Advancing Clinical Quality

Improving care for burn patients also saves costs

A new temporary skin substitute is helping burn patients at Community Regional Medical Center to heal faster with less pain and return home more quickly. It’s also saving the hospital more than $531,000 annually as part of an ongoing program to reduce expenses while improving care.

Epidemic of ‘Diabesity’ meets its match

Minimally invasive gastric bypass procedures that have long been associated with successful long term weight-loss are now proving to provide improvement or resolution to diabetes. A 10-year study by the doctors at the Bariatric & Metabolic Surgery Program at Fresno Heart & Surgical Hospital shows 4 out of 5 of their patients are cured of their diabetes.

Community Regional earns gold standard for trauma care

Community Regional Medical Center announced it has been re-verified as a Level 1 trauma center by the Verification Review Committee from the American College of Surgeons’ (ACS) Committee on Trauma (COT).

Fresno surgeon does first U.S. partial knee replacement assisted by NavioPFS robotic technology

A retired school librarian made history with her knee on Feb. 11, by undergoing the first partial knee replacement in the U.S. with NavioPFS™ orthopedic surgical technology.