Articles

Friday, September 5, 2014 - 4:32pm

A new temporary skin substitute is helping burn patients at Community Regional Medical Center to heal faster with less pain and return home more quickly. It’s also saving the hospital more than $531,000 annually as part of an ongoing program to reduce expenses while improving care.


Friday, August 8, 2014 - 2:35pm

A machine keeps Charles Lewis alive. For 12 hours each week – every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday – Lewis treks to Community Medical Centers’ outpatient dialysis center on the campus of Community Regional Medical Center where a hemodialysis dialysis machine filters toxins from his blood. Sometimes his treatments last as long as five hours.

“It’s like going to a part-time job.” Lewis said.


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.