Healthcare

Kaiser strikes agreement with California Nurses Association

Kaiser Permanente announced this weekend that it has reached a tentative agreement with the California Nurses Association (CNA) for a new three-year contract.

Kaweah Delta to celebrate medical center opening

Visalia's new Sequoia Medical Center campus opens Jan. 29.Kaweah Delta Health Care District will celebrate the grand opening of its West Visalia Sequoia Medical Center campus on Jan. 29.

Fresno eating disorder center receives accreditation renewal

Eating Disorder Center of Fresno receives accreditation for fourth consecutive year. The Eating Disorder Center of Fresno (EDCF) has been accredited by The Joint Commission for the fourth consecutive year. 

Kaweah Delta to host medical chat on Facebook

Kaweah Delta Health Care District will host a live Facebook chat to answer community questions about athletic knee injuries on Jan. 28. 

Statewide minority health project to get local input

Two state health agencies will meet in Fresno on Jan. 26 to launch a 30-day public comment period for the California Reducing Disparities Project draft strategic plan. 

Kaiser's 2,600 mental health workers strike in California 


(AP) — Hundreds of Kaiser Permanente mental health professionals throughout California kicked off a weeklong strike Monday to protest what they say is a lack of staffing that affects care.

South Valley organizations partner for walking program

The Kaweah Delta Health Care District is teaming up with several community and health advocacy groups to offer a Just Walk With a Doc program. 

Valley Children's announces plans for new graduate pediatric programs

Valley Children's Hospital has announced its intention to establish its own pediatric residency and fellowship programs. Valley Children's Healthcare has announced that it will soon establish its own graduate education program for pediatric residents and fellows at its hospital in Madera. 

Kaweah Delta's Dinuba clinic opens Friday

Kaweah Delta will open its latest rural health care clinic in Dinuba this week. Kaweah Delta Health Care District's rural health clinic in Dinuba is set to open to patients on Friday. 

Biz owners readying for health insurance mandate

Local small businesses are gearing up to meet a slew of new employer mandates this year, including the new health care law that took effect on Jan. 1.