Thursday, October 22, 2009 - 10:58am

Community Regional Medical Center now ranks among California’s top five hospitals for overall orthopedic services, having received 5-star (top) ratings for three different types of total joint replacement surgery and two surgery excellence awards from HealthGrades®, a national independent health care ratings agency. For patients, this means a 61% lower chance of complications compared to the average U.S. hospital.

Friday, October 9, 2009 - 11:04am

Clovis Community Medical Center today announced plans to move forward with a four-year, $285 million expansion and renovation that will nearly double the hospital’s capacity and convert the entire facility to private patient rooms.

The massive construction project will increase the hospital’s 109 inpatient beds to 205 private beds, increase intensive-care beds from 7 to 24, increase emergency-department stations from 13 to 38 and expand the number of inpatient operating rooms from 4 to 11.

Friday, October 9, 2009 - 11:00am

For the second year in a row, Fresno Heart & Surgical Hospital has received a 5-star rating for the quality of its vascular care from HealthGrades®, a national independent health care ratings organization. The recognition is based on HealthGrades’ 12th annual Hospital Quality in America study, which analyzed patient outcomes over a three-year period at 5,000 hospitals nationwide.

Tuesday, October 6, 2009 - 11:06am

Fitzalbert Marius had a decision to make—med school or art? So he flipped a coin. If it came down heads, he was going to Howard University Medical School. If it came down tails, he’d choose one of the finest art schools in Paris.

Monday, October 5, 2009 - 11:08am

Amid ongoing expansion efforts, Clovis Community Medical Center received a boost to its radiology department.

The boost came in the form of a $300,000 gift to the hospital from CMI Radiology Group. The funds from CMI will help provide the hospital with additional and updated medical imaging space. With more than 35 radiologists, CMI Radiology is the largest radiology group in central California.