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Wednesday, November 4, 2015 - 1:20pm

...and so is the potential to consume an average of 4,500 calories during a typical Thanksgiving Feast-yikes!

Oh well, it's only one time per year, right? I like the saying: "It's not what you do between Thanksgiving and New Years, it's what you do between New Years and Thanksgiving".


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Monday, October 26, 2015 - 2:42pm

We’re celebrating National Healthcare Quality week (Oct. 26 – 30)!  To celebrate, the Quality Management departments at Community Regional Medical Center (CRMC), Clovis Community Medical Center (CCMC), and Fresno Heart & Surgical Hospital (FHSH) are hosting a week full of events for our staff and patients.  Below is a schedule of events for the employees at CRMC and CCMC's Friday event. To all other employees, please see your manager for specific events occurring at your facility.


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Monday, October 26, 2015 - 1:26pm

Six years ago, when one of our Home Health nurses, Gene Kliewer, was diagnosed with prostate cancer in its early stages, he was given four choices: surgery to remove the prostate; multiple radiation treatments; CyberKnife treatment; or do nothing and just watch to see if it got worse. He rejected choice number four, but had lots of questions about his other options. Taking to prostate cancer survivors in our monthly support group helped him decide on CyberKnife.


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Monday, October 26, 2015 - 1:13pm

We dedicate Respiratory Care Week (Oct. 25 - 30) to the 165 therapists at Community Regional Medical Center who take pride in delivering excellent care to our patients, their families, and our community. Our specialists make a difference supporting our outpatient clinics – Chronic Lung, Pulmonary Rehab, Neuroscience and Asthma; as well as supporting our inpatient areas – Pulmonary Function, Emergency, Acute Care, Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU), Critical Care, Burn Unit, Cardiovascular Unit, and the Stepdown Unit. 


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Friday, October 23, 2015 - 10:25am

A terminal diagnosis does not have to be the end of joy and contentment. I was reminded of this on two different days last week when I visited with two men who had been given a terminal diagnosis.  One was a devout Catholic family man and the other man said he had been exposed negatively to religion as a child so he was never interested in organized religion.