fresno County Department of Public Health announced today that two influenza deaths in the county have been confirmed by lab results.

Union says California Kaiser nurses reach contract agreement

(AP) — Kaiser Permanente nurses in California have approved a new contract that boosts pay and improves patient care along with health and safety protections for nurses, a union official said.

Community, UCSF Medical Center to expand pediatric partnership

Community Medical Centers (CMC) has entered into a formal agreement with UCSF Medical Center to expand pediatric specialty care and pediatric medical education at its facilities.

Local senior facilities prep for ‘silver tsunami'

American Baptist Homes of the West, owner of The Terraces at San Joaquin Gardens, have embarked on a $121-million renovation project for the Fresno facility.Local senior housing groups and retirement homes are busy making plans to meet increased market demand as the baby boomer generation quickly approaches the 65 and older age designation.