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Thursday, March 26, 2009 - 11:53am

The combination of a high-risk pregnancy unit and new neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) are offering unique services for Valley women and children at Community Regional Medical Center in downtown Fresno.

Marci Deck is one such Valley woman. Her triplets were the first to use the new 56-bed, state-of-the-art NICU.


Friday, March 6, 2009 - 11:58am

MedWatch the TV show is calling for viewers to dust off their cameras and send in a video, e-mail or letter with their home remedy and it may be featured in an upcoming segment.

If you have a home remedy you think could help others, send it to us. We’ll put it to the MedWatch test and a Community Medical Centers doctor will see if it’s “Fact or Fiction.”


Tuesday, March 3, 2009 - 11:59am

The number of mammography patients seen at Community Medical Center-Oakhurst has almost doubled since the installation of new digital mammography equipment in October.

Digital mammography is similar to traditional mammography, but instead of using X-ray film, digital imaging is used. This allows for a faster procedure, more patient comfort and clearer, more accurate readings.


Thursday, February 26, 2009 - 9:16am

Saving energy also means saving money at Clovis Community Medical Center, where PG&E presented the hospital with a rebate check on Feb. 25 for the hospital’s new high-efficiency boiler system.

The $39,511.88 rebate came as an incentive for PG&E’s Non Residential Retrofit energy efficiency program.


Wednesday, February 25, 2009 - 9:17am

Community Medical Centers received four new grants from the California HealthCare Foundation totaling nearly $100,000. The monies will be used for three Community Regional Medical Center programs and to help market a Spanish version of Community’s television program MedWatch.

Ralph Garcia, board member of both the California HealthCare Foundation and Community, was instrumental in securing the grants.