Keeping Pace With Wanda

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Wednesday, April 15, 2015 - 8:27am

...growing up, grade school, high school, memorable people and events...my husband and I finally had an opportunity to see the movie "McFarland, USA"...


Keeping Pace With Wanda

Tuesday, March 4, 2014 - 2:38pm

Growing up in a small community in the Kern County area, there were many local family farms and I have fond memories of joining my Dad on many an occasion to help him out in the fields. He was a simple man with no formal education due to circumstances beyond his control as a youngster, but he was exceptionally wise.


Friday, January 10, 2014 - 3:25pm

...that's in essence what the International Classification of Diseases (ICD) is all about.

You may have been hearing the buzz about transitioning the codes that hospitals and physicians use to bill, from "ICD-9" to "ICD-10"...whoa, did they think of everything...

Many moons ago, the World Health Organization (WHO) developed a system for coding and billing. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS), uses the system to determine payments.


Friday, December 20, 2013 - 5:08pm

...hey, but who is counting? Well, they are in Houston.

Apparently a local hotel's executive chef created a half ton chocolate Santa with a cost of $5,000 and 400 hours of culinary time to create! Lucky for some, it's not edible as thy covered it with a lacquer finish.


Wednesday, December 4, 2013 - 11:09am

Fresno Heart and Surgical Hospital (FHSH) is participating in a program with the help of Community Medical Centers Foundation staff that formally recognizes employees that are commended by patients, families, and/or friends, for extraordinary care and customer experience. It's a way for them to say "thank you" in a palpable way.


Tuesday, November 26, 2013 - 11:55am

If you were to ask folks what they are thankful for, you would undoubtedly get a variety of answers depending on different vantage points: stages of life, personal circumstances, location, career, affiliations, world-happenings, the economy, and...well, you get the picture.; often it is circumstantial.