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Doctors at Community Regional Medical Center now use endoscopic ultrasound to assess lung diseases. This nonsurgical procedure uses high-frequency sound waves to produce detailed images that allow physicians to accurately biopsy lymph nodes in the center of the chest without surgery. Endoscopic ultrasound is a relatively new procedure and a plus for the patient as it also is performed minimally invasively.
Community Medical Centers replaced paper medical charts with a new, computerized medical record system in all of its inpatient care centers, outpatient clinics, labs, imaging centers and at two of its hospitals, Community Regional Medical Center and Clovis Community Medical Center.
Community Medical Centers implemented a state-of-the-art electronic medical record system starting Sept. 28, which is designed to enhance care and service to patients. Now there is one record for each patient in one electronic location, usable by all of those who provide medical care within the Community network.
The da Vinci robot helps Dr. Yuk-Yuen Leung remove Joseph Leonard's prostate when he's diagnosed with cancer.
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Fresno Heart & Surgical Hospital is the first in the region to be home to some leading-edge technology — a 256-slice CT (computerized tomography) scanner — hauled in by a special lift. The CT scanner captures sharp, 3-D images of the heart between beats.
Janice Kashimba watched in shocked disbelief as her 32-year-old daughter Tracey Kashimba took a few steps on her own for the first time in her life. Tracey was leaning on a walker, but she was taking these first steps by herself and grinning ear to ear with delight. Janice immediately called her husband and family to notify them of the exciting news.
Recent generous gifts to Fresno Heart & Surgical Hospital totaled $100,000 from donors who were impressed with the hospital’s leadership and its surgical programs.
As one of the first hospitals in California to offer the da Vinci Surgical System® – a minimally invasive robotic technology that serves as an alternative to traditional surgery and laparoscopy – we perform complex surgeries through tiny surgical openings.
With the da Vinci robot, our top-notch surgeons can operate with better visualization, precision, dexterity and control than possible with traditional approaches.
Our neurosciences center of excellence is home to not only some of the best physicians in the field, but also some of the most advanced equipment in the world.