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Tuesday, July 2, 2013 - 2:23pm

We’ve all heard of Jared, the Subway representative who lost over two-hundred pounds on a Subway-only diet. He is truly an inspiration. In the many different ways, our staff here at Community Regional is quite an inspiration as well.


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Thursday, November 8, 2012 - 10:02am

A few months back I was approached about Community Regional Medical Center potentially sponsoring an ice skating rink for the holiday season on the Fulton Mall.  At first, I thought “Outdoors? In Fresno? Won’t that be a duck pond?”  However, I was assured the technology exists to keep the ice frozen.


Wednesday, July 18, 2012 - 8:14am

In the recent employee forums I mentioned that a number of Community Regional Medical Center employees would have the opportunity to join other CMC system hospitals in a "Decision Accelerator" process in early August.  By now, employees have received their invitations and supervisors and managers have been asked to work with them and the other employees under their supervision to provide them the time to participate in this full day of activities.  Why is this so important?  Well, as I mentioned in the forums, management sincerely wants to seriously create the


Wednesday, May 2, 2012 - 1:59pm

As we celebrate Nursing Week, and prepare to celebrate Hospital Week, I want to share a story that one of our nurses shared with me during last week’s Employee Recognition Celebration.  The nurse, who works in our NICU, told me about a very touching scene that she had observed.  Looking out of the windows from the NICU she noticed two of our nurses walking with and supporting, a frail elderly patient through the rose garden.  She could tell that this patient was really enjoying herself while she strolled through the garden.  At one point the patient stopped and lea


Tuesday, April 17, 2012 - 3:57pm

Today marks the five year anniversary of the Miracle on Divsadero (University Medical Center's move to Community Regional downtown) Whew! Time sure flies here!


Wednesday, April 4, 2012 - 3:41pm

Hospitals are just noisy places – there’s no doubt about it! Physicians and employees are hard at work and at times seem to be unaware of how they are contributing to the noisy environment.  We’ll always have an endless parade of visitors creating noisy activity. When I walked the halls of our hospital this morning I listened to the noise buzzing around me - medical equipment beeping, cell phones, pagers, people talking loudly– some were visitors, but most were staff and residents talking loudly to one another as they hustled up and down the hallway.