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Thursday, January 29, 2009 - 10:33am

Imagine a technology that allows a dozen physicians to simultaneously participate in the diagnosis of a patient. What if these physicians were not in the same room, but were all over the Central Valley? Such technology now exists at Community Regional Medical Center.

In December, Community began offering live, weekly Internet conferences for physicians in the region to discuss cancer cases. Hosted through WebEx.com, physicians take part in live discussions, viewing case information right from their desks.


Monday, January 26, 2009 - 10:33am

A grant from the Anthem Blue Cross Foundation is helping Community Regional Medical Center bring the highest breast care technology to downtown Fresno.


Tuesday, January 13, 2009 - 10:36am

Medical helicopters can land on top of Community Regional Medical Center’s rooftop 24 hours a day, seven days a week, but it’s not every day a 22,000-pound S-70 Black Hawk (UH-60) multi-mission helicopter arrives.

Community Regional recently held an emergency disaster and preparedness drill in which the safety team created a disaster scenario for hospital staff. This three-day disaster drill was a reenactment of an 8.5 earthquake where “patients” arrived via helicopter.


Friday, September 19, 2008 - 11:56am

Thinking back 20 years ago, Craig Castro remembers the news about a hospital opening out in Clovis, but never began to imagine what a part he would play in its success today.   

Now at the helm of Clovis Community Medical Center as CEO for a little more than two years, Castro is leading his team through a two-phase expansion that continues to establish the hospital’s dedication to building leading-edge facilities and providing superior service for area residents.


Wednesday, September 17, 2008 - 12:00pm

Two new, high-tech operating rooms were unveiled at Fresno Heart & Surgical Hospital this month, providing ideal amenities and features for minimally-invasive surgeries.