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Wednesday, May 20, 2015 - 2:32pm

The Global Healthcare Exchange named Community Medical Centers as a “GHX Best 50 Provider Organization” among 4,100 hospitals and ranked us sixth in the U.S. for supply chain efficiency. The honors were announced May 5 at the annual Supply Chain Summit in Phoenix, Arizona.


Employee News and Views

Monday, April 6, 2015 - 5:36pm

What a spectacular month of hiking – we had beautiful spring-like weather for three local trails we ventured: The Pa’san Loop in the San Joaquin River Gorge, Mariposa Groves in Yosemite and the ever popular Lewis Creek Trail right above Oakhurst and an increase in hikers!


Monday, April 6, 2015 - 1:01pm

We are very proud and fortunate to have dedicated clinical pharmacists who serve as preceptors to educate student pharmacists and pharmacy residents at Community Medical Centers. These individuals have taken the initiative to gain additional certification or training to care for our patients and also to impart their knowledge and expertise to students and residents.  Our preceptors are able to “give back” to the profession to help future pharmacists care for their patients here in the Central Valley. 


Thursday, April 2, 2015 - 5:36pm

April is Child Abuse Awareness Month. Community Regional Medical Center has partnered with local agencies for the past several years to provide educational opportunities for care providers, law enforcement, educators, and allied health professionals.


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.


Friday, March 20, 2015 - 10:08am

The movie “Last Holiday” starring Queen Latifa would’ve had a very different plot if she’d gone to a hospital with a medical physicist after she hit her head at work. The whole movie is based on what she does after a radiologist mistakenly diagnoses a fatal disease because of a faulty MRI machine and then tells her she has three months to live.