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Tuesday, March 24, 2015 - 6:11pm

Community Regional Medical Center’s chief medical innovation officer has been invited to speak about our “patient flow command center” at a national conference for healthcare clinicians and hospital administrators. Mark Kestner, M.D., MBA, is Community’s first innovation officer and his role is to help our 641-bed, Level 1 trauma center and teaching hospital quickly adopt clinical best practices and respond more nimbly to changes in healthcare under the Accountable Care Act.


Employee News and Views

Wednesday, October 16, 2013 - 11:54am

 What do bees, a farmers market, coffee grounds, sustainable seafood, healthy food sampling, raisins, reusable grocery totes, and a raffle for a chance to win a Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) box of organic produce all have in common?


Tuesday, October 1, 2013 - 5:25pm

I am so proud of our Pharmacy Residency Program at Community Regional Medical Center!  We just received notification last week from the American Society of Health System Pharmacists (ASHP) Commission of Credentialing about extending our accreditation for the remainder of our current six year cycle until 2016.


Tuesday, October 1, 2013 - 4:29pm

It is my honor and privilege to be a part of such a fabulous team of chefs, catering associates, cooks, cashiers, dishwashers, dining on-call operators and room service attendants, managers and supervisors at Community Regional Medical Center’s Food and Nutrition department – which includes staff of the cafeteria (Pistachio’s Café), Outtakes Coffee and Gifts, and Subway.  Together, these folks make up approximately 190 full-time employees with an essential operation of about 100 employees keeping us running every


Saturday, September 28, 2013 - 11:42am

I know I've said it before, but hosting the nursing scholarship awards ceremony and reception is one of the really fun things I get to do in my chief nursing officer role.  As I was preparing for the reception this year, I again had the opportunity to review the essays our staff wrote for their scholarship applications.


Monday, September 23, 2013 - 6:13pm

Donating blood is a very personal commitment and volunteering your time and your very valuable blood, matters!  It matters even more this week because we are short filling just over 30 spots. Community Regional Medical Center’s blood bank partner Central California Blood Center will park their mobile bus in the Kashian Lane parking lot from noon to 4 p.m., Wed., Sept. 25. Appointments are encouraged, but if open slots are available, walk-ins will be accepted too.