Employee News and Views

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Thursday, July 17, 2014 - 3:03pm

Community’s employees long committed to our mission of “improving the health of our community” have taken that goal far beyond our hospitals’ walls to work on ways to also improve the health of the environment – which in turn helps us all be healthier. On their own, a group of like-minded, passionate employees formed a Green Team at Community Regional Medical Center, created an organic urban garden out of an unused patio at the hospital, pushed for more recycling in the hospital, and started an annual Earth Day education event to spread their green message.


Employee News and Views

Thursday, June 19, 2014 - 6:35pm

Let me share the real story of a Community Regional colleague's ordeal. Here's how it was told to me: “Mom and Dad, you need to know there’s something going on.”  That simple statement was our first alert.  Our younger daughter had recently been allowed her first access to social media at the age of 13, and this comment came to us from her older sister just a few weeks later. 


Wednesday, June 18, 2014 - 4:10pm

Just imagine trying to walk in someone else’s footsteps for a moment – and then realizing you can’t move your legs.


Friday, June 6, 2014 - 5:20pm

This week, June 16-20, we are celebrating Healthcare Risk Management (HRM) Week. This annual campaign from the American Society for Healthcare Risk Management (ASHRM) raises awareness about the critical role healthcare risk managers and safety professionals play in patient safety, patient care practices, quality assurance, safe work environments, and liability. This campaign promotes solutions to help prevent some of the most common patient safety events.


Friday, June 6, 2014 - 4:04pm

Community Medical Centers just won two awards at the GetWell Network’s national conference for using this patient-centered technology to enhance care in our hospitals and better engage families and patients in their care. The GetWell Network turns the television in patient rooms into an entertainment and education portal where patients can view video education courses and discharge instructions tailored for them.


Friday, May 9, 2014 - 2:00pm

For 28 years, the Nursing Leadership Coalition of the Central San Joaquin Valley (NLC) has recognized great nurses for their achievements through the RN of the Year Awards. This year, two of Community’s nurses were among those awarded these honors. David Boyd, DNP, RN-BC was named RN of the year in the Administration/Leadership Category and Marilyn Greene, MSN, RN,NP, CEN received the RN of the Year in Advanced Practice.