Articles

Friday, August 1, 2014 - 4:49pm

Minimally invasive gastric bypass procedures that have long been associated with successful long term weight-loss are now proving to provide improvement or resolution to diabetes. A 10-year study by the doctors at the Bariatric & Metabolic Surgery Program at Fresno Heart & Surgical Hospital shows 4 out of 5 of their patients are cured of their diabetes.


Friday, August 1, 2014 - 4:38pm

Laura Acevedo, an executive secretary at Community Regional Medical Center, had never stepped foot in a gym before she began working out at the hospital’s new employee fitness center. Now after months of hitting the gym daily at 5:30 a.m. she’s 16 pounds slimmer, has lost 30 inches and had to go shopping for new clothes.


Thursday, July 31, 2014 - 3:52pm

With California drought worries at its peak, an innovative landscaping project on Clovis Community Medical Center’s 125-acre campus will make a big difference for the city’s water use and change the way the hospital uses water.

The project, scheduled for completion in just a few short months, will use recycled water from the city of Clovis and be its first private partner in changing how water is used in the city.


Thursday, July 31, 2014 - 3:33pm

Brianna Hafen was 29 weeks into her pregnancy and vacationing five hours from her Valley home when her water broke unexpectedly. Through Community Regional Medical Center’s maternal transport program she was able to return home to receive comprehensive care for both her and her unborn baby.


Sunday, July 13, 2014 - 4:40pm

Hospital patients respond better to care when their spiritual needs are addressed, but until recently the closest chaplain training program was three hours away. To fill that need, Community collaborated with local hospitals, faith-based educators and Stanford University to establish Clinical Pastoral Education of Central California.